Michael Friedman is a leader in the resort residential real estate industry and has more than a decade of successful sales and marketing experience in a variety of master-planned communities.
But for Friedman, who is well-known throughout the industry for his energy and passion, it all began nearly 30 years ago on a basketball court for a little-known college in the heart of Cleveland, Ohio.
As the youngest coach in the state, Friedman experienced his share of challenges and obstacles. But he fought through the adversity and brought his special brand of enthusiasm and motivation to Dyke College. When his tenure had ended, he had become the winningest basketball coach in the school's history.
Scott Berkowitz, Playbook Sales & Marketing
Scott Berkowitz has been successfully building and growing businesses for more than 15 years. His real estate experience spans nearly a decade and he has been involved in a variety of aspects of the industry. His foray into real estate began by founding a title insurance company that he later networked with a variety of luxury realtors. The concept was so successful that Berkowitz and his partner subsequently opened up two more title companies using the same model for lenders/mortgage brokers and developers.
Berkowitz launched National Title & Escrow and Florida Affiliates in Sarasota, Florida but subsequently transitioned his focus to large land acquisitions. Between 2004 and 2005, Scott represented buyers on six separate acquisition bids with aggregate purchase prices exceeding $180 million.Read More
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Chris Dufek, Playbook Sales & Marketing
Chris Dufek has 15 years of continuous sales and marketing experience in the high end resort, residential, and fraction sectors of the real estate arena. Chris is an industry leader in accelerated marketing techniques and is a launch marketing specialist.
After successfully managing several national and international developments, Chris joined the Playbook team as Vice President of Sales and is currently overseeing the release of the 12 Shores Development in New Mexico.
Chris is proficient in a wide variety disciplines with exceptional strength in relationship building with both prospects and property owners.
Elva Pellouchoud, Epiphany
If you want to do things right for your clients, start your own company. Simple enough? After marketing the planet's most recognized brands and the world's finest resort communities and luxury hotels, Elva had an epiphany. Yup, that's how we got our name-through Elva's realization that she could support stronger sales by recruiting and leading the smartest minds in the industry. Maybe falling asleep at night to a recording of the Dali Lama's blessing chant fueled the impulse to follow her bliss.
Elva first discovered the power of her infectious enthusiasm as a cheerleader at Notre Dame. That enthusiasm spread through each marketing company Elva's managed, and now the one she owns. It inspires people to push beyond limits. It sparks innovation. It continuously elevates Epiphany's standards of excellence. It's why our clients say we're more fun to work with than any other agency-and more successful in helping them achieve their goals.Read More
U.S. Turnkey Real Estate
U.S Turnkey Real Estate is an experienced and trusted real estate firm providing investors with quality cash flow investment property in the top rental markets throughout the United States Read More
They have researched top real estate rental markets across the U.S. and have complete turn-key real estate investment opportunities. They help you find the best income producing properties to help meet your financial goals safely and successfully.
Tim Debronsky, IRA Insider
Tim is an entrepreneur, a Self-Directed IRA expert and Real Estate Investor. He has helped thousands of investors, save millions of dollars in taxes, by helping them utilize their IRA/401k funds to invest things like real estate, mortgages, tax liens, Foreign currency and privately held businesses.
Ryan Julison, Ryan Julison Public Relations
Veteran public relations executive Ryan Julison has spent nearly two decades managing global communications, media and PR strategies and campaigns for organizations in a variety of industries. His background includes expertise in real estate, hospitality, sports marketing and corporate development.
Since 2001, Julison served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications for Ginn Resorts, one of the country's leading resort real estate, hospitality management and golf companies with 16 resorts and private club communities in operation and more than 40,000 acres of land in development.
At Ginn, Julison was responsible for managing both internal and external PR and communications initiatives for the company's entire corporate portfolio located throughout the Southeast, Colorado, Vermont and the Caribbean.Read More
Alan Scharf, A.B Scharf and Company, Ltd.
For the past twenty five years, A.B Scharf and Company Ltd., headed by Wharton School graduate and CPA, Alan Scharf, has provided professional services, as both consultant and/or joint venture principal, in the areas of real estate development, finance and operations, with a specialty in turnaround asset management. His activities have included the creation and implementation of asset strategies, transactional work, entitlements, organizational restructuring, team building, financial re-engineering, creation of property and partnership information systems, cost controls, and implementation of marketing and sales programs. He has been responsible for over $6 billion in realty assets, involving portfolio management of improved and unimproved commercial and residential real estate, loans and new real estate developments, as well as the areas of due diligence review and financial analysis. Mr. Scharf has been instrumental in real estate acquisition, financing and disposition transactions, including debt, mezzanine debt and equity placements with major institutional, investment banking and private equity funds.Read More