JMC Holdings LLC (“JMC”) is a New York City based entrepreneurial real estate company founded in 2011 to acquire and operate office, and multi-family throughout the United States, with offices in both NYC and Dallas, TX. JMC acts as the managing member of each asset it buys, invests its own capital in every deal and syndicates equity investments via relationships with high net worth investors, family offices and institutional partners. As a result of capitalizing each deal individually, JMC offers investors discretion on each investment and provides diversification across asset types, risk level and return profile.
Matt Cassin Partner
Matt focuses on firm wide strategy, acquisitions, equity and debt relationships and asset level execution. Prior to founding JMC, Matt worked at Tishman Speyer working directly for the firm’s CEO overseeing various strategic initiatives around the globe, with a primary focus on New York City. Prior to Tishman Speyer, Matt founded and developed two venture capital-backed companies: the first, LiveAdvice, was sold to AT&T in 2007; the second, Coleman Research Group, is a leading independent research firm. With this background, Matt also leads JMC’s seed investments in the real estate technology space. Matt received his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University, where he was the captain of the Division I Men’s Lacrosse Team, and received his MBA from Columbia Business School. Matt lives in Fairfield County, CT with his wife and three children.
David Taylor Partner
David joined JMC at inception and is responsible for acquisitions, joint ventures, new business, with a specific focus on debt and equity structuring and deal execution. Prior to joining JMC Holdings, David worked in the investments group at SL Green (NYSE: SLG) focused on New York acquisitions and structured finance transactions. Prior to SL Green, David worked at Tishman Speyer in their New York office in a number of roles, including acquisitions/dispositions, portfolio management and leasing. Since 2000, David participated in acquiring over $7.3 billion of Class A commercial office and multi-family residential properties throughout the U.S. Prior to Tishman Speyer, David worked for Jones Lang LaSalle in their Global Advisory Group. David received a B.A. in Economics from Duke University, where he was a member of the Division I Men’s Wrestling Team. David lives in NYC with his wife and two children.
Christopher Deppoliti Asset Management
Chris runs Asset Management for JMC and in this role is responsible for asset level activities in each JMC portfolio property. These activities include all CAPEX investment projects from initial concept to full implementation, third party management, leasing, general contracting work (when applicable) and all other P&L related activities. Since joining JMC, Chris has lead over $40MM in capital projects. Prior to joining JMC, Chris was the Vice President of Facilities Operations & Incident Management for NBCUniversal. While at NBC, Chris lead corporate facilities operations, crisis management, and business continuity for the company’s global portfolio. Prior to NBC, Chris worked at Tishman Speyer in their New York office in a number of roles, including Director of Facilities, Operations & Engineering for NBCUniversal’s tri-state portfolio (approximately 2.2MM sqft), and Property Management: 200 Park Avenue (3MM sqft), 885 Third Avenue (700K sqft). Prior to joining Tishman Speyer, Chris was a commissioned Field Artillery Officer in the U.S. Army. Chris received a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he was a member of the Division I Men’s Lacrosse Team. Chris lives in Fairfield County, CT with his wife and four children.
Aaron Lazovik Acquisitions
Aaron joined JMC in Q1 2018 and leads JMC’s office acquisitions nationally. Prior to joining in 2018, Aaron was a Vice President at Brickman Associates leading over $1.8 billion in acquisitions and dispositions throughout the west coast and select east coast markets. Aaron’s additional responsibilities included asset management in order to effectuate the acquisition business plan through deal execution. Prior to joining Brickman, Aaron worked for six years in commercial lending for Anglo Irish Bank, Credit Suisse and Wachovia where he managed loan portfolios in excess of $1 billion being responsible for loan origination, underwriting and loan workouts/restructures. Aaron received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Aaron is originally from Upstate New York and lived in Charlotte & Atlanta before moving to New York. Aaron currently lives in Tribeca, NYC with his wife and son.
Jim Traynor JMC Texas
Jim joined JMC in 2018 to open JMC’s office in Dallas, Texas. In this capacity, Jim is responsible for building the JMC portfolio in Texas with an initial focus on Dallas and Austin. Prior to joining JMC, Jim worked at L&L Holding Company in New York focused on sourcing, evaluating, and acquiring new assets for L&L’s real estate portfolio. Additionally, he played a pivotal role in raising capital, negotiating joint ventures, and recapitalizations. Jim completed over $1.0 billion in transactions while at L&L and his collective years of experience allowed L&L to execute complex transactions, maximizing stakeholder value. Prior to L&L he was a Senior Consultant for Ernst & Young’s transaction real estate practice. Jim graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Finance from the University of Central Florida and holds a Masters of Real Estate from University of Florida. Jim lives in Dallas, TX.
Michael Mullaney Asset Management/Acquisitions
Mike joined JMC Holdings in 2016 and has been involved in all aspects of asset management for the JMC portfolio properties. In addition, Mike spearheads JMC’s reporting and research. Prior to JMC, Mike worked at an entrepreneurial wealth management firm where he focused primarily on client relations and business development. While there, projects Mike worked on included launching a hard-money lending platform and self storage investment fund. Prior to that, Mike worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he focused on providing management consulting services to Federal clients. While at PwC, Mike led a team of eight consultants on a multi-year, multi-million dollar project management contract. Mike received his B.S. in Finance from Boston College. Mike is originally from Boston and lived in Washington, DC before moving to New York. Mike currently lives in Chelsea, NYC with his wife, Leslie.
Chris Yoder Acquisitions Analyst
Chris joined JMC in Q3 2018 and is an analyst on the acquisitions team. In this role Chris underwrites acquisition opportunities, performs due diligence, assists in closing transactions and provides support to the asset management team. Prior to joining JMC, Chris was an analyst in the real estate investment banking group at Eastdil Secured/Wells Fargo Securities. Prior to that Chris has summer experience at Simon Property Group and Merrill Lynch. Chis is a graduate of the Robert H Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Chris lives in NYC.