ABOUT US

Brightleaf offers an online real estate investment platform. Based on the JOBS Act of 2012 and SEC’s rulings on Title II and Title III of the JOBS Act, this method of real estate investment (often commonly referred to as “crowd funding”) allows for investors to pool small investments into large real estate projects. We believe real estate is a vital component for creating a diversified portfolio of investment assets. We are proud to offer an efficient means to add this asset class to your portfolio.

With our efficient and secure online platform, Brightleaf has created a way for investors to participate in real estate deals with experienced sponsors and proven management teams. These opportunities have historically been difficult or impossible for the individual investor to access, since such investments used to requiring either specialize knowledge, privileged networks, or very large capital commitments.

OUR TEAM

Sean Myers

Founder

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“Brightleaf is committed to delivering easy access to the benefits of real estate investing for the individual investor.” – Sean Myers, Founder

Brightleaf offers an online real estate investment platform. Based on the JOBS Act of 2012 and SEC’s rulings on Title II and Title III of the JOBS Act, this method of real estate investment (often commonly referred to as “crowd funding”) allows for investors to pool small investments into large real estate projects. We believe real estate is a vital component for creating a diversified portfolio of investment assets. We are proud to offer an efficient means to add this asset class to your portfolio.

 

With our efficient and secure online platform, Brightleaf has created a way for investors to participate in real estate deals with experienced sponsors and proven management teams. These opportunities have historically been difficult or impossible for the individual investor to access, since such investments used to requiring either specialize knowledge, privileged networks, or very large capital commitments.

 

Brightleaf’s principals and associates have extensive real estate experience in the fields of property acquisition & disposition, development, construction, property management, rehabilitation, and financing. We look forward to sharing our expertise and services to meet your investment goals.

Mr. Polsinelli

Sponsor Partner

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Mr. Polsinelli is the Founder and Managing Member of Peacock Capital, LLC. Peacock Capital is a real estate investment and advisory firm focused on acquiring under-performing real estate assets. Since inception, he has acquired 11 multifamily communities. The firm also provides receivership and asset management services for complex real estate transactions. Advisory services include debt and equity structuring, financial analysis and operational performance review.

 

Kenneth Polsinelli currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Nuvo Development Partners, LLC, a boutique selfstorage developer based in Winter Park, FL. In this role, Ken provides the executive team with financial oversight, procures construction, bridge and permanent debt, directs accounting, treasury and cash management and manages investor relations.
Mr. Polsinelli most recently served as Chief Real Estate Officer for McKinley, Inc., a national real estate investment company, where he was also a shareholder. In his role as CREO, Ken was responsible for all real estate acquisitions, dispositions and financing as well as asset management responsibility for a multi-billion dollar portfolio. He began with the firm in 1999 as Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer, and gained increasing responsibility as Vice President, Managing Director for Major Transactions, Executive Vice President for Multifamily Real Estate and finally Chief Real Estate Officer. Over the course of this seventeen-year career, Ken also led the creation of a third-party fee management group with a specific focus on distressed real estate and led the redevelopment of numerous multifamily and commercial assets producing millions of dollars in value for the company. His extensive capital markets background includes transacting with Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, HUD, CMBS, Commercial Banks and Life Insurance Companies. In addition, he has been personally named, or served on behalf of the firm, as a court appointed receiver in over 100 cases. He has acquired, sold, and financed over $2.1 billion of real estate across 20 states throughout his career.

 

Ken recently served as an adjunct instructor in the Dr. P. Phillips Real Estate Institute at the University of Central Florida where he taught Real Estate Analysis and Finance. He previously served as a co-instructor for the Real Estate Analysis class at the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College. Prior to his real estate career, Ken was a development officer for the University of Michigan. He received his MBA in Integrative Management from Michigan State University and his BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan. Ken is a licensed real estate broker in Florida, Georgia and Michigan. He resides with his family in Winter Park, FL.

Jason Schaller

Sponsor Partner

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Jason Schaller is Founder and Principal of The Schaller Group, a Design, Construction and Creative Agency. With over 22 years of Commercial and Multifamily real estate, design and construction experience. Prior to forming The Schaller Group, Mr. Schaller was Vice President and Managing Director at McKinley, Inc., a multibillion dollar real estate company based in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he worked for over 18 years. He served as an executive directly responsible for leading property management operations, sales, marketing, branding, duediligence, acquisitions, design, construction and redevelopment throughout McKinley’s National Real Estate Platform. Mr. Schaller has a reputation for conquering the most challenging projects and he has been directly responsible for the property management operations of an 8,000 unit Apartment Portfolio, a 16 Million SF Commercial Portfolio and designing and building a business within the business for McKinley I Hyde Park, McKinley’s Boutique Luxury Apartment Portfolio in Tampa, Florida . He has designed and repositioned 1300 unit apartment buildings, beachside resorts and regional shopping malls. Mr. Schaller has worked for private and institutional owners, has been named receiver in the State of Florida and has repositioned receivership and REO assets in 21 states.

 

Throughout his career Mr. Schaller has designed and executed over $200 Million of restoration, redevelopment and construction projects in the Multifamily, Hospitality and Retail Industry. His multi-faceted experience has given him insight into the mind of the consumer. He understands the owner’s perspective and the need to construct projects with low, long-term operational costs that are value-engineered to save money at the time the project is executed. Furthermore, Mr. Schaller has a track record for driving results with sales and operations once the project is redeveloped. Since forming The Schaller Group at the end of 2017, Mr. Schaller has designed, branded and constructed over 120 multifamily, hospitality and commercial projects.

 

Mr. Schaller, originally from Michigan, graduated with honors from Grosse lie High School and later graduated with honors from Eastern Michigan University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Arts Management and Marketing. He relocated from Detroit, Michigan to Winter Park, Florida in 2009 with his wife and greyhounds. In addition to his career in Design and Real Estate, Mr. Schaller has performed and recorded internationally as a rock n’ roll guitarist for over 25 years. He is an entrepreneur and founder of the social-entrepreneurial 77 Trust Me Brand. Mr. Schaller served as board president for the ROCK CF Foundation, has worked with the Rollins College Crummer Graduate School Executive MBA Program and has consulted and provided executive leadership coaching for private businesses. Mr. Schaller is a regular supporter of music and the arts and he currently serves as Treasurer on the board of the Timucua Arts Foundation in Orlando, Florida. He travels frequently to gain design inspiration.

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