Marissa Welner, Esq. Chief Strategy Officer
Marissa Welner, Esq. completed her undergraduate studies with honors at New York University with an emphasis on Economics. In 2005, she received her Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University School of Law and was admitted to the New York State Bar in May of 2007. Ms. Welner has been a practicing attorney in New York since her admission; beginning in the real estate and banking fields. In 2008 Ms. Welner established Madison Consulting Services, LLC through which she has participated in a number of alternative public offering transactions and PIPE financings. During her tenure with Madison Consulting Services, LLC, Ms. Welner has additionally been an integral player in various structured finance transactions in both the public and private sectors. These transactions have included the purchase and management of various real estate holdings including a manufactured housing community in Indiana, low-income housing and an industrial warehouse building, both located in Chicago. In 2014 Ms. Welner was involved as a principal in the purchase of two communities located in Tennessee which are currently under development; these properties total over 300 acres and will accommodate between 400-500 homes at completion.
Jonathan Leinwand, Esq. CFO
Mr. Leinwand earned his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1995 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Communications with General Honors from the University of Miami in 1992. He obtained his real estate license in 1988. Mr. Leinwand first worked for Andrew Hall & Associates in Miami practicing in the area of complex commercial litigation. In 1996 he began his own practice concentrating on private placements, reporting under Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and acted as outside counsel on behalf of public companies traded on OTC Bulletin Board, OTC Markets, NASDAQ and American Stock Exchange as well as other corporate consulting work. In 2002, Mr. Leinwand became a member of Attorneys Title Insurance Fund adding title work to his practice to take advantage of his experience as a licensed real estate sales person and his contacts in the real estate industry. He has since closed dozens of residential and commercial real estate transactions ranging from less than $100,000 to more than $1,000,000. In 2013, Mr. Leinwand co-founded Mastiff Group LLC with the intent of participating in equity and debt investments in public companies and making strategic real estate investments. Mastiff also lends its expertise to public and private companies who are engaged in various endeavors.
Noah Levy Chief Investment Officer
Noah joined DASA in 2014 upon its creation and is responsible for attracting new investors, cultivating investor relationships and communicating with the current investors regarding company activities and performance. Noah also actively assist the CEO and COO with executing the business and operational strategy at DASA. Noah graduated in 2003 from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelors Degree in Corporate Management and Business Communications. He followed his undergraduate degree by attending DePaul University College of Law where he graduated and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2007.
Howard Moon Managing Director
Howard is a Managing Director at DASA Properties. He brings more than 15 years of experience and expertise in back-office operations, including Information Technology and Payroll Administration. His current role includes accounting services, HR/training and day-to-day business operations for DASA. Howard has over 14 years of experience in the operations field, coming to DASA Properties after overseeing global operations for a private jet charter company in New York. Prior to that, Howard worked within the staffing services industry where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations for PSS, Inc., which spanned staffing operations in three states and employed over 500 temporary and contract personnel on a daily basis. Howard was responsible for PSS’s internal IT infrastructure, payroll operations, contracts management, and deployment of services nationwide. Howard attended Cornell University, where he majored in Psychology; he currently resides in New York City, where he was born and raised.
Mary Clare Bland Director of Digital Marketing
Mary Clare Bland is the Digital Marketing Director for DASA Properties. She has over ten years experience in helping companies design and implement marketing campaigns across a wide spectrum of digital marketing platforms. She also designs websites, and serves as a consultant to a number of small and medium sized businesses in the US and abroad. She began her career as a buy side analyst on Wall Street, where she covered oil and gas and power companies in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. She left the investment business to start her own companies in Manhattan, and managed all of their print and digital marketing. Her companies were some of the first businesses in New York City to implement social media marketing campaigns. She graduated from St. Louis University with a degree in economics, and attended graduate school at Indiana University where she earned an MA in economics and is ABD in financial economics. She currently resides in Madrid, Spain.