Less me. More we ;)
One broker, some nerds, a few real-estate analysts and a dog...
Co-Founder + CEOMichael is a NYC commercial real estate broker turned entrepreneur. He's passionate about making commercial real estate information available and transparent and is building a team to change the way CRE works. He has been named 30 Under 30 in Real Estate New York and National Rookie of the Year by Grubb & Ellis. He graduated Babson College in 2005 and was a founding member of the world's first live-in business incubator, the e-tower.Michael-at-CompStak.comt
Director of Operations & MarketingDanny loves talking to our users and understanding how to make CompStak better. He particularly enjoys cataloging and tagging our community members into CRM sized bits. In his free time he tells the world about CompStak and finds creative ways to stretch our operations dollars. Danny has dabbled in real estate brokerage, development and construction, but being a part of the CompStak team is his favorite. He stumbled upon Michael and Vadim after a brief MBA stint at Carnegie Mellon and never looked back.Danny-at-CompStak.comt
Research DirectorNoam keeps CompStak's data in check. He has a Master's Degree in Real Estate Finance and years of experience dealing with real estate information. As a pastime, Noam verifies the quality of retail comps by frequenting local restaurants and leading CompStak's expansion to diving sites in the Caribbean.Noam-at-CompStak.comt
Research AnalystBlake works with the Research Team where he reviews each comp under a microscope to ensure CompStak’s users receive access to the best CRE data. After graduating from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, he worked as an Analyst for Morgan Stanley in NY. When not at his desk, you can find Blake overeating, high jumping geese in Central Park, or grabbing drinks with friends.Blake-at-CompStak.com
Senior Software EngineerJim is a member of the New York software team, focusing on data quality. He graduated from Princeton in 2006 and has been part of the New York startup scene since, including a five year stay at ShopWiki.com. When he's not at the office, you can find him working towards his black belt in Tae Kwon Do or playing with his one-year-old son JB.Jim-at-CompStak.com
Research AnalystRob works with the research team to ensure accurate data points in every comp. A Teach For America alum, he honed his no-nonsense approach to accuracy as a math teacher in urban Milwaukee. Nowadays, when not disciplining comps, he can be found exploring New York on his bicycle, taking board games too seriously, or buried in a good book.Rob-at-CompStak.com
Co-Founder + CTOVadim is the technical talent behind CompStak's design and implementation. For the last ten years he has consulted for the world's preeminent financial institutions, leading teams in building complex custom financial software. His clients have included UBS, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, and many others. He's a computer engineer by trade with a degree from Columbia, but is truly an entrepreneur at heart.Vadim-at-CompStak.comt
Senior Data AnalystLisa keeps our users honest. She dots the “I”s, crosses the “T”s, removes the INCs and LLCs. As a former award-winning Producer for NBC News, Lisa has done it all. From interviewing Presidents and CEOs to A-List celebrities alike, it'd be safe to say she understands the intersection of hard-hitting information and perfect presentation. When not keeping our data in check, you might find her carpooling to an art class, or otherwise taking care of her two awesome kids.Lisa-at-CompStak.comt
Parvez A. Fakhruddin
Software Gun SlingerParvez is part of the New York software team. He graduated from India's premier engineering college, IIT Delhi, and has been a programmer ever since. Having been in the field for just a short while, he gives a fresh perspective on things. Other than pushing out code at rapid speed, he enjoys hitting the gym and spends his nights dancing Salsa.Parvez-at-CompStak.com
Senior Research AnalystWayne processes, validates, and analyzes CompStak's database. His experiences in analyzing big data and applying GIS data to the real estate industry provide the highest level of data quality for CompStak. A graduate of NYU, Wayne spends his free time on baseball either on the field or ESPN.Wayne-at-CompStak.com
User Experience WizardMikhail brings a fresh UX/UI vision from Russia to the New York's tech team. He has a vast experience in design and front-end technologies after being a part of self-established company Nopreset.ru and then switching to NYC startup scene in 2012. The time outside the work he commits to composing music, making beats and playing analog synthesizers.Mikhail-at-CompStak.com
Community ManagerNoah is our community manager for New York and D.C, working to both expand and enthuse our user base in those cities. He graduated from Penn in 2013 and has worked in sales and marketing roles for a handful of startups, big and small, before CompStak. Noah enjoys talking shop, watching highbrow reality television, and banana bread.Noah-at-CompStak.com
Timur Yusupov, Stas Vilchik, Alex Abdugafarov, Kirill Sukhanov, Artem IgnatenkoOur Russian team pushes out code at a pace that is hard to comprehend. Made up of international coding champions (yes they exist), super experienced full stack developers, and ninjas, gurus, superstars, super heroes (and every other cliché for a top developers you can think of), our development team is not to be messed with.
Chief Product OfficerJeff leads CompStak's branding, design and product strategy efforts. He has a decade of experience in design at companies such as Landor, Ybrand & Chromera. As a seasoned adventure traveler, Jeff has climbed a few live volcanoes, fed wild orangutans in the rainforest and learned to wield an ice axe.Jeff-at-CompStak.comt
Sales DirectorFor the last 2 years Matt has run his own consulting practice, Cavan Strategy Partners, advising early stage companies on sales strategy and fundraising. Prior to CSP, Matt enjoyed a successful career in both enterprise software sales and real estate finance, having led capital markets initiatives for the San Francisco office of Marcus & Millichap and managed international sales teams for a number of successful technology ventures. Matt’s unique blend of sales, real estate and technology experience will allow him to hit the ground running at Compstak. A graduate of University of California at Berkeley, Matt spends his free time on the water kiteboarding and enjoying the great outdoors with his yellow Lab Roscoe.Matt-at-CompStak.comt
Expansion HackerDavid works as an Expansion Hacker, blazing the way for CompStak to enter new markets. Before joining CompStak, David spent 4 years in the wilderness of New Hampshire at Dartmouth College and 3 years in the multi-colored ball pit otherwise known as Google. In his free time, you can find David cooking, talking policy or binge watching Netflix.David-at-CompStak.comt
Community ManagerAmber works to develop innovative ways to engage and grow the CompStak network of users. As the point person for our markets on the West Coast, she aims to keep our members happy and relay their feedback to the team. Among her favorite things are: music, brunch, travel, Mad Men, charcuterie, and yoga. And, wine. She really loves wine.Amber-at-CompStak.comt
Research AnalystEmmanuel is a member of the Research team that works to ensure each comp is of the highest data quality. He is a proud Hokie (Virginia Tech) Alum and previously worked as a Data Analyst for a marketing firm. Outside of analyzing data, he enjoys watching and participating in all kinds of sports.Emmanuel-at-CompStak.com
Chief Executive Dog & Director of Customer RelationsSqueakers oversees all activities in the DCD (Department of Canine Development). He’s known in the CompStak office for the warm way that he greets visitors with a smile and a tail wag. He’s also responsible for overseeing customer and user outreach including one-on-one-meetings and responding to customer requests like “sit,” “fetch,” “lie down,” etc. When not in the office, Squeakers enjoys long walks and playing with his friend, Lamby.