Our People

Our people are the driving success behind Accesso. They bring invaluable knowledge and insights to each and every transaction – operating collaboratively and with a commitment to personalized and exceptional service.

Managing Partners
Accesso Partners_Ariel Bentata

Ariel Bentata

Founding & Managing Partner, Investments

Hallandale, FL

Current
Directs the company’s investments, asset management and corporate development

Prior
Legal and business affairs counsel for MTV Networks Latin America
Counsel to a Florida law firm

Education
Bachelor's degree in Law from Universidad Católica in Caracas, Venezuela
Master’s degree from New York University

Professional Affiliations
Member, Executive Board of Directors of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and the MAR JCC

Accesso Partners_Moises Benzaquen

Moises Benzaquen

Founding & Managing Partner, Finance

Hallandale, FL

Current
Oversees all fund underwritings and administration, accounting, and fiscal affairs
Sixteen years of U.S. commercial real estate experience and holds a commercial real estate brokers license

Prior
Senior executive positions in banking and retail sectors

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Universidad Santa Maria in Caracas, Venezuela
Bachelor’s Degree in International Trade from Instituto de Nuevas Profesiones in Caracas, Venezuela

Accesso Partners_Claudio Dombey

Claudio Dombey

Founding & Managing Partner, Investor Relations

Hallandale, FL

Current
Leads the Accesso Partners team in investor relations and provides personalized attention to the company’s investors throughout the world

Prior
President of Hippocampus Vacation Club, an international real estate company specializing in hotels and timeshares

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Tel Aviv University

Accesso Partners_Daniel Goldstein

Daniel Goldstein

Managing Partner, Operations & Investor Relations

Hallandale, FL

Current
Leads the company’s operations as well as part of the Investor Relations front after heading the Due Diligence and Acquisition teams for multi-family residential units

Prior
CEO of a Latin American Real Estate Development Fund and a Private Equity Fund
Managed multiple industrial and consumer goods and food distribution companies in Colombia

Education
Studied law at the University Externado in Colombia

Asset Management

Marc Bellet

Director, Asset Management & National Director of Development

Charlotte, NC

Current
Responsible for asset performance and optimization of Innovation Park in Charlotte, North Carolina. Development Director for Accesso’s holdings nationwide.

Prior
Executive member of a real estate investment and management group in the Washington DC area. Specialized in management of assets, acquisitions, development, construction and building operations.

Education
University of Maryland, Bachelor’s Degree
Johns Hopkins - Carey Business School, continuing education

Accesso Partners_Paul Gaines

Paul Gaines

Managing Director, Asset Management

Atlanta, GA

Current
Manages current property level debt, sources new debt for refinancing and acquisitions, assists on the asset management of Accesso Partners’ Chicago portfolio

Prior
CIO for Argus Realty Investors where he led the company in acquisitions and financing

Education
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Hofstra University
Graduate of GE Financial Management Program

Accesso Partners_Michael Adams

Mike Adams

Director, Asset Management

Houston, TX

Current
Ensures efficient operation and financial performance of Accesso Partners Texas portfolio

Prior
VP of Asset Management for Capital Commercial Investments, Asset Manager for Argus Realty Investors LLP, Leasing Manager for PM Realty Group, Investment management for AIM Funds and the American Capital Family of Mutual Funds

Education
Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University

Accesso Partners_Paul Einum

Paul Einum

Director, Asset Management

Chicago, IL

Current
Manages all aspects of property leasing, tenant negotiations, financial reporting and asset strategy in the Chicago area and Midwest region
Oversees all property operations, leasing, budgeting and marketing functions for entire regional portfolio

Prior
Twenty-three years in commercial real estate, 13 of which are in asset management

Education
Bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison
MBA from DePaul University

Accesso Partners_Deb Kolar

Deb Kolar

General Manager

Minneapolis, MN

Current
Serves as General Manager of IDS Center, leading a team of nine team members and managing 1.4M sq. ft.
Awarded 2014 Property Manager of the Year

Prior
Financial analyst at IDS prior to transitioning to property management in 1995
Institutional Owner Experience includes: Heitman Financial, AT&T/Lucent Pension Funds, RREEF, John Buck Companies, Inland American Office, Lincoln Financial, Cornerstone Investments, and JMI Realty

Education
Business Management Degree with concentration in Organizational Leadership from College of St. Benedict’s and an RPA designation from BOMI

Professional Affiliations
Member of the Board of Directors and sits on the Executive Committee of BOMA Greater Minneapolis
Recipient of BOMA 2014 President Award
Chair of the City of Minneapolis’ Downtown Improvement District (DID) Budget and Operations committee, along with a member of the DID’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Accesso Partners_Abby Rowsey

Abbey Rowsey

Director, Asset Management

Dallas, TX

Current
Oversees portfolio holdings in Dallas, Denver, and Houston.
Responsible for maximizing the value of assigned properties by ensuring efficient operations and identifying opportunities for improved performance

Prior
Senior Leasing Agent with Cushman & Wakefield representing institutional owners such as UBS Realty Investors, RMR Group and RREEF

Education
Cum Laude in Finance from Texas Christian University
MBA Southern Methodist University

Accesso Partners_Mark Yacovetta

Mark Yacovetta

Director, Asset Management

Atlanta, GA

Current
Ensures efficient operation and financial performance of Accesso Partners’ southeast portfolio

Prior
Director of Asset Management for TIAA Global Real Estate overseeing a large office portfolio and directed the company’s development in Florida and Texas
Director of Development for NORCOM Properties
Founding Member of Pillar Stone Development.
Retail development with Denver Holdings, Inc.

Education
Bachelor’s Business Administration Pepperdine University
Masters of Business Administration University of Notre Dame

Finance

Brad Barefoot

Chief Financial Officer

Hallandale, FL

Current
Manages financial and treasury strategy for investments and the firm

Prior
Vice President of Finance - Goldman Sachs
Various positions throughout the financial services industry

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from Miami University
Master of Accountancy from DePaul University

Acquisitions, Dispositions
& Due Diligence
Accesso Partners_Brian Rosen

Brian Rosen

Chief Investment Officer

Hallandale, FL

Current
Responsible for overseeing the acquisition process, including sourcing, underwriting, structuring and closing new investment opportunities
Responsible for capital raising efforts related to forming and executing joint ventures with institutional capital sources
Works closely with senior management to develop acquisition strategy
Heads disposition process and involved with refinancing opportunities

Prior
Principal and member of Real Estate Group at Investcorp, New York City with senior level responsibility for acquisitions and asset management across all major property classes
Specialized in acquisitions with Lend Lease Real Estate Investment and Lehman Brothers

Education
Bachelor's History University of Pennsylvania

Accesso Partners_Diana Sanchez

Diana Sanchez

Corporate Development and Transactions Coordinator

Hallandale, FL

Current
Responsible for comprehensive due diligence for all new acquisitions
Actively participates in sales transactions and coordinates the corporate development program for the company

Prior
Operations Supervisor at Spartan Engineering Corporation

Education
Bachelor’s in Environmental Engineering Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá, Colombia

Investor Relations

Isaac Aserraf

Managing Director, Investment Relations

Hallandale, FL

Current
Manages all aspects of Investor Relations with extensive experience in Latin America to provide perspective and understanding of investment partners

Prior
Director of Finance and Operations of a commercial trade company in Caracas, Venezuela

Education
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Finance Antonio José de Sucre University in Caracas, Venezuela

Accesso Partners_Allan Garzon

Alan Garzon

Director, Investor Relations

Hallandale, FL

Current
Supports fundraising efforts and client relations for institutional and high net worth investors

Prior
Director of Operations and Finance of an internet start-up; co-managed the company alongside its CEO

Education
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela
Master’s in Business Administration, Babson College

Accesso Partners_Max Lashak

Max (Moty) Lashak

Director, Investor Relations

Houston, TX

Current
Responsible for equity raising and reporting after initially joining Accesso as a program sponsor for investment funds

Prior
Chief Sales Operator and Chief Operating Officer for large industrial manufacturers

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Economics, Universidad Tecnológica Mexico
MBA, Instituto Panamericano de Alta dirección de Empresas IPADE, at the Universidad Panamericana, a branch of the IESE of Barcelona Business School
State of Texas Real Estate License

Accesso Partners_Silvia Leon

Silvia León

Coordinator, Investor Relations

Hallandale, FL

Current
Supports the Investor Relations team and Accesso’s wide investor pool
Leads the compliance program to ensure adherence with federal and local laws

Prior
Senior Executive Assistant reporting to the President of Akro Consulting, Inc.

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
Associate's Degree of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies

Accesso Partners_Mario Ribak

Mario Ribak

Director, Financing & Reporting

Hallandale, FL

Current
Responsible for financial control, accounting, tax administration, reporting, monitoring and all day-to-day financial matters
Involved on the investor relations front

Prior
10 years managing the Finance Department at a construction company

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Human Resources
Accesso Partners_Ana Tenorio

Ana Tenorio

Coordinator, Human Resources

Hallandale, FL

Current
Responsible for all HR department functions, including: new recruitment, employee relations, job safety compensation and benefits, and training and development

Prior
HR Generalist for 7 years in Colombia

Education
Bachelor’s in Business Administration
Master’s in Human Resource Management, Florida International University
SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)

Information Technology
Accesso Partners_Jacobo Lederman

Jacobo Lederman

Director, IT

Hallandale, FL

Current
Maintains Accesso’s effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering and supporting strategic plans for implementation of information technologies

Prior
IT Support Manager for Onyx Insurance Company and IT Support Manager at AutoBank Finance Company

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Administration, Politécnico Gran Colombiano, Bogotá, Colombia

Accesso Services
Accesso Partners_Anahi Alay

Anahi Alay

Controller

Hallandale, FL

Current
Ensures accounting transactions and investor activity are recorded and presented accurately, and that financial statements are timely and regulatory compliant

Responsible for all aspects of Accesso's daily financial matters, payroll registration and OPEX calculations

Prior
Tenaris Group, Argentina

Education
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, emphasis in accounting
Accounting Certifications University of Miami
Candidate for Master’s Degree in Accounting
CPA Certification

Accesso Partners_Tony Clasen

Tony Clasen

National Director of Operations

Houston, TX

Current
Oversees property management and engineering operations

Prior
Asset Manager at American Spectrum Realty Management and Argus Realty Investors, responsible for multi-property portfolios
VP of Development Services for two industrial real estate developers as part of is 25 years in commercial real estate

Education
Bachelor’s Business Administration, University of Houston

Accesso Partners_Alan Horowitz

Alan Horowitz

Global Support Manager

Hallandale, FL

Current
Supervises the implementation and follow-up of standard procedures, helping to reduce operative costs for Accesso Services

Prior
Managing Partner at a consumer products company for 16 years

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineer, Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela
Master of Logistics Management, Universidad Católica Andres Bello, Caracas, Venezuela

Accesso Partners_John Kelly

John Kelley

Regional Property Manager

Austin, TX

Current
Manages the Texas Portfolio, which includes Austin, Dallas, San Antonio and Houston

Prior
More than 30 years experience in the commercial real estate industry
Worked in the development and property management industry in Texas for public and private commercial firms such as Hines Interest, Equity Office and Thomas Property Group

Education
BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin
Certified Property Manager, a LEED AP and Texas licensed broker

Community
Member of BOMA and has served as the former president for both the Houston and Texas BOMA boards
Former Houston NAIOP and Westchase District board member

Accesso Partners_Heather OToole

Heather O’Toole

Director, Property Management

Atlanta, GA

Current
Assists with the property management operations for the entire portfolio after overseeing the management of two Atlanta buildings

Prior
20+ years of experience managing single tenant facilities, office parks, high-rise office buildings and medical facilities, PMRG for 12 years and 5 years with Prentiss Properties in Washington, D.C.

Education
A.A.S Degree in Administration of Justice from George Mason University
Sociology at Georgia State University

Community
CREW Atlanta – President (2012), Board of Directors (2009-2013)
BOMA Georgia, Member since 1999, Board of Directors (2010-2011), Manager of the Year (2011)
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), Member
Big Brothers Big Sisters Board (2009-2010)
Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors (2012)

Accesso Partners_Gustavo Rosemblat

Gustavo Rosemblat

Founder & Managing Member | Managing Director, Property Management

Hallandale, FL

Current
Responsible for all aspects of Accesso Services’ property management
Oversees more than 140 team members and over 15 million sq. ft. of commercial property across the country

Prior
23+ years of entrepreneurial and management experience

Education
Master’s Degree in Economics Policy and Planning, Northeastern University, Boston
Licensed General Contractor, Florida

Accesso Partners_Mark Schronder

Mark Schroeder

Director of Strategic Initiatives and Midwest Property Operations

Chicago, IL

Current
Oversees the property management and construction group for Illinois and Colorado
Leads Accesso’s national lease administration and Yardi project teams

Prior
Seven years with the property management group at Tishman Speyer

Education
Bachelor’s in Business Administration-Finance, University of Colorado
Juris Doctor, New York University School of Law

Accesso Partners_Jose Villar

Jose Villar

Chief Accounting Officer

Hallandale, FL

Current
Leads the accounting department in applying sound principles and procedures, ensuring that all accounting allocations are on point, implementing proper internal controls, and complying with tax regulations

Prior
Served as Controller since 2001 with The Related Group, Skyline Equities Realty, Terranova Corporation, Intradeco, and in the wholesale industry providing materials to the construction and retail industries

Education
Master’s Degree in Accounting
CPA License

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