Michael V. Santora – Director
Michael V. Santora is a co-founder and principal of Crown Architecture, a vertically integrated architecture and consulting firm offering architecture, due diligence, code consulting, and expediting. The firm was founded in 2008 to solve the inefficiencies he saw between ownership, third-party professional services, and city agencies. Previously, Michael held a senior level position at M. Moser Associates, a global firm with 12 offices worldwide, where he was responsible for all operations in the Americas. Prior to that, he held the number-two position at AEC Engineering, a design/build engineering firm, where he developed significant hands-on experience with the New York City development industry.
Jeff Hamilton – Director
Jeff Hamilton is a Director at Greenwich Realty Capital. He graduated from the Avon Old Farms School and Yale University where he remains the all-time leading scorer for the Men’s hockey team. After leaving Yale, Jeff played professional hockey for ten years, including seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks, Carolina Hurricanes and the Toronto Maple Leafs, and won the Bronze Medal as a member of the U.S. National team at the World Championships in 2004. Since retiring from professional hockey, Jeff has become involved in a number of different businesses while maintaining his connection to hockey. He is a co-founder of Seven7, a firm that provides financial, strategic and operational support to early stage companies. He is also involved in business development and client relations with RJT Energy, the largest energy aggregator in Connecticut.
Anthony R. Milano – Director
Anthony R. Milano is a co-founder and principal of Crown Architecture, a vertically integrated architecture and consulting firm offering architecture, due diligence, code consulting, and expediting. Previously, Anthony worked for internationally renowned developer and entrepreneur Jerry Nelson in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Properties he was involved with during this time include Marbella Suites en la Playa and Hacienda Encantada. Anthony’s expertise with sales, marketing, and management skills complement Crown co-founder Michael Santora’s expertise. He is an Adviser to Space in the Raw, sits on the Board of the Real Estate Services Alliance, and was formerly a Board Member of the New York State Restaurant Association.
Paul Stann, S2 Partners, LLC
Paul Stann is a partner and the managing member of S2 Partners, LLC, a fully integrated Denver-based real estate development company with extensive development/construction management expertise. The firm, which was established in 1985, takes the development process from the conceptual idea through site selection, architectural design, financing, construction, leasing, development management and property management to maximize the full investment potential of a real estate asset. S-2 is a licensed general contractor in multiple states. Its extensive portfolio includes office complexes, mixed-use projects, regional shopping centers, industrial buildings, hotels, multi-family housing, and land developments. Paul earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture/Civil Engineering and a Masters of Architecture from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the Engineering Society of Detroit, the Engineering Society of Denver, and the American Society of Professional Estimators and Construction Manager. He has over 40 years of experience in construction and project management.