Colin Brechbill | Partner
Mr. Brechbill began his career in the information technology industry pioneering startup companies such as FindWhat.com and global search engine provider Miva.com (3rd largest search engine provider in the world). Foreseeing the bubble that was to become of the dot com industry, Mr. Brechbill began focusing his efforts on the next leading edge market. While the real estate market was still considered soft, Mr. Brechbill identified several weak points that many real estate developers were missing, they thought locally not globally.  In 2002 the efforts to build a global network of real estate brokers, whereby a single development could reach a broader spectrum of potential buyers, Elocin Nire, LLC was formed. Elocin Nire quickly become the new go to marketing tool, linking high end developers with international brokers to solicit new developments on a global level.

In 2006 Waterfront Resort Investments, LLC was created to capitalize on the growing demand for high end waterfront and waterfront equivalent properties throughout Florida, California and Las Vegas. WRI quickly emerged as a pioneer in the redevelopment of strategic properties, turning fractured apartment and condominium complexes into short term vacation rental properties. This success lead to the creation of today’s company WRI Capital Group, INC (WRICG) which serves as an industry leader in the redevelopment of non performing assets, acquisition of underperforming assets and the liquidation of performing assets. With over 100 years of combined real estate experience including the sale of more than 10,000 single and multi-family units valued in excess of US$1.3 Billion.

WRI Capital Group, INC still strives today to be the leader in providing technology tools to provide better customer service to both our brokers and our buyers. A suite of technology products have been created to continue the technological advantage that has driven WRI Capital Group to success.

 

Neil Eisner | Partner
Mr. Eisner brings 25 years of high-level experience to WRI Capital Group, INC (WRICG). Mr. Eisner’s expertise runs the full gamut of residential building; including market and demographic research & analysis, sales & marketing, land acquisition, development and construction operations. Additionally, Mr. Eisner is an accomplished and recognized expert in operations and management, a skill he perfected as Chief Operating Officer and President of a high-volume production builder. His broad executive experience makes Mr. Eisner a valued member of the WRICG team and an asset to co-workers, partners and clients alike.

 

Albo J Antenucci Jr | Partner
Mr. Antenucci has over 35 years of experience, garnered at some of the top real estate companies in the United States. Mr. Antenucci’s wealth of knowledge spans the complete spectrum with regards to developing and building both commercial and residential real estate. His diverse and extensive experience in all facets of the real estate industry makes him an integral part of the WRI Capital Group Inc team.

Since 2003, Mr. Antenucci has also been a Principal and Executive Vice President of the Falcone Group – a full-service, multi-disciplinary group of real estate companies. He also currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer and President of several Falcone affiliates including but not limited to Falcon Commercial, Falcon Residential and Falcon Construction. From 1989 to 2003, Mr. Antenucci was employed by financier Carl C. Icahn and tasked with managing all of his real estate companies. He served as Chief Operating Officer and President of American Real Estate Partners, L.P., a publicly traded multi-billion dollar real estate company. The Company is currently known as Icahn Enterprises, L.P. (NYSE:IEP) – and its consolidated subsidiaries are engaged in, among other things, residential and commercial real estate acquisitions and development, hotel, casino and resort operations. From 1977 to 1989, Mr. Antenucci was employed by several prominent real estate development companies in the Northeastern United States.

 

Jeffrey Britz | Partner
Mr. Britz has a consistent track record of success building and operating large, successful, public and private companies in various industries during his 40-year career. Initially, Mr. Britz took over a small family owned fabric company and turned it into one of the 50 largest publicly held garment companies in the United States. The company, Pacesetter Industries, grew to almost $50,000,000 in sales and had over 2000 employees prior to Mr. Britz’s divestiture.  Subsequently Mr. Britz founded First Realty Reserve, a real estate syndication firm that owned over $200,000,000 of commercial real estate through limited partnerships.

In 1987 Mr. Britz founded Allison Baer Securities. Allison Baer’s principal business was managing the initial public offerings of small high technology companies. In 1998 Mr. Britz sold his interest in Allison Baer. From 1998 until 1992 Mr. Britz acted as a financial consultant to small public traded and private high technology companies.

In 1992 Mr. Britz bought Hudson Physical Therapy and its affiliated management company, Professional Management Bureau.  At the time of its acquisition by Mr. Britz Hudson Physical Therapy operated one physical therapy center in Jersey City, New Jersey. In 1998 Mr. Britz sold a fifty percent interest in the companies to Select Medical Corporation, a publicly traded company with annual revenues in excess of one billion dollars.  At that time Hudson Physical Therapy was operating eight physical therapy centers and had four more scheduled to open. Mr. Britz continued as President of Select Management Services until 2001 at which point he sold his remaining interest in the company. At the time of his departure Select Management Services owned and operated over 65 physical therapy centers in New Jersey and Florida.

After leaving Select Medical Corp. Mr.  Britz and his daughter, Allison founded CremaLita a chain of fat free and low fat soft ice cream stores.

Since 2007 Mr. Britz has focused the majority of his efforts on the purchase and rehabilitation of foreclosed residential real estate in Atlanta, Georgia. Initially Mr. Britz purchased over 50 single family residents which he placed into a lease to own program. Mr. Britz joined WRI Capital Group in 2010 extended his experience and knowledge to the Atlanta real estate market to help create WRI Capital Group II, LLC.

Andy Capps | Partner
Mr. Capps brings valuable construction and development knowledge to the WRI Capital Group team.  Previously, he managed the development of over 1,000 multifamily units in the metro Atlanta area.  During this time he obtained his Master`s Degree in Construction and Development from Georgia Tech. In addition,

Andy brings a solid understanding of real estate valuation, and currently holds real estate licenses in both Georgia and Tennessee.  He is a founding and managing member of CPP Properties, LLC and Gansett Captial Group, LLC which focus on acquiring and repositioning distressed assets and property rehabilitation. In 2010, Andy helped create WRI Capital Group II, LLC.

Lance Popp | Partner
Mr. Popp graduated from Georgia Tech in 2001 with a Finance and Economics degree.  Mr. Popp has worked as a Senior Financial Analyst with Georgia-Pacific while also completing a MBA in Finance. In 2002, Mr. Popp began acquiring properties in the greater Atlanta area for postioning to lease and resell.  In 2006, he started a full time real estate operation as well as a Mortgage Brokerage which was run through the end of 2009. Mr. Popp is currently responsible for acquisitions and a Managing Partner on 3 separate fund models focused on the repositioning of distressed assets.   

 

 
 
     

 
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