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Northeast / Mid-Atlantic Retail Development

 

Joanne M. Molinari
Director Financial Services
Northeast / Mid-Atlantic Retail Development
 
Southeast Retail Development
  William S. Barnett
Managing Director
Southeast Retail Development
 
Residential Development
Christopher J. Branch
Senior Managing Director
Multi-Family Residential Development

Thomas W. Brasse
Managing Director
Construction and Development
Residential Development

Neil B. Kapadia
Managing Director
Residential Development

Steven H. Smith
Managing Director
Construction and Development
Residential Development
  Kris Fetter
Managing Director
Construction and Development
Residential Development

Joanne M. Molinari

Joanne M. Molinari
Director Financial Services
Northeast / Mid-Atlantic Retail Development
(240) 497-0522

Ms. Molinari is responsible for all real estate financial analysis, land contract administration, project finance, and property acquisitions and dispositions for the Northeast / Mid-Atlantic region.  She began her real estate career with Western Development (now the Mills Corporation) in Washington, D.C. in 1981 and joined Faison in 1994.

Ms. Molinari has a Bachelor of Arts from Eisenhower College, a Masters from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Masters from Tulane University.

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William S. Barnett

William S. Barnett
Managing Director
Southeast Retail Development
(704) 972-2640

Mr. Barnett is responsible for new retail activity and redevelopments in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee.

Prior to joining Faison in 1993, he worked with Development Corporation of Virginia, Metropolitan Life, and JP Morgan in various real estate development and lending positions.

Mr. Barnett received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Ithaca College. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

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Christopher J. Branch

Christopher J. Branch
Senior Managing Director
Multi-Family Residential Development
(704) 972-2614

Mr. Branch is responsible for the development of multi-family housing throughout Faison's footprint in the Southeastern United States as well as Texas. He brings over 29 years of real estate experience. Prior to joining Faison in 2011 he worked with Summit Properties, a Charlotte based apartment REIT which was later purchased by Camden Properties. In 1992, Mr. Branch left Summit to start The Boulevard Company. Between 1992 and 2011, Mr. Branch was president of The Boulevard Company where he was directly responsible for day to day operations and the development of more than 40 projects, totaling more than 3,000 residential units and 200,000 square feet of commercial property with a collective value of over $500 million.

Mr. Branch received his degree in psychology from Bucknell University. He earned his Masters in Business Administration in 1989 from Kenan-Flager at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Neil B. Kapadia

Neil B. Kapadia
Managing Director
Residential Development
(704) 972-2674

Mr. Kapadia is responsible for originating new single-family lot developments in the Mid-Atlantic region. Prior to joining Faison, he was a partner in the Charlotte, North Carolina based law firm of Parker, Poe, Adams & Bernstein LLP where he counseled individual and institutional clients in all facets of real estate development, acquisition, sales, leasing, and financing. In addition to practicing law, he has also developed several residential neighborhoods for national homebuilders, and has been an active commercial real estate investor.

Mr. Kapadia received his Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Duke University and his Juris Doctor from The University of Virginia School of Law.

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Thomas W. Brasse

Thomas W. Brasse
Managing Director Construction and Development
Residential Development
(704) 972-2673

Mr. Brasse is responsible for overseeing the Charlotte area’s land development and multi-family efforts. He brings 13 years of development, construction, engineering, and environmental experience to the company. Prior to joining Faison, he was Land Development Manager for KB Home in Charlotte where he was responsible for over $16 million in development projects. His experience also included time with Charlotte firms Hart & Hickman, PC, Stantec Consulting Services, Inc., Law Engineering, and GeoScience Group in the fields of environmental engineering, construction management, geotechnical evaluation, and construction materials testing.

Mr. Brasse received his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the State University of New York at Oswego. He is a Professional Geologist in North Carolina, and a licensed Real Estate Broker in North and South Carolina. Mr. Brasse is actively involved in the HomeBuilders Association of Charlotte as the Chairman of the Land Development Council. He is also the 2011 Chairman of the Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition (REBIC).

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Steven H. Smith

Steven H. Smith
Managing Director Construction and Development
Residential Development
(704) 972-2604

Mr. Smith is responsible for all retail construction and development activities for North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Prior to joining Faison in 1997, He was with Disney Development Company/Walt Disney Imagineers for seven years developing numerous retail, dining, entertainment, and lodging projects throughout the country.

Mr. Smith received his Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Real Estate from the University of Wisconsin. He is a licensed architect and is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the Urban Land Institute, and the International Council of Shopping Centers.

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Kris Fetter

Kris Fetter
Managing Director Construction and Development
Residential Development
(704) 972-2579

Mr. Fetter joined Faison’s multi-family development team in 2012 and is responsible for project management, financial underwriting, and market feasibility analysis. Mr. Fetter brings over 15 years of commercial real estate development, acquisition/disposition, and asset management experience.   In addition to his work in residential projects, Mr. Fetter has experience in multiple asset classes including self-storage, retail, industrial distribution, and mixed-use waterfront development. 

Mr. Fetter received his BA from The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1988. He earned his Masters in Business Administration from The Kenan-Flager Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1996.  Mr. Fetter is active with Christ Episcopal Church in Charlotte and is a board member of Myers Park Trinity Little League. 

 

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