EXECUTIVE TEAM

 
Michael Gortenburg

Michael Gortenburg

Founding Principal

Micheal is a founding Principal of Eighteen Capital Group (ECG) and serves as Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Michael oversees all corporate and individual property functions. He currently oversees a portfolio of over 100 investment entities. Over the past 27 years, Michael has established a consistent record of positive return.

Jeffrey Gibbs

Jeffrey Gibbs

Partner & General Counsel

Jeff is a partner and General Counsel for 18CG. As a key adviser in all transactions, he is able to put into effect his experience in real estate acquisition and finance. Jeff earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Political Science and Public and International Affairs from Muskingum College and received his Juris Doctorate from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

 
Scott Asner

Scott Asner

Founding Principal

Scott is a founding Principal of ECG and thus serves in a variety of vital roles for the company. Scott works with the accounting and legal departments with respect to financing, management and corporate strategy. He earned his Bachelor of Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and received his Juris Doctorate from Stanford University Law School.

Jeffrey Plummer

Jeffrey Plummer

Managing Director

Jeff serves as Managing Director of ECG with 18 years of commercial real estate experience. He oversees corporate functions such as Accounting, Human Resources, IT and financial reporting. Jeff also assists in the coordination and execution of debt and equity financing. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri.

 
Isaac Gortenburg

Isaac Gortenburg

President

Isaac is a partner and President of ECG. Isaac directly oversees operations of all properties in the portfolio and coordinates evaluation, underwriting and due diligence for all acquisitions. His career with the company advanced quickly with his most recent move being from Regional VP to President. Under Isaac’s leadership, ECG has achieved year over year revenue growth. In 2016 alone, ECG’s multifamily portfolio reached an increase of 14.6%.

 
Rick Kerr

Rick Kerr

Vice-President of Operations

Rick serves as Vice-President of Operations for ECG. Rick supervises the regional asset managers, is responsible for day-to-day execution of the business plan for each property in the portfolio and reports directly to the President. He brings experience gained from managing high level portfolios and assets for primarily institutional owners including BRE and Archon. Rick earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Advertising from Bradley University’s Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts.

ACQUISITION  TEAM

 
Christopher Thomson

Christopher Thomson

Partner & Director of Acquisitions

Chris is a partner and Director of Multifamily Investments for ECG with has 22 years of multifamily experience. He oversees property acquisitions and serves as primary liaison for institutional equity. Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from The University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business and a Master of Science from MIT’s Sloan School of Management in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning.

 
Colin Riesman

Colin Riesman

Partner & Senior Acquisition Associate

Colin is a partner and Senior Acquisition Associate at 18CG. Colin oversees the acquisition process from the initial underwriting until the successful close of each deal. Over the past four years, Colin has overseen the acquisition of seven multi-family transactions, comprised of more than 1,500 units with a combined value of more than $100mm. He is currently working towards obtaining his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation with an anticipated completion by December of 2017. Colin holds a B.S. in Accounting and Masters of Accounting from The University of Kansas.

MARKETING TEAM

 
Alex Linders

Alex Linders

Marketing Specialist

Alex is a Marketing Specialist at 18CG. Alex manages an array of social media profiles for all 32 properties, including running highly targeted ads through the Facebook Business pages. She oversees all Craigslist advertising using management software and ensures quality copy. She is also responsible for designing all print materials for the company and handles the implementation and management of third party marketing sources. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri.

 
Sam Grove

Sam Grove

Marketing Specialist

Sam is a Marketing Specialist at 18CG. She budgets and writes copy for paid search ads for the entire portfolio and has certification through Google Partners in AdWords & Analytics. Sam designed and maintains the corporate website and organizes each of the properties’ third party marketing sources. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Advertising from the AQ Miller School of Journalism & Mass Communication at Kansas State University.

HUMAN RESOURCES

Lindi Brown

Lindi Brown

HR & Business Coordinator

Lindi is HR & Business Coordinator at 18CG. After excelling at her previous role as an Administrative Assistant for 18CG, Lindi was promoted to new position. She is a trailblazer in the Human Resources department, providing a point of contact for everyone company-wide. Lindi manages an array of responsibilities on a daily basis and has been with 18CG through significant growth.