20years

InSite Group has consistently delivered exceptional returns on real estate investment opportunities for over two decades.

Accomplished Team

 

Ben Shmul | Founder, President & CEO

  • 20+ years of experience in real estate investment and development
  • Oversees all aspects of projects from property selection to disposition
  • Active in US commercial real estate since 1996, including redevelopment of apartment complexes, hotels, condominiums, hotel to condo conversions and mixed-use projects
  • Formerly a Captain of Israeli Air Force as Elite Fighter Pilot
  • Business Executive Program in Economic and Management Studies, Tel-Aviv University

 

Ayelet Weinstein | Executive Vice President

  • 20+ years of experience in acquisition, development, operations, and marketing of hospitality, multi family and mixed-use assets
  • Oversees diverse aspects of the real estate investments including development, operations and marketing of the portfolio assets
  • Founder and CEO of B Hotels & Resorts®
  • MBA in Finance, Tel-Aviv University

 

Gregory Gagné, CPA | Chief Financial Officer

  • 20+ years of finance, accounting and fund management experience
  • Oversees accounting and finance department and is responsible for investor reporting
  • Previously held senior level positions at The Related Group, Rialto Capital Management, Lennar, and Ernst & Young
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Florida
  • MBA, University of Florida

 

Ronald Tencer | Vice President of Acquisitions & Development

  • 20+ years of experience in commercial real estate acquisition and development
  • Oversees all aspects of the acquisition and development division as well as responsible for sourcing projects and coordinating early development, including investment analysis, due diligence, closing, site planning, and marketing
  • Founder Member of Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center in Miami Beach
  • Studied International Business, Florida International University

 

Dennis Davitt | Vice President of Information Technology/Project Management Office

  • 20+ years of project management and information technology experience
  • Responsible for planning and implementing the IT strategy across the organization
  • Oversees the corporate strategic projects and systems implementations
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute
  • MS in Computer Information Systems, Florida Institute of Technology

 

Engin Cosmai | Vice President of Human Capital

  • 25+ years of hospitality leadership experience
  • Responsible for all human capital functions across all of InSite’s business verticals
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and building teams to improve delivery of product quality, operations efficiencies, and profitability
  • BA in Economics, University of Rome

 

Noam Gafni | Vice President of Business Development

  • 20+ years of hospitality, business development and sales experience
  • Responsible for business development and sales across all of InSite’s business verticals
  • Previously held management positions with Berko & Associates, Sela Group, L.E. Hotels/LUXE Hotels, Philips International/The Andrew Hotel and Nirvana, Resort, Spa and Convention Center
  • MBA with a Marketing Concentration, Johnson & Wales University

 

John Wijtenburg | Director Business Intelligence & Analytics

  • 10+ years of professional experience in business development and strategy
  • Oversees the business intelligence and analytics activity including underwriting new opportunities, modeling capital stack, and transaction coordination
  • Previously a Financial Economist at Fannie Mae and an Associate at Marcus & Millichap
  • MA in Economics, American University

 

Justin Neelis | Director of Capital Markets and Investors Relations

  • 10+ years of experience in private equity, business development, and fund raising
  • Oversees the capital markets and investor relations activities for InSite Group
  • Originated more than $400 million worth of transaction value during his career and raised international capital from Asia, South America, Europe and Middle East
  • Previously received FINRA license Series 7 and Series 63
  • BA in Finance and Banking/Management, Northwood University

 

 

Built to Achieve Excellence
Design + Procurement

Architecture and interior design
Design development and optimization
Value-oriented procurement

General Contracting

Cost-effective execution
Hands-on project coordination
Select self-performing trades

Hotel Management

Top line and bottom line focus
Cost-effective operation models
Lean operating models

Brand Licensing

Unique hospitality lifestyle concepts
Full suite of creative and reservation services
Modern, leading marketing strategies