A real estate investment is only as good as the team behind it.
Mark L. Schulman
(Managing Director, Cave Creek Capital Partners, LLC) is an entrepreneur, attorney, business owner and investor. Mark graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with honors and the University of Illinois College of Law, magna cum laude. He left the practice of law at Jenner & Block in Chicago to form SPS, Ltd, one of the country’s leading search and consulting firms for the legal industry.
In 2009, Mark and his partners formed Badger Real Estate Investments, focusing on the acquisition of multi-tenant retail investments in the Arizona market. At Badger, Mark co-led the development and execution of a strategy to acquire cash flow positive, stabilized retail deals out of distressed situations. Mark has syndicated and managed 15 acquisitions in the Phoenix market and co-founded Cave Creek Capital Partners to further capitalize on the strategies developed at Badger. Mark lives in Highland Park, IL with his wife and three children.
Jeff D. Levine
(Managing Director, Cave Creek Capital Partners, LLC) graduated from the University of Arizona in 1993 with an Accounting Degree and started his career with KPMG Peat Marwick (now KPMG) as an audit specialist. Jeff then began his sales career at CB Commercial (now CBRE) specializing in retail investment property. During his time at CB, Jeff and his team were consistently ranked as the top producers for investment retail sales. In 2001, Jeff joined a new firm again specializing in investment retail sales. In all, Jeff has been directly responsible for brokering sales of 200+ retail investment properties. In 2002 Jeff began acquiring retail investment property as the primary principle of investment groups. Since that time, he has acquired more than 40 properties both single and multi-tenant retail with successful investment results. Jeff has an excellent understanding of all aspects of retail investment property ownership, including acquisition, underwriting, property management and disposition. Jeff and his son Jake reside in Scottsdale, AZ.
(Managing Director, Property Management) began his real estate career 25 years ago managing a 50,000 square foot medical office building on Long Island, NY. He has since managed over 100 retail, office and industrial properties in multiple states, and is a licensed Colorado real estate broker. He and his experienced team currently focus their time managing a portfolio of properties that Michael and his partners have acquired over the last 15 years. He has earned a tremendous amount of respect in the industry given his extensive experience, knowledge, responsiveness and availability.