Executive Leadership

Eli Adahan

Principal Co-Founder

Born in Israel to a tight knit family, Eli chose to remain in Jerusalem to pursue his bachelor’s degree at Turo College.  In 2002, Eli moved to New York City to begin his career as a real estate agent.  It wasn’t long before Eli founded his own brokerage in 2004, Homestead NYC, which focused on residential leasing and condominium sales.  Within 5 years, Homestead NYC grew to employ over 100 agents over 3 retail locations, having brokered over $250,000,000 in transactions.  2010 saw Eli move to Upstate NY to co-found ME Real Estate with his brother Moshe.  By 2011, ME had opened their first in-house management company, which grew exponentially to include over 1,300 units across Ohio, New York and Indiana.  Eli’s current role at ME Real Estate includes overseeing new developments, new acquisitions, big picture operations, and the company’s portfolio and financing. Eli remains a licensed real estate broker in New York and Ohio.

 

Moshe Adahan

Principal Co-Founder

Born in Berkeley California, Moshe’s family moved to Jerusalem Israel shortly thereafter, where Moshe would be raised.  In 2004, Moshe began working with this father, a brilliant mechanical engineer in the medical device industry, where he was head of marketing for AC Engineering.  Moshe still holds a spot on the board, where he supplies industry leaders in the medical and aviation world with technology solutions, both locally and globally. In 2005, Moshe started investing in NYC real estate with his brother Eli,  focusing on buying condominiums, which led to the creation of ME Real Estate in 2010.  Since then, ME Real Estate has expanded its footprint to several cities, including Rochester, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, and Indianapolis.  The ME Real Estate umbrella encompases over 1,300 residential and commercial properties, all being overseen by in-house management companies. Moshe’s role is to oversee investment, underwriting, and securing investments, while also focusing on the long term goals and strategies to continue to grow the company.

 

James A Marchegiano

CEO / Managing Director

An Upstate NY native, James started his real estate career remodeling homes in Rochester, which led him on the path to meeting Eli and Moshe in 2014.  While James may have begun managing renovation projects for ME Real Estate, it was quickly apparent that James had the management skills and operational knowledge needed to grow the company.  As ME Real Estate’s footprint began expanding to new depths, so too did James’ skillsets.  His adaptability to oversee multiple levels of operations has allowed the company to branch out to multiple different markets, encompassing a wide range of assets.  In 2019, James was named CEO of ME Real Estate.  He currently oversees over 1,300 units, ranging from student housing to luxury multi-family units to retail shopping centers.  James’ current responsibilities include overseeing the day to day operations of each branch office, managing development of large scale projects, and creating strategies to grow the ME Real Estate Firm.

Eitan Holder

Director of Acquisitions

Right after graduating from the University of Cincinnati with an accounting degree, Eitan started his real estate career at Phillips Edison and Company being responsible for 31 grocery-anchored centers totaling over 4 million square feet and over 1,000 national tenants. While being an accountant, Eitan performed financial modeling and due diligence on new acquisition opportunities with various capital structures for assets over $15M for AD1 Global. Eitan is a licensed real estate agent and fluent in Spanish and Hebrew as well. Eitan’s current role at ME Real Estate includes finding and underwriting the best deals in every asset class while maintaining an excellent relationship with owners, brokers, and third-party management groups.

Emmanuel Moos

CFO / Investor Relation

Born in France to a Family of Industrial entrepreneurs. Emmanuel completed his higher education in Israel and holds a BSc in Marketing and Management. Married to a Swiss Girl , Emmanuel has spent 10 Years living in Switzerland , Zurich and Geneva. For the last 20 Years, home has been in Belgium Antwerp. Emmanuel started his career within the family Business Sadev, focusing in the distribution of semi finish stainless steel products and machine parts for car industry, aerospace, electronic. Emmanuel has developed his own division with in the company which he sold after 20 Years, The company had offices in France, Switzerland, USA, Turkey , Russia and India and was selling their products to over 50 Countries. Upon exiting his company in 2011 ,Emmanuel has joined ME team. Thanks to his extensive experience and network, Emmanuel was named CFO in 2020 and is in charge of underwriting investments and handle European and overseas investor relations.

Eden Cohen

Customer relations & internal Audit Manager

Eden Cohen, Eden is responsible for enhancing all efficiencies within the business by overseeing the processes and workflows and recommends improvements. Eden manages the communication between ME’s management and its investors. She creates and manages a strong reputation by demonstrating consistent and clear communication between internal and external parties, Eden develops investors’ confidence and faith in the company’s vision and strategy.

 

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