Our Team

Matt Picheny


Matt Picheny is focused on developing passive income streams that enable investors to write their own story and choose how they want to spend their time. He specializes in revitalizing and elevating communities through real estate investment, community enrichment, and the arts.

Matt has over 15 years of experience in property analysis, financing, acquisition, construction, operations, and has invested in over 8,000 apartments nationwide. He is a licensed real estate agent, a Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac approved buyer, and has earned both Commercial Real Estate & Real Estate Finance certificates from Boston University. Matt is a member of the Forbes Real Estate Council, the Fast Company Executive Board and is an advisor to a PropTech company.

A PMI certified Project Management Professional, Matt is a digital marketing veteran whose 18-year career in the NYC advertising world included working for some of the world’s largest advertising agencies, producing award-winning projects for Fortune 500 clients including Verizon, IBM, and Coca-Cola.

Matt and his wife have two Tony Awards® as co-Producers of the Broadway shows Moulin Rouge! and American Utopia. They have invested in many other theatrical productions including the iconic musicals Hamilton and Wicked

A native of Orlando Florida, and a former actor, Matt still believes in happily ever after. He lives with his wife and their two daughters in Brooklyn, New York and in his downtime enjoys long walks on the beach, Broadway, Rock and Roll, and amazing barbecue.

Partners & Advisors

Picheny Investors Club


The Investors Club is a group of like-minded passive investors whose deal criteria, financial goals, and human values are common and aligned with our purposeful approach to the marketplace, which emphasizes a win-win outcome for all parties involved and prioritizes the improvement of every community that we invest in.
Members have exclusive access to join our private investment offerings as a limited partner. Through the aggregation of resources and capital, we are able to invest in otherwise unobtainable assets. To learn more, visit the Investors Club page.
Picheny Investors Club
Justin Martinez

Justin Martinez

Justin is an active multifamily property owner based in Dallas, Texas. For over 10 years his company, Sky Castle Properties, has invested in and managed real estate. Sky Castle’s mission is to help syndicate and lead multi-family property acquisitions with the goal of providing investors safe, secure investments that earn above-average returns. In addition, Sky Castle looks to create a safe and clean apartment living environment for families and individuals.

Sky Castle and Picheny have partnered together on the acquisition and operation of ten multifamily properties. Three of which have gone full cycle, performing better than initial projections.

Peter W. Bartash


Peter has worked in the architecture industry for over 10 years and launched Port One Companies in 2018. As founder and managing partner, he personally oversees all project design and delivery efforts to ensure the strategic objectives of each project remain fully aligned and met.
Peter previously served as an Associate Principal at a mid-sized Northeastern architectural firm specializing in design and planning for privatized real estate development, where he earned a reputation for having boundless energy, thoughtful creativity, a solid focus on the bigger picture, and an ability to execute. Peter brings a multidisciplinary approach to real estate design, development and investment, maximizing the value of real property through an emphasis on methodical and deliberate planning and design. He uses communication as a tool to foster innovation while structuring tailored solutions that are adapted to meet the unique challenges of a project or opportunity.
Peter W. Bartash
Mauricio J. Rauld

Mauricio J. Rauld, Esq.

Mauricio is the founder and CEO of Premier Law Group where he specializes in Asset Protection and Reg D exempt securities offerings. A nationally recognized expert on private placements and asset protection, he helps clients navigate the complex world of securities laws, increasing and protecting their wealth through syndications. Mauricio has helped clients raise over $120 million dollars in equity and frequently shares the stage with world renowned authorities (personal friends and colleagues) Robert Kiyosaki (Rich Dad, Poor Dad), Ken McElroy, Tom Hopkins, Simon Black and Peter Schiff.
A California licensed attorney with over 16 years of experience, Mauricio was previously recognized as one of the top 2.5% up-and-coming lawyers and named a “Southern California Rising Star”. A graduate of The University of California at Berkeley, he obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where he was a member of the Scott Moot Court Honors Board.

Jim Ross


Jim is a Partner at a specialized accounting firm called ProVision, based out of Phoenix, AZ. His expertise has helped many investors to achieve better tax efficiency through entity structuring, maximization of deductions, usage of tax elections and special designations, and various tax advantaged investing strategies. ProVision also prepares taxes for small businesses and their owners, including many multi-family real estate partnerships.
James Eng

James Eng

James serves as a Senior Director for Old Capital Lending. Mr. Eng is actively involved in financing commercial real estate, developing new client relationships, and assisting clients with expanding their professional network. Before joining Old Capital, Mr. Eng underwrote over $750M in loans over 8 years for the acquisition or refinance of commercial properties at GE Real Estate. Prior to his work at GE Real Estate, he completed GE’s Financial Management Program (FMP) at GE Capital with rotations in Connecticut, Colorado, and Texas across multiple businesses. He received his undergraduate finance degree from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.