Our expertise in postal property investment comes from our years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Our senior leadership team brings decades of experience in property management, real estate investment, business growth and transformation. We look forward to working with you as you contemplate selling your postal assets. Please feel free to reach out to any of our team members.
BS: Miami University
MBA: The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Jon joined API as our Chief Executive Officer in October of 2020. Jon brings 25 years of experience in delivering operating and financial performance improvement, both in the executive and financial advisor roles. Prior to joining American Postal Infrastructure, Jon held the position of President and CFO of Sears Auto Centers, ITS ConGlobal and Neebo, Inc. respectively. As the President and CFO of Sears Auto Centers, Jon created the successful Die Hard Tire, launched the industry-first tire installation relationship with Amazon and oversaw the Die Hard Auto Center expansion. In addition to his C level roles, Jon also spent 10 years as an operating and performance improvement advisor, most notably at Alix Partners LLC. He began his career as a corporate and investment banker. In his free time, Jon likes to spend time watching his kids play competitive sports and playing soccer and paddle tennis.
BS: Indiana University
CPA & CFA
Max joined API in August of 2022 as our Chief Financial Officer. In his role, Max leads the finance and accounting operations for API. He brings over 14 years of progressive real estate finance and accounting experience. Prior to joining API, Max was the CFO at Tricap Residential Group, a real estate firm that specializes in value-add multi-family real estate and a finance leader at Heitman LLC, a global real estate investment management firm. Max began his career as an auditor at RSM US LLP, which is formerly McGladrey LLP, focusing on the real estate industry. In addition to leading the Finance and Accounting teams, Max has experience in valuations, banking, tax and investor relations. Max has earned both his CPA license and CFA designation. In his free time, Max enjoys spending time with his growing family and occasionally firing up his homemade barrel sauna, especially during the lovely Chicago winters.
BS: University of Illinois Chicago
MBA: Kellstadt School of Business at DePaul University
Scott joined API in December of 2021 as our Chief Investment Officer. In his role, Scott is responsible for all Acquisitions and Marketing activity and is tasked with growing the American Postal Infrastructure portfolio. Scott brings over 25 years of experience in business development and financial management in the telecom and commercial real estate industries. Prior to joining API, Scott spent 21 years with American Tower Corporation in multiple leadership roles. Most recently, as Regional Vice President for American Tower’s East Region, Scott was responsible for a $1B+ revenue budget, new business development and asset management for the eastern half of the United States. During his tenure, Scott played an important role in the growth of American Tower from a small cap start up to the world’s largest publicly traded REIT. He brings a passion for developing strong business partnerships and value creation. Scott began his career in business development with Ameritech Cellular in Chicago. When Scott is not working, he enjoys spending time watching his kids play competitive ice hockey and baseball. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys snow skiing and playing ice hockey.
CP: MacCormac College
Christina joined API in November of 2022 as our Vice President of Closing Operations. In her role, Christina is responsible for the processing and closing of all of our transactions. Working closely with our Acquisitions Team, our Property Inspection Vendors, our legal team and our title companies, Christina is responsible for everything needed to efficiently take our transactions from Contract through Closing. She believes in developing strong working relationships with all parties to ensure a smooth and timely transaction. Christina brings 20+ years of experience working on real estate transactions, specializing in land title, title insurance, due diligence and underwriting. Prior to joining API, she spent 20 years working with various firms as a Senior Title Examiner and Real Estate Paralegal. Christina is a certified Paralegal with her degree from MacCormac College in Chicago with a focus on Real Estate Law. She has also earned her Illinois Title Professional (ITP) and Illinois Escrow Professional (IEP) designations. Christina is an avid traveler and enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.
BS: North Central College
Shawn joined API in October of 2020 and is our Vice President of Acquisitions. In his role, he is responsible for consulting with owners of post office portfolios and large single locations. He is passionate about his work and enjoys finding solutions to help owners maximize the value of their post offices. Shawn brings 20+ years of Business Development and Marketing success in various industries. Before joining API, Shawn worked for Cedar Electronics where he was instrumental in increasing new business development by 25% in his first year. Prior to that, Shawn led the Business Development team at Briggshaw, Inc. When Shawn isn’t working he enjoys fitness, obstacle racing and cheering on the Buffalo Bills.
BS: Marian University
Brian joined API in January of 2022 and is our Vice President of Acquisitions. In his role, Brian leads our team of Acquisitions Managers that are responsible for working with owners of small portfolios and single locations. Brian is known for his creativity in finding ways to solve problems and his ability to develop strong working relationships with owners. He brings over 20 years of Sales, Marketing and Business Development experience in various industries. Prior to joining API, Brian spent 12 years in the wireless telecommunications industry with American Tower. Brian was very successful in working with the national commercial wireless carriers to help address their network needs by finding and / or developing locations to help them serve their customers. During his tenure at American Tower, Brian was regarded for his performance and his significant contribution to growing the company. In his free time, Brian enjoys playing and watching soccer and spending time with his family.
BS: Ball State University
MBA: Cal University Irvine
Colin joined API in June of 2022 and is our Director of Acquisitions responsible for our Market Segments. In his role, Colin works with owners of portfolios and single sites that represent specific Post Office owners such as Municipalities, Universities, Religious Institutions as well as others. Colin brings a wealth of entrepreneurship and commercial real estate experience to his role. Prior to joining API, Colin worked with Scannell Property Group, acquiring Industrial and Multi-Family property and as an Asset Manager for Landmark Properties. Before working in real estate, Colin was the owner and operator of Interstate Auto Auction, where he sponsored three racing teams and the Indy Fuel, which is a minor league affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks. When Colin is not working he enjoys running and traveling. Some of his accomplishments include completing a full marathon and securing a United States Utility Patent.
BS: Illinois Wesleyan University
Eryka joined API in December of 2022 as our Acquisitions Manager. In her role, Eryka is responsible for working with owners of single locations and small portfolios. Eryka is regarded for her consultative approach and her ability to find win-win solutions. Prior to joining API, Eryka worked for Kandji, Inc. in Apple Device Management and Security Platform Sales. Eryka has a Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois Wesleyan University with a Major in Business Administration and a Minor in Hispanic Studies. In her free time, Eryka enjoys cooking for friends and family, reading and traveling.
BS: Illinois State University
Mike joined API in March of 2022 as our Acquisitions Manager. In his role, Mike is responsible for working with owners of single locations and small portfolios. Mike is regarded for his depth of knowledge and always has a positive attitude. Mike brings 20+ years in business development and account management in various industries. Prior to joining API, Mike worked as a Dealer Account Manager at FP-USA, which is a third-party provider of US Postage and Mailing products. Mike was also a member of the Pinnacle Club, recognized as a Top Performer at Scholastic where he served as their Inside Digital Sales Manager. In his spare time, Mike enjoys watching his kids play competitive sports such as ice hockey, lacrosse and volleyball. He also enjoys spending time with family, coaching youth sports and volunteering in his community. Mike is an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears and the University of Kansas where his daughter recently graduated.
BS: Northern Illinois University
Susan joined API in May of 2021 as our Marketing Manager. In her role, Susan is responsible for our Marketing Initiatives as well the ownership, maintenance and development of our CRM and database. Susan is regarded for her positive attitude and her ability to help make everyone better at what they do by providing helpful tools and thoughtful data analysis. Susan brings extensive experience in analytics, merchandising, category management and consumer market research. Prior to joining API, Susan worked at Office Max where she was responsible for over $30M in retail sales while working in new business development. When she is not working, Susan enjoys spending time with family pursuing fitness, faith and fun.
BA: Baruch College
MS: Baruch College
Nurija joined API in April of 2019 and is our Director of Accounting. In her role, Nurija is responsible for all aspects of Accounting for American Postal Infrastructure. Working with Brian Sanchez on her team, Nurija ensures that all of the financial requirements of our properties are met and that our obligations are met on time. Prior to joining API, Nurija worked as an Accountant at Reliant Realty where she was responsible for a large volume of accounts payable, cash and payroll transactions for a team of over 150 people. Nurija has a BA from Baruch College in New York and recently completed her MS in Taxation from Baruch as well. In her free time, Nurija enjoys watching documentaries and traveling and is an avid soccer fan.
BS: Baruch College
Brian first joined API in July of 2021 as an intern on our Finance team. He was promoted to Accountant in a full time position in January of 2022. In his role, Brian is responsible for accounts payable, bank reconciliations and financial reporting. Brian joined us while completing his degree but prior to joining API, he was a Finance intern with Maimonides Medical Center in New York and before that, he served as a Safety Coordinator at Cavan Builders. Brian has an MS in Accounting from Baruch and intends to pursue a Masters Degree in Business Analytics. In his free time, Brian enjoys biking, riding, playing basketball and chess.
BS: Santa Clara University
Dylan Reilly joined API in August of 2022 and is our Financial Analyst. In his role, Dylan is responsible for modeling and preparing our offers. Dylan also works closely with our CFO on projects requiring financial modeling and analysis. Dylan joined us shortly after graduating from university but his prior experience includes an internship at Discovery Capital and web3 company Superworld where he gained experience working in business development and finance. Dylan is an avid fan of the New York Yankees and Oakland A’s. In his free time, Dylan likes spending time on the lake with friends and studying applications for blockchain.
BS: Iowa State University
AICP: American Institute of Certified Planners
Timothy Asta joined API in November of 2022 as our Vice President of Development & Strategic Initiatives. In his role, Tim is tasked with identifying and developing opportunities to bring new services to the Post Office properties in our portfolio. He brings more than 25 years of community planning, land development and wireless industry experience with specialization in land use, zoning, regulatory, and construction services. Prior to joining API, Timothy spent over 15 years with ExteNet Systems, Inc., acting in various leadership roles, deploying 4G/5G wireless network infrastructure within countless jurisdictions throughout the US and Canada. He developed and directed a nationwide strategic siting program targeting prominent real estate partnerships and strategic revenue opportunities, offering ExteNet a competitive market advantage while delivering best-in-class customer service. Timothy brings highly developed communications skills, combined with a strong operational background resulting in a proven record of leading top performing teams. In his free time, Tim enjoys spending time judging competitive barbecue competitions and spending time with his family.
BS: Marquette University
MBA: Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management
Tom joined API in July of 2021 in an Independent Contractor role as our Director of Strategic Initiatives. In his role, Tom is responsible for our value added initiatives. Working with the USPS and the local communities that our Post Offices reside in, Tom is tasked with identifying, developing and delivering new services to our postal properties that benefit all of the property stakeholders. Tom brings a wealth of experience in commercial real estate development. Tom is the founding Principle of Xceed Commercial Real Estate which specializes in tenant driven, free-standing build to suit facilities for retail, restaurant, medical and industrial clients nationwide. Prior to Xceed, Tom was the founding Principle of Paragon Real Estate, where he managed the development and construction operation of a portfolio of Senior Living facilities. He also has experience in raising equity and debt to deliver on Paragon’s real estate investment strategy. When Tom isn’t working, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.
BA: Towson University
Brian joined the company in February of 2019 and has been with API since the beginning. Brian is our Vice President of Asset Management and in his role, he oversees all day to day property and asset management activities across our portfolio. Brian brings extensive experience in leasing and property management to American Postal Infrastructure. Prior to joining us, Brian spent 9 years as a Commercial Property Manager with Sunshine Management Corporation where he was responsible for over 200 properties. Brian also brings deep experience in project management, capital investment projects, value added development and construction contracting. Before working in asset management, Brian worked as a licensed realtor and account manager. When Brian isn’t working, he likes to play golf, successfully manage fantasy football teams and spend time with his family.
BS: Salisbury University
Med: Salisbury University
Rob joined API in January of 2021 in the role of Project Manager. In his role, Rob is responsible for managing and maintaining our property portfolio. Rob works closely with the USPS to ensure that our Post Office properties are well maintained to satisfy and support the daily operation of the US Postal Service. Prior to joining API, Rob worked in the non-profit industry for the past 12 years. Rob’s roles included serving as the General Manager of hotel facilities that provided housing for families of loved ones undergoing medical procedures as well as the IT Manager for the Salvation Army National Capital Area Command, providing IT leadership to a $29M non-profit organization. Rob also served as the Operations Director for the Salvation Army’s largest residential substance abuse facility in Washington DC where he was responsible for revenue and contract negotiation for this 64,000 square foot facility. In his free time, Rob enjoys camping, biking, tinkering with electronics and spending time with family.
BA: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Sophia joined API in September of 2022 as an Analyst on our Asset Management team. In her role, Sophia is responsible for supporting the Asset Management team and helping to ensure that our properties are maintained to a high standard of care. She brings with her a wealth of experience in various industries. Prior to joining API, Sophia was a Customer Service Manager at Middletown Valley Bank where her responsibilities included opening business accounts, processing loan applications and facilitating transactions. Before her work in banking, Sophia was a Corrections Officer at a County Jail in Central Pennsylvania. Sophia has lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia and recently made her way back home to Pennsylvania. In her free time, Sophia enjoys spending time with friends and loved ones, going to the beach any chance she gets and crossing items off her bucket list.
Bob co-founded the American Infrastructure Funds, established in 2006, and has been a private equity investor for over 30 years. He has been an investor and director in a wide variety of infrastructure and other sectors including building materials, forest products, energy production and distribution, printing and office supplies, death care, health and fitness, and consumer products and services. Previously, he was a managing director of McCown De Leeuw, a middle-market private equity firm. In that role, he gained significant experience in mergers, acquisitions, and business strategy at Bain, where he focused on expansion strategies, cost reduction, and acquisition analysis.
Bob joined our board in early 2015 and currently serves as the board Chairman or as a Board member for several companies. He is also integrally involved in our new initiatives. Previously, Bob has served as a CEO, board member, and board adviser to more than 40 middle market companies over 35 years, helping to lead them through management transitions, significant growth initiatives and other business transformations. In those roles, he has worked with numerous private equity sponsors across a wide range of industries.
Bill joined our board in 2018 bringing more than 20 years of experience originating transactions in water, energy, clean-tech, renewable fuels, waste management, agriculture, infrastructure, and business services. As part of his project finance work in the water and energy sectors, Bill recruited senior management and was integral to the negotiation and execution of the permitting, construction, commissioning and financial processes. Previously, Bill co-founded NewWorld in June 2009. Before NewWorld, he was a Managing Director at GSC Group, a private equity firm. In his role, he focused on deal origination and SPAC investments in natural resources, logistics and financial services. Prior to GSC. Bill managed private equity investments for Berggruen Holdings, a private-equity firm committed to theme investing in resource scarcity.
Doug joined our board in 2018 with over 30 years of CEO, Chairman, and Executive Operating experience, in transportation and logistics, both public and private, with companies such as FedEx, Golden State Overnight, and Grainger. Previously, Doug served as the Chairman of Golden State Overnight and as the CEO of nal.syncreon, owned by Lake Capital, a specialized provider of integrated logistics services and supply chain solutions to global industries. Doug also served as CEO of Operating Partners LLC. In his role, he identified, sourced and executed platform business acquisitions for private equity firms in behavioral health, transportation, logistics, and distribution. In addition, Doug was previously the President of FedEx Supply Chain Management.
Kristin Seaver joined our board in 2022 as an accomplished executive deeply experienced in operations, technology, cyber risk and logistics, all at significant scale. She has excelled in multiple senior executive roles while leading in a highly complex operating environment of public service, statutory obligation and regulatory requirement. Previously, she had a 30-year career with the United States Postal Service. Kristin served on the Executive Leadership Committee for 5 years as both the Chief Information Officer and the Chief Retail & Delivery Officer. In her roles as the Chief Retail & Delivery Officer and Executive Vice President Kristin led a $40B operating unit of over 450,000 employees who deliver 40% of the world’s mail and provide retail access at over 30,000 locations nationwide. Kristin drove the vision, strategy and operational execution for $12B in retail revenue while also leading one of the world’s largest last mile delivery networks delivering to 161M addresses each day. She operated a delivery vehicle fleet of over 280,000 vehicles and championed the $10B investment for the Next year Generation Delivery Vehicle. She empowered a high-performance leadership team committed to customer service, operational excellence and employee engagement across a diverse, dispersed union workforce.