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TEAM

CHRISTOPHER J. POPE

CEO

Chris partnered with First Trust Portfolios to create First Capital Advisors in February 2013. He has more than 20 years of experience in real estate investing, development, brokerage and asset management.

As CEO, Chris oversees the analysis, acquisitions and asset management of the company. Throughout his career, Chris has purchased and executed more than $2 billion of commercial real estate.

PETER PAGANO

Director of Asset Management – Retail/ Broker

Peter joined First Capital Advisors in August 2013 as the Director of Asset Management – Retail. He is responsible for the oversight of retail properties for FCA’s portfolio.

Peter brings over 10 years of experience to FCA by having managed over 500,000 square feet of retail, condominium, and office space.

NICHOLAS McGINN, MAI

Director of Investments

Nick joined FCA in August 2015 and currently serves as the Director of Investments.

Nick’s responsibilities include acquisitions and dispositions analysis, portfolio management, and oversight of fund operations. Since joining FCA in 2015, he has been involved with more than $170 million of commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions.

DANIELLE TOSTE

Investor Relations/Director of Marketing

Danielle joined First Capital Advisors in June 2014 and is currently the Investor Relations/Director of Marketing. Her duties include: creating marketing materials including newsletters, brochures, and pitch-books, creating and updating social media, writing and distributing press releases, website maintenance, brand consistency, and administrative support. She also serves as contact for the investment community.

JEANNINE LEYDEN

Managing Broker/ Property Controller

Jeannine joined First Capital Advisors in July 2015 as the Property Controller. Jeannine brings close to 30 years of experience in real estate management and is responsible for financial reporting and property specific accounting for our retail and multifamily properties solely managed by FCA.

Jeannine is also the owner of Leyden Enterprises.

DANIEL RUZICH

Senior Associate

Dan joined the First Capital Advisors team in December 2017 and currently serves as Senior Associate. He is responsible for supporting the Director of Investments in financial analysis of acquisition and existing assets, property management, and contribute to the creation of summary reports as well as investment memos. Dan is also in charge of searching and reviewing new possible acquisitions in our targeted markets.