Team

The b7 Properties principals have combined experience of over 100 years buying and managing properties. We have executed over $100 million in transactions to date and continue to grow and expand our portfolio. We have also successfully managed properties with as few as six units and as many as 96 units.

What sets b7 properties apart is our detailed-oriented, customer-focused, and hands-on approach to acquisitions, property management, refinancing, and disposition. We focus exclusively on properties that are within an hour’s drive of where we are based. Additionally, we manage properties ourselves at all stages - acquisition and due diligence, leasing, property and financial management, renovations and maintenance. We welcome you to read more about our experienced team members below.

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    TOM BENDHEIM

    Founder & CEO

    401-396-9777 x24
    tlb@b7properties.net

    Tom is the Founder and CEO of b7 Properties, a real estate development and investment company focused on income-producing multi-family value-add and single-family developments. His company currently owns thirteen residential investment properties in eight states, comprised of apartments, condominiums, town homes, land, and single-family developments. He has successfully sold eleven properties averaging internal rates of return (IRRs) in excess of 20%. Previously, Tom held senior executive positions with consumer/retail companies including PepsiCo, Dooney & Bourke, and CVS Caremark, and earlier in his career was a strategic business consultant with Bain & Company and McKinsey & Company. He received a B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from Tufts University, an M.A. from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School.

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    KEITH ANDRADE

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    401-573-4013
    keith@b7properties.net

    Keith was formerly the Senior Vice-President of Acquisitions & Financing at Caribbean Property Group, a New York City-based private equity real estate firm with over $1 billion of assets under management. At CPG, Keith led all underwriting and financial analysis for the Acquisitions team, while also managing due diligence and capital-raising activities. He has also been personally active in the New England area as an investor and broker for over a decade.  He received a B.A. from Yale University and was a recipient of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from the CFA Institute.

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    LAURIE COHN

    Managing Partner, Greater Boston Area

    617-308-6940
    laurie@b7properties.net

    Laurie has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience.  At Carpenter & Company, a Boston commercial real estate firm, she was part of the executive team that acquired value-add shopping centers. She was a key contributor in securing over $200M in financing from banks, private equity investors, and high net worth individuals. Earlier in her career she was an analyst at the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency, where she worked on the revitalization of the Harbor Point mixed-income housing development. Laurie received a B.A. from Syracuse University and an M.S. from MIT’s Center for Real Estate Development.

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    PETE JANNETTA

    Managing Partner, Greater Pittsburgh Area

    412-841-7174
    pete@b7properties.net

    Pete has been involved in all aspects of b7's acquisition and repositioning of the Atwood in Pittsburgh, PA.  He has over 35 years experience in client relationship management, business development and sales with firms including IBM, Citibank, UBS and Calyon Group. Additionally, he has owned, operated and sold a commercial services business, Enviro-Master Services. Pete has a BA of History from Davidson College, an MBA from The Wharton School of Business, and an MA in International Studies from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.

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    STEVE CRAWFORD

    General Contractor

    401-258-2635
    steve@b7properties.net

    Since 2014, Steve has been partnering with b7 and has renovated 175 apartments and common areas at five properties. He has been active in New England-area construction for over 30 years.  He has built fifteen new homes, eight of which he developed, and has completed a large number of additions and renovations in the greater Boston and Providence areas.  Steve has also worked in the commercial sector, where his focus was office renovations and build-outs.  Steve has a broad, long-serving, and well-qualified team of subcontractors, and he and his team have a reputation for consistently coming in on budget and on or ahead of schedule on projects.

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    ROB ISRAEL

    Managing Partner, Colorado and Wyoming

    917-991-9475
    rob@wisdomwrks.com

    Rob started his real-estate career in 1987 buying and managing properties in Texas and Colorado and has continued to be an active real-estate investor and developer over the last 28 years. He is the founder of several companies, including Doc Popcorn, a company he built to over 100 units and sold. Rob earned a B.A. from Union College and graduated from Harvard Business School’s Owners, President and Managers Program (OPM).  He is an active member of Young Presidents Organization / World Presidents Organization, taught entrepreneurship at Colorado University.

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