Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Mr. Napolitano is the Founder & CEO of the FAVO Group of Companies, Including FAVO Realty Inc., a publicly-traded company (FAVO – OTC Markets). Mr. Napolitano has over 25 years of business experience & entrepreneurial insight. He also serves as Executive VP for Richmond Honan Development & Acquisitions, LLC. On Wall Street, he specialized in REIT’s and related real estate products and served as Chief Investment Officer for multiple special purpose vehicles (SPV) which acquire private stock in Pre-Initial Public Offerings (Pre-IPO) in unicorn companies such as Facebook & Twitter. Mr. Napolitano also led banking teams which have raised over $250 Million in REIT related products and participated in financing several billion dollars of real estate-related IPOs. From 2002 through 2011, he was Founder & CEO of Garden City Capital Management LLC & PNI Global Partners Inc., which operated as a significant independent OSJ for a national brokerage firm. Prior to that, Mr. Napolitano spent several years as a Portfolio Manager of one of the largest family-owned hedge funds in NYC. Mr. Napolitano holds an AAS In Hotel & Restaurant Management and holds Series 24, 62 & 63 designations.
Mr. Shaun Quin is the President of FAVO Group Of Companies, Including FAVO Realty Inc., a publicly traded company (FAVO – OTC Markets). Previously, Mr. Quin was the CEO of RLT Atwood International Limited (Share Code RLT), a publicly-traded company on the MERJ Stock Exchange. RLT was the world’s first listed blockchain investment company and was acquired by FAVO Realty Inc. Mr. Quin has 20 years of business experience & entrepreneurial insight. He is currently a Director, Partner & Investor in multiple companies in various sectors including Property Management, Insurance, Wealth Management, Retail & Fintech. Mr. Quin has received significant accolades in his career, including being presented with the Microsoft Worldwide Innovation Award In 2010 In Washington DC by Microsoft’s CEO, Steve Ballmer. He also received the Young Manager of the Year Award for 2015, Most Improved Business Award in 2015 & Business of the Year Award in 2016. He is truly a “big ideas” man and a true entrepreneur.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Mr. Vaughan Korte is a finance executive with 17 years of business experience and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Management, with a Level 1 qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). While based in Dubai, Mr. Korte spent 10 years working for one of the world’s largest sporting retailers and was responsible for managing all finance-related operations spanning 60 countries and 5 subsidiaries across the Middle East and North Africa, as well as overseeing facilities management within the UAE. As a Senior Business Executive, Mr. Korte has experience in developing strategies, driving process improvements and managing core business practices at a very high level. Mr. Korte is also experienced at evaluating multi-million dollar investment decisions and executing strategic initiatives, resulting in increased stakeholder value.
Richard A. Dubi
Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)
Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) – Mr. Richard A. Dubi is a founding partner of Richard A. Dubi, P.C., a litigation and business law firm specializing in complex corporate litigation; real estate transactions and syndications; and business formation and development, handling all aspects from the start-up to the exit strategy. For nearly 30 years, Richard A. Dubi, P.C. has guided start-up businesses and has developed protocols for operational stability. He plays an intricate role in the various financing rounds and exit strategies to a variety of businesses. From 2010 to 2017, Mr. Dubi was the CEO Of ParksByNature network. ParksByNature developed the PocketRanger; a smartphone application that connected tens of millions of users to State, National & County Parks as well as Fish & Wildlife. Prior to that, Mr. Dubi was an early investor in Trump International Hotel, Las Vegas. Currently, Mr. Dubi sits on multiple advisory boards in a variety of industries.
Mr. Hein Smit is the current Chairman of Lion’s Head Investments, an Eastern European £350Mil Property Fund. Mr. Smit has 40 years’ experience in property valuations, investments, development and management. He is the former CEO of Oryx Properties, a joint-stock company listed on the Namibian Stock Exchange, the former Chief Investment Officer of Old Mutual Property and the former CEO of Marriot Property Group. Mr. Smit brings guidance and seasoned expertise as an advisor to the FAVO Group LLC and its management team.
Mr. Rocco Trotta is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of the LiRo Group. Mr. Trotta has molded the LiRo Group from a small group specializing in construction administration to one of the top construction management & engineering firms in the United States. Mr. Trotta has been recognized repeatedly by numerous organizations, most notably, being named Engineer of the Year by the New York State Society of Professional Engineers. Mr. Trotta has over 40 years of business experience and has an entrepreneurial spirit. He owns or has owned several prominent NYC restaurants and real estate projects, and has provided seed capital for dozens of companies over his long, storied career. Mr. Trotta also serves on several business and non-profit boards.
Mr. Joseph Manopella is the Deputy Executive Director of Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, a division of Lenox Hill Hospital and part of Northwell Health. Mr. Manopella joined Northwell in 1999 and has held various executive positions within the organization. Northwell Health is the 9th largest non-profit hospital system in the country. Prior to being appointed to his current position, he previously led business development & strategy for Northwell Health’s core laboratories. He also served as Executive Director of Franklin Hospital and Director of Cardiac Services at LIJ Medical Center. Mr. Manopella earned his undergraduate degree from Stony Brook University and holds an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Baruch College/Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He serves on the Board of Stony Brook University Alumni Association and is a Member of the Energeia Partnership Program.