The New Construction Team is responsible for ensuring a consistent approach to all our clients’ new build communities. We go to great lengths to understand the entire project, its goals and needs providing professional guidance to the client, its design team, and the selected telecom providers. Since its inception in 2013, the New Construction Team has successfully guided 118 Multi-dwelling Unit new builds containing more than 30,000 apartments
Chief Financial Officer
(415) 755-4512 ext. 203
Michael Manfredi is responsible for the integrity of financial information and operational processes for RealtyCom Partners. Mr. Manfredi brings to RealtyCom his numerous years in the multi-family real estate and telecommunications industries and his substantial experience and sound financial guidance in complex negotiations. In addition to directing the financial operational strategies and administration for the firm, Mr. Manfredi manages relationships with Service Providers across the country. As an integral part of RealtyCom, Mr. Manfredi plays a key role in the firms strategic planning and direction.
Mr. Manfredi was brought into RealtyCom from his former position as a Partner & CFO for Castle Cable Services, a Private Cable Television Service Provider. At Castle, Mr. Manfredi oversaw the operations, development and deployment of over 40 private cable television systems serving more than 20,000 apartment units in 8 states. The systems were built in partnership with some of the nation’s largest multi-family real estate firms including Essex Property Trust, Avalon Bay, Shea Apartment Homes, Archstone Communities, Sares Regis Group and Prometheus. Mr. Manfredi successfully operated systems generating cash on cash returns for the system partners in excess of 25%. In addition to negotiating major transactions with national service providers in the sale of system assets, Mr. Manfredi led negotiations with Comcast of the Castle entity which included 30,000 apartment homes nationwide.
Prior to joining Castle, Mr. Manfredi was Vice President and CFO of Trammell Crow Residential internal telecommunications division; NuMarket Communication Services where he was directly responsible for the operation and fiscal management of systems which provided cable television and/or telephone services to approximately 6,000 TCR owned apartment units throughout the United States.
Prior to joining NuMarket, Mr. Manfredi held various titles and responsibilities at Homestead Land Development Corporation including Chief Financial Officer and Northern California Operations Manager. While with Homestead, Mr. Manfredi oversaw the construction of cable television systems that served over 2,000 Homestead Land Development owned apartment units.
Mr. Manfredi is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with emphasis in accounting and finance.
(415) 755-4512 ext. 210
As Senior Vice President, New Construction Phil manages RealtyCom’s new construction team and business practice which includes oversight of provider negotiations, low voltage design review services, new construction project management, and on-site field support services. Before joining in 2013, Phil founded a consulting company that provided site acquisition solutions for top-tier domestic cable and phone companies. Previous to his consulting business, Phil was a General Manager with WinStar Communications, a fixed wireless CLEC, and held key business development positions with OpTel, Inc. a private cable company servicing multi-family communities across the country. Phil began his professional career as a business and real estate attorney based in Los Angeles. He holds a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Loyola Law School and Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA.
Director of Project Management, New Construction
(415) 755-4512 ext. 208
Deborah King joined RealtyCom Partners as a Project Manager in 2014. Her primary focus is to assist in new development and construction projects across the country. She manages the development progress from agreement execution of the telecom contract, through activation of services and final occupancy for each project. Prior to joining RealtyCom Deborah was a Legal Assistant for an Applicant Workers’ Compensation Law Firm. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Sonoma State University, and a Master’s degree in Law and Legal Studies from Empire College School of Law.
Project Manager, New Construction
(415) 755-4512 ext. 217
Kathryn O’Leary recently joined RealtyCom Partners as a New Construction Project Manager. Her primary focus is to assist in new development and construction projects across the country. She manages the development process from agreement execution through activation of services and final occupancy for each project. Cathy joined RealtyCom with over 15 years of Account and Project Management experience in the Marketing, Advertising, Finance and Property Management fields. She is a licensed California Real Estate Agent and holds her Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University.
Senior Director, Planning & Engineering
(415) 755-4512 ext. 213 or (415) 450-5712
Joseph Rodriguez is the Director of Planning & Engineering for RealtyCom Partners. Joseph brings his years of experience in the telecommunications industry where he was most recently with CableCom LLC, who designs and installs telecommunications systems for use by Comcast. Joseph’s role will be to prioritize and resolve design/construction problems as they relate to deployment and activation of broadband services in multi-family properties. As part of the new development and construction team, he will be focused on project oversight and implementation, working with real estate Owners/Developers and telecom Service Providers to maintain and oversee telecom system deployment in new construction projects across the country.
Project Manager, Planning and Engineering
Brian joined the RealtyCom’s Planning and Engineering department as Project Manager in 2018. He brings with him experience in engineering and project management gained from previous positions, most recently as a senior project manager for a low voltage design firm. He has also been a PM for a low voltage contractor, where he worked closely with service providers, and as an electrical engineer for a major car manufacturer, overseeing capital projects, including plant network infrastructure and deployment for manufacturing equipment.
Brian obtained a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology from Purdue University and enjoys motorcycles, cars, playing music, and spending time with his wife and 2 daughters in the state of Colorado.
Senior Field Engineer
Dennis Unrein is our Senior Field Engineer for RealtyCom Partners for Southern California and Nevada. Dennis brings his years of experience in the telecommunications industry where he worked most recently with Video Voice Data Communications, a company he co-founded in 2001. In his most recent role, he served as construction manager helping to build the underground and MDU construction departments for VVD Communications from scratch. Dennis’s career in telecom includes work with Continental Cable, Media One, Adelphia, Cox, Verizon Fios, and DirecTV. He has extensive experience in field engineering, CADD design and drafting, and construction experience in underground and MDU new builds and rebuilds. As part of the new development and construction team, he will be focused on project oversight and implementation, working with real estate Owners/Developers, General Contractors and Telecom Service Providers to maintain and oversee telecom system deployment in new construction projects in Southern California and Nevada.
(415) 755-4512 ext. 225
Aaron joins the RealtyCom team with 25 years of experience in the Telecommunication industry in which he held various positions in installation, site survey engineering, and quality assurance management. He has implemented several quality processes using ISO 9001 and Six Sigma processes for some of the major service providers to meet the industry quality assurance standards. In the past few years, Aaron was directly involved with the AT&T quality assurance teams coordinating the installation projects for the AT&T Integrated Cloud (AIC) network here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Aaron holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University, Chico and enjoys the great outdoors.
Field Engineer (OR, WA)
(971) 337-4588 or (415)755-4512 ext. 253
Jamen joins RealtyCom team with 10 years of combined Telecommunications and IT Management experience. Before RealtyCom he was a Field Network Deployment Engineer for WaveG where he was responsible for the construction and operation of over fifty Gigabit level installations in multi-family buildings across Portland Oregon. Jamen designed both fiber and microwave installations, managed construction and operations teams, and maintained the robust fiber backbone network that provided the sites with high capacity internet services. Jamen also had a formidable role in establishing new processes and procedures, recruiting his deployment team, and managing day to day operations. Jamen holds a Bachelor of Science in IT Management with an emphasis on Computer Networking Management from Portland State University. Originally form Columbia, South Carolina Jamen enjoys football, music, grilling and spending time with his two children.
Senior Field Engineer
Jeff is an experienced technology executive with more than 40 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Jeff has held Director level positions with AT&T Local Network Services, where he managed National Broadband Wireless Operations as well as with McCaw Cellular Communications (AT&T Wireless) where he managed National Operations. Jeff’s proven ability to build strong, experienced and responsive technical support and customer service organizations as well as his vast experience in the wired and wireless market make him an extremely valuable asset to RealtyCom Partners and its customers.