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DJ EFFLER, 38
Senior Vice President
DJ Effler says success has a lot to do with people you are lucky enough to have in your life.
This says a lot for someone who has been
promoted three times in four years. In 2005,
he became Nationwide’s youngest territory
manager and by 2006, he was Nationwide’s top originating loan
officer. He then joined RockBridge Capital, where he was VP of
the investment group that placed over $100 million in subordinate debt and equity investments in hotels on behalf of
RockBridge Capital Fund IV. Effler is now a partner with
Bellwether Enterprise, where he is a consistent top producer with
more than $500 million in originations since joining the firm. In
2014, he was awarded Bellwether’s Platinum Award for attaining
the highest level of production in the company.
GEORGE C. FATHEREE, 39
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
George Fatheree regularly ranks among the
top attorneys in the Los Angeles office in
terms of annual pro bono hours. He repre-
sents charter schools in leasing and facilities
development transactions, advising school
districts on education reform issues, as well as representing stu-
dents with special needs to gain access to education. Fatheree
has worked on securing reparations for survivors of the Holocaust
and has also represented the American Jewish University in
financings and land sale transactions. He is also a disability rights
advocate. He volunteers on a real estate advisory committee for
KIPP LA, a nonprofit organization serving low-income students.
Counsel in Skadden’s Los Angeles real estate group, Fatheree is
a cum laude graduate of Harvard University and Loyola Law
School, where has served as an adjunct professor of real estate
law since 2008.
DAVID FERSZT, 36
Senior Vice President, Property Operations
Farmington Hills, MI
David Ferszt is the youngest person in Village
Green’s 96-year history to become assistant
vice president, vice president and now senior
vice president. As regional vice president, he
managed operations of a 10,000-unit apartment portfolio with a value in excess of $700 million and an
increase in net operating income of 8% during the 2013-14
period. Ferszt encourages his team to partner with property owners, looking for opportunities to grow income, reduce expenses
and enhance net operating income. He was promoted to senior
vice president of property operations this year and he manages
operations at all of Village Green’s 140 apartment communities
which consists of 40,000 units valued in excess of $4.5 billion. He
has also been instrumental in the University of Village Green’s
manager in training program, in which he has mentored more
than 35 successful property managers.