Our People

One of the many things that make our organization great is the talent and the experience we have in our key management staff. Each of these people is an expert in his or her field with years of experience.

Amy Tait

Amy L. Tait

Founder & Chairman of the Board

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Amy Tait co-founded Broadstone Real Estate in 2006, serving as its CEO from its inception to 2017, and as its Board Chairman since 2012. Amy brings more than three decades of commercial real estate experience to her position. She started her real estate career with Chemical Bank in management training ...

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Chris Czarnecki

Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director

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Chris Czarnecki joined Broadstone in 2009 and became CEO in 2017; in this role he is responsible for leading the overall Broadstone organization, including Broadstone Net Lease and Broadtree Residential. In previous roles at Broadstone, Chris served as the firm’s President and Chief Financial Officer. ...

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Sean Cutt

Chief Investment Officer

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Sean joined Broadstone in early 2012 to assist with growing the Broadstone portfolio. His primary responsibilities include identifying, analyzing and acquiring real estate opportunities. Other highlights: Was an Assistant Vice President of Development for Macerich (NYSE: MAC) Worked at SWBR Architects ...

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Ryan Albano

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

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Ryan M. Albano serves as our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and holds the same positions with the Manager. Mr. Albano joined us in 2013 and is responsible for strategic and financial planning, monitoring key performance metrics, financial reporting, accounting, corporate development, ...

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John Moragne

John Moragne

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

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John Moragne joined Broadstone in 2016 and is responsible for overseeing the legal, compliance, and corporate governance affairs of the company and its managed funds. Prior to joining Broadstone, John was a partner at Tones Vaisey, PLLC, and was a corporate and securities attorney at Nixon Peabody LLP. Other ...

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David Kasprzak

Executive Vice President & Chief Business Development Officer

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David Kasprzak joined Broadstone in 2012, bringing a depth of financial services experience to Broadstone. Dave leads our experienced and seasoned Investor Relations team, overseeing the outreach to new investors, wealth managers and Registered Investment Advisors, as well as management of the existing ...

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Tim Holland

Tim Holland

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

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Tim Holland joined Broadstone in 2014 and is responsible for leading and managing the administrative, human resource, information technology, and risk management functions. Tim has extensive experience in business management and operations and has held officer-level positions in growth companies as well ...

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Kristen Duckles

Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer

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Kristen joined the Broadstone Real Estate team in November, 2015 and serves as Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to joining BRE, Kristen served as Vice President of Strategic Business Systems and Services at Home Properties, where she directed property management operations support, business services, ...

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Kate Davis

President & Portfolio Manager | Closed-End Fund Division

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Kate Davis joined Broadstone as a member of the Executive Team in September, 2017, with nearly 15 years of experience in real estate and finance. As President & Portfolio Manager of the Broadstone Real Estate Access Fund, Inc., a 1940 Act closed-end interval fund managed by Broadstone, Kate oversees ...

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Tim Dieffenbacher

Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer

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Tim Dieffenbacher joined Broadstone in February of 2017 and serves as Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer. Tim is responsible for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting requirements for Broadstone Net Lease, and for navigating the related public-company intricacies resulting from ...

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Christopher Brodhead

Senior Vice President, Investor Relations

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Christopher Brodhead joined Broadstone in August of 2013, and serves as Senior Vice President, Investor Relations. Chris oversees a team of Investor Relations professionals responsible for establishing relationships with new investors, wealth managers and Registered Investment Advisers, while servicing ...

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Steve Haupt

Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management | Commercial Division

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Steve has over 34 years of corporate real estate experience with site selection and negotiation for the acquisition and divestiture of office, manufacturing and distribution properties. As Senior Vice President, Portfolio Management, Steve leads the Portfolio Management team, overseeing all properties, ...

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Allen Carr

Regional Vice President, Investor Relations

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Allen Giles Carr joined Broadstone in September 2016 as Regional Vice President, Investor Relations, and is based in our West Coast office. Allen is responsible for developing new relationships with Registered Investment Advisors, Trust Companies, Family Offices and other fiduciary advisors, as well ...

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Matthew Brancato

Regional Vice President, Investor Relations

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Matthew Brancato joined Broadstone in February 2018 as Regional Vice President, Investor Relations, and is based in our Raleigh, NC office. Matt is responsible for developing new relationships with Registered Investment Advisors, Trust Companies, Family Offices and other fiduciary advisors, as well as ...

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Jim Lessard

Senior Vice President, Asset Management | Commercial Division

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Jim joined Broadstone in March of 2015 to assist with growing the Broadstone portfolio and to lead Broadstone’s acquisition of retail properties. His primary responsibilities include identifying, analyzing and acquiring real estate opportunities. Jim comes to Broadstone with 17 years of real estate ...

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Rod Pickney

Senior Vice President, Acquisitions | Commercial Division

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Rod Pickney joined Broadstone in 2015 to assist with growing the Broadstone portfolio, and currently serves as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions.  His primary responsibilities include identifying, analyzing and acquiring real estate opportunities. Other highlights: Has nearly 15 years accounting, ...

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Michelle Fisher

Chief Compliance Officer

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Michelle Fisher joined Broadstone in March of 2017 and serves as Chief Compliance Officer. Michelle’s responsibilities include assisting with the maintenance and execution of Broadstone’s compliance program, including the development of policies, procedures, training, and education programs, as ...

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Doug Chase

Vice President, Acquisitions | Commercial Division

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Doug Chase joined Broadstone in March of 2017, and serves as Vice President, Acquisitions. Doug is responsible for sourcing office and industrial transactions for Broadstone Net Lease, with a focus on developing and expanding Broadstone’s relationships with brokers, developers, property investors, ...

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Greg Lang

Vice President, Acquisitions | Commercial Division

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As Vice President, Acquisitions of Broadstone’s Commercial Division, Greg is responsible for growing the healthcare segment of Broadstone Net Lease, Inc. (BNL). His primary responsibilities include cultivating relationships with brokers and prospective sellers as well as identifying, analyzing, and ...

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Sean Hostert

Vice President, Acquisitions | Commercial Division

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As Vice President, Acquisitions of Broadstone’s Commercial Division, Sean is responsible for growing the retail segment of Broadstone Net Lease, Inc. (BNL). His primary responsibilities include cultivating relationships with brokers and prospective sellers as well as identifying, analyzing, and acquiring ...

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Ryan Steppe

Vice President, Multifamily Acquisitions | Residential Division

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As Vice President of Multifamily Acquisitions for Broadstone’s Residential Division, Ryan is responsible for originating, managing and closing multifamily real estate acquisitions and UPREIT transactions. Ryan comes to Broadstone from Martin Fein Interests, where he was responsible for opening the ...

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Molly Kelly Wiegel

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

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Molly joined Broadstone Real Estate in January 2013. As Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Molly drives key human capital programs and initiatives. Her primary responsibilities include talent acquisition, performance management, training and development, culture enhancement and compliance. Other ...

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Michael Truscott

Vice President, Corporate Tax

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As Vice President, Corporate Tax for Broadstone, Michael oversees all tax matters for Broadstone and each of the firm’s managed Funds. An integral member of the new product development team, Michael provides insight and guidance related to tax structures and related research. He is responsible for ...

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Danner Hickman

Danner Hickman

Vice President, Research & Analysis

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Danner Hickman joined Broadstone in August 2014 and serves as Vice President, Research & Analysis. She is responsible for conducting market, industry, and competitive research for Broadstone and its family of investment offerings, and utilizes her background in finance to assist in the company’s ...

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Jennie O'Brien

Vice President, Controller | Commercial Division

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Jennie joined Broadstone in October, 2014 as the Controller for Broadstone Net Lease. At Broadstone, Jennie is responsible for financial reporting, external audit process, budget analysis, and accounting policies and procedures. She also plays a significant role in the valuation and purchase price allocation ...

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Danielle Tomashoff

Controller | Broadstone Real Estate, LLC

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Danielle joined Broadstone in September, 2016. At Broadstone, Danielle has been responsible for the production and analysis of underlying data used in financial statements and reports, as well as property valuation analysis and purchase price allocations for Broadstone Net Lease. Currently, as Controller ...

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Erin Beca

Controller | Residential Division

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Erin Beca joined Broadstone in July, 2012. At Broadstone, Erin has been responsible for the production of budgets and forecasts, full participation in financial reporting and the analysis of tenant financial statements. Most recently, Erin has become the Controller for Broadtree Home Rentals, where ...

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Matt Robinson

Controller | Closed-End Fund Division

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Matt joined Broadstone in January, 2018 as Controller for the Broadstone Real Estate Access Fund, Inc., a 1940 Act closed-end interval fund managed by Broadstone. Matt is responsible for financial reporting, external audit process, accounting policies and procedures, as well as budgeting and forecasting. ...

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Daniel Blasi

Daniel Blasi

Director of Investor Relations

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Daniel Blasi joined Broadstone in May of 2014, and currently serves as Director of Investor Relations.  He is responsible for cultivating relationships with potential investors and Registered Investment Advisors, and supporting the current shareholder base.  Dan also provides assistance to the investor ...

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Amanda Mari

Amanda Mari

Director, Strategic Relations

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Amanda Mari joined Broadstone in July of 2015, and currently serves as Director, Strategic Relations. She is responsible for developing relationships with new investors, wealth managers and Registered Investment Advisors as well as supporting Broadstone’s growing shareholder base. Amanda joins Broadstone ...

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Dan Ritz

Director, Financial Reporting | Commercial Division

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Dan joined Broadstone in December 2017 as Director of Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting for Broadstone Net Lease. With more than 30 years’ experience in financial reporting, technical accounting and investor relations, Dan is responsible for Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting ...

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Ken Nau

Vice President, Portfolio Management | Commercial Division

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Ken joined the Broadstone Real Estate team in September, 2015 as Director of Portfolio Management. With over 40 years’ experience in residential, medical, and commercial property management, Ken assists the portfolio team with management of the Broadstone Net Lease national property portfolio, and ...

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John Maguire

Vice President, Portfolio Management | Commercial Division

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John has more than 30 years of experience in residential and commercial property management. Prior to joining Broadstone in 2009, John was part of the real estate management team at Rochester Technology Park, a sprawling 4.3 million square foot mixed use facility situated on 300 acres that was the former ...

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Bob Farnan

Vice President, Portfolio Management

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Bob Farnan joined Broadtree Residential in April, 2016. As Vice President, Portfolio Management, Bob’s main focus is the coordination and implementation of critical business processes and technology, creating an efficient and scalable operating platform to support our residential fund. Prior to joining ...

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Abby Montemaro

Abigail Montemaro

Director, Investor Services

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Abby Montemaro joined Broadstone in February 2013 and currently serves as Director, Investor Services. She is responsible for supporting current and incoming shareholders for Broadstone Net Lease and Broadtree Residential by overseeing the investment and dividend process as well as managing relationships ...

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Christina Sanfilippo

Director, Business Systems & Solutions

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Christina Sanfilippo joined Broadstone in March of 2017 and serves as Director, Business Systems & Solutions. Christina is responsible for establishing project management standards and procedures across the organization, as well as leading and managing multiple projects with a focus on process ...

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Mike Sternick

Manager, Acquisitions

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Mike Sternick joined Broadstone in September of 2017, and serves as Manager, Acquisitions. His responsibilities include developing and expanding Broadstone’s relationships with brokers, developers, private equity firms and property investors, as well as analyzing and acquiring net lease industrial, ...

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Nicole Calcagni

Senior Associate, Investor Relations

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Nicole Calcagni joined Broadstone in June of 2016 and serves as an Investor Relations Associate. Nicole is responsible for maintaining relationships with existing shareholders, cultivating partnerships with potential investors and supporting wealth managers. Prior to joining Broadstone, Nicole was a ...

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Kurt Voss

Senior Associate, Acquisitions | Commercial Division

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Kurt Voss joined Broadstone in September 2016 to assist with growing Broadstone’s commercial portfolio. He is responsible for cultivating relationships with brokers and prospective sellers as well as identifying, evaluating and analyzing real estate opportunities for acquisition. Other highlights: Currently ...

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