- Samuel M. Switzenbaum, President and CEO

Sam has earned a reputation for vision, innovation and leadership throughout his 40-plus-year career in commercial and residential real estate. As the President and CEO of Strouse Greenberg & Co., a privately held full-service real estate company headquartered in Philadelphia he managed a $1 billion portfolio of investment grade assets. During his 22 years there, he became its largest shareholder and the driving force in its development and management enterprise until 1992, when Strouse Greenberg & Co. merged with Richard I. Rubin Company and the Rubin Organization. Following that, Mr. Switzenbaum served as Vice Chairman of the Rubin Organization and, as one of its four principal shareholders, a member of its executive committee.
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- Josephine Wang, Executive Vice President

Josephine Wang heads the daily operations of the firm. With fifteen years experience in the ownership and management of investment real estate, she brings hands-on experiences and pragmatic solutions to her leadership role.
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- Christopher McGrath, Senior Executive Vice President of Capital Markets, Acquisitions and Real Estate Development

Christopher McGrath oversees areas including real estate development, equity / debt capital markets, and acquisitions. Christopher brings investment banking experience to the firm. Currently, Christopher is focused on expanding and developing the Sycamore proprietary multifamily product. Prior to joining Switzenbaum & Associates, Christopher leveraged significant financial service experience with UBS Investment Bank of New York and UBS Financial Services Incorporated of Puerto Rico. While at UBS Investment Bank, Christopher focused on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, private placements, and real estate advisory work. Throughout his career, Christopher has worked on over $2.5 billion in equity and debt capital markets transactions, including over $400 million of development and equity / debt capital markets transactions at Switzenbaum, including assisting with $50 million in EB-5 capital raising transactions. Christopher received a Master of Science in Real Estate Finance & Development from Columbia University and a BA in Political Science from Brown University with an emphasis in finance and economics. Christopher is fully bilingual in Spanish, which allows him to offer pro bono work and community presence to underserved minority populations.
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- Janette Hendershott, Vice President of Operations and New Development

As Vice President of Operations and New Development, Janette oversees all aspects of the multifamily property operations and new development opportunities. Prior to joining Switzenbaum and Associates, Janette was responsible for properties across the Southeast for clients such as Blue Rock Real Estate, Spectrum Companies, Delray Ventures and Camden Development Incorporated. Her extensive experience includes asset renovations and project management with a specialty in land sourcing and new construction communities.
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- Chandler Burckbuchler, Director of Marketing

Chandler joined Switzenbaum & Associates in 2018 and brings over six year of marketing experience to the firm. As Director of Marketing, she is responsible for coordinating all marketing efforts including brand strategy, digital marketing efforts including paid search and social media advertising, reputation management, and interactive and outreach marketing efforts. Chandler works with all Switzenbaum communities including stabilized and lease up properties, totaling over 2,300 units. With experience in several industries, she is skilled in using market research to craft a comprehensive marketing strategy designed to maximize ROI. A proud graduate of the University of Georgia, Chandler studied in the Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising and gained invaluable experience with media strategy, campaign management, and brand planning working alongside agencies and industry leaders in the university’s immersive program.
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- Siobhan Rotondi, Director of Communications

As communications director, Siobhan is responsible for developing and managing the company’s investor communications and marketing efforts across multiple business lines. Siobhan is dedicated to developing, sustaining and deepening the company’s relationships and plays an integral role in overall business development and strategic planning.
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- Mary Kuris, Bookkeeper

Mary Kuris joined Switzenbaum & Associates in 2014. As the company’s bookkeeper, Mary is responsible for all aspects of the company’s day-to-day accounting and financial transactions including accounts payable, accounts receivable and month end journal entries.
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- Zachary Calilung, Associate

Zachary Calilung brings his experience in finance to Switzenbaum & Associates,. He is a licensed real estate agent with education from Loyola Marymount University and University of California, Santa Barbara. Mr. Calilung is skilled in data analysis and brings in 4 years of research experience. At Switzenbaum & Associates, Mr. Calilung performs preliminary market analyses and financial modeling to determine project feasibility.
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- Carolyn Wong, Associate

Carolyn joined Switzenbaum & Associates in 2021. Upon graduating from the University of Pennsylvania and receiving her Masters in Real Estate Finance from the University of Cambridge, she worked with Morgan Stanley’s Real Estate Investing team in London analyzing pan-European acquisition opportunities for multiple asset classes. She is a member of the development, acquisitions and capital markets team.
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- Avery Kane, Analyst

Avery Kane joined Switzenbaum & Associates in 2020. Avery works with the operations team and assists with new development, property management, and marketing efforts. He received a BA in International Affairs & Economics from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Avery is fluent in Spanish and English.
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