Our Leadership

Our Founder and Managing Principal, CJ Follini, has consistently achieved annual rates of return far exceeding the industry norm over his 38-year real estate career. He has won multiple awards including CRAINS Business of the Year and the GlobeStreet Industrial Influencer. Since 1988 CJ has been a leading investment expert on alternative commercial real estate assets such as: healthcare; cold storage logistics; mobility; media infrastructure, and Qualified Opportunity Zone development.

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Meet The Team

Noyack Capital has assembled a leadership team from diverse professional backgrounds to disrupt
the traditional portfolio of supply chain real estate infrastructure assets.

Charles Follini Sr
Chairman Emeritus 1911-2004
CJ Follini
Managing Principal

CJ Follini has more than 38 years of investment experience in commercial real estate and venture capital. CJ’s real estate career began in his teens when he was handed the management and disposition of his family’s eight figure industrial portfolio and successfully yielded in excess of a 20% IRR.

Since 1990, CJ has become a leading investment expert on alternative real estate assets including healthcare, cold storage logistics, structured parking, media infrastructure, and Qualified Opportunity Zone development. In fact, he is on the Board of Advisers for the Economic Innovation Group, the bipartisan council responsible for proposing the legislation that created Qualified Opportunity Zones.

A few of CJ’s real estate career highlights include:

  • Development of a 400-acre site with Rockefeller Group Properties for the expansion of their renowned International Trade Center in Mount Olive, New Jersey.
  • The creation and disposition of a $300MM healthcare real estate portfolio yielding over 23.2% IRR for its family office investors.
  • Creation and development of the award-winning media infrastructure known as the Gun For Hire ("GFH") Production Centers. He conceived, designed and built GFH’s 700,000+ square feet of digital media centers in New York, Miami, Vancouver,Toronto, Austin and Los Angeles. His New York center earned him the 1998 Crain’s Magazine Small Business Award.
  • The Brownfield redevelopment of 13 waterfront acres in the NYC borough of Queens, the largest privately owned waterfront parcel in NYC. This project achieved 3X returns for its investors in four years.
Stephen Robie
Chief Financial Officer

Stephen Robie joined NOYACK in October 2021 as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Robie has over thirty years of global real estate finance and accounting experience managing the financial operations of high-growth public real estate investment trusts (“REITs”), private real estate companies, and start-up, entrepreneurial ventures. From 2008 to October 2021, Mr. Robie founded and served as Managing Partner of SIR Holdings, LLC, an entrepreneurial investment firm with focus on venture capital, real estate, and advisory services.

From 2015 to 2019, Mr. Robie also served as a Senior Principal and Senior Vice President – Finance and Operations at Veneto Capital Management, LLC, a privately-held commercial real estate investment management company. From 2011 to 2012, Mr. Robie served as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary of Cornerstone Core Properties REIT, Inc. (“CCP REIT” and now Summit Healthcare REIT, Inc.), a publicly registered, non-traded industrial REIT, which he strategically repositioned into healthcare real estate.

Mr. Robie also served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Healthcare Real Estate Group of Cornerstone Ventures, Inc., an affiliate of CCP REIT’s advisor. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Robie served as Senior Vice President – Financial Planning and Analysis at HCP, Inc. (now Healthpeak Properties, Inc. (NYSE:PEAK)), an S&P 500 healthcare REIT.
From 1997 to 2004, Mr. Robie worked for General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) and its commercial real estate division, GE Real Estate, where he served as Manager of Finance for GE Real Estate’s North America Equity Investments. Prior to his affiliation with General Electric Company, Mr. Robie spent over six years in public accounting at Arthur Andersen LLP, including serving as a Manager for private and publicly traded real estate companies.

Mr. Robie graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Tufts University and earned a Master of Business Administration Degree, with Distinction, in Finance and Accounting from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. Mr. Robie is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York, a Chartered Global Management Accountant, and a member of the AICPA.

Sam Suechting
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining NOYACK, Sam Suechting worked in numerous roles in the venture capital and private equity industries. At SilverHaze Partners, Mr. Suechting worked with the founder to source, analyze, structure, and manage investments in early-stage companies. Mr. Suechting facilitated a joint venture between the Qatar Investment Authority, Doha Venture Capital, and Balbec KPL, a South Korean Asset Management NLI led by the former Deputy Prime Minister, to structure transnational investments in breakthrough innovation. Mr. Suechting consulted with Nectar, a commerce platform powered by ultrasonic Smart Caps, on business development opportunities in CPG and the global chemical industry, and worked with the CEO, Aayush Phumbhra, founder of Chegg (NYSE: CHGG), to develop go-to-market strategy. Mr. Suechting created the financial forecast, investor presentation, and accretion/dilution model for CommuniKids, a venture-backed, for-profit, language immersion preschool growing rapidly in the Washington, D.C. area. Mr. Suechting serves as the Director of Product & Platform Strategy for Chefs-à-Porter, a fine-dining platform based in Bengaluru, India. He graduated with a B.S. in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University.
David Merrill
SVP - Digital Brand Strategy
David Merrill is a brand strategist, technology enthusiast and digital marketing professional. His experience includes managing multi-million dollar media plans as well as creating go-to-market strategy for start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. After receiving a Bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College and receiving his MBA from Fordham University, David launched Camisado Marketing, a digital marketing agency for small businesses. He has also worked for both Omnicom and Publicis agencies in business development and brand management and led all the marketing efforts for the Employee Engagement SaaS a Imminent Digital.
Honey Chhatani
Marketing Associate

Honey has been in Boston for more than 5 years and has a Master of Science in Marketing from Suffolk University. Honey is passionate about marketing and has three years of experience in digital marketing working in real estate, marketing agencies, industrial manufacturing, and biotechnology companies.

George Alexopoulos
SVP - Product Control

George Alexopoulos has spent the past 25 years collaborating with architects, engineers, and designers.

Initially an investor with NOYACK, he has worked closely with the group on research and acquisitions for almost a decade. As an artist, technologist, the creator of time-based media artworks, and immersive video installations, he brings an added dimension as CTO. He leads the mandate to identify and deploy all available technology that add value to our assets, attract high quality tenants, streamline maintenance, and support our acquisition efforts. He works closely with both our marketing and acquisitions teams to maximize returns for our investors by identifying unrealized potential and niche use applications when acquiring, upgrading, or developing properties. As a former founder and president of two successful post-production and design studios, he has over two decades of hands-on experience working with builders and fabricators, robotic milling, physical computing, integrated electronics, cinematography, visual effects, 3D design and animation.
Molly Dunphey
Market Research Associate

Molly is a senior at Villanova University majoring in Communications specializing in Public Relations and Advertising. Besides focusing on Communications, Molly has a minor in Political Science and completed an independent study in Mandarin Chinese. Molly is a member of the varsity Women’s Lacrosse team as well. Her prior experience in the Marketing Industry has allowed Advertising and Marketing to continue to be a focal point of interest in her professional life.

Luca Rampazzo
Business Development Associate

Luca Rampazzo is currently a graduate student in the Global Economy program at the University of North Carolina. Prior to UNC, Luca studied at Drew University and received his bachelor’s degree in Business. Originally from Italy, he's on the national fencing team where he worked internationally for a law firm advising European clients on sustainability.

Driss Lonqueux
Business Development Associate

Prior to joining NOYACK, Driss led product development in a Fintech startup that provided AML and KYC software solutions to investment managers. He graduated cum laude from Columbia University with a degree in Political Science and Business Management. Driss began his undergraduate journey in his hometown in Paris, where he studied Economics at Sciences Po.

Paola Saladin
Marketing Associate
Paola has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts from Allegheny College and currently resides in Lutz, Florida. She has experience working as a Marketing Specialist for over two years at Publishing Concepts (PCI), specializing in digital and email marketing. Through poetry, blogs, and reports, her creative writing skills have allowed her to enhance the company's written publications making her a core member of the content creation team at NOYACK.

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Paola has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts from Allegheny College and currently resides in Lutz, Florida. She has experience working as a Marketing Specialist for over two years at Publishing Concepts (PCI), specializing in digital and email marketing. Through poetry, blogs, and reports, her creative writing skills have allowed her to enhance the company's written publications making her a core member of the content creation team at NOYACK.