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.

Amy Alegi
Chief Marketing Officer

She has been responsible for global brand positioning, marketing strategy and digital platform growth with Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations. She brings a strong technical and analytical background with a demonstrated ability to lead diverse, cross- functional teams to new levels of performance in fast paced and highly competitive environments.

Alegi is the Chief Strategy Officer at Calliope, a global marketing consultancy. Calliope provides interim sales and marketing leadership solutions to organizations that are missing the infrastructure, strategy or staffing to connect their brand to key audiences. Alegi served at Be The Match as vice president of Marketing & Communications as well as vice president of Growth. Be The Match is the international registry providing a cure for blood cancer. Alegi and her team were responsible for developing strategic consumer marketing campaigns focused on a young, diverse demographic. She also led an enterprise digital transformation implementing Sales Force and Marketing Cloud platforms. Previously, Alegi served as the senior vice president of Branding & Strategy at Meet Minneapolis, the marketing organization for the city of Minneapolis. During her tenure at Meet Minneapolis, Alegi led a successful rebranding effort for the city. Alegi’s marketing team led the effort to bring the NFL Super Bowl, MLB All-Star Game and the Men’s NCAA Final Four to Minneapolis. She was also invited by the U.S. State Department to speak internationally to share her experience in destination marketing. Alegi has significant experience in the financial services industry. She served as the vice president of Marketing at Benfield, Inc., an international reinsurance and risk intermediary – focusing on B2B marketing strategies while developing unprecedented market recognition resulting in significant revenue increases. Alegi also served at Transamerica Capital and developed marketing campaigns supporting annual sales increases from $500 million to $4 billion over 3 years. At Transamerica she created unified branding across multiple insurance, mutual fund and annuity products. She held her Series 6 and Life, Accident and Health Insurance licenses. Alegi has been recognized as a 50 Women in Business Award recipient and as a 40 Under 40 Award recipient by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at University of Wisconsin – Madison and currently resides in Sarasota, FL, with her husband and three children. If you can’t find Alegi analyzing the latest marketing trends, she will be in one of 3 places: A golf course, the Tsunami pool deck or on a running trail.
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.
Lauren Mirè
Marketing Manager
Main point of contact for all press related activities. Prior to joining NOYACK, LJ spent her last ten years studying and working in brand centralized marketing in the United Kingdom, Puerto Rico, and most recently Australia. Through her travels she developed a unique marketing lens which has proven her ability to cater to the needs of any marketing strategy aiming to bridge the gap between data, influence, and branded content. LJ has a BS in Business concentrating in Marketing and a minor in Political science.
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.
Gus Ackley
Director of Accredited Equity Sales
Gus Ackley serves as the Director of Accredited Equity Sales for NOYACK where he leads all fundraising efforts and manages investor relationships. Prior to joining NOYACK, Gus worked at Stifel, serving in various business development positions. Most recently, he was a member of the Private Equity Advisory Group, providing capital raising advisory to general partners of private equity funds. While at Stifel, Gus and his team raised hundreds of millions of dollars for private real estate funds. His team advised on billions of dollars of funds raised across the space including private equity, venture capital, and private credit funds. Gus’ responsibilities also included fund selection and analysis, due diligence, and relationship management. Gus started his career working as an investment banking analyst focusing on the healthcare sector. Gus is a graduate of Trinity College where he studied economics and played football and lacrosse. Outside of work, Gus enjoys playing golf, tennis and watching Ohio State Buckeye football.
Connor Spach
Chief of Staff
Connor Spach is a graduate of the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a B.A. in Journalism and Environmental Science. During his college career, Connor spent numerous summers working for nonprofits in and outside of the United States. Since graduation, he has spent the past five years in both residential and commercial real estate assisting firms to grow and expand.
Justin Miklos
Chief Technology Officer
Justin Miklos is Chief Technology Officer at NOYACK. Prior to joining the team, Justin graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Masters of Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude, after completing a Bachelors of Science in Business and Management the year prior. He has consulted on a property disposition totaling $3.4 Million, including corporate restructuring, financial modeling, and asset preparation located in Bronx, NY. During his graduate studies, he took lead on a consulting contract with a venture capitalist group out of Schenectady, NY, providing valuable data analytics on the state of a recent investment in an emerging industry. Through his past experiences, he has been able to build a vast understanding of the investment landscape with a strong focus on financial analysis.
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.
Janelle Leguette
Head of Analytics
Is a seasoned marketing executive with experience in revenue operations and innovation management. Janelle was recognized by the Google Tech Council as a Top 20 marketing leader elevating tech across industries in 2020.

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