Team 2017-04-24T19:03:58+00:00

Meet the Team

A business can only be as strong as the people handling the work. That’s why Thrive, FP seeks out and retains only the best team members. At the helm of our ship are two well-seasoned real estate investment pros, JP Newman and Adrian Lufschanowski. There’s an ideal balance achieved by their two distinct personalities, yet the two share an unwavering commitment to ethics, integrity and complete commitment to doing the right thing by clients at all times. They’re supported by a team of like-minded professionals, who believe in doing their best each and every day on behalf of the clients and tenants whom they are privileged to serve.

JP Newman
JP NewmanFounder and CEO
In 2005, JP expanded the presence of Thrive, FP LLC (formerly known as Principals Capital Funding) from Los Angeles, California to Austin, Texas, recognizing the long-term solid fundamentals in the Texas economy. His first joint venture project in Austin was to arrange the Mezzanine financing for the development of one of the largest climatized storage projects (…)

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Adrian Lufschanowski
Adrian LufschanowskiPresident
Adrian Lufschanowski currently serves as President at Thrive, FP. Adrian’s career in raising capital started twelve years ago with a venture capital firm, Elevation Capital Partners. His focus was start-ups and real estate investments. Adrian’s knowledge and expertise in financial markets and investments has added to his aptitude to identify sound start -ups (…)

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Our Valuable Team Members

Karen Berns
Karen BernsChief Financial Officer
Karen Berns joined Thrive in 2012 and currently serves as Thrive’s Chief Financial Officer. She oversees the financial activities and asset management (…)

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Justin Brogna
Justin BrognaChief Operating Officer — Thrive Lending
Justin is responsible for overseeing the Thrive Lending Fund, which includes sourcing and funding of the loans. Prior to Thrive, Justin worked for nearly 20 years (…)

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Jeff Greenberg
Jeff GreenbergSVP of Acquisitions / Operating Partner
Jeff serves as Senior VP of Acquisitions and works with the other members of the acquisition team to evaluate and (…)

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Anthony Fulco
Anthony FulcoDirector of Senior Living Acquisitions
Anthony joined Thrive FP in February 2016 as the Director of Acquisitions focusing on Senior Housing and Public/Private Partnerships (…)

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Joe Romano
Joe RomanoDirector of Multifamily Investments
Joe joined the Thrive team in June 2016 to oversee the company’s current portfolio of multifamily investments and to actively source new acquisitions. (…)

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Julia Rabb
Julia RabbOperations Manager
Julia came to Thrive, FP with over 10 years of extensive management experience in the commercial real estate industry. She is (…)

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Scott Snyder
Scott SnyderAsset Manager and Special Projects
Scott Snyder is an asset manager as well as an accounting associate for Thrive.  Scott interacts with our equity partners to ensure (…)

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Lana Kaminski
Lana KaminskiStaff Accountant
Lana Kaminski recently joined the Thrive FP team as our Staff Accountant. Lana assists Karen with Thrive’s financial, investor and accounting activity.(…)

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Phil Herring
Phil HerringAsset Manager
Phil is responsible for overseeing asset management on Thrive’s equity investment portfolio, which includes multifamily and senior living properties in Texas(…)

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Cody Remsing
Cody RemsingAdministrative Assistant
Cody serves as the administrative assistant for Thrive, FP and began her career with us in 2012. She is always the one helping out (…)

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Janet Newman
Janet NewmanMarketing Communications Consultant
Janet currently oversees the marketing and communications efforts of Thrive, FP. From writing corporate updates and organizing company (…)

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Emily Rigby
Emily RigbyCredit Manager — Thrive Lending
Emily Rigby is the Credit Manager for Thrive Lending and works with the Lending Team to oversee the credit process, maintain client relationships and manage the loan (…)

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