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
As the founder of Thrive, FP and with over $1.5+ billion in total transactions value since 2011, JP has driven a level of success far above his competitors as he leads Thrive FP, one of the largest lender and investors real estate investment firm specializing in the multi-family sector of Texas. (…)
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Adrian Lufschanowski
Adrian LufschanowskiPresident
Adrian Lufschanowski is a visionary leader known for his unwavering commitment to purpose-driven intentionality and positive impact. As the President of Thrive FP, with over three decades of experience in real estate investment, Adrian’s expertise extends beyond financial transactions. (…)
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Our Valuable Team Members

Justin Brogna
Justin BrognaChief Operating Officer — Thrive Lending
Justin Brogna serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Thrive Lending. He is responsible for overseeing the Thrive Lending Fund, which includes sourcing and (…)
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Julie Neas
Julie NeasChief Financial Officer
Julie Neas joined Thrive in 2022 and serves as Thrive’s Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Julie oversees the financial activities of Thrive and its’ lending funds. This encompasses multiple operational areas (…)
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Jeff Greenberg
Jeff GreenbergSenior Vice President of Acquisitions / Operating Partner
Mr. Greenberg has had a successful 33-year career in the commercial real estate investment and brokerage business. He has been involved in the acquisition and disposition of over (…)
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Chad Dobbs
Chad DobbsSenior Vice President of Acquisition/Operating Partner
Chad has had a successful 13 year career in the real estate brokerage and real estate equity investment business. He has been involved in the acquisition and disposition (…)
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Joe Romano
Joe RomanoSenior Vice President Acquisitions & Operations
Joe joined the Thrive team in 2016 to oversee the company’s current portfolio of multifamily investments and to actively source new acquisitions (…)
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Lana Kaminski
Lana KaminskiSenior Accountant
Lana Kaminski joined the Thrive FP team in 2017 and currently serves as Senior Accountant. Lana assists Karen with Thrive’s financial, investor, and accounting activity (…)
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Phil Herring
Phil HerringDirector of Asset Management
Phil is responsible for overseeing asset management on Thrive’s equity investment portfolio throughout the country. He produces investor reporting, performs operational analysis (…)
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Kim Deter
Kim DeterVP of Investor Relations
Kim Deter, a Texas native, joined Thrive FP in 2023 upon returning to Austin. Prior to this, she was based in South Carolina, leading one of the largest (…)
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Angi Phillips
Angi PhillipsDirector of Investor Relations
Angi joined the Thrive team at the beginning of 2022 as Director of Investor Relations. She is responsible for helping to coordinate fundraising efforts.(…)
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Cody Remsing
Cody RemsingExecutive Assistant
Cody serves as the Executive Assistant for Thrive FP and began her career with us in 2012. She is always the one helping (…)
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Johanna Huebotter
Johanna HuebotterLoan Operations Manager
Johanna serves as the Loan Operations Manager at Thrive Lending. As the Loan Operations Manager she services the loan portfolio which includes (…)
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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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Denessa Polk
Denessa PolkAccounting Assistant
Denessa joined Thrive in December 2021 as an Accounting Assistant. In this role, Denessa assists the CFO and Senior Staff Accountant in recording.(…)
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Jennifer Fetterman
Jennifer FettermanInvestor Relations Coordinator
Jennifer joined the Thrive team in September, 2019. She is responsible for delivering exceptional customer service and support to Thrive’s investors.(…)
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Jessica Lee-Wen
Jessica Lee-WenChief Marketing Officer
As CMO, Jessica plays a leading role in driving growth, championing the company brand and vision, and being the voice of those we serve(…)
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