Michael H. Browne
Bryan A. Scher
John M. Tesoriero
Cory S. Thabit
David Tedesco

Principals

Michael H. Browne | Senior Managing Director
Bryan A. Scher | Senior Managing Director
John M. Tesoriero | Senior Managing Director
Cory S. Thabit | Senior Managing Director
David Tedesco | Principal
"IMT’s Managing Directors
share a 38-year friendship and
a 26-year working relationship"
Michael H. Browne
Senior Managing Director

Michael Browne is a co-founder of the General Partner and a member of the Investment Committee at IMT Capital. A graduate of Yale University, Michael has spent nearly two decades in investment management, hedge funds, and private equity. He oversees our investment policies and procedures, financial reporting, performance analytics and tax matters for the partnerships.

Prior to forming the IMT investment company, Michael was the founder and chief investment officer of Browne Partners, LLC, his family investment company. In 1997, he founded Ocean Avenue Investors fund group—a $400 million dollar private investment company—where he also served as managing partner and co-chief investment officer.

Michael is a member of Environmental Defense Fund’s National Council, a former trustee of The Idaho Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, and a past trustee of the Urban School in San Francisco, California, and former president of the Board of Trustees of the Pioneer Montessori School in Ketchum, Idaho.

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Bryan A. Scher
Senior Managing Director

Bryan Scher is a co-founder of the General Partner and a member of the Investment Committee at IMT Capital. A University of California at Santa Barbara graduate and California-licensed real estate broker, Bryan is responsible for all property management activities for the fund investments.

Bryan co-founded IMT Residential in 1992, and serves as its executive vice president and chief operating officer. Bryan is the primary architect of IMT Residential’s value-add team culture and brings vision and cohesion to our operational strategies for success. His people-oriented leadership style begins with a focus on recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining the best people in the business. He promotes an environment of collaboration and innovation in such areas as leading edge technology; sales and marketing;  revenue management; resident service programs; and property performance, reporting, and analytics.  Under Bryan’s stewardship, IMT Residential has grown from one employee and 43 apartment units under management to a nationally recognized leader with a reputation for excellence in the multifamily marketplace.

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John M. Tesoriero
Senior Managing Director

John Tesoriero is a co-founder of the General Partner and a member of the Investment Committee at IMT Capital. John uses his background as a successful developer of multifamily communities in Southern California to oversee all construction and renovation activities for the fund investments.

John founded IMT Residential’s predecessor, J.M. Tesoriero & Co. in 1987, and co-founded IMT Residential in 1992, where he served as its president and chief executive officer. John has grown IMT Residential from a small local property management company into a nationally recognized and vertically integrated apartment investor. His vision has been instrumental in IMT’s growth and has shaped the firm’s innovative property management strategies.

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Cory S. Thabit
Senior Managing Director

Cory Thabit is a graduate of Harvard College and has over 20 years of experience acquiring, financing, and selling multifamily assets throughout the United States. He is a co-founder of the General Partner and a member of the Investment Committee at IMT Capital. Cory oversees all acquisitions, dispositions, and financing for fund investments.

Cory joined IMT Residential in 1996, serving as its executive vice president and chief investment officer responsible for sourcing, underwriting, closing acquisitions, and overseeing dispositions. IMT Residential’s multifamily portfolio has grown immensely under his leadership and disciplined investing.

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David Tedesco
Principal

David Tedesco has over 25 years of real estate development experience and holds a California and Arizona Real Estate Broker’s License. He joined IMT Residential in 1999 and oversees development activities across the nation—including site evaluation, acquisition, entitlement, design, and construction.

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Our Investment Team

Nancy Heard | Director of Finance
Hani Abisaid | Managing Director, Acquisitions
Erik Grimm | Managing Director, Acquisitions
Andrew Wizenberg | Vice President, Investments
Matthew Luft | Vice President, Acquisitions
David Giles | Associate, Acquisitions
Danny Frate, CFA | Associate, Acquisitions
Tyler Pince | Analyst, Investments
Darius Manora | Analyst, Acquisitions
Austin Tesoriero | Analyst, Investments
Nancy Heard
Director of Finance

Nancy Heard has over 20 years of accounting, finance, and operations experience—including a Big 4 CPA public accounting background. She joined IMT Capital in 2012 and oversees accounting, financial reporting, audit, tax, cash management, capital calls, distributions, and special projects. A graduate of University of California at Santa Barbara, Nancy also is a California-licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Hani Abisaid
Managing Director, Acquisitions

Hani Abisaid joined IMT Capital in 2006 and is responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and closing acquisitions in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee.  A Yale University graduate, Hani also holds California and Florida Real Estate Broker’s Licenses.

Before joining IMT Capital, Hani served in IMT Residential’s capital transactions group, where he was involved in all aspects of the deal process—including sourcing, negotiating, and closing acquisitions, as well as supporting the disposition of over 3,000 units nationwide. 

Erik Grimm
Managing Director, Acquisitions

Erik Grimm joined IMT Capital in 2007 and is responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and closing acquisitions in California, Colorado and Arizona. A Harvard College graduate, Erik also holds a California Real Estate Broker’s License.

Andrew Wizenberg
Vice President, Investments

Andrew Wizenberg joined IMT Capital in 2008 and oversees asset management activities, due diligence coordination, and execution of fund acquisitions, dispositions, and financings. Andrew graduated from Columbia University.

Matthew Luft
Vice President, Acquisitions

Matthew Luft joined IMT Capital in 2011 and is responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and closing acquisitions in Texas. Matthew graduated from Harvard College.

David Giles
Associate, Acquisitions

David Giles joined IMT Capital in 2016 and assists the acquisitions group with sourcing, negotiating, and closing transactions in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee. David is a graduate of Florida International University.

Danny Frate, CFA
Associate, Acquisitions

Danny Frate joined IMT Capital in 2016 and assists the acquisitions group with sourcing, negotiating, and closing transactions in California, Colorado, and Arizona. Danny is a graduate of Harvard College and a CFA charterholder.

Tyler Pince
Analyst, Investments

Tyler Pince joined IMT Capital in 2016 and assists with asset management activities, due diligence coordination, and execution of fund acquisitions, dispositions, and financings. Tyler is a graduate of Chapman University.

Darius Manora
Analyst, Acquisitions

Darius Manora joined IMT Capital in 2017 and assists the acquisitions group with sourcing, negotiating, and closing transactions in Texas. Darius is a graduate of Yale University.

Austin Tesoriero
Analyst, Investments

Austin Tesoriero joined IMT Capital in 2017 and assists the development and transactions groups with planning, design, and execution of renovation and capital improvement projects for both ground-up development and value-add investments. Austin has a B.A. from Southern Methodist University and an M.S. from the University of Southern California.