Dustin Mathis
Partner
Dustin has over 20 years of real estate lending and sales experience specializing in luxury, and commercial real estate. Dustin has been licensed in the state of California since 1994 and currently serves as President/Owner at Bridge Loans Lenders which acts as an adviser to a group of life insurance companies involved in sourcing, underwriting, documenting and managing bridge loans secured by commercial and investment properties nationwide.
From May 2012 to January 2015 Dustin Worked for Rodeo Capital as senior Private Lender where he originated and closed over 20 million dollars in real estate bridge loans, and also brought in more than 20 million of direct capital to the fund from high net worth individuals.
From February 2002 to April 2012 Dustin worked at Pritchett-Rapf & Associates a luxury real estate sales firm in Malibu California where he closed over 45 million in purchase transactions, as well as managing a small group of private accredited investors and funding over 15 million in bridge loans.
From January 1994 to February 2002 Dustin was the President/Owner at Clock Tower Financial where he managed over 60 million dollars in private money loans backed by real estate. Loans averaged between 9-12% with a loan term of 1-5 years on all property types.

 
Frank Iacono
Partner
Frank Iacono has over twenty years of experience with credit products, loans, real estate and derivatives as a structurer, trader, underwriter, portfolio manager and attorney. He has also been an investor in residential and multi-family real estate since 1997.
From August 2014 to May 2015, Frank was engaged as an adviser to a group of life insurance companies involved in sourcing, underwriting, documenting and managing bridge loans secured by commercial and investment properties.
Since 2009 Frank has been an independent consultant specializing in fixed income, structured products, risk management and complex securities litigation. In 2009 and 2010, he was engaged as part of a special advisory team to a distressed European bank, assisting with evaluation of the commercial real estate loan portfolio and several other elements of the bank’s restructuring plan.
From 2006 to 2008, Frank was CEO of Cournot Financial Products LLC (or “CFP”), a AAA rated credit derivative product company sponsored by Morgan Stanley, seen by many as “best in class.”
From 2001 to 2006, Frank worked with Lehman Brothers, initially as the trader running the credit correlation book in New York and later as the Managing Director in charge of the 12-person structuring team.
From 1998 to 2001, Frank worked with Chase as a Vice President in the structured credit products group. In 2000, LANCE, a commercial loan-risk-transfer program structured by Frank, won “Derivatives Deal of the Year” from Institutional Investor.
From 1994 to 1998, Frank worked with Capital Market Risk Advisors, where he built many of the firm’s proprietary valuation models.
From 1991 to 1992, Frank worked with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in capital market research.
Frank holds a BS in Applied Math (Summa Cum Laude) from Yale and a law degree from Harvard (Cum Laude). Frank is a licensed attorney and a licensed real estate broker in the State of New York.
Jon Rubin
Partner
Jon has been working as a consultant providing financial and legal analysis on a wide variety of projects including investment private money loan transactions, fixed-income asset management, as well as other projects involving structured credit products and derivatives.
Recently, Jon has been working with Advantage Capital Management to help originate, underwrite and process private loan transactions. He has also provided analytical and operational support across other types of assets including corporate bonds, mortgage-backed securities, and CLO’s.
Before that, Jon worked as a consultant developing new techniques for modeling the effects of the 2008 financial crisis on a large scale of financial products. Jon also has experience in complex business litigation including state, federal, appellate, and bankruptcy courts as well as private FINRA and JAMS arbitration.
Jon has expertise in Microsoft Excel, Access, and other Office software including Microsoft VBA and SQL databases. He is also experienced in using EViews, Stata, HTML, CSS, and Objective-C programming.
Jon earned his B.A. in Economics from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. While at Bates, he took on year-long macroeconomic thesis project, analyzing the effects of federal farm subsidies on agricultural output.