Jay Rappaport is CEO and co-founder of Legacy Investing. Since 2003, Jay has transacted in over 16 million SF of real estate representing over $1 billion of value.
Prior to entering real estate, Jay spent 15 years as a senior executive of several Internet based companies. Jay began his Internet career at AOL where he negotiated all of AOL’s major transactions, including the acquisitions of Time Warner, Netscape and CompuServe. After the Time Warner merger, Jay served as COO of AOL. Jay was subsequently President of Vonage and then President and COO of AddThis (sold to Oracle).
Jay is a former advisor to the Washington Wizards NBA team and the Washington Capitals NHL team. Jay received his J.D. degree from UCLA Law School and his B.S. in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, MO.
Daniel English is co-founder and President of Legacy Investing, with over 15 years of experience across technology and real estate investments, operations, and transactions.
Before entering real estate, Daniel held corporate executive roles across general management, corporate development and product management at technology companies such as ePals, Revolution Health and the Advisory Board Company.
Daniel studied engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and Economics and Finance at Emory University.
Manny Mencia is CTO of Legacy Investing and an accomplished corporate executive with over 25 years experience in information technology, telecommunications and data centers.
Prior to Legacy Investing, Manny was the President and COO of ByteGrid, an owner/operator of state-of-the-art data centers providing highly compliant colocation, managed hosting and hybrid cloud IT infrastructure. Previously, Manny was President of OptiGlobe Communications Inc., which built and operated 400,000 square feet of Tier IV datacenters in Latin America offering collocation, hosting and managed services to large local and multi-national clients.
Manny began his career with MCI and held a variety of key executive leadership roles.
Justin Kline is Vice President of Portfolio Development at Legacy Investing, where he leads the efforts to maximize the value of Legacy’s portfolio through acquisitions, leasing, dispositions, refinancing and related transactional projects.
Justin started in real estate at the Washington, D.C. office of Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services where he focused on property valuation and consulting along the eastern seaboard. More recently, he specialized in Investment Sales brokerage in Southwestern Pennsylvania at both Colliers International and JLL. Justin’s background in valuation and investment sales has created a well-rounded balance of technical ability and deal management that he is able to utilize to drive value for Legacy’s investors.
Graham George is Director of Portfolio Management at Legacy Investing, where he is responsible for managing asset performance. In this role, his primary responsibilities include developing and executing asset business plans, investor reporting, and leading the firm's asset management activities.
Prior to Legacy Investing, Graham was an Associate Director at the Advisory Board Company, where he led marketing strategy and operations for a $24M consulting and research business. He holds a B.A. from Kenyon College