Feras is an entrepreneur at heart with a tech background. Feras graduated from the University of Texas with a Computer Science degree, and worked at Microsoft straight from college. Feras later resigned from Microsoft to ‘bring tech to industries that lack it’, where he later found his passion for real estate. Feras quickly built a portfolio of rentals, completing 9 closings in his first 12 months. After having seen the results of rentals, Feras later decided to scale up into apartment complexes, where he met Ben and started Disrupt Equity, a company focused on multi-family acquisition and investments for investors, and in doing so, help leverage his strengths in tech to better identify quality investments for investors. Feras has helped raise millions of dollars for multifamily syndication.
Ben has been an entrepreneur for 15 years, first starting his career in IT sales and business development then onto management. His background in management and sales has helped him propel into commercial real estate, first starting in 2013. Over the last 7 years he has been involved in the acquisition & asset management of ten multifamily properties, through partnerships and Disrupt Equity, totaling over $100MM in AUM and the purchase and sale of over 1650+ units.
Vice President, Asset Management
Stephen Kradjian, Disrupt Equity’s Vice President of Asset Management, is responsible for overseeing asset performance including, but not limited to, property onboarding, leasing, management, accounting, construction, and investor reporting. Before joining Disrupt Equity in 2020, Stephen served as Director of Asset Management at Boxer Property, where he oversaw the performance and expansion of the approximate 4MM square foot third party asset services portfolio. Prior to his tenure at Boxer, Stephen served in an asset management capacity at SitusAMC, Realterm, and Continental Airlines.
An upstate New York native, Stephen received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) from Boston University and his MBA from Rice University. Stephen enjoys his free time with his wife, son, and daughter playing tennis, cycling, swimming; and traveling.
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can change the direction of my sails to reach my destination.” – James Dean
A former collegiate athlete at McNeese State University where she graduated in 2018 with her bachelors degree in marketing. Shanna is currently expanding her knowledge by pursuing her Masters in Business Administration with the expected graduation date of December 2019. Before working at Disrupt Equity, Shanna has gained a wide array of marketing experience from industries related to Real Estate and Oil and Gas. Shanna has developed a passion for creativity, innovation, and marketing strategy. She is excited to continue growing her skills to better Disrupt Equity and it’s investors.
Director of Finance and Debt Structuring
Rock was in the International Baccalaureate Program, graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pre-Medical Spanish and a minor in Chemistry, received a Graduate’s Degree from The Gemological Institute of America in Diamond Grading, and completed a Business Program with Harvard Business School. Rock is currently seeking to complete a Ph.D. in Business Management in the near future, but in the meantime has fallen in love with his passion which is commercial real estate, specifically multi-family investing. Apartments are the way to create a vehicle for generational wealth, and Rock is helping explode Disrupt Equity Partners to the next level. Rock is currently the financial analyst helping to find the diamond in the rough which will help Disrupt Equity Partners expand rapidly.
Tarek has a Finance Degree from the University of Texas and has worked at multiple firms including BlackRock, StateFarm, KPMG, management consulting firms, as well as built businesses of his own. With his background, he has a unique grasp on both business fundamentals as well as innovative technology. Tarek has helped both Fortune 500 companies, as well as mid-size firms and start-ups across many industries such as oil & gas, healthcare, technology, banking, and more. Tarek focuses on optimizing processes and combines fundamental principles of business with the human elements of psychology to build teams and businesses that are able to constantly move forward and exceed goals.
Executive Assistant and Researcher
Gail took up Preparatory Dentistry at Our Lady of Fatima University and is looking into pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Information System degree at AMA University. Gail accomplished 5 successful years in the BPO industry as an International Sales and Customer Service Representative. She has then been an Independent Contractor since 2016, providing versatile administrative assistance, customer service, telemarketing, and transcription services for various industries. Being persistent, “I can’t do it” is not in her vocabulary. Thus, she accepts any kind of task being handed to her, and having the eagerness to learn while also being a fast-learner is helping her a lot in her journey.