The ASR Team

Experience. Knowledge. Leadership.

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  • ASR Alternative Investments was founded on the principles of integrity, character and a passion for excellence. Our entire ASR team has an unyielding commitment to customer service and an unprecedented support system for our clients.

    The collective expertise of our leadership team brings more than 100 years of management, marketing and investment experience.

    Our structure allows us to align our interests with our partners while maintaining transparency, risk management, rigorous underwriting and process control.

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  • Joseph  Barkate, Jr.

    — Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer

    Joseph’s belief in developing products and methods of shifting risk from individual investors back to institutions is…

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  • Rich DePaolo

    — Co-Founder, President

    Rich has been the backbone of the company since its inception in 2006, developing a strong team of executives and agents…

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  • Tim Wright

    — Sr. Partner, Chief Marketing Officer

    Tim’s many responsibilities include marketing and business development. As a key front player and point of contact for…

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  • Stephen Ziadie

    — Sr. Partner, Business Development

    Stephen is a proactive, results-driven business executive with over 25 years experience in the Hospitality industry…

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  • Ron Brown

    — Sr. Partner, Operations

    Ron became a part of the team at ASR in 2006. Since then he has been an essential player in the development of the…

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  • Matt Redding

    — Fund Manager

    Matt began his career over 30 years ago as a Financial Advisor and later as a Branch Manager for the brokerage firms UBS…

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  • Ginny McGee

    — Director of  Business Operations

    Ginny joined ASR in 2012. Complimenting the team with her effervescent personality and organizational skills her value…

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