Jay RappaportCEO & Founder
Jay Rappaport, CEO & Founder
Jay Rappaport is CEO and co-founder of Legacy Investing. Since 2003, Jay has transacted in over 30 million SF of real estate representing over $2.75 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 EnglishPresident & Founder
Daniel English, President & Founder
Daniel English is co-founder and President of Legacy Investing, with over 20 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, CTO
Manny is 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 data centers 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.
Ashley TonnesenSVP Finance
Ashley Tonnesen, SVP Finance
Prior to joining Legacy Investing, Ashley served as a Director of Finance at Mill Creek Residential Trust, a leading multifamily developer with >$2B in assets, with
responsibility for corporate-level planning activities, investor reporting, and cash management. Ashley joined Mill Creek shortly after its inception and was integral in
designing and implementing processes that allowed the company to scale with growth and execute against strategic initiatives.
Ashley began her career in public accounting, and most recently was an Assurance manager at PwC, where she served large public institutions within the banking and financial services sector.
Graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in accounting, Ashley is a certified public accountant in the state of Virginia.
Justin KlineVP Portfolio Development
Justin Kline, VP Portfolio Development
Justin leads 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.
David LambiasoVP Portfolio Management
David Lambiaso, VP Portfolio Management
Wilson WestPortfolio Development
Wilson West, Portfolio Development
Rachel CrutchfieldPortfolio Development
Rachel Crutchfield, Portfolio Development
Rachel is responsible for efforts to maximize the value of Legacy’s portfolio through acquisitions and portfolio transactions. Prior to joining Legacy Investing, Rachel worked as a Project Analyst at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute designing and implementing center-specific financial models.
Rachel received her B.S. in Finance and Real Estate from Virginia Tech.
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