Meet The Team

S.L. van der Zanden
 Managing Principal and CEO

S.L. van der Zanden brings over 30 years of commercial real estate experience helping institutional, corporate, and private clients overcome challenges and capitalize on over $2 billion in opportunities. In addition to duties as CEO, he ieads the acquisition process and investor relations

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Carlos Rivera
 Senior Property Accountant

Carlos is a seasoned accounting professional with over 17 years of extensive experience in both commercial & residential property management. Carlos is an expert with several industry-standard management programs, including Yardi, and handles all accounting duties at the firm.

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Divit Chandon
 Associate Broker
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Brian Goldman
Principal and CFO

Brian Goldman has over 25
years of relevant commercial
real estate experience. He is responsible for the firm’s business development and leads the investment sales, originations and dispositions
teams.

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Mike Fenech
Senior Property Manager

Mike Fenech directs the day-to-day operations for all CapRock properties. His 10 years of experience include both commercial and residential management across multi-state portfolios, providing unparalleled customer service and fiscal responsibility for owners and tenants alike.

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Jake Gloor
Associate Broker
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Jake Gloor specializes in the investment sales of net lease and multi family properties. His passion for the commercial real estate industry helps our clients make better investment decisions. Jake started with CapRock in 2021 after graduating with a BA in history from Lake Forest College.

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Saar Schnitman
Managing Director

Saar Schnitman heads up the property management and leasing activities for the firm and oversees the day-to-day activity of the company’s entire portfolio of commercial properties. He has over 10 years of real estate management and leasing experience focused on improving operational efficiency and profitability.

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Tom Eilers
Senior Leasing Manager

Tom is responsible for the leasing activities on the entire CapRock portfolio.  His 19 years in the real estate industry have focused on leasing and asset management of retail shopping centers throughout the greater Chicagoland area.

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Kenneth Sanders
Associate Broker
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Kenneth joined CapRock in 2021 as an associate broker specializing in Single Tenant Net Lease and Multi-family investments. Coupled with extensive market knowledge and generating innovative solutions; he is able to foster results and lasting relationships. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2020 where he majored in Communications and minored in Global Markets and Society.

Jacob Dawson
Associate Broker

Jacob is passionate about learning and understanding the unique needs of each investor in order to provide a solution among a nationwide

portfolio of investment opportunities. Jacob has 6 years of experience in the development and day to

day operations of business start-ups. His company was accepted into the prestigious 1871 business incubator.

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Jocelyn Trausch
Associate Broker
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Jocelyn is a newly licensed CapRock broker with a focus on business development for the company’s property management and leasing divisions. She recently graduated with a with a Bachelor of Science in Business Real Estate this June from DePaul University.

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