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The Team.

To ensure the long-term success of Forstone Capital, we focus on building our team with highly enthusiastic, personable and intelligent people with uncompromising integrity. We are committed to excellence in serving our tenants, developing the potential of our employees, honoring the obligations of our owners, and caring for the environment and communities we serve. At Forstone, we believe that the success or failure of any endeavor is determined by the quality and experience of the people responsible for completing the task.

Brett Wilderman and Brandon Hall founded Forstone Capital, LLC in 2007. Since its inception, they have successfully acquired over 1,100,000 square feet of commercial real estate throughout Connecticut, which is currently under management in the company’s portfolio.

Team Profiles

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Brett Wilderman


Prior to starting Forstone Capital, Brett Wilderman was director of acquisitions for HEI Hospitality, a real estate firm that specializes in acquiring and managing first-class, full-service hotels throughout the United States. Mr. Wilderman was responsible for sourcing, negotiating and successfully closing on new acquisitions for HEI. Before joining HEI, Mr. Wilderman was an acquisitions manager for Louis Dreyfus Property Group where he was responsible for sourcing and completing new equity investments and assisting in the financing and disposition of the portfolio. Currently, he is a board member of Stamford Downtown Special Services District.

Mr. Wilderman earned a degree in Hotel Management from Cornell University with a concentration in finance.

T: 203.286.5811 |

Brandon P. Hall


Prior to starting Forstone Capital, Brandon Hall was a senior associate for GE Commercial Finance Real Estate as a member of North America Equity Holdings. He focused on developing equity partnerships with national and local operators and helped acquire a $2.5B portfolio during his time at GE. Before joining GE Real Estate, Mr. Hall was an account executive at My ePHIT, a specialized healthcare firm located in Salt Lake City, UT. Mr. Hall is currently on the NAIOP Board of Directors for the Connecticut, Westchester County Chapter.

Mr. Hall earned a degree in Business, Management and Marketing from Cornell University.

T: 203.286.5810 |

Ryan P. McClay

Director of Operations

Ryan McClay is responsible for ensuring Forstone Capital’s current holdings are meeting the financial and physical expectations of our partners. Mr. McClay assists in the development and execution of the asset strategy, primarily focusing on direct oversight of all capital improvement projects, including tenant fit outs, initiating and managing energy improvement projects, and complete repositioning projects. Mr. McClay also oversees the Property Management Division which includes the day to day operations of the portfolio, financial reporting & analysis, and maintaining strong tenant relations. Prior to joining Forstone Capital, Mr. McClay was the Managing Partner of Turf World LLC.

Mr. McClay holds a BA in Government from Cornell University.

T: 203.384.8553 |

Scott N. Raasch

Director of Business Development

Scott Raasch is primarily responsible for assisting in the development and execution of Forstone Capital’s asset management strategy, which includes financial reporting & analysis, property leasing, marketing, project management and assisting with new acquisitions. Prior to joining Forstone Capital, Mr. Raasch was a commercial retail broker at Moseley Real Estate Advisors in Charlotte, NC. Before joining Moseley REA, Mr. Raasch also worked at ICAP Interdealer Broker and at Richter Cornbrooks Gribble architecture firm in Baltimore, MD.

Mr. Raasch holds a BS in Landscape Architecture from Cornell University.

T: 203.286.5813 |

Christine McCray

Property Manager

Christine McCray comes to Forstone with over 20 years’ experience in the real estate & property management industries, working at both institutional and entrepreneurial firms. Ms. McCray will be focusing on the day to day operations of each building in the Forstone Management portfolio.

Prior to joining Forstone Management, Ms. McCray was with GE Commercial Real Estate, America’s Equity as a senior underwriter, where she underwrote equity acquisitions exceeding $1.4B, as well as valued GE’s existing equity and debt portfolio annually. Before joining GE Real Estate, Ms. McCray worked at JER Partners, Mutual of New York, and LaSalle Partners.

Ms. McCray earned a degree in Business Administration, Finance from University of Rhode Island.

T: 203.384.8553 |

Brittany Adams

Assistant Property Manager

Brittany Adams comes to Forstone Management with over 8 years of property management experience in Class A commercial real estate. Mrs. Adams is primarily responsible for tenants relations throughout the portfolio and day to day operations. Prior to joining the Forstone Management team, Mrs. Adams worked for Sage Realty Corporation in Manhattan as a Property Manager where she was responsible for all operations of a 700,000 square ft portfolio with over 70 tenants.

Mrs. Adams earned her BA in English: Creative Writing and Editing from Louisiana State University
in Baton Rouge, LA.

T: 203.384.8553 |

Kevin Vallerie

Project Manager

Kevin Vallerie has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry. He specializes in developing project budgets, assembling the right team of architects, engineers and subcontractors for the job, identifying cost saving value-engineering measures and meeting strict deadlines. Mr. Vallerie also consults on all of Forstone’s construction projects. Prior to joining Forstone, Mr. Vallerie was a Field Superintendent and Project Manager for various general contractors.

Mr. Vallerie graduated from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY.

T: 203.286.5817 |

Chanella Bentley

Staff Accountant

Chanella Bentley brings over 10 years of financial accounting experience to Forstone Capital. She is responsible for the daily financial aspects of Accounts Payable, monitoring of Expense System, and American Express Coding.

Ms. Bentley received her Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from St. John’s University in Queens, NY. Upon graduation in 2006, she started her career in Boston, MA at a bank and spent a year specializing in Fund Accounting.

In September 2007, Chanella fulfilled her desire to use her degree in private accounting as a Staff Accountant. She excelled in managing Travel & Expense Reporting systems, American Express Coding, Cash Management, and daily operations to contribute to the financial health of the three businesses she aided. She is very excited to attain more experience in the real estate industry and relay her expertise within the Forstone Team.

T: 203.286.5818 |

Tiago Marega

Facilities Manager

Tiago Marega joined Forstone in 2008. He is responsible for managing and coordinating the maintenance crew and tenant requests. Mr. Marega also facilitates gathering bids for various repairs needed for equipment and tenant related issues. Prior to joining Forstone, Mr. Marega owned and operated Bathrooms and Kitchens Deluxe A for 8 years.

Mr. Marega holds a degree in Computer Networking Administration from Katharine Gibbs College in Bethpage, NY.

T: 203.384.8553 |

Sara Carlucci

Transaction Coordinator

Sara Carlucci is responsible for coordinating the execution of acquisitions and disposing transactions. She manages the documentation process, due diligence period and any post-closing obligations. Ms. Carlucci is also responsible for supporting the daily responsibilities of the corporate office and landlord representation. These tasks include maintaining leasing activity and marketing materials. Prior to joining Forstone, Ms. Carlucci was an Assistant Community Manager with Building and Land Technology.

Ms. Carlucci earned her BSBA in Management from Western New England University in Springfield, MA.

T: 203.286.5816 |