Meet The Team 2018-01-11T20:49:25+00:00

Management

Ryan Porter
Ryan PorterPresident & Co-CEO
Ryan Porter brings more than 16 years of combined experience in the financial services and real estate industries to his role at Renaissance. Ryan began his career in 2001 as a derivatives trader on the American Stock Exchange for Susquehanna International Group. In 2004, Ryan took a position and partial ownership opportunity at VIG Capital, a start-up hedge fund consulting firm. Read More […]
Sean Mclean
Sean McleanCo-CEO
Sean McLean has over 15 years of real estate development and planning experience. Prior to joining the Renaissance team, Sean led the planning and development of over 8,100 residential units, along with 2.5 million square feet of mixed-use commercial space throughout the state of NY. Since joining RD his efforts have led to the entitlement of 20 million sqft of development potential, inclusive of more than 12,000 residential housing units. Read More […]
Michele Skobla
Michele SkoblaEVP, Finance
Michele Skobla serves as Chief Financial Officer and Director of Operations of Renaissance Downtowns. Michele is responsible for the management and oversight of the Company’s day-to-day financial operations, including its accounting processes, internal and external reporting, Company audits and commercial banking relationships. Additionally, Michele is responsible for managing all legal aspects of Renaissance’s internal operations.

Our Valuable Team Members

Ela Dokonal AICP CUD, LEED AP
Ela Dokonal AICP CUD, LEED APVP of Planning & Development
Darren Monti
Darren MontiVP of Project Management
Steve Lubrano AICP
Steve Lubrano AICPDirector of Planning & Development
Ganlin Huang
Ganlin HuangPlanner
Andrea Bonilla
Andrea BonillaCSPM Liaison
Siris Barrios
Siris BarriosCSPM Liaison
Laura Stillwagon
Laura StillwagonExecutive Assistant
Lia Dallaris
Lia DallarisExecutive Assistant
Patti Basile
Patti BasileHR Manager
Susan Menella
Susan MenellaController

Board of Directors

Donald Monti
Donald MontiChairman of the Board
Donald Monti has over 40 years of diverse experience covering all aspects of the real estate spectrum. Don has been involved in over 80 completed projects that cover the full range of the development spectrum including office buildings, retail, mixed-use complexes, recreation and entertainment centers, hotels, marinas, condominiums and single family homes. Read More […]
Sean Mclean
Sean McleanBoard Member
Sean McLean has over 15 years of real estate development and planning experience. Prior to joining the Renaissance team, Sean led the planning and development of over 8,100 residential units, along with 2.5 million square feet of mixed-use commercial space throughout the state of NY. Since joining RD his efforts have led to the entitlement of 20 million sqft of development potential, inclusive of more than 12,000 residential housing units. Read More […]
Ryan Porter
Ryan PorterBoard Member
Ryan Porter brings more than 16 years of combined experience in the financial services and real estate industries to his role at Renaissance. Ryan began his career in 2001 as a derivatives trader on the American Stock Exchange for Susquehanna International Group. In 2004, Ryan took a position and partial ownership opportunity at VIG Capital, a start-up hedge fund consulting firm. Read More […]
Greg Stuppler
Greg StupplerBoard Member
Greg has more than 24 years experience in real estate private equity and banking. Greg founded SURF (Sustainable Real Estate Fund) in 2012 to invest in real estate projects that achieve social and sustainable impact. Greg served as advisor and committee member for PAG Real Estate (’12-’15). Prior to SURF, Greg was Head of Asia and Managing Director of Starwood Capital Group (’03-’11). Greg was a Principal of Apollo and lehman backed APL and Founder of APL’s residential development arm, IAP Homes (”00-’03). Greg also had a distinguished career with Bankers Trust, BT, Alex Brown and Deutsche Bank (’93 – ’99) based in New York and Hong Kong.
Kurt Roeloffs
Kurt RoeloffsBoard Member
30-year real estate and private equity career. Kurt founded Protean in 2013 to pursue businesses and technologies that are transforming the built environment and the real estate industry. Prior to founding Protean, Kurt was Chief Investment Officer (2009-2012) of Deutsche Bank’s Alternative Investment Management division, where he supervised $65 Billion of client-entrusted real estate, infrastructure and private equity assets under management. He also founded and built its Asia real estate investment platform (1997-2009). He began his career at Trammell Crow Company (1987-1989) before joining Bankers Trust (1989-1997).