Leadership & Team

Leadership & Team

Leadership

Leadership

Nicholas Mastroianni II

CHAIRMAN & CEO

Nicholas Mastroianni II

CHAIRMAN & CEO

Mr. Mastroianni is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of U.S. Immigration Fund, LLC and its affiliated companies (USIF), including multiple EB-‐5 approved regional centers in New York, New Jersey and Florida (and California pending). Under Mr. Mastroianni’s leadership, USIF has grown into one of the largest EB-5 regional centers in the United States. As of today, USIF is involved in over 20 projects (and growing) totaling over $3 Billion in EB-5 capital for real estate development. Per recent published reports from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, USIF significantly outpaces its regional center competitors with respect to EB-5 visa approvals.

Mr. Mastroianni is also the President of Allied Capital and Development of South Florida, LLC, a South Florida-¬‐based real estate development company, founded in 2004. He has been recognized for his commitment to excellence in construction by the Association of Builders and Contractors (ABC), and was previously awarded the prestigious Excellence in Construction Award. Allied’s signature development, Harbourside Place, was named Project of the Year at the 2015 Vision Awards Project Winner at Urban Land Institute’s Southeast U.S. and Caribbean Awards ceremony in Miami on August 26, 2015.

Mr. Mastroianni’s business memberships have included the Association of General Contractors, the Association of Builders and Contractors, and the Police Athletic League. He is active in charitable organizations, including the St. Jude Foundation, the Make-‐A-‐Wish Foundation and Charities for Children with Cancer (a charity which he formed).

USIF has successfully and predictably raised capital for a who’s who of developers including the Witkoff Group, Kushner Companies, the Durst Organization, HFZ Capital Group, KABR, Fisher Brothers, and Forest City Ratner, among others.

Mr. Mastroianni is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of U.S. Immigration Fund, LLC and its affiliated companies (USIF), including multiple EB-‐5 approved regional centers in New York, New Jersey and Florida (and California pending). Under Mr. Mastroianni’s leadership, USIF has grown into one of the largest EB-5 regional centers in the United States. As of today, USIF is involved in over 20 projects (and growing) totaling over $3 Billion in EB-5 capital for real estate development. Per recent published reports from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, USIF significantly outpaces its regional center competitors with respect to EB-5 visa approvals.

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Mr. Mastroianni is also the President of Allied Capital and Development of South Florida, LLC, a South Florida-¬‐based real estate development company, founded in 2004. He has been recognized for his commitment to excellence in construction by the Association of Builders and Contractors (ABC), and was previously awarded the prestigious Excellence in Construction Award. Allied’s signature development, Harbourside Place, was named Project of the Year at the 2015 Vision Awards Project Winner at Urban Land Institute’s Southeast U.S. and Caribbean Awards ceremony in Miami on August 26, 2015.

Mr. Mastroianni’s business memberships have included the Association of General Contractors, the Association of Builders and Contractors, and the Police Athletic League. He is active in charitable organizations, including the St. Jude Foundation, the Make-‐A-‐Wish Foundation and Charities for Children with Cancer (a charity which he formed).

USIF has successfully and predictably raised capital for a who’s who of developers including the Witkoff Group, Kushner Companies, the Durst Organization, HFZ Capital Group, KABR, Fisher Brothers, and Forest City Ratner, among others.

Nicholas Mastroianni III

PRESIDENT & CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Nicholas Mastroianni III

PRESIDENT & CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

With the company since inception, Mr. Nicholas A. Mastroianni III is the President overseeing all U.S. Immigration Fund companies. Mr. Mastroianni uses his knowledge gained from studying abroad obtaining his Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Management, Marketing and Finance to ensure that all aspects of the EB-5 Program are completed. After studying and traveling overseas, Mastroianni III applied his post-secondary education to a career in domestic sales, multi-regional construction/development and now the expansion of the United States EB-5 Program.

Mastroianni III manages a number of Regional Vice Presidents, who reside in the U.S., Asia and the company’s other foreign markets. Setting the longterm goals and overseeing the achievement of critical milestones for the U.S. Immigration Fund, he has helped build a corporate reputation for being a stellar resource of information on the EB-5 Program. He and his father, Nicholas Mastroianni II, work in partnership to facilitate new projects and opportunities in a global marketplace, which includes well-known developers, foreign investor pools and influential legislative officials. Mastroianni III maintains strong economic and business relationships around the world in order to create employment opportunities for workers in the United States.

Further, Mr. Mastroianni utilizes his memberships and relationships with Invest In the USA (IIUSA), Palm Beach County’s Business Development Board (BDB), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and International Immigration Professionals to bring expertise to the Regional Centers and the EB-5 Investors.

Leveraging the strength of his companies, Mastroianni III has enthusiastically accepted the responsibility of contributing to his South Florida and New York community in several philanthropic ways. He sits on the board of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Palm Beach Chapter and serves as committee member for several philanthropic organizations. In 2015, Mastroianni III was named ‘Young Professional of the Year’ from South Florida’s NPB Chamber of Commerce.

With the company since inception, Mr. Nicholas A. Mastroianni III is the President overseeing all U.S. Immigration Fund companies. Mr. Mastroianni uses his knowledge gained from studying abroad obtaining his Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Management, Marketing and Finance to ensure that all aspects of the EB-5 Program are completed. After studying and traveling overseas, Mastroianni III applied his post-secondary education to a career in domestic sales, multi-regional construction/development and now the expansion of the United States EB-5 Program.

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Mastroianni III manages a number of Regional Vice Presidents, who reside in the U.S., Asia and the company’s other foreign markets. Setting the longterm goals and overseeing the achievement of critical milestones for the U.S. Immigration Fund, he has helped build a corporate reputation for being a stellar resource of information on the EB-5 Program. He and his father, Nicholas Mastroianni II, work in partnership to facilitate new projects and opportunities in a global marketplace, which includes well-known developers, foreign investor pools and influential legislative officials. Mastroianni III maintains strong economic and business relationships around the world in order to create employment opportunities for workers in the United States.

Further, Mr. Mastroianni utilizes his memberships and relationships with Invest In the USA (IIUSA), Palm Beach County’s Business Development Board (BDB), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and International Immigration Professionals to bring expertise to the Regional Centers and the EB-5 Investors.

Leveraging the strength of his companies, Mastroianni III has enthusiastically accepted the responsibility of contributing to his South Florida and New York community in several philanthropic ways. He sits on the board of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Palm Beach Chapter and serves as committee member for several philanthropic organizations. In 2015, Mastroianni III was named ‘Young Professional of the Year’ from South Florida’s NPB Chamber of Commerce.

Mark Giresi

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Mark Giresi

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Mr. Giresi joined U.S. Immigration Fund in 2012 and is the company’s Chief Operating Officer. As a lawyer and business executive, Mr. Giresi has held several executive leadership roles for Fortune 500 Companies worldwide including Burger King Corporation, Limited Brands, Inc. and NXT Nutritionals Holdings, Inc.

Within Burger King Corporation from 1985 to 2000, Mr. Giresi held numerous executive positions including Senior Vice President, Worldwide General Counsel and Senior Vice President of U.S. Franchise Operations Development. He was responsible for the operation of 7,000 restaurants.

From 2000 to 2008, he held several executive roles for Limited Brands, Inc., including Executive Vice President of Retail Operations responsible for the Store Operations, Real Estate, Store Design & Construction and Loss Prevention for the Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, EXPRESS, LIMITED, La Senza, White Barn Candle Company, and Henri Bendel branded specialty retail stores. Mr. Giresi also held the positions of Vice President of Store Operations, Senior Vice President and Chief Stores Officer, and Executive Vice President International, and served on the Company’s Executive Committee and Ethics Committee.

From 2010 to 2012, he was the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of NXT Nutritionals Holdings, Inc., which markets and sells healthy alternative food and beverages. Mr. Giresi is a proud graduate of Villanova University earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and receiving a Juris Doctor of Law from Seton Hall Law School.

Mr. Giresi joined U.S. Immigration Fund in 2012 and is the company’s Chief Operating Officer. As a lawyer and business executive, Mr. Giresi has held several executive leadership roles for Fortune 500 Companies worldwide including Burger King Corporation, Limited Brands, Inc. and NXT Nutritionals Holdings, Inc.

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Within Burger King Corporation from 1985 to 2000, Mr. Giresi held numerous executive positions including Senior Vice President, Worldwide General Counsel and Senior Vice President of U.S. Franchise Operations Development. He was responsible for the operation of 7,000 restaurants.

From 2000 to 2008, he held several executive roles for Limited Brands, Inc., including Executive Vice President of Retail Operations responsible for the Store Operations, Real Estate, Store Design & Construction and Loss Prevention for the Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, EXPRESS, LIMITED, La Senza, White Barn Candle Company, and Henri Bendel branded specialty retail stores. Mr. Giresi also held the positions of Vice President of Store Operations, Senior Vice President and Chief Stores Officer, and Executive Vice President International, and served on the Company’s Executive Committee and Ethics Committee.

From 2010 to 2012, he was the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of NXT Nutritionals Holdings, Inc., which markets and sells healthy alternative food and beverages. Mr. Giresi is a proud graduate of Villanova University earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and receiving a Juris Doctor of Law from Seton Hall Law School.

Charles Gargano

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Charles Gargano

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Charles Gargano has spent more than 20 years in public service at the State and Federal level, serving Presidents Ronald Reagan andGeorge Bush, and New York Governor George Pataki. His governmental roles have included Deputy Administrator of the Federal Urban Mass Transportation Administration in 1981; Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago from 1988 to 1991 and Chairman and CEO of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey from 1995 to 2007.

Prior to entering public service, Mr. Gargano, a Professional Engineer, was a partner in Posillico Construction and Engineering Corporation for 21 years.

Finance

Finance

Brian D. Friedman, CPA

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

John Oliver

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE

Kit Chui

ACCOUNTANT

Aisha Larry

LOAN ADMINISTRATOR

Sushiela Tulsi

ACCOUNTANT

Yvonne Zheng

HOTEL MARKET ANALYST

Legal

Legal

Ashley Flucas

GENERAL COUNSEL

Jason Metula

SENIOR ATTORNEY

Patricia Harris

SENIOR PARALEGAL

Cynthia Flora

PARALEGAL

Investor Relations

Investor Relations

Sandy Albanese

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF INVESTOR RELATIONS

Sara Mastroianni

CASE MANAGER

Michele Caithamer

CASE MANAGER

Marketing and Communications

Marketing and Communications

Charles “Chip” Mills

MARKETING DIRECTOR

Lindy Bradford

MARKETING MANAGER

Jack Lin

SENIOR MARKET RESEARCH ANALYST

Stephanie Kecskes

MARKETING ASSISTANT

Ellie Deng

MARKETING COORDINATOR

Business Development

Business Development

Andrew Graves

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Joe O’Neill

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Construction Operations

Construction Operations

Anthony Mastroianni

MANAGER OF CONSTRUCTION OVERSIGHT

Paul Angelo

CONSTRUCTION OVERSIGHT

Asia Pacific Operations

Asia Pacific Operations

John Linn

DIRECTOR OF ASIA PACIFIC OPERATIONS

Brett Ashcroft-Green

DIRECTOR OF ASIA PACIFIC OPERATIONS

Ed Barrington

DIRECTOR OF ASIA PACIFIC OPERATIONS

China Operations

China Operations

Jianlan Sheng

SENIOR LEGAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Sarah Cui

REPRESENTATIVE – CHINA

Julia Qin

REPRESENTATIVE – CHINA

Office Administration

Office Administration

Lisa Orsatti

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Angela Adair

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