Meet The Team
Mr. Riss has 30 years of experience with 1933 and 1934 Act filings as CEO of a publicly traded company and as a CPA with Ernst & Young.
He is a board member of an equity-based funding portal and a member of FINRA. As the CEO of a Nasdaq-listed technology company he was selected as a 2001 finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award program for the Connecticut / Hudson Valley region. Mr. Riss earned an MBA with distinction from the Stern School of Business at New York University and was a Magna Cum Laude graduate with distinction from Carleton College. In 2000, he won the James P. Kelly Award for distinguished public service by a member of the Westchester chapter of the New York State Society of Public Accountants. Mr. Riss wrote and directed 10 musical parodies to raise money for college scholarships.
Mr. Herrera has over 20 years experience in Real Estate, and he has been successfully running his own Real Estate Brokerage firm for the past 16 years. As a licensed broker, Mr. Herrera is integral in the sales, development and financing of countless multi-million dollar residential and commercial properties. Mr.Herrera has experience in multiple levels of Real Estate, which include Bridge Finance,Ground Development Finance, Hard money and all traditional conventional Loans. He also has expertise in Lender Shortsale, Foreclosure, and Forbearance negotiations.
Mr. Herrera is also an active member of the National Association of Realtors and the California Association of Realtors, taking advantage of the valuable courses and numerous certifications offered by both organizations. He is also licensed with the California State Board of Licensed Contractors for both commercial and residential construction sales.
Mr. Herrera has a passion for animals and volunteers his time with the Spay Neuter Project of Los Angeles and is also a member of the Los Angeles Mycological Society.