Management

Management

Our management team at Stronghill Capital.

John Eisinger CEO

John Eisinger

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Eisinger is CEO of Stronghill Capital. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Janus Capital, managing $5 billion. John has 20 years of experience operating, analyzing and investing in a wide range of businesses. Prior to joining Janus Capital in 2003, he was an Equity Analyst for five years. John received his bachelor of science degree in Finance from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Peter Squier

Peter Squier

President

Peter Squier is President of Stronghill Capital. He has a distinguished career in specialty finance, real estate investment, and real estate development, and consequently truly understands the needs and challenges of Stronghill’s customers. Mr. Squier currently also serves as the President of Hunter-Kelsey of Texas, a leading property tax lender in Texas and as the President of the Texas Property Tax Lienholders Association. Mr. Squier is a two-time finalist for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year for the Austin region and was a founder of an “Inc. 500” company. He has an MBA from the University of Florida and has been married over 30 years with four grown children.

Andy Cahill

Andy Cahill

Chief Operating Officer

Andy Cahill oversees underwriting, loan processing, loan servicing, marketing, and technology at Stronghill Capital. Prior to becoming COO, Mr. Cahill served as Stronghill’s Chief Revenue Officer with responsibilities for origination and marketing. He previously spent five years at ArrowMark Partners, with wide ranging duties including sales, risk management, derivatives structuring, and tax lien portfolio manager. He began his career with UBS in New York in roles including derivatives structuring, investment banking client sales, and a two-year management training program encompassing nearly every aspect of the wealth management business. Mr. Cahill has a bachelor’s degree with high honors in Government and Biology from Dartmouth College. He has also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Clayton Reese

Clayton Reese

Director of National Strategy

Clayton Reese brings a 25-year career in commercial real estate finance, specializing in national platform, small balance CRE (sub $5MM) to Stronghill Capital. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for CRE investment, valuation, finance, management, risk assessment, loss mitigation and disposition. Prior to joining Stronghill, Mr. Reese successfully launched, managed and operated two national SBCRE platforms resulting in multibillion dollar production in acquisition and origination. Mr. Reese founded and directed wholesale CRE lending platforms for Miami, FL based Bayview Financial, and Jacksonville, FL based EverBank. During his tenure at Bayview, where he served as a Managing Director, and EverBank, where he served as an Executive Vice President of Commercial Real Estate and an SVP of EverBank, Reese was responsible for the development and oversight of divisions including Credit, Pricing, Servicing, Production, Real Estate Valuation, Technology and Marketing. Prior to the Bayview and EverBank enterprises, Mr. Reese was responsible for portfolio acquisitions and asset management with West Palm Beach based Ocwen Federal Bank and the Austin/NY based AIG/Ontra/RTC Group.

Eric Thomas

Eric Thomas

Director of Business Development

Eric Thomas has been in the real estate business for over 25 years after attending Culver Academy and Texas A&M University. In that time, he has been involved in over 2,000 Real Estate transactions, either personally or through companies he’s owned. Including over 60 rentals, 30 fix & flips, owning a manufactured home park, a finance company, commercial rental properties and doing a full neighborhood that he and his partners sold to Lennar homes of 225 completed lots. As Vice President of Business Development at Equity Trust Company, he grew the largest self-directed IRA company in the country by over 105% in organic growth. He and his teams created over $4.2 billion in managed assets in just 3 years. He had both B to B and B to C teams organized to assist their clients and centers of influence. Mr. Thomas has educated thousands of people on financial options involving real estate, frequently serving as a featured speaker. He also spent two years as head of the Better Business Bureau truth in advertising committee in Central Texas. He has volunteered with Riverbend Church and Town and Country Youth Sports League. Along with his wife Kelly, Eric's biggest accomplishment is his family.

Phil Trietsch

Dan Allen

Chief Financial Officer

Dan Allen serves as Chief Financial Officer for Stronghill Capital and its affiliates First National Assets and Hunter-Kelsey of Texas. Mr. Allen has over 30 years of experience managing finance and accounting functions and real estate development projects while working for a number of real estate companies. He is passionate about building successful teams, driving process improvements and improving company performance. A graduate of the University of Texas in Austin, Mr. Allen earned his MBA Degree with honors while concentrating in both Finance and Operations Management. He completed his BBA in Accounting at the University of Texas and was a member of the 1983 National Champion baseball team. He has been licensed as CPA in the State of Texas since 1987. He has been married 33 years and has two grown children.

Kahty Wilfley

Kathy Wilfley

Collateral Management, Loan Production

Kathy Wilfley oversees the team reviewing incoming loan documents and the onboarding of new loans into Stronghill’s mortgage servicing system.  Mrs. Wilfley's team manages the paper collateral, records documents for public filings, and manages the documentation flow with our credit facilities. Mrs. Wilfley has 26 years of experience in the multi-family property management industry which spanned 12 cities and 4 states at one time. As a Certified Property Manager, her relationship with property owners was built on trust and an understanding of their investment goals. Mrs. Wilfley holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas State University and is a native Texan. She has been with the company since 2010.

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Justin Long

Loan Servicing Manager

Justin Long is responsible for the loan servicing operations and management of collection efforts at Stronghill Capital. Prior to joining Stronghill Capital, Mr. Long spent over 10 years at CIT Bank (formerly known as OneWest Bank & Indymac Bank) serving in a variety of default management leadership positions. Most recently, he was Assistant Vice President of CIT Bank’s Home Loan Servicing Underwriting group. In that role, he was responsible for managing the production and underwriting of the Bank’s Home Affordable Modification Program. Mr. Long holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Management at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, where he was also Captain of Men’s Golf Team.