Gene Bernshteyn, Chief Investment Officer of MCZ Capital Ventures, has been in the real estate industry for 14 years. He is a seasoned real estate investor and a licensed real estate broker in the State of Illinois. He has been a principal in more than $40 million of real estate acquisitions. Prior to joining MCZ Capital Ventures, Mr. Bernshteyn co-founded Orange Properties, a real estate asset management firm, which is a principal in a 300+ unit real estate portfolio. He has been involved in a number of acquisitions, dispositions and turn-arounds of numerous real estate asset types including residential, retail, and office in the greater Chicagoland area and the Midwest. Mr. Bernshteyn obtained a BS in Finance and Information Systems from DePaul University.