BUILT BY PEOPLE.
Meet the people who created Montium from the ground up.
Montium is made up of cross-sector experts who collaborate from the start to achieve exceptional end results.
Sam combines operational savvy with astute business sense. With a keen understanding of real estate and hands-on experience, Sam oversees Montium’s operations and management, identifying deficiencies, maximizing profitability, and improving the tenant experience. With a long-term vision for the company’s growth and an enduring positive belief in company culture, Sam keeps Montium pointed towards success.
With a strong eye for hidden value, Ben oversees all aspects of acquisition strategy, including deal origination, due diligence, and transaction analysis. Through years in the industry, Ben has forged strong partnerships with investors and brokers, allowing him to close even the most complex transactions. Ben combines his industry knowledge with innate creativity to maximize investment returns.
Founding Partner & CEO
As Chief Executive Officer, Israel specializes in financial management and is responsible for the company’s growth and profitability. Leveraging an intuitive grasp of numbers and financial sense, Israel oversees all aspects of loan structure and lender relationships. Israel implements strong business and management practices, maximizing the efficiency and potential of the Montium team.
Shimmy Sanzer, CPA
Chief Operations Officer
As COO, Shimmy keeps the company growing on an upward trajectory. With extensive experience in both real estate and accounting, he oversees all of Montium’s operations and accounting activity. A strong leader, Shimmy empowers each member of the Montium team, drawing out their strengths and cultivating a positive, collaborative work environment. Before joining Montium, Shimmy worked as an accountant at PWC and EY.
Ephraim Hoffman, CPA
Director of Finance
Ephraim is responsible for underwriting acquisitions, refinances, and sales. He oversees acquisitions, coordinating the closing, and liaising with sellers. Combining analytics with technology, Ephraim ensures an efficient, error-proof process. After receiving his CPA license from the state of NJ, Ephraim spent four years with KPMG LLC, where he provided tax compliance and advisory services to pass-through entities and partnerships for asset management clients.
As the Controller, Malki leads Montium’s accounting department, overseeing all reporting, reconciliations, accounting, and tax functions, ensuring accuracy and timeliness. A lifelong learner, Malki is always looking to acquire new skills to streamline and improve existing processes. Before joining Montium in April 2019, Malki worked for nine years in accounting, five of them in real estate property management.
As Asset Manager, Meir oversees the financial health of each property, ensuring it is operating within budget and that outcomes measure up to projections. He is responsible for the budget, variance analysis, cash management, quarterly reporting, occupancy, collections, rents, and streamlining processes for property-level financial operations. Prior to joining Montium, Meir was a senior accountant at Grant Thornton.
Director of Human Resources
Debra leads the organization’s human resources department while implementing polices & procedures, ensuring compliance, employee relations & the implementation of the company's mission. Debra collaborates with senior leadership to develop Montium's goals & strategy related to staffing & retention as well as oversees the administration of human resource programs including performance, talent management, recognition & succession planning. Debra maintains organizational knowledge of trends while conducting research & analysis including reviewing reports & metrics. Debra maintains the core values of teamwork with integrity while delivering top quality results consistent with business objectives.
Human Resources Manager
|Alexis is a motivated Human Resources Manager with varied experience across a range of industries. Alexis has a professional and respectful approach and takes pride in her ability to build relationships within our team. Alexis' diverse areas of strength include Employee Relations, Policies and Procedures, Recruitment and Talent Management. A strong communicator and team player, Alexis addresses and resolves areas of concern for all employees, ensuring a safe and positive work environment.|
Regional Property Manager
Lisa oversees the Allentown, PA properties. Leveraging her strong leadership skills and team-building mindset, Lisa guides on-site staff, upholding Montium's standards of excellence and guaranteeing quality performance and tenant satisfaction at each property. A licensed real estate professional, Lisa has been in management for more than 20 years.
Regional Property Manager
Howard oversees the Delaware, Bensalem and Pottstown PA portfolio. Managing on-site staff and ensuring the properties are in optimal condition, Howard is dedicated and proactive. Howard collaborates with management staff to ensure operational efficiency, budget, compliance, and most importantly, the satisfaction of all residents.
Regional Property Manager
Dov oversees the portfolios in New Jersey, New York, as well as Secane & Glenolden, PA. Organized and meticulous, Dov creates and institutes efficient, effective workflows designed to proactively prevent problems. Prior to joining Montium, Dov worked at the Mark Hertz Company, a real estate services and violation removal expediting company.