John A. Rubino
COO / Founder & Co-Managing Director
In 1997, John graduated from SUNY Maritime College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, a 3rd-Mates License in the U.S. Merchant Marine, and received a commission as a U.S. naval officer. He served honorably as a Lieutenant Commander and Naval Aviator for 20 years. In 2008 he received his Master of Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. In addition to his career as a Navy Pilot, John has had significant experience and success as real estate investor and consultant. John is a dedicated member of his community serving as a Knight of Columbus, and as a youth baseball and football coach.
David H. Shatz
CFO & Co-Managing Director
David earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting and Finance from SUNY at Buffalo, then worked for Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1989-1990. Upon his subsequent relocation to Hilton Head Island, SC, David established his public accounting firm David H. Shatz & Associates Inc. In addition, to his accounting practice, he has been involved in several real estate ventures, carries his real estate brokerage license, and has been a consultant to numerous individuals and businesses. David has been a guest speaker on a variety of business and tax related topics, has served on several civic, business and religious boards and coaches youth baseball.