As the President of SkyView Advisors, Jay provides a range of advisory services to his clients, including acquisition, disposition and recapitalization strategies, asset valuation, JV structures, and debt & equity strategies.
Throughout his career, Jay has focused on developing a best-in-class investment sales team comprised of individuals responsible for the following key areas: research, marketing, transaction management, business development and financial analysis. This has enabled Jay to complete over $1.4 Billion of transactions throughout his career.
Jay began his career with Marcus & Millichap, where he was the recipient of numerous sales achievement awards, including Rookie of the Year & Chairman’s Club. He has been quoted in numerous publications, including the New York Times, USA Today, St. Petersburg Times (now the Tampa Bay Times), the Tampa Bay Business Journal, SSA Globe Magazine, Inside Self Storage and the Mini-Storage Messenger. Jay currently sits on the Education Committee of the National Self Storage Association and has been a featured speaker at the Self Storage Association’s National Fall Conference and the Inside Self Storage World Expo. Jay is also a member of the Tampa chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO).
Jay has helped countless investors, including high net worth individuals, private equity firms, family offices, REITs, pension funds and lenders achieve their strategic goals. Having been involved in most aspects of the real estate business, from investment sales, development, ownership and management, Jay has a hands-on, practical understanding of the opportunities and challenges that his clients face every day.
Jay grew up in Cleveland, OH and currently resides with his wife in Tampa, FL.
B.A., DePaul University
Florida Real Estate Broker
Ryan Clark is Director of Investment Sales with SkyView Advisors. As Director, Ryan assists storage facility owners and sellers through a range of advisory services, including acquisition, disposition and recapitalization strategies, asset valuation, JV structures, and debt & equity financing strategies. He prides himself on taking a client centric approach, with a focus on building long term relationships and developing a strategy to best serve each client’s unique needs.
Ryan is a registered member of the Ohio Bar. Prior to joining SkyView Advisors, he represented insurance companies, real estate developers, commercial landlords and construction companies in litigation and transactional matters. Ryan also has extensive business ownership and operational experience in addition to his legal advisory roles. He has served as the CEO of a fast-growing technology company, and has held many other leadership and operational roles within small businesses.
Ryan grew up in Cleveland, OH and currently resides in Northeast Ohio with his family.
B.A., Miami University
J.D., University of Cincinnati School of Law
Ohio Real Estate Salesperson
As Vice President, Chris assists storage facility owners and sellers through a range of advisory services, including acquisition, disposition and recapitalization strategies, asset valuation , JV structures, and debt & equity strategies. Chris is dedicated to providing the most exceptional experience to his clients. He is focused on building long term relationships with his clients and developing a strategy to best serve each client’s unique needs.
Before joining SkyView Chris spent the past 10 years in the financial services industry. As a Vice President for a major financial institution, Chris served the financial needs of the high net worth and ultra high net worth Private Client Group. His primary responsibilities were to provide investment advice and service the financial planning needs of his clients. Working with a diverse demographic of individuals and businesses, his clients relied upon him for strategic investment advice, tax strategy, and helping them achieve their financial and investment goals.
Now he takes the experience he has gained and is applying it to helping his self storage clients manage the process of selling their property with the best terms and in the most efficient way.
Chris grew up on Long Island, NY and currently resides in Florida with his family.
B.A., State University of New York at Old Westbury
Real Estate Sales Person
Noel is a Senior Vice President of the Debt & Equity Group. Noel works with clients to provide debt and equity financing and loan workout services that fit each self storage owners goals. Noel has closed more than $100 million in debt and equity financing for clients. He also has significant experience in underwriting, development and cash flow modeling as well as due diligence and site analysis. Noel has been published in Inside Self Storage, Selfstorage.com, Self Storage Association Globe, and Mini Messenger on Small Balance Lending, Pre-payment Penalties, SBA Financing, Refinancing and much more. Noel ensures that his clients receive solutions that will finance their goals with the best terms possible in the market.
Noel’s professional experience includes loan origination and credit underwriting positions at LaSalle Bank and Dominion Bond Rating Service. Most recently, he worked for the BSC Group as a Vice President and Dexia as a Senior Production Associate. At Dexia, he provided initial underwriting for approximately 150 CMBS, Construction and Floating Rate loan request totaling $3.2 billion.
Noel earned a bachelor’s degree in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a member of the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association. Noel grew up in Germantown, Wisconsin and is currently living in Milwaukee with his family.
B.A., University of Wisconsin- Madison
Steven K. Hung is the Chief Operating Officer of SkyView Advisors. He is responsible for all day-to-day leadership and general management of the company. As an executive team member, Steven works closely with the President to help shape future of SkyView Advisors, and ensure that the company vision is being executed every day. Steven has rapidly risen through the company, having worked every major positon within the company. He has built a reputation for being thorough, decisive, and collaborative. All while ensuring that SkyView processes are upheld and it’s A+ service is always delivered.
Prior to joining SkyView Advisors, Steven worked as the Chief Operating Officer for a local martial arts school in his home state of Massachusetts. His team expanded the local business into 2 brick and motor locations, created multiple club and school programs, and established it as a dominate academy in the region. He also worked as a real estate paralegal for many years, where he learned the processes and procedures of the real estate business. He has years of legal experience working across various states including Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., and Florida.
Steven received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut. He is also a 4th degree black belt in Kenpo Karate, and has been practicing for 25 years. He is a 2-time World Kenpo Federation World Champion, a world ranked NASKA champion, and a multi-time KRANE National and State champion. Steven was featured on ESPN during the ISKA World Championship competition in 2005. He also trained numerous students who have gone on to reach the same competitive successes.
University of Connecticut- Storrs, CT
Carrie Aubrey is the Transaction Manager for SkyView Advisors. She is the liaison for all parties to a transaction. It is her responsibility to ensure everything stays on track throughout the process. With her attention to details and in-depth knowledge of self-storage commercial transactions, Carrie is able to quickly and efficiently manage the transaction helping all parties move quickly and seamlessly through to closing.
With over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, including working in contracts, escrow closings, lending, and business development, Carrie has provided each client with exceptional industry knowledge and service.
Carrie grew up in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Later in life, she joined the U.S. Air Force and completed her tour of duty in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia during the Persian Gulf War as a communications specialist with the highest security clearance.
Denver University- Denver, CO
Morghan Cope is the Events and Communications Coordinator at SkyView Advisors. She works to build the SkyView brand through marketing and PR and also coordinates SkyView’s participation in industry trade shows.
Morghan began her career as a publicist in New York City where she has lived for the past 2 years. Before joining SkyView Advisors, Morghan was working to grow her own business as a freelance PR and marketing consultant. She is a social media whiz with a passion for building and creating brands.
Morghan has a proven track record of success in securing top tier media coverage, growing social media channels, planning and implementing marketing strategies, and coordinating events. She is constantly thinking of new ideas and strives to get the best results.
Morghan grew up in Western Pennsylvania and after a quick stint in New York, she moved to Tampa, FL where she lives with her husband.
B.A., University of Pittsburgh
Anne-Marie is the Marketing Coordinator for SkyView Advisors. She is responsible for coordinating the process of individual property marketing campaigns, and handles the design and research for all marketing packages and promotional materials.
Anne-Marie has over five years of real estate marketing experience. Prior to joining SkyView Advisors, she managed all aspects of marketing for a Mid-Atlantic retail portfolio consisting of over 6 million square feet. Anne-Marie organized exhibitions for industry trade shows and developed marketing collateral to increase brand awareness for multiple real estate projects. She has several years of experience in brand management and graphic design.
Anne-Marie was born and raised in Washington, D.C. She now resides in Tampa, Florida with her fiancé and their English Bulldog, Sumo.
Trent B. Kloter is an Analyst for SkyView Advisors. Trent’s role is to provide support in our underwriting process. In this position, Trent lends his support and knowledge in the areas of finance and research. His attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively allows for owners to easily understand the underwriting process and the value of their asset.
Prior to joining SkyView Advisors, Trent began his real estate career working for a new home builder. He often worked closely with prospects to guide them through the home buying process. Trent took pride in exploiting concerns and offering solutions those looking for their new home. During this time Trent was awarded a Rookie of the Year award bestowed by Tampa Bay Builders Association.
Trent a Florida Native, has played soccer for nearly 13 years, eventually playing at the collegiate level. Being a lifelong fan of the sport, Trent translates his work ethic and team spirit into his professional life.
Trent currently resides in Tampa, Florida.
Florida Real Estate Salesperson
Parker is a Business Development Associate with SkyView Advisors. With his southern charm, Parker strives to provide owners with thoughtful and passionate advice to maximize the value of their assets. From property management to real estate sales, Parker has dedicated his career to helping people reach their financial goals.
With a degree in Advertising, Parker understands what it takes to market properties successfully in a competitive real estate environment. Prior to working at SkyView Advisors, Parker helped clients buy and sell residential real estate.
Parker grew up in Fort Myers, Florida and currently resides in Tampa, Florida.
University of South Florida
Florida Real Estate Salesperson
Cameron Vale is a Business Development Associate with SkyView Advisors. Cameron aims to connect with clients and provide owners with the most accurate information available in order to make the best investment decision for themselves, their families, and their future.
With a degree in Financial Services and an MBA in Finance, Cameron understands what it takes to strategically align your goals with current conditions in the real estate market. Cameron grew up in Tampa, FL where he commissioned into the United States Air Force as a Cyber Operations Officer and Resource Manager. His charisma and technical leadership skills earned multiple awards and decorations while stationed at Vandenberg AFB, California.
MBA Finance, University of La Verne, California
B.A., University of Tampa, Florida
Florida Real Estate Salesperson