Jay J. Crotty

Jay J. Crotty

Founder & President

Contact:
813.579.6363 


As Founder & President of SkyView Advisors, Jay focuses on strategic planning, goals and growth initiatives. He is also involved in key personnel decisions and SkyView’s ongoing training and employee development program.


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, NREI, SpareFoot, 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 Conferences and the Inside Self Storage World Expo. Jay is also a member of the Tampa chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO).


Jay grew up in Cleveland, OH and currently resides with his wife in Tampa, FL.


Education:
B.A., DePaul University


Licenses:
Florida Real Estate Broker

Ryan N. Clark

Ryan N. Clark

Director of Investment Sales

Contact:
216.302.3661



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.


Education:
B.A., Miami University

J.D., University of Cincinnati School of Law


Licenses:

Ohio Real Estate Salesperson


Steven K. Hung

Steven K. Hung

Chief Operating Officer

Contact:
813.448.6987



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.


Education:
University of Connecticut – Storrs, CT

Carrie L. Aubrey

Carrie L. Aubrey

Transaction Manager

Contact:
813.452.5397



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.


Education:
Denver University, Denver, CO

Morghan J. Cope

Morghan J. Cope

Events & Communications Coordinator

Contact:
813.333.1735



Morghan Cope is the Marketing and Communications Coordinator at SkyView Advisors. She oversees all aspects of the marketing department and works to build the SkyView brand through marketing and PR. Morghan also coordinates all company events as well as SkyView’s participation in industry trade shows.



Morghan began her career as a publicist in New York City where she lived for 3 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.


Education:
University of Pittsburgh


Paige L. Mermigos

Paige L. Mermigos

Human Resources Coordinator

Contact:
813.452.5275

Born and raised in Glastonbury, Connecticut, Paige Mermigos moved to Tampa, Florida in early 2016 after receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut. After a brief stint in teaching, Paige began her career in HR/Administration in Saint Petersburg, FL and was responsible for the recruiting of new talent, any HR related inquiries and also spearheaded the implementation of a new payroll system.

As a resident of downtown St. Petersburg, you’ll often find Paige relaxing at the beach or trying out all the different local breweries the area has to offer. With a passion for helping others, Paige has made it a point to volunteer with various organizations that benefit children with special needs. Paige is excited to be a part of the SkyView team and can’t wait to grow in her career.

Education:
B.A., University of Connecticut

Trent B. Kloter

Trent B. Kloter

Analyst

Contact:
813.400.2377



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.


Education:
Southeastern University


Licenses:
Florida Real Estate Salesperson

Cameron M. Vale

Cameron M. Vale

Associate

Contact:
813.602.0228



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.


Education:
MBA Finance, University of La Verne, California
B.A., University of Tampa, Florida


Licenses:
Florida Real Estate Salesperson


Parker A. Sweet

Parker A. Sweet

Associate

Contact:
813.452.5399



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.


Education:
University of South Florida


Licenses:
Florida Real Estate Salesperson