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Michael Salafia Commercial Real Estate Investor Managing Partner of STAX Equity



Management Team

Michael Salafia, Commercial Real Estate Broker, STAX Equity
Managing Partner, Broker

Michael Salafia

Top dealmaker of net lease gas stations in the United States. Producing CRE investment strategies that outperform the market for the past 3 cycles.

Michael Salafia is the managing partner of STAX Equity and serves as Head of Real Estate for SQRL Holdings. Prior, Michael was an award-winning member of Marcus & Millichap’s National Retail Group and National Net Leased Properties Group and spent nearly eleven years as the lead digital strategy advisor to an agency portfolio of Fortune 500 and CRE Investment companies.
James Dutton Commercial Real Estate Investor and Manager STAX Equity
Director of Retail

James Dutton

Single tenant net lease retail expert with 15-year track record of success.

James is a Senior Associate with STAX Equity. James helps lead investment sales at STAX Equity. He brings more than 15 years of working with the largest retailers in the country where he managed real estate inside the stores.
Cameron Marchel Comercial Real Estate VP STAX Equity
Vice President

Cameron Marchel

Specializing in single tenant net leased assets. Over 80 transactions closed in 2023.

Cameron Marchel is Vice President of Investments at STAX Equity. Cameron specializes in Net Leased Investments with a focus on acquisitions and site selection for retailers. Cameron joined STAX after working on a top-performing Net Lease team at Marcus and Millichap, where he earned multiple awards and recognitions. He started his career as an agent at Berkshire Hathaway.
Hayden Aspesi Commercial Real Estate Agent STAX Equity

Hayden Aspesi

Rising star agent with 14 single tenant net lease retail transactions closed YTD.

Hayden Aspesi is an associate at STAX Equity focusing on the acquisition and dispositions of net-leased assets. Hayden is a recent graduate of the University of Miami business school where he studied economics and international business.
James Irvine CFO
Chief Financial Officer

James Irvine

VC who learned to accelerate returns through private equity CRE investing.

James Irvine is the CFO at STAX Equity. Prior to joining STAX, James served as a Director at Founder Institute, the world's largest pre-seed accelerator. James also founded a startup events and consulting business and previously worked at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and JP Morgan.
Samas Roxtar Commercial Real Estate Agent STAX Equity
Sr. Associate

Samas Roxtar

Retail specialist who leads a design and GC team.

Samas Roxtar is a commercial real estate agent at STAX Equity. She leads a team of designers and general contractors, producing retail buildouts for high grossing locations.

Our Approach

Underperforming Assets

Stax Equity employs a meticulous and data-driven approach to identify underperforming assets in affluent markets. This enables us to unlock hidden value and provide superior results for our clients.

Strong Real Estate Fundamentals

Stax Equity evaluates various real estate fundamentals to ensure that the properties we invest in have the necessary strength and stability to withstand market fluctuations. This leads to long-term value appreciation for our clients.

Near Term Upside

Through our meticulous data analysis and strategic lease negotiations, Stax Equity clients gain a competitive advantage in the real estate market. Our commitment to delivering exceptional results, supported by data-driven insights, distinguishes us as a trusted partner for lucrative and successful real estate investments.

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Our Process

Quantifiable Market Opportunities

We analyze the benefits and risks of the Sale-Leaseback investment strategy by focusing on its ability to generate stable income and predictable cash flows in sectors and industries most conducive to this type of transaction and assess the key factors contributing to its success.

Data Driven Site Selection

We look at multiple datasets and metrics for evaluating site viability, including demographics, traffic patterns, economic indicators, and proximity to essential amenities.

Re-Imaging & Development

We develop a comprehensive plan for enhancing the property’s aesthetics, functionality, and overall appeal to attract new tenants and/or customers by identifying emerging consumer trends and market demands to align the redevelopment vision with future needs.

Optimization of Operations

We identify inefficiencies and bottlenecks in current operations and propose strategies to streamline processes and reduce costs through a customer-centric approach to retail operations.

Top of Market Dispositions

Our experienced team utilizes in-depth market knowledge, data-driven analysis, and a vast network of potential buyers to maximize the value of your single-tenant NNN properties.

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