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Meet the Team

SNS Capital Group is a private equity investment firm that specializes in creating wealth through real estate. The Owners of SNS have investing experience in single family rentals and apartment complexes and have conducted millions of dollars in real estate transactions, including a $5 million portfolio that SNS currently owns and operates. With each acquisition we strategically add value to maximize returns. Using asset management systems we have formed through our experience, we meticulously manage and influence the value of our investments in many ways large equity firms cannot. SNS Capital Group is committed to utilizing these strategies to develop and grow relationships with our clients and assist them in reaching their investment goals.

The Team
Jered Sturm is Co-Founder, and Director of Sales and Marketing at SNS Capital Group. Jered began his career in the real estate industry in 2006, working for JASM properties, a successful real estate investment company in Cincinnati, Ohio. From 2009 to 2012, Jered co-founded a construction company, Sturm Properties. Using his background in contracting/construction, he began investing in value-add real estate.

Recognized for his rapid growth in the industry, Jered has become a frequent guest one some of the world’s most popular real estate podcasts, forums, and radio shows, as well as one of the most popular contributors for the real estate investment website

After receiving his degree in marketing from the Carl Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati in 2012. Jered continues to pursue constant education from the top performers in the industry. A member of the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Apartment Association, he strives to elevate our company’s performance by staying on top of all relevant news in the industry.

Regardless of his success Jered will always see himself as a blue-collar guy that enjoys helping others, and teaching financial education.  Happily married Jered enjoys spending time being outdoors with his wife, and in his free time has a passion for woodworking.

Andy Sturm is Co-Founder and Director of Operations at SNS Capital Group. Having been in the real estate industry for over 10 years, Andy has co-founded a variety of real estate companies. His companies range from construction to real estate investment that specialize in strategically adding value to residential and commercial properties.

Andy studied Real Estate and Economics at the Carl Lindner College of Business at the University. He is currently a licensed real estate agent in both Ohio and Georgia. In 2015, Andy received the award as the Top Producing Agent within his brokerage.

While real estate is Andy’s passion, he is also a car enthusiast. In his free time, Andy enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs.

Coleman Nelson is Co-Founder and Director of Finance & Administration at SNS Captial Group, where he has overseen the property and asset management duties for our portfolio since March 2015. His background in both accounting and real estate provides valuable expertise to the organization. In 2012, Coleman earned his master’s degree in accounting from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, one of the top accounting programs in the nation. He became a CPA, and worked for a Big 4 accounting firm, with the majority of his time working with one of its Fortune 25 clients. Coleman currently works for a large commercial real estate investment company with a multi-billion dollar portfolio of retail shopping centers. In his current role, he is responsible for external financial reporting, where he creates and files quarterly financial statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission in addition to quarterly investor packages for their outside investors. Coleman also performs these same rolls for SNS Capital Group. Outside of his career, Coleman loves spending time with his wife and daughter, and helping others through serving in his church.
Our Advisors
Gene Trowbridge is a California-based licensed attorney with over 40 years of experience. His law practice, Trowbridge Sidoti LLP, specializes in providing legal and consulting services to individuals and companies in the business of brokerage and syndication of commercial and investment real estate.

Gene is nationally recognized for his expertise in real estate syndication. He is the author of a book on syndication titled “It’s a Whole New Business,” and has had many of his articles published in leading real estate journals. He often speaks across the country at various national, state, and local real estate conventions in addition to workshops and seminars he hosts on the topics of group ownership, exchanges, and taxation.

Gene has hands-on experience in the real estate syndication business, being the sponsor of 16 investment groups, and raising equity from investors through the NASD broker-dealer community. As a former syndicator himself, Gene was responsible for the organization of these investment groups; the acquisition, management and disposition of the real estate; and communication with the investors.

Awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Membership (“CCIM”) designation in 1977, Gene has served as a member of the CCIM faculty since 1979. In 2002, he was awarded the Robert L. Ward Instructor of the Year Award from the CCIM Institute. He has served three times as the President of the Southern California CCIM Chapter. In 1991, Gene was Chairperson of the Group Investment Committee of the National Association of Realtors. He is an active member of the Real Estate Investment Syndication Association.

Gene works with real estate professionals throughout the country who are considering entering the group investment business, or already in the business, assisting them with the development and implementation of a strategic plan to accomplish their real estate investment and syndication goals.