MEET THE TEAM
From homeless to high-performance, meet Pete Asmus. This Navy veteran is an impassioned family man with a goal to INSPIRE and EDUCATE.
Pete Asmus, GreenZone 360’s CEO is a speaker, author, motivator and real estate investor with a knack for making things HAPPEN. Right now, he is creating smart investment opportunities for anyone, no matter their financial status. He, along with his business partner, Mark Scarola, are creating accessible ways in which profitable investments can be easily obtained.
Pete’s human to human connection begins with a well-established history of securing capital, having raised over $10 million last year for projects such as flipping high-end residential properties and starting up small businesses.
A licensed real estate agent in California, he has personally purchased and invested in mobile homes, single-family homes, restaurant franchises, commercial buildings, and raw land. He is passionate about bringing his expertise in the industry to GreenZone360.com.
Mark Scarola is a real estate investor with a background in social services. In his past he created programs aimed at serving local communities, developed training programs, and was a college professor. As a licensed mental health therapist he provided therapy to people with mental health diagnoses, those impacted by sexual abuse, individuals with suicidal thoughts, and later counseled college students
Mr. Scarola has been an entrepreneur for the last eight to nine years, having established several small businesses including an investment company, an educational and networking group, and a non-profit organization that provides emotional support and whose website regularly attracts 11,000 visitors a month.
His investment company is involved primarily in mortgage notes (home loans) and rental properties. Drawing on his counseling experience he works well with distressed and struggling homeowners to find mutually beneficial solutions. He also relies on his thorough attention to detail and organizational skills in completing the necessary due diligence inherently involved with all forms of investing.Mr. Scarola graduated at the top of his college class where he was
named Senior Marshall and gave a speech to 5000 people during their commencement. He has received numerous performance based awards over the life of his career, has been a guest speaker at area events and online podcasts, and has saved his employers tens of thousands of dollars.
He has also successfully defended two theses, prepared four research manuscripts, and conducted a number of statistical analyses. He is a research grant recipient and has completed several research projects, frequently presenting his findings at local and regional conferences.
Mr. Scarola is bringing his skills to GreenZone Properties as COO to complete proposals, analyze information, and coordinate events and tasks completed by others. He will also be responsible for overseeing a smooth operation, assuring that the company stays on task and meets its deadlines, developing and maintaining strong community ties, working closely with consultants to assure legal and financial compliance, and managing others associated with the organization such as vendors and associates.
SETH PAUL BRADLEY
CLO – Chief Legal Officer
Seth Paul Bradley focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, with extensive experience in real estate finance. He represents financial institutions, investment banks and borrowers, counseling them from debt origination to closing, in a wide variety of loans, including construction loans, CMBS loans, term loans, government subsidized affordable housing loans, and revolving lines of credit. Mr. Bradley’s practice also includes representing real estate developers with the acquisition and disposition of commercial (including office buildings, retail centers, housing complexes and industrial warehouses), residential, and mixed use real estate properties, as well as representing landlords and tenants with commercial leasing. He has additional experience with land title issues, foreclosure sales, and general contract drafting and negotiation.
Previously, Mr. Bradley practiced in the real estate department of an Am Law 200 firm in Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as an Am Law 200 firm in Orange County, California.
During law school, Mr. Bradley served as Judicial Extern for The Honorable Bernard Skomal, United States Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California. He also has previous transactional experience working at NuVasive Incorporated, an innovative, San Diego-based medical devices company, and Life Technologies Corporation, a world leading, gene sequencing biotechnology company.
Jillian Sidoti, Esq. is one of the country’s leading experts on crowdfunding. Her firm, CrowdfundingLawyers.net, focuses on securities transactions with an emphasis on servicing the small business and entrepreneurs providing PPM’s, Regulation A filings, and small public offerings. Prior to her legal career, Jillian owned and operated a record label enabling her to tour worldwide with artists, worked in commercial development, and held various positions in the financial field in manufacturing, real estate, and financial services.
Jillian has taught Finance and Accounting for the BS and MBA
programs at the University of Redlands.
In 2000, Jillian completed the BS program cum laude at Northeastern University, concentrating in finance and international business. Later, Jillian earned her law degree from New England School of Law.
Jillian is the author of The Crowdfunding Myth which debunks the multiple myths surrounding crowdfunding and teaches the reader how to effectively crowdfund their securities offering.
Trowbridge Sidoti LLP (CrowdfundingLawyers.net) is a boutique law firm whose area of practice includes setting up Syndications, Private Placement Offerings, Private Equity Funds, and Joint Ventures for real estate ventures and small business startups.
Trowbridge Sidoti LLP’s legal services include preparation of Private Placement Memorandums (PPMs) and investor Subscription Agreements, selecting the appropriate securities exemption, formation and structuring of legal entities, and drafting investor agreements such as limited liability company (LLC) Operating Agreements or Private Loan Documents.Trowbridge Sidoti LLP
(CrowdfundingLawyers.net) is a boutique law firm whose area of practice includes setting up Syndications, Private Placement Offerings, Private Equity Funds, and Joint Ventures for real estate ventures and small business startups.
Trowbridge Sidoti LLP’s legal services include preparation of Private Placement Memorandums (PPMs) and investor Subscription Agreements, selecting the appropriate securities exemption, formation and structuring of legal entities, and drafting investor agreements such as limited liability company (LLC) Operating Agreements or Private Loan Documents.
MBA – Builder / Project Manager
Chris is a goal-driven, resourceful, accomplished and dynamic real estate developer and business executive with over 17 years of construction, operational and leadership experience. Through subsidiaries, Chris has developed, built and syndicated over $65 million of real estate portfolio – single family custom homes, apartments, subdivisions and raw land.
Chris has researched, advocated and built numerous energy efficient (Green) homes while implementing a variety of sustainable and eco-friendly (zero waste) construction methods.
Chris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems, a Masters in Business Administration from the Graziadio School of Business & Management at Pepperdine University and a postgraduate candidate of Masters in Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law.
- 8.49 Acres (10 buildings = 3k sqft 50 Industrial Condos totaling >162k sqft) Desert Hot Springs, Ca (Ongoing –Entitlements Stage)
- 2.17 Acres (13 custom homes –> 2,300 sq.ft. – 3,000 sq.ft subdivision), Sylmar, CA (Ongoing –Entitlements Stage)
- 2.01 Acres (14 homes) Alana Estates Subdivision – Tentative Map approved & final map submitted Awaiting plans approval to start construction – Located between Cathedral City & Palm Springs, CA
Recently Completed Projects:
- 7,000 sq.ft Custom New SFR home – 4345 N. Vanalden Avenue, Tarzana, CA (Completed)
- 2400 sq.ft Custom New SFR home – 5750 Vantage Ave, Valley Village, CA (Completed)
- 1,800 sq.ft Custom Rehab SFR home – 1353 Hauser Blvd, Los Angeles, CA (Completed)
- 1,703 sq.ft Custom Rehab SFR home – 4871 Presidio Dr, Los Angeles, CA (Completed)
Project Manager/ Developer Experience:
- Over 100 single family custom homes in southern California (Completed)
- 20 multi-family / apartment units of different sizes in southern California (Completed)
- 10.18 Acres (33 homes) Rancho Buena Vista Estates Subdivision –> Completed
- 59 Acres (43 homes) Tuscan Ridge Hillside Subdivision –> Tentative Tract Map Completed
- 300 Acres (500 homes) Aberdeen Ranch Estates –> Tentative Tract Map Processed
- 9 Acres (30 homes) Ramsey Estates –> Tentative Tract Map Processed
Social Media Manager
Abbey attended the University of Kansas and graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing and Advertising. She has had the honor of working with some of the largest companies in the world such as ThyssenKrupp Elevator, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Fox Sports News and the Muscular Dystrophy Association, as well as small
entrepreneurs looking to make a difference in their communities. For the past decade Abbey has helped businesses thrive and achieve their marketing goals through tried and true marketing techniques, as well as experimenting with new technology and ideas to achieve the best possible results.