JASON TELLER, founder and managing partner of DHD Ventures, is based in Charlotte, NC. He has more than 20 years of experience in real estate development where he has been instrumental in the planning, construction, and operation of regional malls, mixed-use developments, and retail centers. His expertise is extensive, having been involved each facet of the development process from the right to build through construction, management and leasing.
This pervasive knowledge gives Jason a distinctive perspective and lays the groundwork for innovative solutions in all real estate markets. Jason’s achievements include construction, rehabilitation, and management of a variety of commercial and residential properties. Jason has presided over projects ranging from $1 million to $500 million, and maintains his method for success regardless of the size of the project. Throughout his career, Jason has adhered to a philosophy of determination and diligence, while building excellent client relationships to ensure the continued success of DHD Ventures. Jason is married with 5 children and lives in the Charlotte area.
THOMAS MASASCHI, co-founder and managing partner of DHD Ventures, is based in Rochester, NY. Tom brings more than 15 years of experience in real estate where he has overseen the development of complex projects, ranging from commercial and office to mixed use developments and student housing.
Prior to founding DHD Ventures, Tom spent 4 years with Pyramid Companies, the largest privately-owned developer of destination centers in the Northeast. At Pyramid, Tom was responsible for all facets of real estate development from general construction management to leasing of destination shopping centers; his accomplishments include 20 regional shopping centers, the most notable of which is a 3-million square foot mall outside of New York City. In 2000, Tom left Pyramid to focus on expanding and managing his real estate portfolio of over 1600 residential units and 500,000 square feet of office and retail space.
This combination of experience in both residential and commercial real estate markets provides his expansive knowledge base and contributes to the success of DHD Ventures. Tom obtained his bachelor’s degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology where he was an All-American hockey and lacrosse player, and is a member of the RIT Sports Hall of Fame. Tom is married with two sons and has lived in Rochester for more than 20 years.
ELLEN VanCamp, Joined DHD Ventures in 2007 and has more than 15 years of experience in real estate finance to DHD where she is responsible for capital structuring, treasury management, and maintaining relationships with commercial banking institutions.
Working closely with the Managing Members, Ellen serves in a leadership role by overseeing operations of DHD as well as continually developing and implementing DHD’s long term vision and strategy. Ellen earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Cortland State University. She lives in Fairport with her husband, Eric and their daughters, Isabel and Sofia.
Commercial Leasing, Licensed real estate broker
PETE GILLETT, joined DHD Ventures in its Rochester, NY office in January 2017 having experience in commercial real estate since 2006 . He is a graduate of St. John Fisher College (06) where he earned a B.S. in management/finance and Rochester Institute of Technology (08) where he earned a M.S. in service leadership and innovation. Pete is responsible for all phases of leasing & brokerage for DHD ventures commercial properties and helps manage lease activities from inception to move in.
Prior to joining DHD ventures, Pete was the Leasing Manager for a Western NY Developer specializing in building, leasing and managing office & medical parks throughout the country. He has a real estate broker license in New York and is a member of the Rochester chapter of NYSCAR (New York State Commercial Association of Realtors), Rochester downtown Development Corporation and lives in Fairport with his wife Becca.