Team

Michael Schofel

Managing Partner

Michael is a Co-Managing Partner of Eastman Companies and oversees the Multifamily and Construction arm of the firm. Michael has developed over 3MSF of residential, office, industrial and retail properties. Michael graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science from Rochester University. In his personal life, Michael is past-president of the Entrepreneur’s Organization – New Jersey Chapter and served on the Executive Leadership Team of the Essex County Division of the American Heart Association. Michael also spends his time serving on multiple community groups focusing on housing for seniors.

Pete Schofel

Partner

Pete is a Co-Managing Partner of Eastman Companies and oversees the Leasing and Finance arm of the firm. Pete has overseen $500M+ of value-add investments reposition at Eastman Companies. Pete graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from The Ohio State University and received a CPA in New Jersey. Pete is involved in many community and business organizations including NAIOP, BOMA and ICSC. Pete is the current Chairman of the Livingston Business Improvement District and a Board Member of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges.

Zach Schofel

Head of Acquisitions
at Eastman Residential

Zach is the Head of Acquisitions at Eastman Residential. Prior to Eastman Residential, he oversaw Acquisitions and Asset Management at Gindi Equities. Zach graduated with a Master’s in Real Estate from NYU, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology and a Minor in Real Estate from Syracuse University. In his personal life, Zach is involved in many charitable organizations including the American Heart Association and St. Jude’s Children Hospital and enjoys playing tennis and studying blockchain technology.