ABOUT US

With over 30 years of developing and converting spaces for the life science industry, we understand exactly what it takes to complete a project in a timely manner and to the specifications and needs of a life sciences tenant.

Matthew McDevitt

Chairman and CEO

With over 30 years of experience in commercial life sciences real estate, Matthew McDevitt is an industry expert.

Prior to starting Warren Avenue Investors, Matthew served as one of the Founders and the Executive Vice President for one of the leading providers of real estate in the life sciences industry for over 12 years, BioMed Realty. During his time there, he maximized the shareholder value, growing it from $475 million public offering to an $8 billion sale to Blackstone.

Matthew served as President of McDevitt Real Estate Services, Inc. (MRES). MRES was a full service real estate brokerage firm focusing on the life sciences industry. He also spent 10 years as a commercial real estate broker on the I-270 Corridor, now known as “DNA Alley”.

Paul Finigan

Paul Finigan

President and General Counsel
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Paul Finigan

Paul Finigan

President and General Counsel

Michael McDevitt

Chief Financial Officer
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Michael McDevitt

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Mike oversees all accounting, finance, audit, and performance functions of the Warren Avenue platform.

Prior to joining Warren Avenue Investors, Mike spent 27 years with Toll Brothers (NYSE: TOL) — the nation’s largest luxury homebuilder — most recently serving as their Vice President and Corporate Controller. While with Toll Brothers, Mike was responsible for treasury management, payroll, financial planning and analysis and reporting, as well as corporate credit and surety bond programs. Mike’s areas of focus spanned the company’s corporate structure as well as wholly owned and joint venture developments. Throughout his career, Mike has played a key role in M&A, system implementations, change management, and leadership development.

Mike is a graduate of the Drexel University, a Certified Public Accountant, and a proud parent of four children with his wife Kathy. He is an active volunteer at various community and youth athletic organizations.

Christina Geanopulos

EVP - Property Management
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Christina Geanopulos

EVP - Property Management

As Executive Vice President of Property Management, Tina is responsible for overseeing and executing the operational and management functions of the Warren Avenue Investors portfolio. Tina’s strong tenant relationships are critical to the success of Warren Avenue Investors, having worked with Johnson & Johnson, Charles River Labs, Flamma Group, Venatorx, and Coram (CVS Health), to name a few.

Prior to joining Warren Avenue Investors, Tina held positions with BioMed Realty Trust, Transwestern Life Sciences Asset Services, Healthcare Realty, and Main Line Health. With over 15 years of life sciences real estate experience, Tina also supports the Warren Avenue platform through business development, marketing, leasing, acquisitions, and dispositions of life sciences real estate across the country.

Tina received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and her Masters in Business Administration from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She is also a licensed Pennsylvania Real Estate Salesperson.

Phil Vecchiolli

Vice President-Investments
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Phil Vecchiolli

Vice President-Investments

As Investment Associate, Phil applies his industry experience and critical thinking to support all for Warren Avenue’s investment activity. This includes the analysis of potential acquisitions and developments, as well as financings, dispositions, leasing, and asset management.

Prior to joining Warren Avenue, Phil was a financial analyst with Equus Capital Partners. With Equus, Phil supported the acquisition, disposition, recapitalization, and development of approximately $2.5Bn in transaction volume across multiple product types. He also assisted in the asset management of over 1 million square feet of commercial property.

Phil studied at Villanova University where he graduated with a degree in Finance and Real Estate.

Jill DeMarco

Office Manager & Executive Assistant
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Jill DeMarco

Office Manager & Executive Assistant

As Office Manager and Executive Assistant supporting the CEO, Jill applies her experience with organizing, planning, and executing to effectively assist the executive team and the broader organization on a day-to-day basis.

Prior to joining the Warren Avenue team, Jill was part of the leadership team at a local travel agency focused on corporate accounts and event planning, providing concierge-level services to organizations with significant travel and event requirements. Prior to that, Jill spent several years managing the operations for a Philadelphia area startup in the hospitality business. Jill started her career as an event manager and fundraiser for the Philadelphia chapter of a large, international nonprofit organization.

Jill received her bachelor’s degree in business management from Widener University.

Robert Olseski

Controller
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Robert Olseski

Controller

As Accounting Manager, Robert oversees all property, joint venture, development, and internal accounting for Warren Avenue.

Prior to joining Warren Avenue, Robert was a property accountant with Morgan Properties – the nation’s second largest owner of multifamily apartments. With Morgan, Robert supported the monthly accounting responsibilities for a portfolio containing 48 multifamily communities. Prior to his time at Morgan, Robert was a staff accountant with GMS Surgent – a mid-sized public accounting firm.

Robert studied at Saint Joseph’s University where he graduated with a degree in Accounting.

Christian Pelter

Senior Accountant
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Christian Pelter

Senior Accountant

As Staff Accountant, Christian works closely with the Accounting and Finance teams to prepare and analyze reliable financial information, assist with audit and tax functions, and apply his public accounting experience at Warren Avenue.

Prior to joining Warren Avenue, Christian spent three years as a public accountant with GMS Surgent, a prominent certified public accounting and advisory firms. Christian has experience in audit, tax, and advisory for a wide variety of individuals and businesses. Over his career, Christian has developed a sound understanding of accounting from preparing audited financial statements, reviewed and compiled financial statements, tax returns, and much more. His advisory experience has led to strong decision-making and planning skills.

Christian earned a Bachelor of Science in both Accounting and Finance from West Chester University and is actively pursuing his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License.

Charlie Orr

Senior Financial Analyst
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Charlie Orr

Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst, Charlie works closely with Mike McDevitt and Robert Olseski in managing the company’s finances and accounting. This includes providing support for treasury management, financial planning, and reporting.

Prior to joining Warren Avenue, Charlie attended Temple University where he graduated with a degree in Real Estate.

Melina Ronca

Associate, Asset Management
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Melina Ronca

Associate, Asset Management

As Investment Analyst, Melina supports all of Warren Avenue’s investment activity, including the analysis of potential acquisitions and development, as well as financings, dispositions, leasing, and asset management.

Prior to joining Warren Avenue, Melina was a financial analyst at Equus Capital Partners. While at Equus, she supported the acquisition of over $1.3Bn of industrial assets nationwide.

Melina graduated from Villanova University with a degree in Real Estate.

Kayleigh Brooke

Assistant Property Manager
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Kayleigh Brooke

Assistant Property Manager

As Assistant Property Manager, Kayleigh Brooke works with the Operations Team to ensure Warren Avenue’s mission critical facilities operate at peak performance. Utilizing her strong interpersonal and organizational skills, Kayleigh is in constant communication with tenants, vendors, and partners to cover all bases of property management and operations.

Prior to Warren Avenue, Kayleigh Brooke worked in residential and commercial real estate as a Transaction Coordinator Utilizing her relationships with title agents, buyers, sellers, and contractors, Kayleigh worked across the transaction continuum from facilitating closings to overseeing renovation projects. Additionally, Kayleigh draws on her commercial experience as an Office Manager with over 100 individual companies.

Kayleigh is an Alumna of Temple University College of Liberal Arts with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies and holds a certificate in Geographic Information Systems. Kayleigh is in the process of publishing her analytical research on equitable development and water management in Philadelphia.