Making Homes of the Future
Dragonfly Investments Group was founded by high tech entrepreneurs – Amit Haller and Ami Avrahami – who wanted to bring an inventive spirit to real estate development.
The Dragonfly Team
AMIT HALLER Co-Founder & ChairmanAmit’s deep and unique background blends real estate, technology and entrepreneurship, positioning him perfectly to lead Dragonfly’s efforts to re-define real estate. Amit was previously Co-Founder & CEO of IXI Mobile (IXMO), and earlier in his career, Amit was Founder & CEO of Butterfly Communications, a leading fabless chipset company that developed the first Bluetooth core technology and chipset. Butterfly was acquired by Texas Instruments in 1999, which was the very first acquisition in the Bluetooth space.
AMI AVRAHAMI Co-Founder & General PartnerA law graduate and multi-disciplined professional, Ami has 15 years of experience in consumer-based Web/Mobile platforms and capital allocations. As a Senior Partner at Butterfly Investments, in Israel and Dragonfly Group, LP, Ami set the direction, built the business culture and set in place a commitment to outstanding service and return for investors. Ami also brings deep technology experience to Dragonfly, having served as a CEO, Technical Product Manager and UI Consultant within the mobile, internet and gaming industries.
DAFNA AKIVA Chief Operating OfficerWith a law degree and MA in Public Policy, Dafna brings leadership and direction in all levels of the company’s interests. Her robust management, supervisory and strong negotiation experience stemmed from having worked as a lawyer with senior level executives and officials at The Israeli Ministry of Justice and The Knesset (The Israeli Parliament) in Jerusalem. Dafna brings forth a unique and priceless balance of superb communication and leadership skills.
OMER MALCHIN Chief Marketing OfficerOmer brings a rich degree of expertise in consumer branding and marketing to his work, along with notable achievements in the food and beverage, technology, and entertainment sectors. As the Founder and CEO of Moxie, he amassed a highly diversified marketing and branding portfolio, offering a wide range of strategic and creative services as well as other essential features to create turnkey marketing experiences. Omer has previously served successful terms as VP of Marketing for Contact Networks, Netflix and Pete’s Brewing Company.
BELLA KAPSHEEV VP Business Development and SalesBella has 16 years of management experience in both big and small organizations. As a Major in the Intelligence division of the IDF, she served for 10 years in a variety of managing positions, overseeing hundreds. Bella is highly experienced in the business development, marketing and sales fields, with proven success in fundraising, for the private, institutional and non-profit sectors. Her strategic vision, combined with exceptional communication skills make Bella a key player in the company’s growth.
TERENCE TY VP Venture Management and People OperationsTerence carries 17 years of business management experience in overseas consumer goods distribution, sales training, events marketing and non-profit industry. His foresight and interests in diverse business ventures make him the ideal company’s Business Development and Special Projects Director. He harnesses an entrepreneurial spirit and brings value in different tiers of the company’s growing operations structure as well as its developing projects.
EILEEN MA VP of FinanceEileen Ma-Chan is a senior financial and operations executive with over 25 years of experience, with a BSBA in Accounting from Boston University and an MBA in Finance from Santa Clara University. She was most recently Vice President, Finance at BuildingIQ, Inc., responsible for the success of the ASX (Australian Stock Exchange) listing which follows the raising of A$20M in its Initial Public Offering (IPO).
SEAN TIERNAN Financing DirectorSean has the keen ability to analyze and properly structure a transaction, determine the best lender(s) for property and present the information in an optimal format. Prior to working in real estate, Sean worked as a portfolio analyst in the capital markets group of Ares Management. He received his BS in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California and is a licensed broker by the California Department for Real Estate.
SEAN FREEBERG, ESQ. Assistant General CounselAs a licensed attorney in the State of California (Santa Clara University School of Law), with a Bachelor Degree in Business (Loyola Marymount University), Sean brings with him a number of years of experience with various Fortune 500 companies, startups in the Silicon Valley, as well as local Bay Area government agencies. His diverse experiences have lent to Sean’s keen skills as a negotiator and advisor.
KENT BALTARE Assistant ControllerAfter earning his designation through PwC in Vancouver, Kent joined Dragonfly and has taken the lead on the financial reporting team, supporting the finance division with forecasting and economic modelling of new and exciting projects. His experiences as a Canadian CPA and in asset management and real estate investing bring a unique value and perspective to Dragonfly.
Interested in joining the future…now?Please explore our job openings. If you are a perfect fit for any of the positions below, we want to hear from you.
Construction projects are typically massive undertakings, and it is the construction project engineer’s job to support and coordinate with construction team to effectively and safely turn blueprints into finished structures. The construction project engineer is responsible for the oversight of most major aspects of construction work, including organizing the acquisition of materials, equipment and workers; planning for costs; managing the project so that it is within budget; executing the actual construction work; and ensuring that the completed structure meets clients’ quality standards and is in compliance with building codes and laws.
The project engineer is based both on and off-site and constantly on the move, touching base with labor, designers, engineers, and managers to address problems as they arise.
Construction project engineers must possess a thorough understanding of engineering and construction principles, local building codes, and the ability to manage many aspects of a large, complex undertaking. Must be highly organized and possess the necessary communications skills to effectively coordinate the many groups and projects in the construction process.
Construction Project Engineer Tasks:
- Utilize engineering knowledge for project management; estimate timelines and schedules; anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.
- Coordinate and communicate between various areas; supervise and assist project staff as needed. Plan and organize technical projects from conception to completion
We are in search of a dynamic and capable Construction Manager with a California Specialty Contractor License G or C Category. The Construction Manager will:
- Meet operational standards by contributing construction information to strategic plans and reviews
- Implement production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards
- Resolving problems, identifying construction management system improvements
- Updates job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging construction practices and standards
- Contribute to Entitlement progress to ensure value engineering and cost effectiveness
- Meet construction budget by monitoring project expenditures, identifying variances, implementing corrective actions and providing non-project annual operating and capital budget information
- Accomplish construction project results by defining project purpose and scope
- Establish standards and protocols; allocating resources; scheduling and coordinating staff and sub-contractors
- Evaluating milestone assumptions and conclusions
- Resolving design problems and evaluating and implementing change orders.
- Approves construction projects by conducting inspections at critical phases; obtaining approvals from buyers.
- Will work directly with city officials maintaining the site by the city codes and regulations
- Work directly with all consulting staff to execute plans Manages sub-contractors by locating, evaluating, and selecting sub-contractors; monitoring and controlling performance.
- Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations. Comply with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other regulations
We are seeking a Construction Project Engineer to support and coordinate with our construction team to effectively turn blueprints into finished structures. The ideal candidate will be a motivated professional and will have experience organizing the acquisition of materials, directing equipment and workers, managing the budget, executing work, and ensuring that the completed structure meets our quality standards and is in compliance with building codes and laws.Interested in applying? Email us your resume and any other relevant info at email@example.com.
Dragonfly – Sett is looking to hire a full-time, experienced carpenter to our team. We specialize in ground up construction projects, as well as, smaller renovation projects. We are looking to hire a reliable and motivated individual with excellent carpentry skills, as well as the ability to organize the project efficiently to deliver on time and within budget.Interested in applying? Email us your resume and any other relevant info at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dragonfly – Vert is seeking a talented Mechanical & Plumbing Engineer to oversee the design of HVAC and plumbing systems for our new steel framing design. This individual will assist in developing the design criteria and specifications, as well as providing calculations and quality testing and assurance. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with the drive to improve processes and create new approaches for HVAC and plumbing systems.Interested in applying? Email us your resume and any other relevant info at email@example.com.
We are currently seeking a Rollformer Technician to oversee day-to-day operations in our cold-rolled steel machine shops and assembly lines. This position will manage inventory, work output and must have a thorough background of reading blueprints and machinery diagrams.Interested in applying? Email us your resume and any other relevant info at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dragonfly Group is in search of a reliable, well-organized Office Manager to handle day-to-day operations with a focus on efficiency and time management. The Office Manager will be responsible for developing intra-office communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures, inventory control, office staff supervision and task delegation. We’re looking for an energetic professional who excels at wearing multiple hats.Interested in applying? Email us your resume and any other relevant info at email@example.com.
Dragonfly is seeking an experienced in-house Real Estate Professional to lead sales and pre-construction sales strategies for Dragonfly Group’s development properties in the San Francisco Bay Area. The ideal professional is an established performer closing luxury, premium urban and suburban condominium residences.Interested in applying? Email us your resume and any other relevant info at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Senior Accountant position will help to manage the core accounting responsibilities at Dragonfly Group. They’ll know the accounting process and principles inside and out. This position will advise on financial reports and review analyze and interpret budgetary reports for our many growing business functions. We’re looking for a process-driven professional who excels at collaborating and problem solving.Interested in applying? Email us your resume and any other relevant info at email@example.com.
The Dragonfly Group seeks a talented Paralegal to help support our legal team with Real Estate transactions and ongoing asset management. Qualified candidates will have experience with closings, the due diligence process and communicating with third-party service providers. The ideal person for this role demonstrates professionalism, attention to detail and a thorough understanding of the Real Estate transaction processes.Interested in applying? Email us your resume and any other relevant info at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are in search of a self-motivated Project Manager who will fit in with our collaborative culture. The position directs, plans and implements all aspects of Dragonfly’s assigned real estate related project developments. The Project Manager is responsible for controlling projects to ensure direction, coordination and implementation deliverables that fall within the applicable scope and budget.Interested in applying? Email us your resume and any other relevant info at email@example.com.