We are real estate investors who think investors should be able to get a better return while doing the right thing. Our funds allow you to earn a return while giving more homeowners access to quality housing and improved neighborhoods.
Mr. Orfino, a New Jersey native, brings his first-hand knowledge of house flipping, his deep business network, and his third-generation construction experience to JB Fund Services. He is responsible for all field operations, including site/plan inspections and local compliance. Responsibilities also include developing and managing partnerships with hard-money lenders and other local market participants.
Mr. Orfino launched a green consulting firm in 2007, began rehabbing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac homes in Southern California, and ultimately flipped over 200 homes for private investors. As Southern California foreclosures began to decline, Mr. Orfino began to search for more promising markets. By early 2015 Mr. Orfino saw early signs of a turnaround in New Jersey, and assembled a team to begin flipping remotely. After completing several flips, he decided to launch DARE-NJ to capitalize on the large backlog of foreclosures in the state. As an active real estate investor and mentor, Mr. Orfino regularly speaks to entrepreneurs across the country.
Kathryn Orfino is responsible for all front-office operations, including managing transactions and funds control. She has over 20 years experience developing and implementing systems for companies ranging from Fortune 50 corporations to startups. She teaches leadership, project management and other soft skills at companies in the greater Los Angeles area.
From 2009-2016, Ms. Orfino served as President of Alpine Green Property Services, Inc., an Encino, CA construction company specializing in residential renovation and residential energy efficiency.
She is a veteran Program Manager and Client Relationship expert with an unblemished record of success fulfilling commitments to leading domestic and international corporations including Google, DaimlerChrysler, NBC, AOL, The New York Times, and eBay. She is a proven leader who has consistently guided key stakeholders and cross-company, cross-functional, international teams to success with high-profile and challenging engagements while improving profitability, productivity, quality and client satisfaction.
Mr. Olsen co-underwrote the creation of the DARE-NJ fund. He comes from a successful career in technology, where he was responsible for developing new market segments and creating enterprise software products for Fortune Global 100 clients. Most recently VP of Products at Peer Support Solutions, Mr. Olsen has held multiple management roles in software R&D and marketing, and he is also a principal of Vision Funding Group, a boutique impact investing firm.
Ms. Olsen co-underwrote the creation of the DARE-NJ fund. Her first business sold hand-crafted goods at Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Not long afterward, when interest rates were well over 10% she made her first real estate investment, a summer rental on Cape Cod. She is a principal of Vision Funding Group, a boutique impact investing firm, and is responsible for managing a family-owned portfolio of income properties, notes, rehab projects, and other real estate investments.