JOSEPH S. WEINGARTEN

Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer

Joe brings over 25 years of financial markets and real estate experience to Recreational Capital, where he is Chief Operating Officer.  Prior to co-founding Recreational Capital, Joe was Chief Financial Officer at Developer Finance Corporation, a specialty finance company focused on recreational land, since 2004. He was also Executive Vice President at Recreational Capital, a timeshare finance company. Joe began his career as a CPA with Arthur Andersen & Co. From there he moved to US West Capital, then to ING’s asset backed finance group where he ultimately became a Managing Director providing financing for a wide range of asset classes, including timeshare and land finance.  In 1997, Joe joined Litchfield Financial Corporation and remained with the company as Executive Vice President until it was sold to Textron Financial Corporation in 1999.  Joe then returned to asset backed finance, at ING and then to Nomura Securities International. Joe received his BA degree from New York University in Accounting and Finance.