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Deep Experience.  Local Focus.  Your Trusted Partner.

CSF knows the DC/VA/MD metro area’s residential real estate market deeply, is a trusted partner for investors across the region, and has a proven track record.  We are quickly able to discern which opportunities are viable and how we can help you succeed.

CSF’s own growth in lending to residential real estate investors has been fueled by its own successful ‘fix-and-flip’ experience; focusing on building trusted relationships with responsible real estate investors committed to a high quality outcome by re-establishing properties as attractive and desirable homes that improve neighborhoods across the region.

Charles Einsmann

Charles Einsmann has more than 20 years of real estate experience, and is particularly skilled in structuring and negotiating win-win solutions for distress sales.  Along with Sam Jacknin, Charlie co-founded Clear Sky Properties LLC in 2005 and Clear Sky Financial LLC in 2013.  He primarily takes the lead for networking, sourcing new opportunities and negotiating new deals.  Charlie also owns Green Dot Title, is a licensed Realtor in Virginia, and has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Devry Institute Of Technology.  

Call Charlie at:  703-887-1039

Sam Jacknin

Sam Jacknin has more than 25 years of experience in a broad range of real estate endeavors, particularly with distressed property sales and development.  Along with Charlie Einsmann, Sam co-founded Clear Sky Properties LLC in 2005 and Clear Sky Financial LLC in 2013.  He primarily takes the lead for loan closing and administration duties for CSF while he and Charlie also collaborate on prospective deals.  Sam also owns and is principal broker for Green Dot Realty, is a licensed Realtor in Virginia, D.C., and Maryland.  He earned his B.S. in Anthropology and M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from George Mason University.

Call Sam at:  703-587-2475

Don Palumbo

Don Palumbo has more than 30 years of experience in the secondary market for housing finance, focused on capital markets, loss mitigation servicing, mortgage asset valuations, and mortgage operations.  He has a long track record in leading large scale strategic initiatives to advance corporate objectives.  Don primarily leads our strategic efforts, including engagement with new funding sources.  He is listed on four patents with the U.S. Patent Office for methods in pricing forward loan commitments, and has a B.S. in Business from John Brown University.

Call Don at:  571-643-4236

All loans are subject to our underwriting criteria, loan conditions, and project risk tolerances. As such, we reserve the right to approve or deny any loan application based on our sole discretion.

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