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Alliance Int Companies - advanced asset sourcing, underwriting, divesting and monetizing focus driven practices for FO | FOA, Corporate and Institutional Clients for 30+ years. Expanding Nationally and Internationally With 181 Offices

Bret Broaddus

Managing Member

Bret Broaddus serves as the Managing Principal and GP of Alliance International with 25+ years of real estate principal and services experience. He successfully launched two private series funds and managed national brokerage platforms at CBRE, Alliance Int Cos. and Private CRE Equity Funds. Over decades of top-tier success in the Corporate, Commercial Real Estate and CRE Investment Banking Industry, he led numerous national (and top worldwide) closures, generating lead international revenue. He was recognized for the largest-ever executions in 47 markets, including the largest known single-asset traded worldwide.

Mr. Broaddus has held securities, insurance and real estate licenses and completed undergraduate work at UC Boulder, with MBA and PhD Finance work at Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL.

Email: | Cell: 312.730.0067

Paul Samek


Paul Samek serves as CFO for Alliance International. Mr. Samek is a broadly experienced chief financial officer for public and private global companies with accomplished financial, operational and administrative background. This proven catalyst enabling practical decision-making and best practices includes progression with Motorola and Deloitte organizations, providing a broad industry experience, including Technology, Consumer / Industrial Products, Life Sciences – Medical Devices, and a wide range of Service offerings.

Mr. Samek is a CPA (State of IL) with professional experience as Executive Partner, Solid Executive Partners, LLP; PCS Consulting, President; CFO positions with CellStar Corporation, The Spectranetics Corporation, The Nash Engineering Corp, Allsteel, Inc.; the CAO, controller post at Concurrent Computer Corporation; and VP Finance and Administration at Motorola Microwave Co.

Mr. Samek graduated from the Northern Illinois University School of Business.

Email: | Cell: 719.494.7479

Celeste Prestinario


Celeste Prestinario serves as Chairman of Alliance International. Ms. Prestinario brings 25 + years of significant Asset Management and Commercial Real Estate Department oversight while acting in a Senior Management role for some of the largest organizations including AT&T | Lucent |Avaya, Basking Ridge, NJ, INLAND REIT, Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation, Oakbrook, IL, Sears Holdings Corp, SHC and Kmart | Sears Hoffman Estates, IL. Mrs. Prestinario has overseen some of the largest ever CRE Trades including the largest known worldwide distribution center.

Email: | Cell: 312.624.9614

Michael Banzer


Michael Banzer serves as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Alliance International.  He is a licensed real estate professional with an MBA and holds a Kentucky Real Estate Sales Associate License. As a well-traveled doctoral student, he has a strong interest in both commercial and residential real estate investing and business. With a natural propensity for study, he has amassed over 350 college credits. He is an above-average native English speaker and also fluent in Vietnamese. He has a proclivity for technology, including working with and on computers. 

Email: | Cell: 502.354.8610 

Steven Silverman


Steven Silverman serves as President, Asset/Property Management for Alliance International. He is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in Florida and received his MBA Degree from New York University – Stern School of Business. Steven has a CCIM Designation – (Certified Commercial Investment Manager) and is a winner of multiple awards for excellence in commercial real estate brokerage Former President of the Florida Gulf Coast Commercial Assoc of Realtors. Former Board Member of the CCIM Institute Florida Chapter.

Email: | Cell: 813.785.3665

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