Nicholas Marrocco, President

Mr. Nicholas Marrocco brings over 18 years experience in construction, development, operations and finance. He has extensive knowledge in design, team assembly, planning and implementation of high standard business practices. His experience includes 4 years of finance, 7 years in construction and 7 years as an owner/operator of Gateway Development Partners. Mr. Marrocco has had experience operating as a strategic partner to numerous fortune 500 companies including; Square D, Boeing, Eaton Corporation, Baxter, and Siemens as well as many large privately held organizations. Mr. Marrocco’s core competencies are in finance, new development, re-development, capital improvement projects, and recruitment, as well as consulting on acquisitions and organic growth strategies. Mr. Marrocco has successfully worked on and completed over $10 Million in contract consulting assignments and has operated in an advisory and or principal role on a combination of over $3 Billion of new development and re-development projects.

Michael Fleck, Vice President

Michael has a bachelors degree in Psychology with a minor in Urban Studies from Elmhurst College. Michael received his Law Degree from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago Illinois. During and after law school Michael clerked for a real estate attorney in the Chicagoland area. In 2004, began practicing law as an attorney that focused on Real Estate Law. Michael Fleck has founded and operated a number of successful start-up companies of his own, including a real estate brokerage, title insurance agency, a distributorship, and a technology company. Michael joined Gateway Development Partners and now focuses his career on real estate development.

Lainey Neff, Real Estate Director

Lainey offers a wide range of real estate services for a diverse group of clients throughout the Southwest. Starting with a Real Estate Acquisition and Consulting Company, she assisted on various projects that focused on right of way and land acquisition for BNSF Railway, Union Pacific Railway, and a multitude of clientel. She is an Arizona native with extensive knowledge of the Arizona market. Lainey currently resides in Scottsdale Arizona and is concentrating effort on land acquisition with Gateway Development Partners.

Collin Stevens, Project Director

Collin has an extensive background and expertise in Land Acquisition and Corporate Real Estate which includes experience in the negotiation and acquisition of more than 900 retail, commercial, raw land, industrial, and distressed residential properties. Working directly with engineers, architects, attorneys and real estate managers, Mr. Stevens coordinates and manages Clients’ projects from cradle to grave by directing activities and shepherding other players and contractors to make sure their objectives are fulfilled efficiently and expediently. He routinely manages and oversees multiple acquisitions simultaneously to ensure timelines, budgets and use of tax-deferred funds are properly met and utilized.