Our Team
Barry P. Winer
Office: 617-527-1300
Mobile: 617-733-7373
As founder of Capital Access, Inc., he has over 35 years experience in financing all forms of commercial real estate including residential, retail, office, industrial, health care, and land development. He also raises private and institutional equity for placement in complex commercial transactions. His expertise in real estate began in 1971 as manager of Fairfield Realty; a residential brokerage firm located on Newbury Street in Back Bay. He then became president of Bay Associates Realtors, Inc., a full service residential real estate company that specialized in management and brokerage. During the late 70’s and early 80’s he began purchasing and rehabilitating Back Bay properties under the name Triad Development. In 1987 he became a partner in Leatherbee Mortgage and Development Company specializing in condominium conversions and commercial mortgage brokerage. Since 1996 his focus has been commercial debt and equity. Under his tenure Capital Access, Inc. has placed over $900 million in commercial debt and equity. Mr. Winer is a graduate of Northeastern University.
Ronald T. Kitchton
Phone: 239-287-5584
Ronald Kitchton serves as Managing Director and has been actively involved in the commercial real estate industry since 1979. He has experience in debt arrangement in excess of $1.5 billion and has arranged numerous joint ventures. His sales record includes a total that exceeds $1.25 billion worth of income properties. He represents select developers and tenants coordinating joint ventures, arranging institutional and private equity and the financing and sale of projects. He founded Sunbelt Capital Advisors and remains a managing member. He served as a regional sales manager with Koll Management Services, a division of the Koll Company, overseeing sales, leasing, mortgage brokerage and development services in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Koll Management Services managed in excess of 200 million square feet of commercial space at the time that division was sold to CBRE in 1997. He also served as manager of commercial mortgage banking and investment property services with Coldwell Banker URS and held the positions of Vice President and Regional Manager with Chemical Mortgage Corporation, a division of Chemical Bank. He was general manager of Chelsea Moore Company as well as Vice President and Co-Director of income property syndication with Ostendorf Morris Company.

Mr. Kitchton received his BS Degree from The Ohio State University and continued his advanced studies at Bowling Green University and Wright State University.
Burton Abel
Phone: 617-797-7577
Burt joined Capital Access in 2018. Prior to that Burt was part of a family steel business which he sold in 2006 and for whom he managed its construction industry division. In 2007, he joined Wyman Street Advisors, a boutique full-service real estate firm, as a Director. His responsibilities included providing real estate advisory services including brokerage, investment sales, and property management and consulting services to their 3 Million Square foot portfolio. In 2011 he joined Equitable Real Estate Services as a Vice President, where he focused on tenant representation and business development. Burt also served as Senior Advisor in the Boston office of SVN International, a large national full service commercial real estate firm. In addition to providing the full range of brokerage services, he was also responsible for sourcing both on and off market real estate investment opportunities to the firm’s high net worth clientele. Most recently, Burt was a Partner in Property Management and Leasing at Front Point Management, a commercial real estate investment and management firm focused on office, flex, industrial and retail property. In his current role at Capital Access, Burt is responsible for sourcing new business and expanding Capital Access’s reach nationwide.
Vincent Cannistraro
Phone: 617-293-4553
Vin graduated in 1987 with a Mechanical Engineering degree from Tufts University. While spending over 25 years in his family’s commercial contracting business, Vin played a key management role on many of the area’s most high-profile projects including Gillette Stadium, the Boston Convention Center and Merck Pharmaceuticals. In 2016, Vin decided to focus on real estate brokerage and has deep experience in off-market transactions in the multifamily, office and industrial market sectors. He spent some time at a major Industrial Brokerage firm to hone his skills.Vin’s extensive background in the areas of design, development, and construction of numerous building types allows him to intimately understand and highlight a project’s unique challenges and strengths. His large-scale project experience, ability to negotiate creative solutions, and exceptional communication skills all combine for the benefit of his clients.
Harrison Piper
Phone: 617-901-1643
Harrison Piper graduated cum laude from St. Lawrence University in 2021, with a double major in Business and Economics. Shortly after graduation, Harrison went to work as a real estate agent with an Industrial Brokerage Company. In that capacity Harrison assisted property owners, investors, developers, and businesses with their real estate needs. In Harrison’s first year of real estate, he accomplished over six million dollars in industrial sale transactions and headed numerous property lease negotiations.  He has represented national and international clients in more than 5 states. Harrison’s ability to remain calm and focused on the task at hand, his professional demeanor, and his ability to analyze multiple aspects of the transaction enable him to ably serve his clients.
Mark Morris
Phone: 828-674-4350
Marks career in commercial real estate spans 40+ years starting as an internal auditor for a national bank to more recently certified appraiser, full service commercial broker and capital advisor. In 1979, he began his career with Wachovia Bank as an internal auditor performing all aspects of retail and corporate operational and credit reviews, investigations, and merger functions in WNC and North Carolina. In 1982, he advanced to a regional position overseeing credit review functions that included packaging and approval authority for service branches in WNC before leaving Wachovia in 1984 to form a regional appraisal company.

For 30+ years, his appraisal firm performed thousands of service assignments for high net worth individuals and commercial clients involving land development projects, value impact studies (rezoning and CU permitting), utility and highway condemnations, feasibility, litigation expert testimony and special asset disposition valuations for federal and state agencies. Mark joined Sunbelt Capital Advisors in 2009 and provides financial consulting and advisory services for Corporate, Government and Hospitality clientele with focus on the structuring of private debt and equity for purposes of acquisition, monetization, sale/leaseback or disposition.

He maintains an NC broker’s license concentrating on retail, office, industrial and hospitality real estate. Mark’s business skills and multi-faceted background serves clients well by providing unique financing perspective during the acquisition, hold and disposition stage of real estate. Whether user, small or institutional investor, he seeks value-add opportunities for clients through assemblage, adaptive reuse and/or creative financial restructuring.

Mark graduated from Western Carolina University in 1978 earning his BSBA as a finance major. He holds an SRA designation from the Appraisal Institute, a General Certified appraiser certification in NC, and active NC broker’s license. He has been an active commercial and residential NC broker since 1978 and resides in Asheville, NC.
Jim Koster
Phone: 615-556-9807
Jim Koster joined Sunbelt Capital Advisors as a district manager in Ohio in 2012. Prior to this Jim held the positions of Vice President and Partner at Coldwell Banker United Realty Services in Ohio, where he focused on local and national assignments involving property acquisitions and dispositions, financial analysis, and lease negotiations. Concurrently he was the managing partner at Koster Investment Group, a real estate investment and property management organization focused mainly on multifamily properties and which he founded in 1989.

Jim has been active in the commercial real estate industry since 1990, as both an investor and a broker. Jim has overseen a family portfolio of multifamily properties and numerous light industrial properties in the Midwest.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from The Ohio State University, where he was also a member of The Ohio State University Student Investment Management Program. Jim is currently pursuing a Masters in Finance, and is a CCIM candidate. 
Brian Sampson
Phone: 480-239-2237
Based in Miami, FL, Brian Sampson has been actively involved in commercial real estate since 2015. As a licensed broker and national consultant, he has been involved in multi-million-dollar transactions in sales, leasing, and SBA financing. In addition, he has experience in site location for national brand name retailers throughout Florida.

As a Site Selection Consultant with Sunbelt Capital Advisors, Brian leads the site selection effort working with national name brand corporations, assisting them in identifying new store locations throughout south Florida. Brian also heads-up the Mergers and Acquisitions business brokerage effort for Schools for Sale, Inc., working with Pre-K, K-12 and post-secondary private school owners and operators in identifying and financing for expansion of current campus operations or land acquisition and new site construction.

Brian served as Director of Business Development at American High School and project managed the site selection process and facility opening for six (6) charter schools. He has developed an in-depth network of commercial real estate brokers, financial lenders, business brokers, and school owners and operators throughout Florida, and the country. A US Navy veteran, Brian attended University of San Francisco, College of Professional Studies. Client Schools and Colleges: American Business and Technology, Quest College. Sarasota University, Global Technology College, Palm Beach Academy, American University of Health Sciences, American High School, Allison Academy
Myles C. Milek
Phone: 312-925-1719
Myles Milek founded Ridgewood Capital (Ridgewood) in 2008, a real estate advisory firm that specializes in debt and equity placements, structured financing, and the sourcing and underwriting of real estate assets and portfolios. Asset classes include multi-family, mixed-use, office, hotel/lodging, retail, residential and net lease properties. Ridgewood also provides asset management services, loan portfolio assessments, and asset due diligence for private equity firms and financial institutions.

Myles C. Milek has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of commercial real estate finance. Mr. Milek previous held managerial positions at national banks such as Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and LaSalle Bank and has successfully launched and managed multi-regional commercial real estate divisions for two national banks. Mr. Milek has developed a nationwide network of real estate developers/owners, investors, lenders, and regulators. In addition to structuring over $5 billion in debt and equity, Mr. Milek was also engaged in several Structured Sale Joint Ventures with the FDIC managing and liquidating over $12B in assets.

Mr. Milek has a BS from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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