Eli Castronova
Eli CastronovaSenior Vice President
Eli’s current focus is to consult with owners, developers, and investors to analyze investment properties for sale, as well as provide a capital markets solution for Velocity Retail’s clients.

As the former EVP and Principal of The Aspen Group, a prominent development company, Eli secured over $500MM in debt and equity financing for retail, office, residential, multi-family, and master planned community land. During his career he has been involved in acquiring, entitling, developing, leasing and selling over 30 projects exceeding $1 Billion in transaction value. His retail segment activities ran the gamut across grocery, power and lifestyle centers, to pharmacy anchored and free-standing retail projects. His experience spans several real estate cycles and provides insight and foresight to all levels of retail transactions.

A graduate of Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, where he earned a B.A. in Accounting and Finance, Castronova brings valuable corporate and real estate financing experience from having worked earlier in his career as a Credit Analyst & Account Associate in the Commercial Financing Division at Wells Fargo Bank based in Southern, California and later as a Senior Vice President at Land Advisors Capital, one of the largest land brokerage advisory firms in the United States. Eli is a 30-year veteran of the finance and real estate industries.

VELOCITY RETAIL GROUP

2415 E Camelback Road, Suite 400
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Phone: 602-682-8175

Web: velocityretail.com

My Recent Blog Articles

  • NAIOP Retail Team of the Year

Winner of NAIOP’s Retail Broker Team of the Year

May 13th, 2021|Comments Off on Winner of NAIOP’s Retail Broker Team of the Year

At the 2021 Best of NAIOP Awards ceremony Velocity Retail’s Dave Cheatham and Darren Pitts received the Retail Broker Team of the Year. The event honors the year’s most successful

  • Kevin Trujillo - Associate

Velocity Retail Group Welcomes New Associate Kevin Trujillo

January 6th, 2021|Comments Off on Velocity Retail Group Welcomes New Associate Kevin Trujillo

Velocity Retail Group is proud to welcome Kevin Trujillo as a new associate. During his tenure with a premier information technology firm, Kevin focused on providing solutions for local, regional,

  • Lure Fish House

Lure Fish House Opens 1st Arizona Location in Scottsdale

November 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Lure Fish House Opens 1st Arizona Location in Scottsdale

Southern California based Lure Fish House is expanding to the State of Arizona with their first location in the popular Shops at Gainey Village. Velocity Retail Group’s Darren Pitts, Morgan