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Chief Executive Officer


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Shannon Shackerley-Bennett, BA, PMP is a dynamic leader that creates results through strong communication, organizational and professional abilities. More than 25 years of progressively responsible positions with corporate, new business, and start up teams, means Shackerley-Bennett applies practical knowledge and leadership to manage risk and solve complex challenges.

Previously, Shannon was the Chief Operating Officer of a real estate development firm where she was responsible for the strategic direction and daily operation of a company overseeing $90M+ of commercial real estate holdings with over a million sq feet of build out potential.

May 2019 she was recognized and honored at the BisNow’s Bay Area Power Women event as one of 30 “dynamic women in commercial real estate for their outstanding achievements in the office, their industry, and our communities.” Most months Shannon delivers presentation material or is interviewed about her experiences and expertise in the real estate and land development sectors.

With 15+ years as an Owner and Property Manager of income producing properties, recent syndication experience, along with a long corporate career this executive is well positioned for structuring new business ventures and partnerships.

Shannon is the sole Owner of North Star Hotel Development, LLC that is a sister company to North Star Development. She is an Active Managing Member and serves as the Chief Executive Officer for both companies.

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Chief Financial Officer


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Elsa is the Founder and CEO of Sun Rise Development, LLC, a real estate firm that focuses on creating generational wealth for investors through real estate investments.  Elsa manages all aspects of Sun Rise Development’s portfolio, including Acquisition, Financial Management, and Investors Relation.


Sun Rise Development is also an operational arm to North Star Development. She is an Active Managing Member of the company and serves as the Chief Finance Officer responsible for the Deal Analysis and Financial Management. This land developer is currently involved with the entitlement of a Silicon Valley project forecasted to be valued at over $50m by 2023. 

Prior to establishing Sun Rise Development, Elsa enjoyed a corporate Finance career for almost two decades.  She has an Undergraduate Degree in Marketing and Master's Degree in Business Management and is the CFO for North Star Development. 

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Business Development and Investor Relations


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This real estate professional is the founder of an equity & Investors club plus an investments boutique firm. Efi's work with multifamily firms in Israel resulted in established professional relationships with Funds, Family offices, Private investors and sophisticated entrepreneurs.


He transitioned to the real estate industry after six years as an head of Operations at the Israel Airport Authority and five years in administrative positions in Discount Bank . 


A volleyball scholarship in 2008 took him to Moval college in Missouri where he stared to build strong relationships with those in Missouri and nearby Kansas.


Under contract, Efi is now focused on Business Development and Investor Relations for North Star Development providing a net of possibilities for raising capital, funding and financing. 

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