Vantage Point Acquisitions (VPACQ) is a real estate private equity firm focused on acquiring, repositioning, and operating B- to A class multifamily communities throughout the Southeast. For the past decade, VPACQ has been opportunistic but disciplined in its acquisitions. VPACQ looks for opportunities to create or add value with the goal of creating cash flow and long-term appreciation for investors.
VPACQ’s current portfolio consists primarily of multifamily in stable and growing markets. Since 2011, VPACQ has been most active in secondary markets in Florida and Georgia and select primary markets such as Atlanta, Dallas, and Houston. As operators, VPACQ takes pride in their hands-on asset management approach and transparent investor communications throughout the life cycle of the investment.
Andrew Cushman - Principal
Andrew Cushman is a former chemical engineer who found his entrepreneurial calling in real estate. In 2007 Andrew left his corporate position to start a business in real estate investment, starting off flipping single family properties in Southern California. Sensing a shift in the market, in 2011 Andrew transitioned to multifamily acquisitions and has successfully syndicated and repositioned over 2,100 multifamily units. He is a frequent guest and panelist on Real Estate podcasts and educational forums, and recently launched The Multifamily Accelerator: a multifamily mastermind group for active and experienced Real Estate investors. Outside of the business world, Andrew has been a certified alpine ski instructor and when not working in real estate enjoys surfing, backcountry skiing, and trying to not be outwitted by his two young children.
David Osborn - Principal
Mr. Osborn has over 25 years of experience in family office investments, real estate investments, and private equity. As CEO and Chairman, Mr. Osborn founded and built the 6th largest residential real estate brokerage in the USA, selling over 35,000 units with over $9 billion in sales in 2016. Mr. Osborn is an operating principal and/or investor in five Keller Williams Regions and fourteen Market Centers, owns 20+ real estate related ventures, is the principle of a REI private equity group which has purchased over $100 million in distressed real estate assets and transacted over 600 single family homes, and is the operator of over 35 profitable real estate related businesses in the US and Canada.
Mr. Osborn is a co-founder of GoBundance, an accountability-based group of entrepreneurs, and sits on the board of the 1Life Fully Lived non-profit, a member of YPO/WPO Austin and TIGER 21. Mr. Osborn received his B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. David is the proud father of two wonderful daughters and a son, and lives in Austin, TX with his beloved wife, Traci.
Pat Hiban - Principal
Pat Hiban has been an active Realtor for over 25 years. He has ownership interest in 4 multifamily properties , totaling 338 units. Additionally, Mr. Hiban is a principal in 6 private companies. His other investment interests include a retail strip center, a large office building, an industrial warehouse, and 10 single family homes. He has personally bought and sold over 50 homes. In 2011 he published a book entitled “6 Steps to Seven Figures- a Real Estate Professional’s Guide to Building Wealth and Creating Your Own Destiny” which rose to number 6 on the New York Times Best Seller List. Pat presents to thousands of people every year at a variety of professional conferences. He has appeared on ABC and Fox News programs as an expert on real estate trends, and he has been profiled or quoted in Time, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, and many real estate industry publications. He lives in a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland with his wife and two daughters. In his spare time Pat volunteers as child liaison and ambassador for Make-A-Wish and mentors two inner-city children through the Children of Incarcerated Parents organization.
Tim Rhode - Principal
Tim Rhode has been in the Real Estate field for over 30 years. He has done everything from listing and selling over 2,500 homes as a Real Estate Broker in an 18 year period to buying and selling over 100 properties for his own account. Included in these are many multi-unit properties and his current commercial tenant list includes Auto Zone, Enterprise Rental Car, and Subway. Tim has invested in 8 apartment properties throughout the U.S. totaling 1,064 units. Tim brings a wide range of experience in real estate and is a valuable member of the management team. Tim lives in Portola CA with his lovely wife Tina and they have 3 grown children that are still actively involved in their lives. Tim’s passions include outdoor recreation and his nonprofit 1 Life Fully Lived where he and others teach people to “Dream, Plan and LIVE” their magnificent Futures!
Emily Border - Office Manager
With a varied background in the arts and performance, Emily brings her unique perspective, energy and enthusiasm to the Vantage Point team. She officially jumped into multifamily Real Estate in 2014 after graduating from Biola University with an Opera Performance degree. An "administrative Swiss army knife," her role on the team has adapted and evolved over the years, now heavily focused on investor relations. In her "spare" time, Emily still performs regularly in the Orange County and LA area, and operates a handmade business on Etsy.
Anthony Fontana - Director of Acquisitions
Anthony Fontana graduated from the University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business with a BSBA and concentration in Operations Management and Finance. Anthony started his career working as a management consultant for an advisory-focused strategy, management, and technology consulting firm where he specialized in delivering process improvement and corporate strategy solutions to his clients. During that time, Anthony began investing in single-family and small multi-family properties and still operates a small portfolio in and around Atlanta, GA. Outside of professional work, Anthony sits on the Darla Moore School of Business Young Alumni Board and is an active volunteer and tutor at the Boys and Girls Club of Atlanta. When Anthony is not working on his businesses or volunteering, he can be found surfing, snowboarding, scuba diving, hiking, or planning his next outdoor adventure.
Kelly Andrews - Director of Asset Management
Since joining the team in early 2019, Kelly has been involved with acquisitions, asset management, and streamlining the team’s internal operations to help the team scale. Multifamily investing has been a natural extension of her long-time fascination with cities and the built environment, which began when studying Civil & Environmental Engineering at UC Davis. Beyond work, she is an outdoor enthusiast and spends her free time running along the American River, backpacking, and hiking up in the Sierras.