Management Team

Devin Aronstam

Managing Partner

Mr. Aronstam has 20 years of real estate and capital markets experience. Prior to launching Relative with Mr. Aschkenasy, Devin was the Director of Acquisitions for Vantage Properties and its affiliate, Candlebrook Properties, a New York-based multifamily owner / operator. Upon joining Vantage in 2009, Devin led Vantage’s expansion out of New York and into the Mid-Atlantic region, acquiring over 4,000 apartments, with a total acquisition cost of approximately $430 million.

Prior to joining Vantage, Mr. Aronstam was a Principal at Lubert-Adler Partners, a multi-billion dollar private real estate investment firm, where he focused on new acquisitions and asset management. Devin received a B.A. in History from the University of Michigan, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, with a concentration in Finance and Real Estate.


Managing Partner

Mr. Aschkenasy has 28 years of real estate experience. In addition to his responsibilities at Relative, he is the President of Blank Aschkenasy Properties, LLC (“BAP”), a real estate investment, development and management firm. BAP (through its affiliates), owns and operates over one million SF of commercial space in the Philadelphia area, with an additional 300,000 sf under active development.

Paul joined BAP in 2000 to run its operations, and became President in 2004. Prior to joining BAP, he spent 10 years in the real estate advisory profession, most recently as Senior Director with Cushman & Wakefield in its New York headquarters, where he advised his clients primarily on office transactions. He represented his clients in over 5.0 million square feet of leasing, sales and structured ownership transactions nationwide, totaling over $2.0 billion in aggregate value. Mr. Aschkenasy received a B.A. in History from the University of Wisconsin.

Bernie McCabe

Senior Vice President  Construction
Bernie brings 29 years of experience to the Relative team

Karen Mapes

Senior Vice President – Finance
Karen brings 27 years of experience to the Relative team

Karyn Bennett

Senior Vice President – Property Management

Hilary McNamara

Regional Property Manager
Hilary brings 10 years of experience to the Relative team.