RealtyReturns | Our Team


Manny Fernandez
Co-Founder/ CEO

Manny Fernandez is a Silicon Valley angel investor, serial entrepreneur, and bestselling author featured on CNBC's Make Me A Millionaire Inventor. He has been successful investing in his own ideas as well as taking companies from startup to exit. Fernandez was named by Inc. Magazine as one of 33 entrepreneurs to watch in 2016. —In 2013, Fernandez founded SF Angels Group and has been an angel investor with TiE Angels since 2012. In 2014, he was named SF Angel Investor of the Year and received the Equity Crowdfunding Leadership Award. In 2016, Menlo College Named Fernandez Silicon Valley Equity CrowdFunding Pioneer. He has been featured on main stream media including CNBC Squawk Box, Wall Street Journal, NBC, CNN Latino, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Fox News and many more.

Rexford R. Hibbs
Co-Founder / COO

RealtyReturns Co-Founder and COO Rexford R. Hibbs co-founded San Francisco's 1st Title III equity crowdfunding platform, Rexford wanted to combine his background in real estate and his expertise in equity crowdfunding. He launched RealtyReturns in 2016 with the goal of offering every investor (both accredited and non-accredited) access to quick, low-risk returns in real estate. Rexford is an investor who comes from a real estate and angel investing background, making and managing real estate investments in Washington, Oregon, Arizona and California through his family office.

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Alexandr Larionov
Co-Founder / CTO

Alexandr is Co-Founder and CTO at RealtyReturns. He has successfully built two crowdfunding platforms from the ground up. Bringing his wealth of experience to RealtyReturns he focuses on building the platform and he is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the company such as UX/UI, testing, deployment, and implementation. Alexandr brings his expertise in Ruby on Rails, Javascript and React to the team. He works closely with other team members to grow the company through the use of technological resources.

Trevor Whiting
VP Investor Relations

Trevor was VP of Investor Relations for real estate crowdfunding company, who is one of the leaders in traditional real estate crowdfunding. Trevor was accountable for revenue, profit, sales operations and growth initiatives. Under his leadership, he developed a sales playbook that resulted in 2x revenue growth.

Robert Loeble
Deal Flow Manager

Robert is a Bay Area-based commercial real estate broker who focuses his nationwide investment sales practice on net leased asset dispositions. He is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and has experience transacting across multiple product types, including sales and leasing of retail, medical, industrial, multifamily, and office properties. He is a graduate with high distinction in economics and philosophy from the University of Virginia and is passionate about blockchain’s potential to disrupt the real estate industry.

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Robert E. Hibbs, Esq.
Senior Advisor / Board Member

Mr. Hibbs is active and well known in West Coast real estate circles providing legal representation for owners and for lenders, and currently as an owner/developer for his family office. "You have to wait for the right piece of property because the quality of the property determines the ultimate outcome" He has worked for the last 20 years on some of the Pacific Northwest’s, Oregon's and Arizona's premier real estate projects. Mr. Hibbs now devotes his time toward real estate projects for his family office.

Cuneyt Buyukbezci
VP Marketing

Enterprise software executive with two decades of leadership experience in marketing, product management, strategy, and sales. Startup and growth expertise as an entrepreneur, advisor, and corporate incubator.

Neil Ayton
Vice President of Operations

I am an entrepreneurial and resourceful operations leader with over 10 years of operations experience as an early employee and as a founder. I specialize in growing the supply side of marketplaces, having successfully implemented processes to source, onboard and nurture supply partners as Operations Manager at Exec and founder at Mountary. Much of my career to date has been focused on improving operations to deliver an amazing customer experience. I have had a particular success in building out supply in two sided marketplaces both at Exec and at Mountary.

Vis Chen
FinTech Research

Vis has worked as an intern at Accenture Services where he provides technology consulting. He has also worked as an MBA consultant for Verizon at Cornell.

Yuguang Li
Asia Social Media Marketing

Yuguang, handles social media marketing in Asia. He Performed financial due diligence for real estate properties. He analyzes blockchain technology, tokenized business models, and was involved in creating the white paper for RealtyReturns’s ICO. He is fluent Mandarin and Cantonese.

Gustavo Guimaraes
Blockchain / Smart Contract Engineer

Gustavo is an Experienced Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the internet industry. Furthermore, he worked as a Smart Contract Engineer at He is skilled in Blockchain development, Ethereum protocol, Smart contracts, Analytical Skills, Databases, JavaScript (React.js) and Ruby. Strong engineering professional graduated from Lawrence University.