Cabrio is comprised of a dedicated team of people whose mission is the delivery of property services to Company clients. We pride ourselves on running an efficient organization that is prompt, courteous and knowledgeable. We have decades of experience in property management and investing. We solve complex problems for clients, and we do it with integrity and care. The Cabrio Group of Companies is led by Rob Spears, Bennett Borsuk and Jason Costello.
With 15 years of commercial real estate experience including property management, leasing, investment and renovation, and development work, Jason brings broad experience and knowledge to Cabrio clients. His primary foundation of experience is analyzing, structuring and operating syndicated real estate investments.
Jason specializes in bringing strategic opportunities to the Company and its clients that are risk-adjusted and value add. This strategy is extended to Cabrio sponsored property acquisitions through syndicated investment partnerships, property management relationships and select investor clientele.
Jason has been involved in several new developments and adaptive re-use projects and also new construction multi-family and student housing developments. As part of Cabrio’s investment strategy, Jason has guided several equity investments in the acquisition of operating companies in property management and hospitality.
Jason’s day-to-day involvement in the leadership of Cabrio includes overseeing the team, the maintenance and project management departments, and providing the long term vision for the Company. Jason is an active member of the Ann Arbor community, having served on several boards including the Washtenaw Affordable Housing Corporation and the Ann Arbor Art Center.
Jason is an instrument-rated private pilot, graduated from The University of Michigan and lives in Ann Arbor with his wife and two children.
Bennett has over 20 years of real estate management investment experience having started his career owning and operating a portfolio of student housing properties since he was a student himself at the University of Michigan.
While overseeing all aspects of the business on a day-to-day basis, Bennett is particularly focused on the development and implementation of Cabrio’s operating systems and technology infrastructure.
Bennett’s leadership in technology allows Cabrio to operate with sophisticated systems and procedures, giving our clients and team members an efficient platform to access services and deliver an excellent client experience.
Bennett is also an expert at marketing systems and techniques, creating value for clients by bringing the latest in marketing and leasing strategies. In the fast evolving world of student housing and development and the unique marketing that the sector demands, this is a critical advantage of the Company and its clients.
Bennett is a self-made entrepreneur with other business ventures in information technology and marketing. He has been involved in several acquisitions of operating companies, venture capital investments and dispositions, and real estate fund investment partnerships. He is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Michigan.
Bennett enjoys working with the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation and other community organizations, graduated from the University of Michigan and lives in Ann Arbor with his family.
Rob has been dedicated to the profession of real estate management since starting in the business in 1993 following a degree of Bachelors of Business Administration from Iowa State University.
Rob has 25 years of commercial real estate investment, development and management experience. He has structured over 25 commercial property acquisitions and been involved in the underwriting of several operating business acquisitions in the property management space. His experience includes office, retail and student housing assets.
Rob has managed a diverse portfolio of real estate in his career, including everything from large apartment and student housing communities with a full staff of on-site team members, to ground up luxury housing developments, to commercial co-working spaces.
Rob is Cabrio’s principal in charge of overseeing all financial matters and operations for the Company. Cabrio’s current portfolio of assets spans over 150 individual business entities, includes 1,500 student apartment units, over 3,000 residential units in condo and homeowners associations, 24 commercial office and retail buildings, and over $300MM in total assets across Michigan and Florida.
Rob is responsible for the accounting, budgeting, forecasting, payroll and financial management of Cabrio’s portfolio. Rob is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Michigan.
Rob currently resides in Saline, MI with his family, is an accomplished golfer and enjoys competing in both State and National level amateur golf events.