Joe has a multifaceted background in real estate, finance, software, and interior design. As the son and grandson of real estate entrepreneurs, he grew up immersed in the multifamily business. His early career was in software, primarily at Bridgewater Associates, where he was the 200th employee. While there, Joe held several technical and management leadership roles before joining the firm’s sales team, helping to raise over $2 billion as Bridgewater grew from a boutique investment firm to the largest hedge fund in the world. In 2011 he founded his first start-up, Tastemaker, which was part of Y Combinator’s 2012 summer cycle. Joe is a frequent speaker at major real estate conferences across the US. Joe studied Computer Science and Philosophy at Dartmouth and NYU.