Management Team

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Alexander Cohen

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to founding Liberty SBF, Mr. Cohen worked in fixed income trading and portfolio management at M&T Bank Corporation (MTB), where he helped manage the bank’s multibillion dollar discretionary asset portfolio of mortgage-related securities. During his career, Alex has focused on whole loan, structured product and corporate credit trading, and he has also worked in private equity focusing on transactions in the middle market sector. Alex graduated from New York University.

(610) 816-0201 |

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Alex Prombaum

President | Director of Credit

Prior to joining Liberty SBF, Mr. Prombaum served as a Senior Underwriter at Merrill Lynch Capital, the on-balance sheet, commercial finance division of Merrill Lynch and Co. Alex has also worked as an associate at Picerne Capital, a private equity firm focusing on the purchase of performing and performing loans backed by commercial real estate. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin.

(610) 816-0202 |

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Leah Weiss

Managing Director, Legal and Loan Closing

Prior to joining Liberty SBF, Ms. Weiss worked as an associate at Paul Hastings, an international law firm where she worked in the commercial real estate group. During her career, Leah has participated in large real estate transactions both purchase and sales as well as financings and has expertly developed and implemented legal- related closing and post-closing procedures. Leah holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, as well as a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.

(484) 297-7014 |

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George Zameska

Managing Director, Finance

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Andrés Catalán

Managing Director, Operations

Mr. Catalán brings to Liberty SBF his expertise in technology strategy, data science, business processes and software development. Mr. Catalán has served as Assistant Professor of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the Fox School of Business of Temple University and has experience advising organizations of all sizes in a variety of sectors. In addition to having undertaken doctoral studies in Operations and Information Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Andrés holds a Master of Science in Management and a Bachelor and Master of Arts in Business Management and Administration, both from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Engineering.


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Joseph Nolan

Director, Originations

Prior to joining Liberty SBF, Mr. Nolan worked in asset gathering for non-traded REIT’s. His experience includes value-add multifamily, office, and daily NAV liquid alternatives. He graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in Economics and Psychology.

(215) 309-6416 |

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Anthony Notarfrancesco

Senior Originator

Prior to joining Liberty SBF, Mr. Notarfrancesco worked as a leasing agent in the Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. metro areas. His leasing experience includes both landlord and tenant representation, student housing lease-ups, as well as traditional multi-family leasing. He graduated from Temple University with a B.S. in Community and Regional Planning and from the University of Maryland with a Masters in Real Estate Development.

(610) 816-0203 |

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Tyler Morss

Associate, Loan Originations

Prior to joining Liberty SBF, Mr. Morss worked at CBRE in the Advisory and Transaction Services group based in CBRE’s Downtown Manhattan office. He represented corporate clients throughout New York City in the execution of office leasing strategies, transaction negotiations, space acquisitions and dispositions. Tyler has also served as a Senior Legislative Intern with the offices of U.S. Senator Edward Markey and U.S. Senator William Cowan on their legislative teams. He graduated from Denison University.

(339) 222-3201 |

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Arash Behnam

Associate, Loan Originations

Prior to joining Liberty SBF, Mr. Behnam worked as a commercial real estate Investment Sales Professional. His experience includes the disposition and acquisition of over $100MM of multi-family, retail, and office properties. Mr. Behnam graduated from California State University Northridge with a Master's degree in Business Administration.

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Tyler Maragh

Associate, Loan Originations

Prior to joining Liberty SBF, Mr. Maragh worked at Marcus and Millichap in the National Hospitality Group based in the company’s downtown Orlando office. He specialized in the acquisitions, dispositions and refinancing of hotel assets. Mr. Maragh graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in Business Management.

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Claiborne Robbins

Associate, Loan Originations

Prior to joining Liberty SBF, Mr. Robbins worked in the Denver office of a national commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in both tenant representation and landlord representation. He has successfully represented his clients in the execution of their office leasing strategies, transaction negotiations, space acquisitions and dispositions. Mr. Robbins graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.A. in Economics.

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Amanda Sachs

Associate, Loan Originations

Prior to joining Liberty SBF, Ms. Sachs worked at Honk Technologies where she established strong customer relationships while fulfilling roadside assistance needs. She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles with an Associate of Arts Degree in Merchandise Marketing and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. While attending FIDM, Amanda held several internships in Public Relations, Sales and Marketing.

(213) 256-0571 |

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Jacqueline Rivas

Analyst, Loan Originations

(213)298-3005 |

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Lon Cohen

Director of Communications

Mr. Cohen comes to Liberty SBF with an extensive background in marketing and communications helping to strategize content, advertising, search engine optimization and website management in the non-profit, banking and publishing sectors. He also has a background in writing and reporting and launched a hyperlocal news website, where he served as editor for over three years. He graduated from SUNY Buffalo with a B.S. in Graphic Design working in the early part of his career as an editorial and marketing designer for Hearst Magazines, Art in America Magazine and Interview Magazine in New York City.

(631) 294-5542 |

Credit & Administration

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Andrew Cave

Associate, Credit

Mr. Cave graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance focusing on investments and portfolio management. He previously worked at Raymond James Financial Services where he assisted with financial advisory and client relations.

(215) 309-6420 |

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Ling Han

Associate, Credit and Underwriting

Prior to joining Liberty SBF, Ms. Han worked within the commercial mortgage back securities, credit ratings division of Morningstar, Inc., focusing on structured finance, real estate underwriting, and the development of a Mumbai team for the division. Ms. Han graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, double majoring in Finance and Economics, with a minor in Spanish.

(610) 816-0209 |

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Meghan Schmidt

Associate, Loan Closing

Prior to joining Liberty SBF, Ms. Schmidt worked as an executive assistant to the founder of a private wealth management firm. Her role included office management and administrative support. Ms. Schmidt graduated from the Art Institute of Philadelphia with a degree in Fashion Marketing and worked in the fashion industry for several years for Guess? and Free People in the roles of sales and assistant merchandiser.

(610) 816-0200 |