Jack Hedaya, is the co-founder of The Hedaya Capital Group, Inc., a specialty financial services firm based in New York City, providing factoring and working capital financing to start up and mid-size businesses. Bringing Hedaya Capital into its second successful decade, Mr. Hedaya has grown the business through a deep understanding of financial operations, serving as architect of complex financial transactions, and closely managing client portfolio risk across a spectrum of industry verticals. Prior to Hedaya Capital, Mr. Hedaya managed production for over 40 million dollars in sales for a national accessories company. In the production manager role, Mr. Hedaya dramatically increased corporate efficiencies through consolidation of business units and negotiation with overseas factories.
Always seeing the bigger picture, while also mastering financial operations, Mr. Hedaya is proficient at helping his clients achieve growth objectives. Mr. Hedaya is also an active member in the financial services industry, staying abreast of industry trends and developments, and has served as president of the Contemporary Credit Club of New York City. Mr. Hedaya holds both an MS and an MBA from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College.
Senior Vice President of Development for
John Tedesco is a nationally recognized and awarded executive with over 20yrs of leadership expertise in public and private capital development, government relations, executive management, marketing and mortgage services. For the past 8 years he has served as the Senior Vice President of Development for Appraisal Nation. John helped lead the organization to record growth as America’s fastest growing real estate appraisal firm and one of the nation’s fastest growing businesses overall; as recognized for the past four years in a row in the INC. 5000. In 2018 Mortgage Professional America (MPA) recognized him as one of their Hot 100 Leaders reshaping the American Mortgage Industry.
Under his leadership, Appraisal Nation has become the lead service provider offering real estate asset valuations for private real estate investors coast to coast. John serves on the Government Affairs Committee for the American Association of Private Lending, is a regular featured speaker at national private lending and capital markets conferences, and has evolved Appraisal Nation to the number one valuation provider in the country for private lenders; performing over 150,000 residential and commercial appraisals annually for over 1,400 national lenders in every county in America. In 2019 they were Awarded with the 2019 Pitbull Private Lending Mortgage Service Provider of the year.
Previously, raised hundreds of millions of dollars for various public private partnerships, programs and projects. This included Pace University Capital Development, Harbor House Homeless youth shelters, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and municipal and county infrastructure. He further taught capital development at NYU in Manhattan. Additionally, he served as a city manager running a municipality in NJ, and was elected to lead one of the largest education systems in America with a $1.5 billion operating budget for 170,000 children and 18,000 employees in Wake County (Raleigh) North Carolina.
Today, John, his wife Jennifer, son Gabriel and daughter Maddie Grace live in the greater Raleigh, North Carolina area. John is a seasoned U.S. traveler having been to 49 states and 92 of the nation’s top 100 metro areas. And at home he is active in his community and church, and dabbles with a small real estate investment portfolio of his own.