Our Team


Create long term value for our investors, the assets we invest in, and the communities in which we work.

About ECH

Founded in 2015, ECH is a vertically integrated real estate investment firm specializing in the acquisition, development, and management of Single-Family (“SFR”) and Build-for-Rent (“BFR”) communities in the Phoenix Metro. Our strategy is aggregating and going long-term on institutional quality assets in locations that have strong underlying fundamentals to preserve and grow capital, while engineering lucrative tax strategy.

Jared Vidales


Jared Vidales leads the implementation of both short and long-term strategies to ensure the growth of Equity Connect, and overall returns for investors.
Prior to founding Equity Connect, he was a project engineer for Johnson Controls, managing the implementation of mechanical projects for the State of Arizona.

Danielle Crowell

CFO & Asset Management

Danielle brings over 10 years of real estate management, construction and finance expertise to Equity Connect. She oversees Equity Connect’s portfolio, focusing on performance of assets, reducing operating expenses, driving portfolio revenue, and implementing strategy for ancillary portfolio revenue.
Prior to founding Equity Connect, she ran operations for an international private equity fund focused on opportunistic acquisition of SFR in Arizona.

Andrew Brannick


Andrew leads the disposition strategy and ensures highest and best exit for all company assets. He builds and maintains relationships across various institutional buyers, and at times assists other groups dispose of their assets.

Investor Relations

Lauren Crowell

Acquisitions Director

Lauren oversees the acquisition of existing SFR assets. She underwrites to the Equity Connects various portfolio guidelines and ensures asset performance on acquisition.


Transactions & Property Management

Donna executes all purchase and sale transactions for Equity Connect. She also interfaces directly with all residents to ensure a seamless move-in experience.


Bookkeeper & Administration

Annalisa manages AR/AP for Equity Connect. She ensures all accounts are reconciled and accurate at both a project level, and at the investor level.

*Investing involves risk, including loss of principal. Past performance does not guarantee or indicate future results. Any historical returns, expected returns, or probability projections may not reflect actual future performance. While the data we use from third parties is believed to be reliable, we cannot ensure the accuracy or completeness of data provided by investors or other third parties. Neither Cardone Capital nor any of its affiliates provide tax advice and do not represent in any manner that the outcomes described herein will result in any particular tax consequence. Offers to sell, or solicitations of offers to buy, any security can only be made through official offering documents that contain important information about investment objectives, risks, fees, and expenses. Prospective investors should consult with a tax or legal adviser before making any investment decision.