The Team

Our dedicated team that does it all

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Richard A. Fishman

President and Founder

Richard is the founder of The ValCap Group, LLC, as well as an investor in nearly 8,000 apartment units spread throughout 23 complexes in Texas, Tennessee, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Mississippi, and South Carolina.

Richard oversees acquisitions, business strategy, financing, and market strategy for the portfolio. His experience is uniquely positioned for the growth of real estate investments. Richard graduated in 1979 from the University of Pennsylvania with both Master of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Regional Sciences. His degrees were earned concurrently.

After a brief stint with a nonprofit developer of apartments, he worked for the City of Philadelphia as a Grants Coordinator, and then as head of Planning for the Office of Housing and Community Development.

After leaving government service, Richard launched a 20-year career in real estate financing as a real estate broker with his own mortgage firm in Berkeley, California. This firm funded more than 4,000 loans for single-family homes, apartments, and other commercial properties. In 1995, he began purchasing income investment properties, initially in the San Francisco Bay Area, and then throughout the country.

Richard dedicates his professional life entirely to his commercial properties. He is always busy evaluating new multifamily deals and other commercial investment opportunities that will create great returns for all parties. Aside from this, Richard actively networks with family offices and potential investors.

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Phone: 214-432-5796

Susann Fishman

Vice President

Susann along with her husband Richard started ValCap Group, LLC in 2012 to better manage their combined property portfolio. She shares overall management responsibilities with Richard.

A native of Sweden, Susann relocated to California in the late 1980s. She speaks fluent Finnish, Swedish, English, and some Spanish.

In the early 1990s, Susann owned a private Bay Area school which she operated successfully for about a decade. She then began investing in commercial real estate. Since the late 1990s, she has purchased and sold multi-housing properties in California, Nevada, Texas, Oklahoma, Indiana, Arizona, Ohio, Mississippi, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and Iowa.
Her overall expertise is in asset management, due diligence, and construction and design concepts.

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Phone: 214-432-5811

Christine Fete

Legal Counsel

Christine joined The ValCap Group in 2016. As Legal Counsel, she guides the management team with respect to all legal matters including contract negotiation, transactions, and corporate governance. As ValCap continues to grow,

Christine supports the company’s business objectives and mitigates legal risk. Christine earned her undergraduate degree from Saint Louis University (B.A., 2010) and her law degree from Baylor University School of Law (J.D., Business Transactions Concentration, 2013). She is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas.

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Phone: 214-980-9179

Christie Willis


As ValCap’s National Property Manager, Christie oversees all properties in the portfolio. She has 33 years of experience in property management.

Christie’s responsibilities include hiring, training, and leading onsite management teams, financial management of assets, and supervision of day-to-day operations to improve performance and increase the value of each property.

Christie lives in Tennessee with her husband, Tommy, and enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren, Graci and Lucas.

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Phone: 214-432-5753

Nick Trajcevski

Acquisitions Specialist

As ValCap’s Acquisitions Specialist, Nick is responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and underwriting new acquisition opportunities. Prior to joining our team, Nick interned for multiple real estate firms in Dallas, primarily analyzing new investment opportunities. He recently graduated from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business with a BBA in Real Estate Finance.

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Phone: 214-245-4381

Grayson Ralph

Asset Management

Grayson is ValCap’s point person for growing market value in all property assets. His responsibilities in Asset Management include high-level financial management of all assets and generating business strategies that optimize processes and maximize efficiency for the company.

Prior to joining ValCap, Grayson worked for multiple real estate corporations throughout Mexico. He recently graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BBA in Real Estate Finance and a minor in Psychology.

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Phone: 214-935-9046

Noelle Beltran

Collections Manager

Noelle joined ValCap in January of 2019. A self-motivated accounting professional with 10+ years of accounting, management and operational experience within diversified industries. Noelle currently manages the accounts receivables for ValCap’s portfolio of 6000 units. She ensures the ValCap way is always followed as it is proven successful when implemented properly.  Additionally, she assists with pricing and specials, unit turns and is the administrative assistant to ValCap’s General Counsel, Christine Fete.

Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Noelle moved to Texas after completing her studies and began her career in accounting. When she is not working, she is with her family, she loves to spend time with her husband and children.  Additionally, Noelle also teaches a class at Grace Revolution Church, in Irving, Tx. every Sunday.

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John joined The ValCap Group in 2019. As Controller he is responsible for financial reporting, investor reporting, cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and federal, state, and local tax compliance.

Prior to joining our team, John worked for Starwood Capital Group as Vice President and Controller.

John studied at Iona College where he majored in Accounting.

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Phone: 214-432-5837

Katherine Liang


Katherine joined the Valcap Group in 2018. As accountant, she handles daily Accounts Payable processes, and manages vendor relations. She also oversees the timely, accurate processing of invoices, purchase orders, expense reports, credit memos, and payment transactions.

Katherine is originally from China and graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2017.