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    About Us

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    Mission and Vision

    Northspyre’s mission is to bring modern technology to the historically old-fashioned real estate industry. We are the first purpose-built platform for real estate project delivery and an early leader in our SaaS vertical. We’ve seen 6x growth in revenue since raising our series A in 2020 and are looking for talented individuals to help us continue our fast-paced growth in the coming years. 

    Meet Our Leadership

    We Are Led By a Combination of Real Estate and Technology Experts

    William Sankey

    Co-Founder and CEO

    William Sankey

    Co-Founder and CEO

    Experience

    Jones Long LaSalle

    Macklowe Properties

    Madison Realty Capital 

     

    Education 

    B.A. Architecture, Yale

    Masters, Real Estate/Planning, Harvard

    Full-Stack Web Development, Udacity

     

    Andrew Tam

    CTO

    Andrew Tam

    CTO

    Experience 

    Sailthru

    Princeton Consultants

    Samsung Electronics 

     

    Education

    B.S. Math and Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

    Masters, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania 

     

    Our Story

    How It Started

    William co-founded Northspyre in 2017 after spending six years as a New York City real estate developer and project lead. He worked for leading firms like Madison Realty Capital, Macklowe Properties and Jones Lang LaSalle on high-profile, multimillion-dollar ground-up developments and major renovations across the city. Through these experiences, he learned a lot that helped lay the foundation for Northspyre.

    One observation he made then — that we can all attest to today — was that real estate owners, developers and project collaborators were slow to adopt modern technology, harness their data or leverage automation. Most project teams were, and still are, extremely reliant on static, disparate spreadsheets and gut instincts to make decisions that have major implications on project costs and timelines. This made it very difficult and cumbersome to refer back to records from past projects that could help prevent the same mistakes or oversights from happening again on future projects — allowing the project team to work more efficiently.

    He also noticed that highly paid and highly skilled staff members were bogged down by administrative work that impeded on their ability to do their most valuable work – focusing on the strategic direction of a project or portfolio. It was clear that CRE was lagging behind other similar industries — like finance and manufacturing — that had successfully harnessed the power of data and automation to streamline operations and mitigate risk. William was inspired to build a tailored solution and bring CRE project delivery into the 21st century.

    In his spare time, William learned how to code and started building simple applications to automate some of his more manual, day-to-day administrative tasks as a developer. As his coding skills evolved, William continued to build on these mini side projects, which eventually led to the first Northspyre prototype.

    Today, Northspyre has helped more than 100 clients facilitate more than $50 billion worth of capital projects. Northspyre is venture-backed, has grown to more than 80 employees and is more motivated than ever to transform project delivery for all real estate professionals. 

    Our History