Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Vertical Bridge REIT, LLC (“Company”) is committed to respecting the privacy of all persons using the Company’s website and web-based services (all such web pages using the Company’s root domain and all web-based services accessed through such web pages referred to as the “Site”). This Privacy Policy describes the information gathering and dissemination practices for any personal information you may provide on or through the Site.

In order to browse the public portions of the Site, you are not required to provide any personally identifiable information. However, if you do provide any such information through the Site, this Privacy Policy will apply to Company’s use of such information. If you register to use the Company’s proprietary service platforms, Company will request that you provide certain limited personal information, and you may provide additional personal information through and in connection with your use of the Site. The terms of this Privacy Policy will apply to Company’s handling of all such information.

Please note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will post any Privacy Policy changes on the Site and, if the changes are significant, we may provide a more prominent notice.

Information we collect

We may collect the following types of information:

Information you provide — Visitors to the Site are not required to disclose any personally identifiable information to browse the Site. Visitors to the Site may provide us with certain contact information if they wish to receive information from us or find out more about our products and services. In order to register to use our Site and service platform, visitors are required to provide some basic personal information such as legal name, company affiliation, title, address, telephone number and email address. Through use of the Site and performing searches on the Site, you may provide additional information such as site requirements and location interests.

Cookies — When you use the Site, we may send one or more cookies to your computer. We use cookies as part of the user experience on the Site, track your use of the Site and improve the quality of our Site and services, including for storing user preferences, tracking your searches, and tracking user trends, and their general preferences.

Automatically collected Information; Log information — When you visit the Site via a browser, application, or other client our servers automatically record certain information. These server logs may include information such as your web request, your interaction with a service, how long you visit a page, how many times you visit a page, information you search for, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your account. When you use the Site using your smartphone or other mobile device, we collect information regarding device type, operating system, IP address and device ID. We do not share with third parties your personal information as linked with your IP address or device ID.

User communications — When you send email or other communications to us, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services. We may use your email address to communicate with you about our services.

How we use and share Information

Responding to your Requests – If you have provided us information in connection with a request to receive information from us about our products, services or available properties, we will use your personally identifying information to fulfill your requests and to send you the relevant information. We may thereafter use your information from time to time to send you updates or new information regarding our products, services, or available sites that we believe may be of interest to you. If you wish to remove your information from our mailing list or opt-out of receiving promotional announcements, please contact us by clicking here and selecting the Department of Marketing with a message of Opt-Out.

Promotion of our Services and Properties – If you register for use of our proprietary services platform of properties, we may use your information, including your search requirements and results, to contact you regarding our services and available properties. Use of the Site is your consent to this use.

Administering the Site – We use information you provide and information we automatically collect to administer the Site, and to allow you and other users to use the Site. This may include sending you email, text or other notices regarding the Site and our service. We will also analyze your information and use of the Site in order to improve and customize your experience, including remembering information so you will not have to reenter it, storing your requirements, searches and search results and to provide access to your data. We may also use such information to contact you regarding Site changes, system maintenance and outage issues, account issues or otherwise troubleshoot problems.

Service Providers – We will disclose information to our service providers that work on our behalf or with us to fulfill your information requests and to provide the Site. We do not permit these providers to use your information other than as necessary to provide the services to us.

Other Disclosures – We may disclose your information if we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or other governmental or law enforcement request, (b) enforce our Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (d) investigate any unauthorized use of the Site or our services or (e) protect against or mitigate harm to the rights, property or safety of Company, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

With Permission – If we use your personal information in a manner different than the purpose for which it was collected or other than as disclosed in this policy, then we will ask for your consent prior to such use.

Aggregate and Non-Personally Identifiable Information – We may also use your non-personally identifiable information, including as aggregated with other users’ non-personally identifiable information, to analyze use of our Site, to analyze customer interests and wireless infrastructure and property needs and to develop other products and services or to analyze and report industry trends.

Except as set forth herein, we will not provide your personally identifiable information to any unaffiliated parties for marketing or other purposes without your consent.

Corporate Events

If we become involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all its assets, your information may be included in the assets sold or transferred to the acquirer. You hereby agree that we may transfer or assign the information we have collected from you in connection with any such event. In the event of a bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership or assignment for the benefit of creditors, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred or used.

Information security

We will take reasonable security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. However, we cannot guarantee its absolute security or that unauthorized persons will not access or use your personal information for improper purposes. In the event of a breach of security affecting personal information or data on our servers, we will take such notification and other steps as may be required under applicable law.

Accessing and updating or deleting personal information

If you have provided information through the Site, you may request updates to or deletion of such information from our systems. We will make reasonable efforts to update or delete your information as requested, provided, that we may decline to update information if we determine it to be impractical.


Social Media Sites

We may have pages or other presence on various social networking sites or services, such as Facebook, Twitter and the like. Any information you post or provide through such sites and services will be subject to the policies of those sites and services.


We may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information. If you access those links, you will leave the Company’s Site. We do not control those sites or their privacy practices, which may differ from our practices and policies. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites. The personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties is not covered by our Privacy Policy. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any company before submitting your personal information.

Location of Servers

Our servers are in the United States of America. If you are accessing the Site and [Service] from outside the United States, please be advised that through your continued use of the Site or Service, which is governed by U.S. law and this Privacy Policy, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer and the maintenance and processing of such information in the United States.


We do not track or collect personal data about your online activities once you leave the Site.

Information Collected from Children

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we learn that we have inadvertently obtained information from a child, we will promptly delete the information.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: (561) 948-6367

Ron Bizick, II

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ronald G. Bizick, II is President and Chief Executive Officer of Vertical Bridge. He has 33 years of telecommunications industry experience, and together with the senior leadership team, oversees the company’s strategic growth initiatives of infrastructure development, sales and marketing, site leasing, and operations.

Prior to joining Vertical Bridge, Mr. Bizick co-founded and served as CEO of Tarpon Towers, LLC, which develops, acquires, and manages wireless communication sites throughout the United States. Earlier in his career, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Global Signal, Inc., a former NYSE-listed company. During his tenure at Global Signal, the company completed a successful IPO, acquired nearly $2 billion in tower assets, raised over $2.2 billion in mortgage-backed securitizations, and tripled its portfolio from 3,500 to over 11,000 owned and managed communication sites. Prior to Global Signal, Mr. Bizick was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of SBA Communications, a NASDAQ company, helping grow it from a start-up to a nationwide public company.

He received his BA in Business and Communication from the University of Pittsburgh and completed executive education programs at The Wharton School and Harvard Business School.


Richard Stern

Senior Vice President of Real Estate

Richard Stern oversees the production, drafting and negotiation of all Vertical Bridge’s ground, tower and rooftop leases. He is also responsible for other property rights agreements, including management agreements with third-party real estate owners.   

Before joining the company, Richard co-founded and served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Eco-Site, a privately owned independent tower company. Previously, he was the chief executive officer of Access to Money. Richard began his wireless career as general counsel for Apex Site Management before its acquisition by SpectraSite in 2000. There, he held the position of vice president for the building division where he was instrumental in establishing the in-building neutral-host model. Richard graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in economics.  

He also has a Juris Doctor from The Boston University School of Law and a Master of Laws in Taxation from The New York University School of Law. 

Tim Shine

Senior Vice President of IT

Tim Shine is Senior Vice President of Information Technology (IT) at Vertical Bridge. Mr. Shine is responsible for implementing technology-driven solutions across all aspects of Vertical Bridge’s business to deliver more streamlined and efficient processes and solutions for clients. He brings more than 25 years of experience in IT and strategic-technology initiatives to Vertical Bridge.

Prior to joining Vertical Bridge, Mr. Shine served as Vice President of IT at Improving (formerly Innovative Architects). Mr. Shine led Improving’s expansion to South Florida and was responsible for directing IT-focused technology projects across the region. Previously, Mr. Shine served as Vice President of IT at NationsBuilders Insurance Services, where he planned, developed, and led IT initiatives enabling the company to more effectively manage itself. Earlier in his career, Mr. Shine spent 12 years with HomeBanc Mortgage in increasing roles of responsibility, most recently as VP of Application Development.

Mr. Shine holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Florida Atlantic University.

Bob Glosson

Senior Vice President of Real Estate Solutions

Bob Glosson is the Executive Vice President of Real Estate and Technology at Vertical Bridge. Mr. Glosson leads Vertical Bridge’s Strategic Assets Group, which is responsible for the acquisition, management and leasing of the firm’s third-party-owned assets including rooftops, billboards, and utility transmission structures.

Previous to Vertical Bridge, Mr. Glosson was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Eco-Site, a leading developer of wireless communication, tower sites and infrastructure. As President and COO of Eco-Site, Mr. Glosson was responsible for nationwide sales, tower development, and operations. Earlier, Mr. Glosson served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales at, an enterprise cloud communications company, and as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Shared Access, a wireless tower operator in the U.K. and Ireland. Prior to Shared Access, Mr. Glosson held increasing roles of responsibility at SpectraSite Communications, including Vice president of Business Development for its Building division and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Tower, Rooftop and In-Building division.

Mr. Glosson received a Bachelor of Science from Drexel University and a Master of Business Administration from Temple University.

Johnny Crawford

Senior Vice President of Development

Johnny Crawford is the Executive Vice President of Tower Development at Vertical Bridge. He is responsible for overseeing all sales and delivery of build-to-suit opportunities for the company.

Prior to joining Vertical Bridge, Mr. Crawford was Vice President of Business Development, Network Services at SBA Communications Corporation where he was responsible for sales to SBA’s national customers. Additionally, he has served as Vice President of Engineering and Operations for Airgate PCS, a Sprint PCS affiliate and as Director of Engineering and Operations for Sprint, where he launched one of the first PCS markets. Mr. Crawford was also a co-owner of Optima Towers, a South Carolina-based regional tower owner.

Mr. Crawford was recently appointed as a Board Member for Music-Movement.Org, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that develops and funds music-centric programs for children and young adults living with autism.

Daniel Marinberg

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Dan Marinberg is the Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Vertical Bridge. Mr. Marinberg is responsible for legal, regulatory and government affairs, as well as Secretary to the Board of Directors. 

Prior to joining Vertical Bridge, Mr. Marinberg was a partner at top international law firm Greenberg Traurig where his practice focused on real estate including, acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate, financings, leasing, development, and joint venture structuring for individual properties and multi-asset portfolios. He also assisted clients with international issues arising from these transactions.

Bob Paige

Senior Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions

Bob Paige is the Executive Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Development of Vertical Bridge. Mr. Paige is responsible for all portfolio acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic transactions.

Prior to joining Vertical Bridge, Mr. Paige was a Principal and Telecom M&A Group Head at Brown Brothers Harriman where he led all assignments for companies in the telecommunications industry with a specific focus on the wireline and wireless sector. He also served as the Managing Director at Falkenberg Capital Corporation where he advised wireline and wireless companies in M&A transactions.

Mr. Paige started his career as a telecom lending executive with Northern Telecom and GE Capital.

Dale Carey

Executive Vice President of Strategy and Convergence

Dale Carey is the Executive Vice President of Strategy and Convergence at Vertical Bridge. Mr. Carey is responsible for identifying new convergence opportunities across the digital infrastructure ecosystem and coordinating with other providers, particularly those within the Digital Colony portfolio, to bring new infrastructure offerings to our customers.

Prior to joining Vertical Bridge, Mr. Carey was Founder, Chairman and CEO of Eco-Site, a leading developer of wireless communication, tower sites and infrastructure. As CEO of Eco-Site, Mr. Carey led the firm from its inception to become the sixth largest privately held tower company in the U.S., with 700 towers across 38 states. Prior to Eco-Site, Mr. Carey was President and COO of Shared Access, a wireless tower operator in the U.K. and Ireland. He also served as President of SpectraSite Communications’ U.S. Wireless division, which encompassed 8,000 towers and 20,000 rooftops, and was also President of its Building division, where he pioneered the firm’s use of the neutral-host distributed antenna system model. Earlier in his career, Mr. Carey spent 11 years at AT&T/Vanguard Cellular Systems, most recently serving as Vice President for the mid-Atlantic region.

Mr. Carey holds a Bachelor of Arts from Temple University. He serves on the Board of Advisors at the J.D. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship at York College.

Michael Romaniw

Chief Financial Officer

Mike Romaniw is the Chief Financial Officer of Vertical Bridge. He is responsible for all financial aspects of the company including accounting, finance, tax, treasury, budgeting, forecasting, and investor relations.

Prior to joining Vertical Bridge, Mr. Romaniw was Chief Financial Officer of the Sterling Organization, Senior Vice President of Finance for Parmenter Realty Partners, and held various tax and financial management roles at the AES Corporation. Mr. Romaniw started his career with Ernst & Young and has Master of Business Administration and Master of Taxation degrees from Canisius College, a BA from McMaster University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Michael Belski

Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing and Co-Founder

Michael Belski is the Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Vertical Bridge. He is responsible for creating deep relationships with clients, working with some of the country’s largest carriers to develop leasing contracts.

Prior to co-founding Vertical Bridge, Mr. Belski was the Senior Vice President of Leasing & Marketing at Global Tower Partners (GTP), where he was responsible for leasing and marketing the company’s portfolio of assets and securing build-to-suit contracts.

Mr. Belski previously held senior positions at Morrison Hershfield Corporation and SBA Communications Corporation.

Alex Gellman

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Alex Gellman is the Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Vertical Bridge, the largest private owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure in the US. As Executive Chairman, he is responsible for developing and leading the firm’s overall strategy and growth. Mr. Gellman is also a co-founder of DigitalBridge (NYSE: DBRG), a leading global digital infrastructure REIT that owns, operates and invests across the full spectrum of digital infrastructure and real estate.

Prior to co-founding Vertical Bridge, Mr. Gellman was President and COO of Global Tower Partners. Mr. Gellman was instrumental in growing the company into what was the largest privately-held tower company in the United States at the time of its sale to American Tower Corporation in 2013 for over $4.8 billion. Previously, Mr. Gellman served as President and COO of Sonitrol Corporation, a leading provider of verified electronic security in North America, which was sold to Stanley Works (NYSE: SWK) in 2008.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Gellman co-founded Apex Site Management, the largest third-party manager of wireless and wireline communications sites in the U.S., which merged with SpectraSite Communications in 2000 to create the largest telecommunications site portfolio in the country. Mr. Gellman also co-founded and was VP of Development of Horizon Cellular Group, a McCaw Cellular-backed company that acquired, developed and operated rural cellular franchises in the eastern United States.

Mr. Gellman received an MBA in Finance and Accounting from The Wharton School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Tufts University. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Wireless Infrastructure Association, serving as Vice Chairman, and is also on the Boards of Directors of EdgePoint Infrastructure and Highline do Brasil. 

Marc Ganzi

Vice Chairman

Marc Ganzi is a successful real estate and telecommunications entrepreneur. In addition to serving as Vice Chairman of Vertical Bridge, he is the President and Chief Executive Officer of DigitalBridge (NYSE: DBRG), a leading global digital infrastructure REIT that owns, operates and invests across the full spectrum of digital infrastructure and real estate. He previously co-founded Global Tower Partners (GTP), an owner and operator of communications, real estate and related companies, where he played an instrumental role in building the business, which was ultimately sold in 2013 for over $4.8 billion.

Prior to GTP, Mr. Ganzi was a consulting partner at Deutsche Bank’s DB Capital Partners overseeing the institution’s radio tower sector investments in Latin and North America. His other earlier experience includes Apex Site Management and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Foreign Commercial Service Department.

Mr. Ganzi is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization, a Director of Olympus Media, LLC, and a three-time finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Florida. He is a graduate of Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.