© 2017 Rockland Capital LLC

OUR TEAM

ANDY KAPLAN

 

Partner

 

Email: andy@rocklandcap.com

Tel: 215-879-4950

Andy has been in real estate for over 25 years. He started as a real estate attorney at Blank Rome where he counseled/advised some of the largest companies/lenders in the region.

From there, he went to Rite Aid Corporation, where he was an officer and director of the company and served as real estate counsel and then Director of Real Estate. At Rite Aid, he devised and implemented the market strategy for real estate development in the Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, South New Jersey and Maryland markets which included 340+ stores. While there, he was involved with the acquisition and/or leasing of over 90 new freestanding stores.

He then went to The Goldenberg Group where he was a partner and key player in the acquisition, development, leasing and management of over 5,000,000 square feet of projects varying from shopping centers to high end condo conversions.

Since then, he has successfully developed and continues to develop dozens of projects in all asset classes.

Andy has an undergraduate degree from Penn State and an MBA/JD (cum laude) from Temple.

BRUCE ARONOW

 

Partner

 

Email: bruce@rocklandcap.com

Tel: 610-629-6401

Bruce has over 29 years of financial services and investment management experience.

 

Since 2008, Bruce has served as CEO of eLocal.com, a nationwide performance-based advertising company.

 

Prior to eLocal, Bruce served as COO, CFO and member of Executive Board at Rorer Asset Management. Bruce designed state of the art firmwide work flow applications and helped successfully manage periods of rapid growth as well as periods of organizational change and restructuring. From there, he went on to co-found Managers Investment Group where he served as Managing Partner.

From 1987 to 1999, Bruce worked in the business assurance practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he specialized in financial services. Bruce left PwC as a partner in 1999 to join one of his clients, Rorer Asset Management. 

Bruce has significant operational, financial and management experience. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Copeland Capital Risk Managed Dividend Growth funds. He previously served on the following boards: Money Management Institute, Please Touch Philadelphia Children’s Museum, Penn State Smeal College of Business Alumni Board, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and The Balch Institute. 

Bruce graduated from Penn State as valedictorian with honors in Accounting. Bruce also received top state and national honors in passing the CPA exam.

ANDY ARONOW

 

Partner

 

Email: andy@elocal.com

Tel: 610-629-6402

Andy has over 20 years of real estate experience.

Since 2008, Andy has served as President of eLocal.com, a nationwide performance-based advertising company. Previously Andy spent 18 years consistently ranking as one of the top national sales reps for YellowBook. Over the years, Andy broke almost every sales record within the company including being ranked as the #1 rep in the country (out of 5,000).

Andy was also honored with the President's Club Achievement Award for the most consecutive years in a row in the company's history. Andy also set the all time annual sales record by selling approximately $4 million in annual revenue 

Andy has an undergraduate degree from Penn State.

ERNIE KNECHEL

 

Property Manager

Realtor

 

Email: ernie@rockland.com

Tel: 215-879-4950

Ernie is a 15-year real estate industry veteran having been involved in all aspects of real estate.  From owning his own small business to working with large corporate clients Ernie's edge has always been his passion, energy, hard work, and commitment to each project. His career highlights include numerous property management awards, overseeing the $1.5 million renovation of a 92 unit apartment complex, and exceeding $4 million in annual real estate sales.


At Rockland Capital, Ernie is in charge of the property management division, construction projects, real estate sales, and exploring new investment opportunities. 

 
Ernie is a member of the Montgomery County Association of Realtors and graduated Temple University Fox School of Business majoring in both Finance and Real Estate. 


Currently residing in Penn Valley, Ernie enjoys spending time with his wife trying out new restaurants, catching some sun at the beach, or taking motorcycle trips.

JAMIE ARONOW

 

Finance & Accounting

 

Email: jamie@rockland.com

Tel: 610-629-6409

Jamie is responsible for all aspects of Rockland Capital's accounting and finances.

 

Prior to Rockland, Jamie worked for eLocal.com and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Jamie also served in active roles for the Parent's Committee of Germantown Academy including serving as President and Treasurer.

Jamie graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Finance.

Jamie lives in Ambler with her husband and two children. She enjoys tennis, skiing, reading, thunderstorms and long walks with her dog Ernie.