A business can only be as strong as the people handling the work. That’s why Thrive Lending seeks out and retains only the best team members. At the helm of our ship are three well-seasoned real estate investment pros, JP Newman, Adrian Lufschanowski and Justin Brogna. There’s an ideal balance achieved by their three distinct personalities, yet the three share an unwavering commitment to ethics, integrity and complete commitment to doing the right thing by clients at all times. They’re supported by a team of like-minded professionals, who believe in doing their best each and every day on behalf of the clients and tenants whom they are privileged to serve.



JP Newman
Founder and CEO

In 2005, JP expanded the presence of Thrive, FP LLC (formerly known as Principals Capital Funding) from Los Angeles, California to Austin, Texas, recognizing the long-term solid fundamentals in the Texas economy. His first joint venture project in Austin was to arrange the Mezzanine financing and Guarantee for the development (…)

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Adrian Lufschanowski

Adrian Lufschanowski currently serves as President at Thrive, FP. Adrian’s career in raising capital started twelve years ago with a venture capital firm, Elevation Capital Partners. His focus was start-ups and real estate investments. Adrian’s knowledge and expertise in financial markets and investments has added to his aptitude to identify (…)

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Justin Brogna - Thrive Lending Team

Justin Brogna
Chief Operating Officer

Justin is responsible for overseeing the Thrive Lending Fund, which includes sourcing and funding of the loans. Prior to Thrive, Justin worked for nearly 20 years at various large banks in Austin. In many of his previous banking positions, Justin was responsible for creating, growing, and maintaining multi-million dollar loan portfolios.  He (…)

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Our Valuable Team Members


Thrive Lending Team Member Scott Snyder

Scott Snyder
Asset Manager

Scott is an asset manager and accounting associate for Thrive, interacting with equity partners to ensure our properties are performing to expectation.


Julia Rabb
Operations Manager

Julia came to Thrive, FP with over 10 years of extensive management experience in the commercial real estate industry.


Karen Berns
Chief Financial Officer

Karen oversees our equity investments, communicating with operating partners to monitor project performance and profitability.


Cody Remsing
Administrative Assistant

Cody has over 24 years of experience in office administration prior to joining Thrive, including 6 years managing the employee benefits at a large law firm.


Janet Newman
Director of Marketing

Janet has over 13 years of experience in marketing within a variety of industries, including real estate, software, law, and mental health.


Terri Nassour
Loan Officer

Terri handles the processing and closing of all loans including underwriting, loan documentation and review of all third party reports.

Reagan Browning

Reagan Browning
Loan Officer

Serving as a Loan Officer, Reagan offices in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and is responsible for sourcing loans and other investment opportunities.

Grace Hodges
Lending Assistant

Currently a lending assistant for Thrive, FP, Grace is also responsible for creating the majority of the Thrive Lending marketing material.

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