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Company Overview


About Us

Bridgehampton Equities is a result-driven investment firm with a wide area of expertise across real-estate, consumer goods, healthcare and fintech. Our real-estate practice specializes in credit-line programs,1031 exchanges and opportunity fund placement. Our venture and private equity team focuses on fast growing B2C and B2B businesses. We are committed to providing trusted, informed, and lucrative advice on a variety of investment transactions. From funding to liquidity, our hands-on, boutique approach allows us to efficiently guide our clients through each step of the process. 


Bridgehampton Equities can evaluate and analyze deals, provide financing, and leverage our extensive client network with a track history of exceptional results. Bridgehampton Equities' command of the market is illustrated in their extensive portfolio with projects ranging from private equity investments, debt financing, multi-family properties, retail and office buildings, industrial properties, land use deals, and joint ventures. We offer a wide range of services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial intuitions, real estate investors, and high-net-worth individuals.


Bridgehampton Equities also provides commercial lending to clients nationally. We evaluate each loan on a project-to-project basis ranging from $500,000 to $250,000,000.  Our real-estate team offers over 100 years of experience.


Our Team

Jason E. Zimmerman
Founder and Chief Executive Officer


Jason E. Zimmerman has 25 years of investment and financing experience across real estate, private equity, and venture capital. Zimmerman is the Founding Partner of Bridgehampton Equities. A leader in matching investors with opportunities in New York real estate and private equity opportunities.

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John T. Dragone
Executive Director of Finance


Mr. Dragone serves as Executive Director, Head of Credit for the firm. He has approximately 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate arena in the underwriting and origination of debt and equity. He began his career in Corporate and Real estate finance for Prudential Capital and has held various positions in real estate banking for PNC Bank, Bear Stearns & Company, and Trinity Street Capital Partners. Mr. Dragone has a bachelor of science in Management Information Systems from the University of NY at Buffalo, an MBA in Finance & International Business from Fordham University, and spent seven years as a Governor on the Board for the National Realty Club, founded by Harry Helmsley in 1947.

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Ellie Hunter
Director of Strategic Partnerships


Ellie Hunter began her career at Goldman Sachs on the Equity Derivatives Trading floor. As a result of her success, she was recruited for a position working with the Chairman and Executive Committee at Schonfeld Securities, New York. After 9/11, Ellie decided to move to the Hamptons where she utilized her skillset in real estate development and joined Michael Davis Construction, one of the most highly regarded builders in the ultra-exclusive Hamptons property market, where she oversaw HR and operations. Wall Street to real estate has been a natural fit for Ellie, and she became a licensed real estate agent with Compass. Feeding both her corporate skill set and entrepreneurial spirit she joins Bridgehampton Equities bringing a wealth of knowledge as a former business owner and deal-oriented real estate agent. 

Jack Brewer


Jack Brewer is CEO of The Brewer Group, a diversified global advisory firm. He is a former NFL player, received a master's degree in sports management from the University of Minnesota, and completed executive business programs at Harvard Business School and The Wharton School of Business. He is the senior advisor to President Joyce Banda of Malawi and the founder of The Jack Brewer Foundation. He is an expert in sports finance and global economic development, and a regular CNBC contributor.

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Daniel Dornfeld
Legal Advisor


Daniel S. Dornfeld is a partner at Forchelli Deegan and Terrana in the Real Estate, IDA Benefits, and Government Incentives practice groups. Dornfeld has 25 years of experience across all aspects of commercial real estate and development and related litigation. Dornfeld represents some of the largest and most respected real estate owners, contractors, and developers in New York. 

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Rowena Posillico
Executive Assistant


Rowena T. Posillico earned her master’s degree in real estate from NYU.  She has over 15 years of experience as a real estate paralegal in small and large law firms in New York City and in the Hamptons.   She had closed multi-million-dollar deals as a Closing Manager in the Commercial Mortgage Conduit division at Merrill Lynch on Wall Street.  Her work experience in residential and commercial real estate varies in areas of legal, title, brokerage, appraisal, tax certiorari, construction, and development.   She is a licensed NYS Real Estate Broker and Notary Public.       

Jason J. Zimmerman
Summer Associate


Jason Zimmerman is a high-achieving student at SUNY Cortland, where he is pursuing a degree in Business Economics with a concentration in Financial Management. With a strong interest in legal studies, Jason is also minoring in Law & Justice, as he aspires to attend law school upon graduation.

Throughout his academic career, Jason has consistently demonstrated excellence, earning a spot on the President's List last semester with a perfect 4.0 GPA and making the Dean's List for three other semesters. Jason has also co-founded the university-sponsored Investment Club. Through this experience, he has gained practical knowledge of portfolio management utilizing Bloomberg Terminal and exploring wealth management strategies.

Jason is expanding his professional experience through an internship at Bridgehampton Equities, where he is applying his knowledge and skills in a practical setting. He is eager to learn and grow in this position while contributing to the firm's success.

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