Key Company Personnel

LeaseProbe is entirely dedicated to providing the best lease abstracting services in the world. We have a highly trained staff of over 100 lease specialists led by our team of experienced real estate attorneys and accountants. Every project is managed by senior staff to ensure accuracy and integrity, and each abstract goes through an independent proofing review. Our streamlined reporting process allow us to meet your needs in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner. The result is a report upon which you can rely.

Arnon Wiener Photo Arnon Wiener is CEO of LeaseProbe, LLC and Real Diligence, LLC. Mr. Wiener’s areas of expertise include complex real estate, construction, and commercial litigation. Mr. Wiener has represented large real estate developers and both shopping center owners and tenants in various aspects of negotiating commercial leases and otherwise resolving commercial lease disputes through the court system.

Mr. Wiener earned his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center in 1999, where he was a recipient of the Nordlinger Behrend Scholarship Award for academic achievement. Mr. Wiener was admitted to the Maryland State Bar in 1999, and was also admitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland Bar. He served as a judicial law clerk for the 5th District, Circuit Court of Maryland. After clerking, he worked as an attorney at the firms of Venable, LLP, and Blades and Rosenfeld, P.A.

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David I. Tesler Photo David I. Tesler is the President of LeaseProbe, LLC, a lease abstracting company he founded in 2004. Mr. Tesler’s experience in real estate law led him to see there was an underserved market for commercial lease abstracting services. In response, he founded LeaseProbe in partnership with Madison Commercial Real Estate Services, or MCRES. LeaseProbe is devoted solely to the production of commercial lease abstracts and lease review. Mr. Tesler is also the President of Real Diligence, LLC. In 2008, LeaseProbe acquired Real Diligence.

Prior to launching LeaseProbe, Mr. Tesler served in the New York offices of Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom LLP and Jenkens & Gilchrist, Parker Chapin LLP. During that time, he represented clients in the acquisition and disposition of various types of commercial real estate. He also represented clients (both landlords and tenants) in commercial lease transactions and real estate finance / refinance transactions.

Mr. Tesler graduated with honors from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City. After graduation, Mr. Tesler clerked for now-Chief Justice Dorit Beinisch at the Israeli Supreme Court in Jerusalem. In addition to his legal education, Mr. Tesler earned a MA degree in Medieval History from Bernard Revel Graduate School. Currently, Mr. Tesler is on the Faculty at New York University’s School of Real Estate and teaches commercial leasing at Columbia University’s School of Law. Mr. Tesler was selected as an “Industry Leader” in 2010 by Real Estate Weekly, a publication serving the real estate industry.

Daniel Kasten Photo Daniel Kasten is the Chief Financial Officer of LeaseProbe, LLC as well as the other Madison Commercial Real Estate Services (MCRES) companies. Prior to joining MCRES, Mr. Kasten worked for Deloitte & Touche LLP as a senior tax consultant, focusing on the banking and securities industries and as senior tax advisor at Ernst & Young LLP, focusing on midsize and Fortune 500 companies. Since leaving public accounting, Mr. Kasten has been actively involved in the negotiation, purchase and due diligence of property valued in excess of $500 million. As CFO of LeaseProbe, he draws upon both his accounting acumen and his broad exposure to the real estate markets. Mr. Kasten received an MBA degree from Rutgers Graduate School of Management, where he concentrated on finance and accounting. He is licensed as a CPA in New York.

Barbara Japha Barbara A. Japha Barbara Japha is the Project Director for LeaseProbe, LLC and Real Diligence, LLC. Mrs. Japha is responsible for coordinating due diligence reviews, CAM audits and CAM billing projects for clients’ commercial properties and acquisions. Mrs. Japha interfaces with clients and supervises and advises a team of analysts who provide client software input and review historical financial documents to aid commercial real estate investors. She is skilled at preparing Argus models and financial forecasts to better aid clients’ decision-making processes.

Prior to joining LeaseProbe-Real Diligence, Mrs. Japha was a co-owner of The Shomer Company, Inc., a Colorado-based property management company. Mrs. Japha also served as the a Regional Vice President of Insignia Management Group, Inc., responsible for a portfolio of over 100 apartment communities across the Western United States. Mrs. Japha received her Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan.