The United Real Estate Team

Bill Schunk - President, Chief Executive Officer
Bill is the President and founder of United Real Estate, LLC. He has over 35 years of property management, real estate brokerage, and mortgage lending experience including extensive knowledge of landlord tenant law and eviction proceedings. Bill has also owned and operated several mortgage banking companies over the years, which have collectively closed more than twelve billion dollars in residential 1-4 family mortgage loans. Bill has been a licensed real estate broker in the State of New York since the early 1980s and is presently a member of the National Association of Realtors, the New York State Association of Realtors, and the Westchester Putnam Association of Realtors. He is also a New York State Part 36 eligible property manager and real estate broker.


Herman Poritzky - Partner
Herman has been making mortgage loans in the Westchetser County area for over forty years. His success is attributable to his integrity, honesty, and fair dealing with borrowers, investors, and brokers alike. Herman got his start in the insurance industry, and quickly found a niche in real estate. As he developed his reputation Herman began to explore the mortgage industry by making a few small private money loans and found that he truly enjoyed helping people who needed cash to refinance their real estate investments. Herman is an active member of the Westchester County community. He is a member of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers, the Westchester Board of Realtors, and a past member of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers Ethics Committee. Herman earned his B.A. from Syracuse University.


Nick Schunk - Vice President
Nick earned his B.S. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University, with independant focuses in corporate finance and real estate. He is a licensed real estate salesperson and has over a decade of experience in the mortgage industry and commercial property management. Nick oversees our property analysis activities, and has personally developed several of our proprietary valuation models and many of the standardized tools that help us to expedite the lending process for our private money commercial mortgage loans.




Nancy Astrab - Controller
As a certified public accountant, Nancy has over twenty-five years of experience in financial and managerial accounting. From 1990 to 2006 she served as the controller for Nation's Standard Mortgage Corporation, with responsibility for managing daily volumes in excess of $10,000,000. Nancy is a seasoned real estate investor, and her vast experience working with small businesses and not-for-profit entities has made her a valuable asset to URE's property management and loan servicing teams. She currently oversees all collections, budgeting, loan servicing and general financial management activities.