John L. Villano, CPA
Chairman & Chief Executive Office
John L. Villano has been our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since our inception as a publicly traded company in 2016. Mr. Villano is responsible for overseeing all aspects of our business, including loan origination and servicing, investor relations, brand development, and business development. He previously served in the private sector as co-Managing Partner of Sachem Capital Partners (the predecessor of Sachem Capital Corporation) and as a Certified Public Accountant and Auditor for almost 30 years. Mr. Villano holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Rhode Island.
Dr. Peter J. Cuozzo
EVP and Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Peter J. (“Pete”) Cuozzo is our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Pete is responsible for oversight of company operations and development of new markets, specifically Florida and Texas in the short term. Pete is an experienced business executive with over three decades of diverse background as a corporate officer, senior HR leader, CEO advisor, chief learning and talent officer, organization development partner, executive coach, and entrepreneur. Pete earned both his doctorate and masters in adult and workplace education from Columbia University’s Teacher College. He holds an MBA from the University of Bridgeport and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame.