About Us

Your local experts with the global network - working to guide, serve, and empower clients, by providing solutions, and fostering collaboration in real estate and business transactions.


Gilezan Global - brokered by eXp Commercial and eXp Realty, is a full-service real estate brokerage that specializes in all aspects of Commercial Real Estate, Business Brokerage, Business Development, Commercial Investments and Residential Real Estate. With over 100 years of combined experience and more than $3 Billion in closed transactions, our results-driven team is perfectly positioned to provide solutions, streamline processes, and foster collaboration. Our growing team consists of experienced advisors who have previously owned and managed businesses of their own.

Our global network is in over 22 countries and our in depth market knowledge enables clients to make informed real estate and business decisions. We guide, serve, and empower our clients by offering strategic digital marketing, financial strategies, and business and real estate valuations.

Through industry education and economic advisors, our team provides the best options to help our clients build their portfolio and move their business forward. Our areas of expertise include Hospitality, Industrial, Portfolio sales in Franchise Restaurant Brands, Land Development, Asset Liquidations, Ground-up Construction, Multi-Family, Business Sales, Capital Funding, Franchise Referrals and Business Brokering.  

Gilezan Global partners with numerous entrepreneurs, corporations and organizations to assist with acquisitions and/or sales. Whether you are a buyer considering a strategic acquisition or an owner wanting to sell their real estate and/or business, our team can put your company on the right path to a successful transaction.

Our team works all time zones and every day of the week. We understand every client has different needs at different times. Our policy is to be there when the client needs us, not just during business hours. We are equipped to guide you through transactions that are tailored to your investment needs - from buying, selling, and leasing across all asset types and specialties. Let our award-winning real estate team of experts exceed your business expectations.

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eXp COMMERCIAL

Sam Griffin - CBI®

Sam is a seasoned M&A advisor, Certified Business Intermediary, business broker, and commercial real estate agent in all 50 states and 21 countries. As a trusted advisor in the business brokerage and real estate industry, Sam understands that every client's needs are unique. He has a passion for fostering relationships and for helping entrepreneurs and investors achieve their goals. Sam is known for his professionalism, integrity, and commitment to maintaining strict confidentiality throughout the transaction process.

Sam Griffin - CBI®

Sr. Partner I M&A / Commercial Advisor
Sam is a seasoned M&A advisor, Certified Business Intermediary, business broker, and commercial real estate agent in all 50 states and 21 countries. As a trusted advisor in the business brokerage and real estate industry, Sam understands that every client's needs are unique. He has a passion for fostering relationships and for helping entrepreneurs and investors achieve their goals. Sam is known for his professionalism, integrity, and commitment to maintaining strict confidentiality throughout the transaction process.

Ron Freeman

Ron has over twenty-five years of experience in roles as a trusted advisor, mentor and entrepreneur. Prior to Capital Connect, Ron founded several businesses including; The Xercise Store, RIMsoft Technologies and SE7ENTERPRISES. Most recently, Ron spent several years in the hospitality industry, involved in restaurant operations and has implemented technology solutions, designed to improve the hospitality industry, for various operators throughout North America.

Ron Freeman

Commercial Advisor
Ron has over twenty-five years of experience in roles as a trusted advisor, mentor and entrepreneur. Prior to Capital Connect, Ron founded several businesses including; The Xercise Store, RIMsoft Technologies and SE7ENTERPRISES. Most recently, Ron spent several years in the hospitality industry, involved in restaurant operations and has implemented technology solutions, designed to improve the hospitality industry, for various operators throughout North America.

Dylan Gilezan

Dylan's professional background and accomplishments showcase a strong dedication to the real estate industry. His involvement in both Residential and Commercial demonstrates a diverse skill set that allows him to cater to various clients' needs, ranging from individual homeowners to businesses seeking commercial properties. His role as a Valuation Analyst and Consultant highlights his proficiency in assessing the worth of real estate properties and providing strategic insights to clients.

Dylan Gilezan

Commercial Advisor | Business Analyst
Dylan's professional background and accomplishments showcase a strong dedication to the real estate industry. His involvement in both Residential and Commercial demonstrates a diverse skill set that allows him to cater to various clients' needs, ranging from individual homeowners to businesses seeking commercial properties. His role as a Valuation Analyst and Consultant highlights his proficiency in assessing the worth of real estate properties and providing strategic insights to clients.

Dianna Gray

Dianna Gray joined the Gilezan Global team in August 2022 as the Director of Operations. Dianna has the ideal skill set to support and manage our growing team and volume of business. Dianna has been licensed in real estate for more than 16 years. Prior to Gilezan Global, Dianna successfully managed top producing real estate agents at Keller Williams and Allen Tate in North Carolina. At eXp Realty she held positions in Contract Compliance for the state of North Carolina supporting 1,200 agents.

Dianna Gray

Director of Operations, Commercial Advisor
Dianna Gray joined the Gilezan Global team in August 2022 as the Director of Operations. Dianna has the ideal skill set to support and manage our growing team and volume of business. Dianna has been licensed in real estate for more than 16 years. Prior to Gilezan Global, Dianna successfully managed top producing real estate agents at Keller Williams and Allen Tate in North Carolina. At eXp Realty she held positions in Contract Compliance for the state of North Carolina supporting 1,200 agents.

eXp REALTY

Stephanie Gilezan

Stephanie Gilezan began her Real Estate career in 1999 at 21 years old. She has specialized in Commercial, Land Development, Asset Management, Industrial, Distressed Assets and Hospitality since her start. Throughout her career, Gilezan has transacted over 10,000 Real Estate and Business transactions across the nation and in multiple countries. Fueled by her passion to disrupt and improve the industry, Gilezan has dedicated herself to education and collaboration while building a strong team which has done more than 3 billion in volume.

Stephanie Gilezan

Stephanie Gilezan began her Real Estate career in 1999 at 21 years old. She has specialized in Commercial, Land Development, Asset Management, Industrial, Distressed Assets and Hospitality since her start. Throughout her career, Gilezan has transacted over 10,000 Real Estate and Business transactions across the nation and in multiple countries. Fueled by her passion to disrupt and improve the industry, Gilezan has dedicated herself to education and collaboration while building a strong team which has done more than 3 billion in volume.

Stephanie Gilezan

Stephanie Gilezan began her Real Estate career in 1999 at 21 years old. She has specialized in Commercial, Land Development, Asset Management, Industrial, Distressed Assets and Hospitality since her start. Throughout her career, Gilezan has transacted over 10,000 Real Estate and Business transactions across the nation and in multiple countries. Fueled by her passion to disrupt and improve the industry, Gilezan has dedicated herself to education and collaboration while building a strong team which has done more than 3 billion in volume.

Stephanie Gilezan

Stephanie Gilezan began her Real Estate career in 1999 at 21 years old. She has specialized in Commercial, Land Development, Asset Management, Industrial, Distressed Assets and Hospitality since her start. Throughout her career, Gilezan has transacted over 10,000 Real Estate and Business transactions across the nation and in multiple countries. Fueled by her passion to disrupt and improve the industry, Gilezan has dedicated herself to education and collaboration while building a strong team which has done more than 3 billion in volume.

Stephanie Gilezan

CEO | Real Estate Broker
Stephanie Gilezan began her Real Estate career in 1999 at 21 years old. She has specialized in Commercial, Land Development, Asset Management, Industrial, Distressed Assets and Hospitality since her start. Throughout her career, Gilezan has transacted over 10,000 Real Estate and Business transactions across the nation and in multiple countries. Fueled by her passion to disrupt and improve the industry, Gilezan has dedicated herself to education and collaboration while building a strong team which has done more than 3 billion in volume.

Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson is a solution focused agent/broker zeroing in on the goals of clients. He is a Louisville, KY based commercial agent with extensive experience and knowledge of the hospitality industry in many different capacities. His experience in many different business verticals allows him to connect buyers and sellers alike. He enjoys meeting people all over the country with a connection to a great city. Choosing Matt as a partner to sell or find a business will be considered pivotal for many years to come.

Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson is a solution focused agent/broker zeroing in on the goals of clients. He is a Louisville, KY based commercial agent with extensive experience and knowledge of the hospitality industry in many different capacities. His experience in many different business verticals allows him to connect buyers and sellers alike. He enjoys meeting people all over the country with a connection to a great city. Choosing Matt as a partner to sell or find a business will be considered pivotal for many years to come.

Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson is a solution focused agent/broker zeroing in on the goals of clients. He is a Louisville, KY based commercial agent with extensive experience and knowledge of the hospitality industry in many different capacities. His experience in many different business verticals allows him to connect buyers and sellers alike. He enjoys meeting people all over the country with a connection to a great city. Choosing Matt as a partner to sell or find a business will be considered pivotal for many years to come.

Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson is a solution focused agent/broker zeroing in on the goals of clients. He is a Louisville, KY based commercial agent with extensive experience and knowledge of the hospitality industry in many different capacities. His experience in many different business verticals allows him to connect buyers and sellers alike. He enjoys meeting people all over the country with a connection to a great city. Choosing Matt as a partner to sell or find a business will be considered pivotal for many years to come.

Matt Wilson

Partner | Commercial Agent
Matt Wilson is a solution focused agent/broker zeroing in on the goals of clients. He is a Louisville, KY based commercial agent with extensive experience and knowledge of the hospitality industry in many different capacities. His experience in many different business verticals allows him to connect buyers and sellers alike. He enjoys meeting people all over the country with a connection to a great city. Choosing Matt as a partner to sell or find a business will be considered pivotal for many years to come.

Lorre Wilson

With more than 12 years of Real Estate experience, Lorre Wilson made it possible for eXp to be Open For Business in all 50 states when she became the eXp Broker for West Virginia. She grew the state from 1 agent to more than 130 agents. Now back to what she loves, representing clients in their Real Estate transactions in WV, OH & KY.

Lorre Wilson

With more than 12 years of Real Estate experience, Lorre Wilson made it possible for eXp to be Open For Business in all 50 states when she became the eXp Broker for West Virginia. She grew the state from 1 agent to more than 130 agents. Now back to what she loves, representing clients in their Real Estate transactions in WV, OH & KY.

Lorre Wilson

With more than 12 years of Real Estate experience, Lorre Wilson made it possible for eXp to be Open For Business in all 50 states when she became the eXp Broker for West Virginia. She grew the state from 1 agent to more than 130 agents. Now back to what she loves, representing clients in their Real Estate transactions in WV, OH & KY.

Lorre Wilson

With more than 12 years of Real Estate experience, Lorre Wilson made it possible for eXp to be Open For Business in all 50 states when she became the eXp Broker for West Virginia. She grew the state from 1 agent to more than 130 agents. Now back to what she loves, representing clients in their Real Estate transactions in WV, OH & KY.

Lorre Wilson

Real Estate Broker
With more than 12 years of Real Estate experience, Lorre Wilson made it possible for eXp to be Open For Business in all 50 states when she became the eXp Broker for West Virginia. She grew the state from 1 agent to more than 130 agents. Now back to what she loves, representing clients in their Real Estate transactions in WV, OH & KY.

Cal Lewellyn

Cal brings vast business valuation and M&A knowledge to the Gilezan team. After leading sales & development initiatives for Corporate Value Metrics, a consulting-software company, Cal got the itch to create value in real estate. He began searching for deals and started buying real estate with Dylan. That led to obtaining his Real Estate license and joining the Gilezan team as a sales agent and M&A advisor to small-medium sized business owners. Cal is also a commercial drone pilot and enjoys traveling & filming exotic destinations.

Cal Lewellyn

Cal brings vast business valuation and M&A knowledge to the Gilezan team. After leading sales & development initiatives for Corporate Value Metrics, a consulting-software company, Cal got the itch to create value in real estate. He began searching for deals and started buying real estate with Dylan. That led to obtaining his Real Estate license and joining the Gilezan team as a sales agent and M&A advisor to small-medium sized business owners. Cal is also a commercial drone pilot and enjoys traveling & filming exotic destinations.

Cal Lewellyn

Cal brings vast business valuation and M&A knowledge to the Gilezan team. After leading sales & development initiatives for Corporate Value Metrics, a consulting-software company, Cal got the itch to create value in real estate. He began searching for deals and started buying real estate with Dylan. That led to obtaining his Real Estate license and joining the Gilezan team as a sales agent and M&A advisor to small-medium sized business owners. Cal is also a commercial drone pilot and enjoys traveling & filming exotic destinations.

Cal Lewellyn

Cal brings vast business valuation and M&A knowledge to the Gilezan team. After leading sales & development initiatives for Corporate Value Metrics, a consulting-software company, Cal got the itch to create value in real estate. He began searching for deals and started buying real estate with Dylan. That led to obtaining his Real Estate license and joining the Gilezan team as a sales agent and M&A advisor to small-medium sized business owners. Cal is also a commercial drone pilot and enjoys traveling & filming exotic destinations.

Cal Lewellyn

Real Estate Agent | Business Analyst
Cal brings vast business valuation and M&A knowledge to the Gilezan team. After leading sales & development initiatives for Corporate Value Metrics, a consulting-software company, Cal got the itch to create value in real estate. He began searching for deals and started buying real estate with Dylan. That led to obtaining his Real Estate license and joining the Gilezan team as a sales agent and M&A advisor to small-medium sized business owners. Cal is also a commercial drone pilot and enjoys traveling & filming exotic destinations.

Tanner Lopez

Tanner Lopez is a native to Louisville, Kentucky and a Licensed Real Estate Professional that specializes in residential and distressed property. Tanner also graduated from Centre College in 2020 with studies in economics, finance, and political science. With his Kentucky real estate license, Tanner takes great pride in maintaining the growth of his hometown, Louisville. His favorite local spot is the iconic Churchill Downs Racetrack.

Tanner Lopez

Tanner Lopez is a native to Louisville, Kentucky and a Licensed Real Estate Professional that specializes in residential and distressed property. Tanner also graduated from Centre College in 2020 with studies in economics, finance, and political science. With his Kentucky real estate license, Tanner takes great pride in maintaining the growth of his hometown, Louisville. His favorite local spot is the iconic Churchill Downs Racetrack.

Tanner Lopez

Tanner Lopez is a native to Louisville, Kentucky and a Licensed Real Estate Professional that specializes in residential and distressed property. Tanner also graduated from Centre College in 2020 with studies in economics, finance, and political science. With his Kentucky real estate license, Tanner takes great pride in maintaining the growth of his hometown, Louisville. His favorite local spot is the iconic Churchill Downs Racetrack.

Tanner Lopez

Tanner Lopez is a native to Louisville, Kentucky and a Licensed Real Estate Professional that specializes in residential and distressed property. Tanner also graduated from Centre College in 2020 with studies in economics, finance, and political science. With his Kentucky real estate license, Tanner takes great pride in maintaining the growth of his hometown, Louisville. His favorite local spot is the iconic Churchill Downs Racetrack.

Tanner Lopez

Real Estate Agent
Tanner Lopez is a native to Louisville, Kentucky and a Licensed Real Estate Professional that specializes in residential and distressed property. Tanner also graduated from Centre College in 2020 with studies in economics, finance, and political science. With his Kentucky real estate license, Tanner takes great pride in maintaining the growth of his hometown, Louisville. His favorite local spot is the iconic Churchill Downs Racetrack.

Colette Koetsier

Colette Koetsier represents Florida’s finest properties with exceptional skill. Her years of full-time experience have given her a clear vision of the mindset of home buyers through a thorough understanding of the marketplace. Her professional approach and open communication have resulted in consistently great results. She is originally from South Africa, lived in England for six years and now resides in the United States!

Colette Koetsier

Colette Koetsier represents Florida’s finest properties with exceptional skill. Her years of full-time experience have given her a clear vision of the mindset of home buyers through a thorough understanding of the marketplace. Her professional approach and open communication have resulted in consistently great results. She is originally from South Africa, lived in England for six years and now resides in the United States!

Colette Koetsier

Colette Koetsier represents Florida’s finest properties with exceptional skill. Her years of full-time experience have given her a clear vision of the mindset of home buyers through a thorough understanding of the marketplace. Her professional approach and open communication have resulted in consistently great results. She is originally from South Africa, lived in England for six years and now resides in the United States!

Colette Koetsier

Colette Koetsier represents Florida’s finest properties with exceptional skill. Her years of full-time experience have given her a clear vision of the mindset of home buyers through a thorough understanding of the marketplace. Her professional approach and open communication have resulted in consistently great results. She is originally from South Africa, lived in England for six years and now resides in the United States!

Colette Koetsier

Real Estate Agent
Colette Koetsier represents Florida’s finest properties with exceptional skill. Her years of full-time experience have given her a clear vision of the mindset of home buyers through a thorough understanding of the marketplace. Her professional approach and open communication have resulted in consistently great results. She is originally from South Africa, lived in England for six years and now resides in the United States!

Jaime Smith

Jaime is a native to Louisville, KY and has been in the real estate industry since 2006. She's always focused on being a knowledgeable real estate professional by staying up-to-date on the real estate market, software, systems, and social media. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or invest in real estate, contact Jaime today to begin the process of obtaining your real estate goals.

Jaime Smith

Jaime is a native to Louisville, KY and has been in the real estate industry since 2006. She's always focused on being a knowledgeable real estate professional by staying up-to-date on the real estate market, software, systems, and social media. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or invest in real estate, contact Jaime today to begin the process of obtaining your real estate goals.

Jaime Smith

Jaime is a native to Louisville, KY and has been in the real estate industry since 2006. She's always focused on being a knowledgeable real estate professional by staying up-to-date on the real estate market, software, systems, and social media. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or invest in real estate, contact Jaime today to begin the process of obtaining your real estate goals.

Jaime Smith

Jaime is a native to Louisville, KY and has been in the real estate industry since 2006. She's always focused on being a knowledgeable real estate professional by staying up-to-date on the real estate market, software, systems, and social media. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or invest in real estate, contact Jaime today to begin the process of obtaining your real estate goals.

Jaime Smith

Director of Communications & Marketing | Real Estate Agent
Jaime is a native to Louisville, KY and has been in the real estate industry since 2006. She's always focused on being a knowledgeable real estate professional by staying up-to-date on the real estate market, software, systems, and social media. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or invest in real estate, contact Jaime today to begin the process of obtaining your real estate goals.

Stephen Cohen

Stephen Cohen is a professional investment property and commercial property Realtor, Licensed in NJ and NYS. He joined Gilezan Global after a successful career as a NYMEX Member and commodities and equities trader. He began investing in real estate where, as he says, he would “move capital” to “Real Property” when he wanted to shield it from the more volatile public markets. Stephen is passionate about focusing his skills and unique investing perspective on helping his clients and partners.

Stephen Cohen

Stephen Cohen is a professional investment property and commercial property Realtor, Licensed in NJ and NYS. He joined Gilezan Global after a successful career as a NYMEX Member and commodities and equities trader. He began investing in real estate where, as he says, he would “move capital” to “Real Property” when he wanted to shield it from the more volatile public markets. Stephen is passionate about focusing his skills and unique investing perspective on helping his clients and partners.

Stephen Cohen

Stephen Cohen is a professional investment property and commercial property Realtor, Licensed in NJ and NYS. He joined Gilezan Global after a successful career as a NYMEX Member and commodities and equities trader. He began investing in real estate where, as he says, he would “move capital” to “Real Property” when he wanted to shield it from the more volatile public markets. Stephen is passionate about focusing his skills and unique investing perspective on helping his clients and partners.

Stephen Cohen

Stephen Cohen is a professional investment property and commercial property Realtor, Licensed in NJ and NYS. He joined Gilezan Global after a successful career as a NYMEX Member and commodities and equities trader. He began investing in real estate where, as he says, he would “move capital” to “Real Property” when he wanted to shield it from the more volatile public markets. Stephen is passionate about focusing his skills and unique investing perspective on helping his clients and partners.

Stephen Cohen

REALTOR | Senior Advisor
Stephen Cohen is a professional investment property and commercial property Realtor, Licensed in NJ and NYS. He joined Gilezan Global after a successful career as a NYMEX Member and commodities and equities trader. He began investing in real estate where, as he says, he would “move capital” to “Real Property” when he wanted to shield it from the more volatile public markets. Stephen is passionate about focusing his skills and unique investing perspective on helping his clients and partners.