Charles Mallory, Clearview Investment, Founder & CEO

Charles Mallory

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Continuing a Connecticut family history in the shipping industry dating back to 1816, Charles Mallory founded one of the nation’s leading shipping brokerage firms, MJLF, in 1979. In his 30 years leading the Stamford, Connecticut-based company, he brokered the sale, purchase, and charter of some of the world’s largest tankers, helping MJLF become one of the leading international shipping brokers. In addition, Mr. Mallory successfully pursued real estate development and launched Clearview Investment Management in 1991, focusing largely on waterfront assets along coastal Connecticut, and increasingly on the hotel industry.

Over the past 20 years Mr. Mallory developed two signature independent brands, Delamar and, with Randall Salvatore, Hotel Zero Degrees, and went on to expand efforts westward, with the purchase and renovation of two historic hotels in Alpine, Texas. Mr. Mallory serves on the boards of the Mystic Seaport Museum, America’s premier maritime museum, the Shelburne Museum, and the William Pitt Foundation.

Jessica Fogg, Clearview Investment, Senior VP, Finance

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Ms. Fogg joined Clearview in October 2013. Ms. Fogg has over 35 years’ experience in real estate development, construction lending and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Clearview, Ms. Fogg was the Debt Specialist at Spinnaker Real Partners, where, since 2002, she was responsible for both the equity and debt, reporting to investors and lenders. Before Spinnaker, Ms. Fogg was a construction lender for various Fairfield County, Connecticut banks. Ms. Fogg started her career as a Bank Examiner for the FDIC in New York. Ms. Fogg has a BS in Finance from George Mason University.

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Valerio Zambrano

Chief investment officer

Mr. Zambrano is responsible for the origination, structuring and closing of Clearview’s investments. With 20 years of working experience spanning across real estate and finance, and international business experience having lived and worked for several years in Rome, London, Luxembourg and NYC, Mr. Zambrano is in an unique position to bring a wealth of knowledge and experience of domestic and international financial markets, a deep and detailed understanding of investment structures combined with a result driven approach to real estate investing.

Mr. Zambrano previously worked for nearly a decade at J.P. Morgan Chase as Vice President of Corporate Strategy, and held various other positions in their Asset Management division in NYC and London, as well as in the JPMC Hedge Fund division in Luxembourg. Prior to J.P. Morgan Chase he worked in several finance, accounting and audit functions at various other firms including Grant Thornton. Mr. Zambrano is a certified financial advisor, has a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance, and graduated from Luiss University in Rome, Italy with summa cum laude.

Dixon Mallory, Clearview Investment, Director of Business Development

Dixon Mallory

Director of business development

Dixon serves as Director of Business Development. In this capacity, he is involved in all aspects of new development projects while also supporting day to day and operational functions of Clearview’s portfolio assets. Prior to Clearview, Dixon worked for Newmark Knight Frank in their Manhattan Headquarters in office leasing and investment sales. Prior to Newmark, Dixon worked as an operations analyst for XAND, a subsidiary of Boston based ABRY Partners, in the roll up and ultimate sale of its northeastern Data Center portfolio. Dixon received a M.S. in Real Estate development from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from St. Lawrence University.

Dixon serves on the boards of the Connecticut Historical Society and the Connecticut Tourism Coalition.

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Mike Roberts

Head of construction

Mike joined Clearview as the Vice President of Construction. Mike brings over 30 years of construction experience to the Clearview team and has been responsible for over +1million square feet of commercial construction, +1000 residential units and numerous hotels throughout the United States. In 2009, Clearview hired Mr. Roberts, then an independent contractor, to complete the Delamar Southport.

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Charlie Drago

Project Manager

Charlie brings a unique skill set of construction experience with a focus on project management to the team. For the past seven years Charlie has held a variety of roles on  residential, commercial, and adaptive re-use construction projects in New York City, Brooklyn, Fairfield County, and South Florida. Through these projects he has strong experience in client management, design team collaboration, and execution at every level of the project lifecycle.


Charlie attended University of South Carolina and graduated in 2016 with a BS in Economics. He holds a Real Estate Finance certificate from Baruch and is currently enrolled in Fordham Universities Real Estate Development Masters Program and will be graduating in December 2023.


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Andrew Pastor


Andrew is responsible for supporting the Clearview Construction team in all their efforts. He is currently engaged in ground up developments, fit-outs, and renovations. Previously, Andrew worked at JLL in the Project & Development Services division based out of Stamford, CT. Prior to JLL, he worked alongside one of the top producing real estate brokers in Midtown Manhattan. Andrew received his BA from Manhattanville College in finance as well as history.

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Bill Adams


Bill joined Clearview as a Superintendent on various construction projects. Bill brings 46 Years of experience in the construction industry and has been responsible for over 150 residential custom home as well as 1000 apartment units in lower Fairfield County. From 1977 to 2011 was an owner partner in Carpentry Unlimited Inc. doing custom residential homes and alterations as well as commercial fit ups. From 2012 to present Bill worked at Makin Construction, AP construction and Building and Land Technology.

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John Wilson


John joined Clearview as a construction superintendent. Prior to joining Clearview, John worked for 20 years in the construction management business in various capacities. Most recently, John completed the development of an 80-unit luxury residential rental building, and an 120 unit apartment complex. John also has extensive experience in construction of nearly 1,000,000 SF of office space, along with multifamily development.