Team

Raj K. Bhatia
Raj founded Willow Creek development Group in 2006 to take advantage of large-scale land acquisition and development projects, a process he began in early 2000 with the acquisition of a 103 acre property located in Southbury, Connecticut. From a raw piece of land, the property is now one of CT's top Equestrian Centers boarding 65 horses, a 16,000 sq foot all-wood indoor arena, 70 stalls spread over 5 state of the art new barns, 2 outdoor riding rings, and a 15 acre cross country field. In addition, there are 24 picturesque home sites overlooking the farm, on a gated private road. Starting in 1996, Raj founded Renwick Real Estate, LLC in New York City to acquire, renovate and manage Manhattan based condominium and co-op apartments. Since inception, Renwick Real Estate, LLC has purchased, renovated and sold almost a hundred apartments on the Upper West, Upper East Side, and and in Mid-town Manhattan. Raj received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1987 from Lehigh University and his MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School in 1995. Raj is an instrument rated private pilot, an enthusiastic sailor, and an avid squash player and so-so golfer. Raj resides both in New York City and Southbury, Connecticut. More about Raj.. Click for LinkedIn Profile

Adam Camacho
Adam started with Willow Creek in 2006 and from 1987 has deep experience in all aspects of construction including excavation, framing, drywall, plumbing, tiling, trim, roofing, and extensive masonry work. In addition, Adam has been an electrical apprentice for Southbury Electric for the past 4 years, handling all our high and low voltage needs including CCTV, smart home technologies and whole-house audio/video systems. His experience allows us to direct our trades people in an intelligent and efficient manner and allows him to step in and assist wherever needed to avoid costly construction delays. At Willow Creek, his nickname is special Op's as we send him out first, during or last, in order to get the job done.

Jill Sloane
As one of Manhattan's top real estate agents at Halstead Property, Jill heads up the marketing and sales efforts for Renwick Real Estate. Jill has been featured for television interviews on CNN, the NBC morning news, PBS and CH 11. She was a featured panelist on Halstead's “Home Sweet Home” television show and most recently was a guest on NBC's "Open House". She has also been interviewed for articles in Reuters, the NY Post, NY Magazine, Avenue Magazine, The Real Deal, and several articles in the NY Times. Jill recently became a member of the exclusive Diamond Club at Halstead Property. This is for brokers who have closed deals in excess of $10,000,000. The majority of her business is referrals from past clients and customers. Jill received Two Awards at Halstead's Semi-Annual Meeting in June of 2007. She received 3rd Place for the “Highest Number of Sales Deals Closed” for the 1st Half of 2007. She was also awarded 1st Place out of over 600 agents at Halstead for the “HIGHEST GROSS SALES AWARD” or Highest Commission for the 1st Half of 2007! This was a dream come true for Jill as this was a goal of hers since she began at Halstead nearly 8 years ago. Then in July of 2008, Jill reached her goals again. She received 2nd Place for the “Highest Number of Sales Deals Closed” for the 1st Half of 2008. She was also awarded 1st Place out of over 600 agents at Halstead for the “HIGHEST GROSS SALES AWARD” or Highest Commission for the 1st Half of 2008! In 2009, Jill was honored as one of the top 20 agents at Halstead Property, that has now grown to 850 agents. Click for more..

Bennett Sullivan Associates, Hugh Sullivan | Chief Architect
As co-founder of Bennett Sullivan Associates, and Chief Architect, Hugh directs the firm’s architectural projects and works closely with clients from project inception to completion to ensure satisfaction and successful project outcome. His design leadership has shaped many of the firm’s commercial and residential projects. In additional to his role as Principal of Bennett Sullivan Associates, Hugh is co-founder and Officer of Pediment Construction and Pediment Realty Company. Their work has been published in Period Homes, Connecticut Cottages & Gardens and Connecticut Magazine and has earned many industry awards for design and planning excellence. His professional registrations include the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, State of Connecticut, State of New York, State of Kentucky and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. He is a member of The American Institute of Architects, the Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and Building Officials and Code Administrators International. Hugh received a Bachelor of Architecture with Highest Honors from Kent State University and Master of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He also served as an Adjunct Professor and Thesis Critic at the Boston Architectural Center. Hugh donates his design, planning and management skills through his involvement in several community and civic organizations, including Board positions on the Southbury Planning Commission, Southbury Planning Streetscape Committee, Main Street Planning Design Guidelines Committee, Rural Preservation Advisory Commission, Long Range Planning Commission for the Southbury Public Library, South Britain Historic District, the Seabury Society and the Glebe House Museum and The Gertrude Jekyll Garden.

Robert "Biff" Schechinger | Landscape Architect
Biff (Robert C.) Schechinger has spent over three decades designing and administering the construction of a wide variety of Residential, Commercial and Institutional Projects throughout New England and New York. His professional career started within an Environmental Engineering Group followed by work in one of Connecticut’s premier Landscape Architect Firms. After founding and running his own company in the late 1980’s for 6 years, he has gone on to a successful private practice this last 15 years, with a focus primarily on individual Residential design and cutting-edge Residential Community Planning. Currently he holds professional registrations in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York and is a member of the National American Society of Landscape Architects. Biff received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University, (cum laude) and a Masters in Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, (Honors), from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he has also held positions as an Adjunct Professor in Graduate Design & Professional Practice. During the course of his career, Biff has won a variety of Planning and Design Awards from both the American Society of Landscape Architects and National Home Builders Association. His work has appeared in several publications, including, most recently, Connecticut Magazine. Biff’s recent commissions have included Residential Estates for international and local clients, a series of Chapels for the Catholic Church and the State’s only comprehensive Veterans War Memorial, (which he was awarded by the Governor, through design competition in 2010, with his design partner, Dean A. Johnson, FASLA). He has also served on Town Design Review Boards as well as donated designs and plans for play grounds and civic parks throughout Connecticut and New York.