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Who We Are

Bank Realty, LP is a real estate holding company and value added partner to the banking industry that has facilities located in the eastern United States.  We are headquartered in York County, Pennsylvania.

We seek to lease specialized financial properties to quality credit tenants using long term lease structures that optimize the use of the institutions capital, while creating an environment for the tenant/operator to maintain long term control.

We bring small to mid tier financial institutions a customized lease structure historically only available to larger institutions.

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Thomas S. CapelloThomas S. Capello a Founder of 1st Capital Bank .  He has over 30 years experience in all phases of banking including International Banking, Investment Banking, State and Regional Banking and a publicly traded REIT.  Mr. Capello’s experience includes past president, founder and director of First Capital Bank and bank officer positions with 2 large regional banks.  He currently serves as an independent trustee and chairman of the audit committee of a publicly traded REIT, HERSHA Hospitality (HT, NYSE).  Mr. Capello is a consultant to Atlantic Central Bankers’ and active in a number of nonprofit organizations.  Mr. Capello is co founder of Bank Realty, LP, a company involved in the sale/leaseback of bank properties. Mr. Capello is also active in the state and local Venture Capital Organization, who sponsor and finance young and upcoming entrepreneurs and the Ben Franklin

Joseph W. Silbaugh, Jr.Joseph W. Silbaugh, Jr. is co-founder along with Tom Capello in bank Reality  He is former director of four different independent financial institutions and developed several branch facilities.  He is managing partner of numerous real estate entities that have owned and developed over $500mm of commercial and industrial real estate.  He currently has in excess of $100mm in projects located in Tennessee, Pennsylvania and Delaware under development.  He has developed commercial real estate including shopping center and strip malls, housing developments townhouses and apartment complexes, industrial warehousing and self storage units.  He has a CCIM designation for commercial and industrial real estate analysis for the purpose of investment and development and is currently a real estate developer.  He retired from the United States Army at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.  His army experience in the procurement division provided invaluable experience preparing him for all phases of real estate development from obtaining necessary permits and environmental approvals, basic sub division and land plan, blueprints, budgets and the bidding process thru the actual construction and the eventual sale of the finished project.  He was Chief of Procurement for Research and Development at AMCCOM.  Mr. Silbaugh is also active in the state and local Venture Capital Organization, who sponsor and finance young and upcoming entrepreneurs.

Support staff:  Our Support staff have:

  • Investment and technology operations executive having more than 20 years experience with two prestigious investment firms, working as Chief Information Officer and as Chief Operations Strategist and Business Integration Specialist. We have seasoned investment executives with extensive experience in all areas of fund management, fund and portfolio accounting, operations, supportive technologies, and systems.


For information call us at: 717-812-9990 / 717-843-5100