MEET OUR TEAM

Get to Know Us

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SHAWN R. HILL

(312) 207-8237

Principal and Founding Member

Shawn advises BSC Group clients on debt and equity financing and loan workout services for all commercial property types, with an emphasis on the self-storage asset class. In addition, he is a frequent speaker and panelist at self-storage industry trade shows and a contributing writer for national storage industry publications.

Shawn’s professional experience includes credit roles at Duff and Phelps and Fitch Ratings. He also worked for Wells Fargo Bank as a commercial mortgage underwriter and credit analyst, and immediately prior to helping found The BSC Group was a Senior Vice President with Beacon Realty Capital.


Shawn earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Urban & Regional Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with a core emphasis on economic development and real estate finance.  He currently resides in Elmhurst, Illinois with his wife, two children, and their beloved family dog, Pipsqueak.

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DEVIN HUBER

(312) 207-8232

Principal and Founding Member

Working in partnership with BSC Group clients, Devin arranges commercial property debt and equity financing solutions for the entire capital stack. His financing expertise and advisory services span all commercial property types with a specific focus on self-storage. Devin is also a contributing author to several real estate trade publications, and a guest presenter and panelist at tradeshows and seminars nationwide.

Prior to helping found The BSC Group, Devin was a Senior Vice President at Beacon Realty Capital. He has also worked at GE Commercial Finance Business Property, Heller Financial, and in Arthur Andersen’s Transaction Advisory Group. Devin received his bachelor’s degree in accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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NOEL CAIN

(414) 600-1144

Senior Vice President

Noel works with clients to provide debt and equity financing that fit each self storage owners goals. He also has significant experience in underwriting, development and cash flow modeling as well as due diligence and site analysis. Noel has been published in Inside Self Storage, Selfstorage.com, Self Storage Association Globe, and Mini Messenger on Small Balance Lending, Pre-payment Penalties, SBA Financing, Refinancing and much more. Noel ensures that his clients receive solutions that will finance their goals with the best terms possible in the market.

Noel’s professional experience includes loan origination and credit underwriting positions at LaSalle Bank and Dominion Bond Rating Service. Most recently, he worked for the SkyView Advisors and Dexia as a Senior Production Associate. At Dexia, he provided initial underwriting for approximately 150 CMBS, Construction and Floating Rate loan request totaling $3.2 billion.

Noel earned a bachelor’s degree in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a member of the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association. Noel grew up in Germantown, Wisconsin and is currently living in Milwaukee with his family.

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ADAM KARNES

(312) 878-7561

Vice President

Adam delivers debt and equity solutions for all areas of commercial real estate transactions, including refinance, acquisition, construction, and distressed debt financing. Adam specializes in the self-storage asset class but has experience in all commercial property types which helps to fortify the business offerings of the BSC Group across various sectors. Adam has authored many articles for industry trade publications and enjoys presenting on commercial real estate financing.

Adam’s prior professional experience includes a financial analyst role at global rating agency DBRS, within the CMBS group that covers US, Canadian and European commercial real estate. At DBRS Adam underwrote nearly $1.5 billion of combined traditional conduit and non-stabilized loans across all property types. He also helped develop and test quantitative models used to assess credit worthiness for multi-loan pooled transactions as well as single-borrower transactions. Adam earned bachelor’s degrees in real estate and finance from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, with a core emphasis on commercial real estate finance. Adam was also a member of the UW – Madison Real Estate Club and is an active member in the UW Alumni Association and Mortgage Bankers Association.

Adam currently resides in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago and enjoys golfing, hunting, biking, and cooking, as well as walking his dog Bruce Wayne.

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PATRICK RAFFERTY

(312) 878-7564

Credit Analyst

Patrick is responsible for analyzing, underwriting, and preparing debt and equity financing requests on behalf of The BSC Group clients. Patrick specializes in the self-storage asset class and has experience with several property types across all commercial real estate. Patrick works closely with clients on both the lending and borrowing sides of transactions to help deliver a product that satisfies all parties involved. Other responsibilities of his include continually monitoring and researching market conditions in order to enhance the firm’s expertise by staying current on all relevant market movements.


Patrick graduated from The University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2020 with bachelor’s degrees in Real Estate & Urban Economics as well as Marketing with a core emphasis on commercial real estate finance. Patrick was an active member of the UW-Madison Real Estate Club where he learned from and networked with some of the pristine commercial real estate professionals in the industry. He is also an active member of the UW Alumni Association. In his short professional career, Patrick has helped The BSC Group close on more than $200 Million of combined construction, acquisition, and refinance loans, among other specialized product types.