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Company Info

One of the potential problems faced by most investors nowadays is that they cannot take the right and timely decisions on selecting the most productive investment options. The best investment opportunity is, of course, the one that results in the highest value of ROI. This problem is efficiently solved by Paramount Capital Advisors, which is committed to helping all such investors who want to be sure of getting into the right investment directions and decisions. This works out for the investors in terms of providing them timely and correct investment-specific guidelines to focus on remaining highly productive and profitable.


The vision of Paramount Capital Advisors is to be a firm that focuses on helping investors achieve their high-end financial goals against investment challenges such as low returns from savings accounts, bonds, and the volatility of the stock market. It also includes developing the best level of understanding of each client (investor) centric financial purpose, mission, and goals. We strive hard to empower all our clients by educating and updating them with the most valuable pieces of information. education. Our professional financial advisory tools and resources mainly aim at facilitating a robust and clear-ended mode of communication by bringing the highest level of productiveness and efficiency in safeguarding all the interests of our clients in the best professional manner.

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Our Team

Dean I. Cronister

Dean I. Cronister


Direct (630) 710-7474

Mr. Cronister brings over 40 years of professional business development experience and is responsible for assisting the growth and development of Paramount Capital, LLC with its real estate interests, including raising capital and overseeing critical business services such as investor relations, property underwriting, management, and staffing.

Mr. Cronister has spent the previous five years as COO working for a national commercial real estate firm specializing in medical office building developments.

Mr. Cronister has served as a past officer, director, and founder of numerous financial services companies, some of which have been publicly owned.

Mr. Cronister has a degree in Business Administration with a focus on marketing, which included several Federal and State licenses and certifications from General Insurance Brokerage, Real Estate Broker, Mortgage Banker, and General Securities Principal; all of which included numerous industry awards, achievements, and memberships.


Stephanie Whitley


Direct (215) 874-7155 

Stephanie is a co-founder of Paramount Capital Advisors and brings a multitude of experience to the company.  She will be concentrating her efforts on acquisitions, underwriting, investor relations, property management and marketing. 


Stephanie has experience managing over 1,000 tenants and multiple properties.  She has been a real estate consultant responsible for numerous assets under management. 


Stephanie is a graduate with honors from prestigious Nazareth Academy of Philadelphia.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Law and a minor in marketing from Temple University, Fox Business School where she earned the deans list.  Stephanie has complimented her education with various real estate fundamentals and additional practice courses.   


Stephanie is an active volunteer for community outreach programs. 

Christopher Danks

Christopher Danks


Direct (267) 586-3116

Chris is an important member who will have multiple functions as an administrative assistant, property manager, underwriter and investor relations specialist complimenting Paramount Capital Advisors business operations.  Analyzing various data marketing, communication and software platforms are just a few areas of his concentration.  Chris will play an important role developing investor coordination with appropriate real estate properties.


Chris has a successful work experience from hospitality, retail and direct customer relations.  He has a desire to help others benefit from an educated consumer approach. 


Chris studied Business Administration at Temple University’s Fox School of Business.  He is a native of Philadelphia, PA who enjoys sports and is an avid comic collector.

Breanna Crotty

Breanna Crotty


Direct (727) 846-2668

Breanna will be a great asset to our management team with over seven years of experience working in the Social Media and Digital Marketing space.  She has assisted over 100 different companies with their social media management, working with multiple non-profit organizations to help build awareness and an online presence.  In addition, Breanna started her own company, which has developed numerous clients.  Breanna will be assisting in the strategy, execution and management of all our social media platforms, as well as digital marketing and investor relations. 


Breanna graduated from The University of South Florida with her Bachelor’s of Arts in Criminology.  She is currently pursuing her second Bachelor’s of Science in Management and Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Entrepreneurship.  After graduating, she hopes to continue her education by obtaining her Master’s of Business administration with a concentration in Data Analytics.

Stephen Whitley

Stephen Whitley


Direct (267) 246-0322

Office (239) 440-6845

Mr. Whitley brings over 38 years of successful experience in the Real Estate / Construction industry.   Currently Mr. Whitley owns and manages a construction company operating out of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida.  In addition, Mr. Whitley founded Paramount Capital Advisors, LLC as a real estate management company headquartered in Naples, Florida.  Primary responsibilities will include Real Estate acquisitions, underwriting and investor relations. 


Mr. Whitley has experience working as a mortgage broker, loan originator and underwriter as well as a real estate business broker handling all facets of transactions from raising capital, to sales, purchases, rental management, zoning & land use, including general business consulting.


Mr. Whitley has purchased and sold a mix of 85 commercial and residential rehab properties and currently retains a debt free blend of 15 such properties under management.  Construction projects have involved all facets from new ground breaking to renovations from 1,000 to 200,000 square feet.     


Mr. Whitley has broad educational experience including business from Drexel University, PA

Pennsylvania Realty Board; Camden County College and The Real Estate School in NJ