About Songtrust

Songtrust, a Billboard Magazine Top 10 Music Start-Up, provides a technology platform for royalty collection services to music business professionals.

Our industry-leading online solutions help songwriters, artists, managers, labels and publishers simplify music rights management including the administration of music publishing assets, performing rights, and digital licensing.

Launched by Downtown Music Publishing in 2011, Songtrust provides efficient and accountable royalty collection service in over 50 major music markets worldwide.

The Team

Justin Kalifowitz

Justin Kalifowitz

CEO & Co-Founder, Songtrust
President, Downtown Music Publishing

Justin operates Songtrust and serves as President of Downtown Music Publishing. Prior to Downtown, Justin spent six years with Spirit Music Group acting as Head of A&R, and held positions with RCA and Virgin Records. Justin has been named in Billboard Magazine’s “30 Under 30" Faces to Watch and Crain’s “Forty Under 40" Rising Stars of New York Business. Justin is on the Board of Directors for the NY Chapter of the Association of Independent Music Publishers.

Kyle Thiede

Associate Director, Publishing Operations

Joe Conyers III

VP, General Manager

Alex Kane

Lead Developer

Molly Neuman

Global Head of Business Development

Andrew Bergman


Young Hwang

VP Royalties

Mandy Aubry

Director, Global Business Development

Melissa Bowley

Executive Assistant

Michael Lorenz

Product Manager

CJ Olivieri

Sales Manager

Chinua Green

YouTube Specialist

Emily Stephenson


John Regan

Product Manager

Lorenzo Cook

Growth Team

Julia Pernicone

Publishing Operations Manager

Jason Cerf

Business Development Manager

Britnee Foreman

Data Strategy Manager

Anna Miceli

Royalty Coordinator

Samantha Shank

Royalty Coordinator

Ed Cheung


Roxy King

Publishing Operations Coordinator

Elizabeth McBride

Publishing Operations Coordinator

Grace Carey


Ashley Hofferber


Christina Ruck

Publishing Operations Coordinator

Tyler Blocksberg

Junior Developer


General Inquiries

For general inquiries email us at hello@songtrust.com.

Press Inquiries

For press inquiries email us at press@songtrust.com.

Legal Inquiries

For legal inquiries email us at legal@songtrust.com.


If you have any suggestions please email us at feedback@songtrust.com.

Business Inquiries

For business development or partnership inquiries email us at bizdev@songtrust.com.

Licensing Requests

For licensing requests email us at licensing@songtrust.com.


Of all the services offered to DIY artists out there, this seems like one worth trying out.

Songtrust is attempting to democratize a segment of the music business that has been off-limits for many artists.

Songwriters can focus on their craft knowing that their music publishing rights are being professionally managed.

Empowers indie songwriters and artists to manage their music publishing and related rights.