Transforming Properties, Creating Value

Rockpoint is a real estate private equity firm headquartered in Boston with additional domestic offices in San Francisco and Dallas.

We employ a fundamental value approach to investing and focus on select product types located in major markets in the United States. Our opportunistic and growth and income programs employ a consistent investment approach across distinct return profiles. We focus on acquiring assets at compelling cost bases relative to stabilized cash flows and identifying opportunities to add value at the asset level through proactive asset management and strategic property management.

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Experienced Team

Rockpoint’s co-founders have been working and investing together for 28 years and have an average of 36 years of real estate/finance experience. Rockpoint’s senior investment professionals have an average of 20 years of real estate/finance experience.

Strategic Approach

Rockpoint focuses on maximizing risk-adjusted returns by employing a fundamental value approach to investing. This involves targeting high-quality, well-located assets with intrinsic long-term value.

Extensive Relationships

Given the experience of the Rockpoint team, Rockpoint has and continues to build broad-based, substantive industry relationships with advisors, agents, operating partners, investors, lenders, and corporate/institutional owners of real estate.

Compelling Investment Opportunities

Rockpoint believes that it has a reputation for integrity, reliability, creative problem-solving and performing under limited time constraints. This reputation, combined with the continuity and longevity of its relationships, is expected to continue to generate attractive and often proprietary investment opportunities.

Investment Discipline

Rockpoint believes that it has a measured and disciplined approach to investment decision making, which takes into consideration broad macroeconomic trends in addition to market- and asset-specific factors. Rockpoint will not make an investment unless it has conviction that the investment has the potential to generate strong risk-adjusted returns.

Asset Management

Rockpoint maintains a proactive focus on maximizing cash flow through active asset management, including management of operating expenses, implementation of appropriate capital expenditure programs, repositioning under-utilized assets, and re-leasing vacant space as well as other revenue enhancement initiatives.

Alignment of Interests

Rockpoint is a privately-held company which makes meaningful co-investment equity contributions alongside its investors. Rockpoint also structures senior professionals’ compensation to be reliant on the successful performance of the Rockpoint Funds.

Institutional Risk Management, Compliance and Client Service

Rockpoint has dedicated and experienced professionals who focus on accounting and financial reporting as well as compliance, risk and liability management.

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Blair Adams
Assistant Vice President
Blair Adams
Assistant Vice President

Blair Adams is involved in Rockpoint’s investor reporting and fund accounting activities.  Ms. Adams is based in Rockpoint’s Dallas office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2013, Ms. Adams worked at KPMG in the Audit and Assurance Group for three years.  Ms. Adams received a B.B.A. in Accounting and Master of Accountancy from Baylor University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Nicholas Alexsovich
Vice President and Associate General Counsel
Nicholas Alexsovich
Vice President and Associate General Counsel

Nicholas Alexsovich serves as an Associate General Counsel for Rockpoint, focusing on the legal aspects of Rockpoint’s investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Alexsovich is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2021, Mr. Alexsovich worked at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in the Real Estate Group for over seven years. Mr. Alexsovich received a B.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Matilde Attolico
Managing Director
Matilde Attolico
Managing Director

Matilde Attolico is involved in Rockpoint’s Asia Pacific capital raising activities. Ms. Attolico is based in Rockpoint’s London office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2021, Ms. Attolico worked at JLL as the Global Head of the Funds Advisory business for three years. Prior to joining JLL, Ms. Attolico spent 18 years working in a variety of capital raising and advisory roles at investment advisory boutiques and banks, including Hodes Weill & Associates, Mercury Capital Advisors, Merrill Lynch, and Goldman Sachs. Ms. Attolico serves as a director of Women In Real Estate’s London chapter. Ms. Attolico received a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. from the Courtauld Institute in London.

Camille Barnard
Vice President, Human Resources
Camille Barnard
Vice President, Human Resources

Camille Barnard is involved in Rockpoint’s human resources activities. Ms. Barnard is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2019, Ms. Barnard worked at THL Credit Advisors in the human resources and operations department for five years. Ms. Barnard received a B.S. in Hotel Administration from Cornell University.

Lindsey Beard
Vice President
Lindsey Beard
Vice President

Lindsey Beard is involved in Rockpoint’s investor reporting and fund accounting activities.  Ms. Beard is based in Rockpoint’s Dallas office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2012, Ms. Beard worked at KPMG in the Audit and Assurance Group for six years.  Ms. Beard received a B.B.A in Accounting from Southern Methodist University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Alik Belokopytov
Vice President
Alik Belokopytov
Vice President

Alik Belokopytov is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Belokopytov is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2016, Mr. Belokopytov worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for two years. Mr. Belokopytov received a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Doug Berman
Assistant Vice President
Doug Berman
Assistant Vice President

Doug Berman is involved in Rockpoint’s financial reporting and tax compliance activities.  Mr. Berman is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2019, Mr. Berman worked at Fidelity Investments in the Corporate Tax Group for three years.  Prior to joining Fidelity Investments, Mr. Berman worked at PwC in the Asset Management – Real Estate Group for four years.  Mr. Berman received a B.S. in Business Administration and a Masters in Professional Accountancy from Bryant University.  Mr. Berman is a Certified Public Accountant.

Grant Bitler
Associate
Grant Bitler
Associate

Grant Bitler is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern investment and asset management activities. Mr. Bitler is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2022, Mr. Bitler worked at GIC Real Estate for over two years, most recently in the UK and Ireland Real Estate Investment Group. Mr. Bitler received two B.A. degrees (in Economics and International Relations) from Brown University and an MPhil in Real Estate Finance from the University of Cambridge.

Fred Borges
Managing Director
Fred Borges
Managing Director

Fred Borges is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Borges is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2011, Mr. Borges worked at Barclays Capital in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for one year and previously at Cabot Properties for two years.  Mr. Borges received a B.A. in International Relations from Tufts University.

Matt Borja
Vice President
Matt Borja
Vice President

Matt Borja is involved in Rockpoint’s western United States investment and asset management activities. Mr. Borja is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2018, Mr. Borja worked at Morgan Stanley in the Real Estate Investing Group for two years. Mr. Borja received a B.S. in Economics with concentrations in Real Estate and Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Marques Bouyer
Analyst
Marques Bouyer
Analyst

Marques Bouyer is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities. Mr. Bouyer is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office and joined Rockpoint in 2022. Mr. Bouyer received a B.S. in Innovation & Entrepreneurship from Clarkson University.

Steve Caruso
Director
Steve Caruso
Director

Steve Caruso is involved in Rockpoint’s financial reporting and tax compliance activities.  Mr. Caruso is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2015, Mr. Caruso worked at PwC as a Tax Manager in the Asset Management – Real Estate Group for six years.  Mr. Caruso received a B.S. in Business Administration from Bryant University and an M.S. in Accounting from Northeastern University.  Mr. Caruso is a Certified Public Accountant.

Michael Chadwick
Assistant Vice President
Michael Chadwick
Assistant Vice President

Michael Chadwick is involved in Rockpoint’s information technology operations, planning and development. Mr. Chadwick is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2020, Mr. Chadwick worked at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory as a VDI Systems Engineer for over a year. Prior to joining MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Mr. Chadwick worked at University of Massachusetts Lowell as an IT Systems Engineer for over two years. Mr. Chadwick received a B.S.B.A. with a concentration in Information Systems from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Jackie Chan
Analyst
Jackie Chan
Analyst

Jackie Chan is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities. Mr. Chan is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office and joined Rockpoint in 2022. Mr. Chan received a B.S. in Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley.

Alex Charles
Analyst
Alex Charles
Analyst

Alex Charles is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities. Mr. Charles is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office and joined Rockpoint in 2022. Mr. Charles received a B.A. in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University.

Steve Chen
Managing Director
Steve Chen
Managing Director

Steve Chen is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Chen is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Mr. Chen rejoined Rockpoint in 2021 after spending approximately six months working at Liberty Mutual.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2011, Mr. Chen worked at Tishman Speyer in the Acquisitions and Asset Management Groups for three years.  Prior to joining Tishman Speyer, Mr. Chen worked at Merrill Lynch in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for one year.  Mr. Chen received a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Columbia University.

Barry Chiu
Associate
Barry Chiu
Associate

Barry Chiu is involved in Rockpoint’s western investment and asset management activities. Mr. Chiu is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2021, Mr. Chiu worked at UBS AG in the Real Estate Finance group for two years. Mr. Chiu received a B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Finance and Statistics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jason Chiverton
Senior Managing Director
Jason Chiverton
Senior Managing Director

Jason Chiverton is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern and western United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Chiverton is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2007, Mr. Chiverton worked at Merrill Lynch in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for two years.  Mr. Chiverton received a B.S. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.

Chris Coady
Analyst
Chris Coady
Analyst

Chris Coady is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities. Mr. Coady is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2022, Mr. Coady served in the United States Marine Corps for five years, most recently as a Scout Sniper Platoon Commander. Mr. Coady received a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University.

David Conte
Vice President
David Conte
Vice President

David Conte is involved in Rockpoint’s fund model, financial analysis, and hedging activities.  Mr. Conte is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2019, Mr. Conte worked at Liberty Mutual Investments in the Financial Advisory Services team for one year.  Prior to joining Liberty Mutual Investments, Mr. Conte worked at State Street Corporation in the Corporate Valuations and Mergers & Acquisitions team for three years.  Mr. Conte received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A from Boston University.

Will D'Orsi
Associate
Will D'Orsi
Associate

Will D’Orsi is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern investment and asset management activities. Mr. D’Orsi is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2022, Mr. D’Orsi worked at Citigroup in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for two years. Mr. D’Orsi received a B.A. in Economics from Yale University.

Dan Domb
Managing Member
Dan Domb
Managing Member

Dan Domb is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Domb is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2006, Mr. Domb worked at UBS in the Real Estate, Lodging and Leisure Investment Banking Group for two years.  Mr. Domb received a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

George Donaldson
Senior Associate
George Donaldson
Senior Associate

George Donaldson is involved in Rockpoint’s western United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Donaldson is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2020, Mr. Donaldson worked at Citigroup in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for two years.  Mr. Donaldson received a B.S. in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University.

Kaitlyn Dorka
Senior Associate
Kaitlyn Dorka
Senior Associate

Kaitlyn Dorka is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities. Ms. Dorka is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2020, Ms. Dorka worked at Morgan Stanley in the Real Estate Investment Banking group for two years. Ms. Dorka received a B.B.A in Finance and Real Estate from Emory University.

Jennifer Dumas Hall
Managing Director
Jennifer Dumas Hall
Managing Director

Jennifer Dumas Hall is involved in Rockpoint’s Americas capital raising activities. Ms. Dumas Hall is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2023, Ms. Dumas Hall worked at CrossHarbor Capital Partners LLC as the Head of Investor Relations and Capital Raising for 18 years. Prior to joining CrossHarbor, Ms. Dumas Hall worked at Banc of America Securities for eight years, most recently as a Vice President in Real Estate Corporate and Investment Banking. Ms. Dumas Hall received a B.S. in Accounting from Bentley University and an M.B.A. from Boston College.

Crystal Flack
Vice President
Crystal Flack
Vice President

Crystal Flack is involved in Rockpoint’s legal and risk management activities. Ms. Flack is based in Rockpoint’s Dallas office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2020, Ms. Flack worked at Willis Towers Watson in the Corporate Risk and Broking Division for 12 years, where she focused on insurance and risk management solutions for commercial real estate firms. Ms. Flack received a B.A. in Government from McNeese University and a M.P.A. from Louisiana State University.

Brendan Fullum
Director
Brendan Fullum
Director

Brendan Fullum is involved in Rockpoint’s fund model, financial analysis, and hedging activities.  Mr. Fullum is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2016, Mr. Fullum worked at State Street Corporation in the Corporate Valuation and Analytics Group.  Prior to joining State Street, Mr. Fullum worked at Moody’s Analytics Technologies in the ABS/MBS Modeling Group for two years.  Mr. Fullum received a B.S in Economics and Finance from Bentley University and an M.B.A from Boston College.

Kyle Gardner
Senior Managing Director
Kyle Gardner
Senior Managing Director

Kyle Gardner is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern and western United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Gardner is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2005, Mr. Gardner worked at Blackstone in the Real Estate Group for three years.  Mr. Gardner received a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.

Keith Gelb
Managing Member
Keith Gelb
Managing Member

Keith Gelb is a Managing Member and co-founder of Rockpoint and is responsible for the overall operations and management of Rockpoint, as well as overseeing the origination, structuring and asset management of all of Rockpoint’s investment activities. Mr. Gelb is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to co-founding Rockpoint, Mr. Gelb was a managing member of Westbrook Real Estate Partners, L.L.C. (“WREP”), the predecessor firm of Rockpoint. Prior to joining WREP in 1994, Mr. Gelb worked at Morgan Stanley in the Investment Banking Group for two years, where he focused on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Gelb holds advisory or board positions with several educational institutions and other non-profit organizations. Mr. Gelb received a B.S. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Tom Gilbane
Managing Member
Tom Gilbane
Managing Member

Tom Gilbane oversees Rockpoint’s investment and asset management activities in the eastern United States.  Mr. Gilbane is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to Rockpoint, Mr. Gilbane was involved in WREP’s eastern United States and European investment and asset management activities.  Prior to joining WREP in 1999, Mr. Gilbane worked at Merrill Lynch in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for two years.  Mr. Gilbane received a B.S. in Engineering from Brown University.

Joseph Goldman
Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel
Joseph Goldman
Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel

Joseph Goldman serves as a Deputy General Counsel for Rockpoint, focusing on the legal aspects of Rockpoint’s investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Goldman is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2014, Mr. Goldman worked at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in the Real Estate Group for over four years.  Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Goldman worked at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in the Real Estate Group for three years.  Mr. Goldman received a B.B.A. from Emory University and a J.D. from Emory University.

Darrell Greer
Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer
Darrell Greer
Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer

Darrell Greer oversees Rockpoint’s information technology operations, planning and development. Mr. Greer is based in Rockpoint’s Dallas office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2007, Mr. Greer worked at Terrabrook as an Information Technology Director for seven years.  Prior to joining Terrabrook, Mr. Greer worked at Simmons SIRVEY Corporation as a Senior Software Engineer and Technology Development Manager for seven years.  Mr. Greer received a B.S.B.A. in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Parker Hall
Associate
Parker Hall
Associate

Parker Hall is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern investment and asset management activities. Mr. Hall is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2021, Mr. Hall worked at Starwood Capital Group in the Capital Markets Group for over a year. Mr. Hall received a B.A. in Engineering and Economics from Dartmouth College.

Kari Heavenrich
Senior Associate
Kari Heavenrich
Senior Associate

Kari Heavenrich is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities.  Ms. Heavenrich is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office.  Ms. Heavenrich rejoined Rockpoint in 2020 after spending approximately one year working at Wilson Meany in the Real Estate Development group.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2018, Ms. Heavenrich worked at Barclays Capital in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for two years.  Ms. Heavenrich received a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia.

Ron Hoyl
Senior Managing Director and General Counsel
Ron Hoyl
Senior Managing Director and General Counsel

Ron Hoyl oversees Rockpoint’s legal, risk management, and compliance matters.  Mr. Hoyl is based in Rockpoint’s Dallas office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2007, Mr. Hoyl worked at The Milestone Group as General Counsel for two years.  Prior to joining The Milestone Group, Mr. Hoyl worked at Olympus Real Estate Partners as an Associate General Counsel for seven years.  Prior to joining Olympus Real Estate Partners, Mr. Hoyl worked at Liddell, Sapp and Zivley, now known as Locke Lord LLP, for 10 years, most recently as a Partner in the Real Estate Group.  Mr. Hoyl received a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law.

TK Inbody
Senior Managing Director
TK Inbody
Senior Managing Director

TK Inbody is involved in Rockpoint’s western United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Inbody is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2004, Mr. Inbody worked at Credit Suisse First Boston and previously at ABS Capital Partners.  Prior to joining ABS Capital Partners, Mr. Inbody worked at Robertson Stephens & Co. in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group for over two years.  Mr. Inbody received a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.

Mike Jaklitsch
Senior Associate
Mike Jaklitsch
Senior Associate

Mike Jaklitsch is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Jaklitsch is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2022, Mr. Jaklitsch worked at Stellar Management in the Acquisitions and Asset Management Group for two years. Prior to joining Stellar Management, Mr. Jaklitsch worked at UBS in the Real Estate, Lodging and Leisure Investment Banking Group for over two years. Mr. Jaklitsch received a B.S. in Commerce and Business Administration from the University of Alabama.

Monica Knake
Vice President and Associate General Counsel
Monica Knake
Vice President and Associate General Counsel

Monica Knake serves as an Associate General Counsel for Rockpoint, focusing on legal and compliance matters.  Ms. Knake is based in Rockpoint’s Dallas office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2017, Ms. Knake worked at Hudson Advisors, the asset management division of Lone Star Funds, for six years.  Prior to joining Hudson Advisors, Ms. Knake worked at Hunton & Williams in the Corporate and Securities Group for four years.  Ms. Knake received a B.A. from Texas Christian University and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University.

Kerry Krause
Senior Associate
Kerry Krause
Senior Associate

Kerry Krause is involved in Rockpoint’s investment and asset management activities. Ms. Krause is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2020, Ms. Krause worked at Morgan Stanley in the Real Estate Investment Banking group for two years and in the Fixed Income Sales and Trading group for two years. Ms. Krause received a B.A. in Economics and a certificate in East Asian Studies from Princeton University.

Kelsey Kummer
Vice President and Associate General Counsel
Kelsey Kummer
Vice President and Associate General Counsel

Kelsey Kummer serves as an Associate General Counsel for Rockpoint, focusing on the legal aspects of Rockpoint’s investment and asset management activities. Ms. Kummer is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2022, Ms. Kummer worked at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in the Real Estate Group for over four years. Ms. Kummer received two B.S. degrees from the Pennsylvania State University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia Law School.

Robert Li
Senior Associate
Robert Li
Senior Associate

Robert Li is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Li is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2022, Mr. Li worked at Brookfield Asset Management in the U.S. Real Estate Investments Group for five years. Prior to joining Brookfield Asset Management, Mr. Li worked at Tishman Speyer in both the Acquisitions and Equity Capital Markets Groups. Mr. Li received a B.S. in Econometrics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and an M.S. in Real Estate Development with a concentration in Finance from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Donna Linsalata
Director
Donna Linsalata
Director

Donna Linsalata is involved in Rockpoint’s recruiting, professional and leadership development, and employee engagement activities. Ms. Linsalata is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Ms. Linsalata rejoined Rockpoint in 2022 after spending approximately 10 months working at CrossHarbor Capital Partners as the Director of Human Resources. Prior to joining CrossHarbor, Ms. Linsalata spent approximately 10 months as a human resources consultant. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2016, Ms. Linsalata worked at Denham Capital Management for seven years, most recently as the Head of Human Resources. Prior to joining Denham Capital, Ms. Linsalata worked at Beacon Hill Staffing Group for two years, where she focused on recruiting and business development. Ms. Linsalata received a B.S. in Marketing from Lehigh University.

Bobby Marz
Managing Director and Chief Accounting Officer
Bobby Marz
Managing Director and Chief Accounting Officer

Bobby Marz oversees Rockpoint’s financial reporting activities. Mr. Marz is based in Rockpoint’s Dallas office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2006, Mr. Marz worked at Goldman Sachs as a Controller in the Private Equity Group for two years. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Marz worked at Terrabrook as an Assistant Controller for three years and previously at Rosewood Management Corporation as an Accounting Supervisor for two years. Prior to joining Rosewood Management Corporation, Mr. Marz worked in public accounting for four years, most recently at EY. Mr. Marz received a B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Aaron Matthews
Vice President
Aaron Matthews
Vice President

Aaron Matthews is involved in Rockpoint’s legal, compliance and risk management activities. Mr. Matthews is based in Rockpoint’s Dallas office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2018, Mr. Matthews worked at Blue River Partners in the legal and compliance department for five years. Prior to joining Blue River Partners, Mr. Matthews worked at J.P. Morgan Chase Bank in the retail banking department for two years. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, Mr. Matthews served as a Combat Engineer in the United States Marine Corps for four years. Mr. Matthews received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Joe McNiff
Vice President
Joe McNiff
Vice President

Joe McNiff is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern and western United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. McNiff is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2016, Mr. McNiff worked at Citigroup in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for two years.  Mr. McNiff received a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from Boston University.

Olivia McSweeney
Analyst
Olivia McSweeney
Analyst

Olivia McSweeney is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities. Ms. McSweeney is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2022, Ms. McSweeney worked at Citizens Bank for three years, most recently as a Commercial Real Estate Credit Analyst. Ms. McSweeney received a B.S. in Real Estate from New York University.

Hank Midgley
Managing Member
Hank Midgley
Managing Member

Hank Midgley oversees Rockpoint’s capital raising, new business development and investor relations activities.  Mr. Midgley is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2010, Mr. Midgley worked at Beacon Capital Partners as a Managing Director in the Global Capital Raising and Investor Relations Group for three years.  Prior to joining Beacon Capital, Mr. Midgley worked at Tishman Speyer as a Senior Director in the Equity Capital Markets and Asset Management Groups for three years.  Mr. Midgley received a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Hadi Nasser
Director
Hadi Nasser
Director

Hadi Nasser is involved in Rockpoint’s European and Middle Eastern capital raising activities. Mr. Nasser is based in Rockpoint’s London office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2019, Mr. Nasser spent 15 years in various capital raising and advisory roles, most recently at EnTrust Global, a Legg Mason affiliate, as a Managing Director in the International Sales group, leading the firm’s activities in the Middle East and Africa for six years, initially based in Dubai and later in London. Prior to joining EnTrust Global, Mr. Nasser worked at Amundi, overseeing the Middle Eastern institutional business for five years based in Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining Amundi, Mr. Nasser worked at Asset Management One, part of the Mizuho Financial Group, advising European and Middle Eastern investors while based in London. Mr. Nasser received a B.B.A. in Finance from the American University of Beirut and is a candidate for a M.Sc. in Global Finance at Cass Business School at City, University of London.

David Nulsen
Vice President and Associate General Counsel
David Nulsen
Vice President and Associate General Counsel

David Nulsen serves as an Associate General Counsel for Rockpoint, focusing on the legal aspects of Rockpoint’s investment and asset management activities. Mr. Nulsen is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2019, Mr. Nulsen worked at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in the Real Estate Group for nearly four years. Mr. Nulsen received a B.S. from Georgetown University and his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.

Michael O'Brien
Assistant Vice President
Michael O'Brien
Assistant Vice President

Michael O’Brien is involved in Rockpoint’s investor reporting and fund accounting activities.  Mr. O’Brien is based in Rockpoint’s Dallas office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2017, Mr. O’Brien worked at Grant Thornton in the Audit Services Practice for two years. Mr. O’Brien received a B.B.A in Accounting from the University of Arkansas and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Arkansas.

Alice Obas
Associate
Alice Obas
Associate

Alice Obas is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern investment and asset management activities. Ms. Obas is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2022, Ms. Obas worked at Long Wharf Capital in the Real Estate Private Equity Group for two years. Prior to joining Long Wharf Capital, Ms. Obas worked at Eaton Vance Asset Management as a Bank Loans Research Associate for one year. Ms. Obas received a B.A. in Psychology from Williams College.

Tanya Oblak
Senior Managing Director and Head of Human Capital Management
Tanya Oblak
Senior Managing Director and Head of Human Capital Management

Tanya Oblak oversees Rockpoint’s human capital management function, with responsibility for the Firm’s recruiting, professional and leadership development, employee engagement, and human resources activities.  Ms. Oblak is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to her current role, Ms. Oblak was involved with Rockpoint’s investor relations and U.S. capital raising activities for six years.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2015, Ms. Oblak worked at Silverpeak Real Estate Partners and its predecessor, Lehman Brothers (“Lehman”), for 15 years, most recently as a Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations and Marketing.  Prior to joining Lehman’s Real Estate Private Equity Group, Ms. Oblak worked in the firm’s Real Estate Investment Banking Group for two years.  Ms. Oblak received a B.A. from Middlebury College and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Mark Ong
Senior Associate
Mark Ong
Senior Associate

Mark Ong is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Ong is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2021, Mr. Ong worked at Eastdil Secured in Investment Sales and Debt Placement for over six years. Mr. Ong received a B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Finance from Duke University.

Steve Palazzolo
Vice President
Steve Palazzolo
Vice President

Steve Palazzolo is involved in Rockpoint’s western United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Palazzolo is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2021, Mr. Palazzolo worked at CIM Group in Investments for over four years. Prior to joining CIM Group, Mr. Palazzolo worked at Citigroup in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for two years.  Mr. Palazzolo received a B.S.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from Georgetown University.

Ben Parsons
Managing Director
Ben Parsons
Managing Director

Ben Parsons is involved in Rockpoint’s western United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Parsons is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2010, Mr. Parsons worked at Goldman Sachs in the Real Estate Investment Banking and Financing Groups for two years.  Mr. Parsons received a B.A. in Economics from Middlebury College.

Tyler Patterson
Associate
Tyler Patterson
Associate

Tyler Patterson is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern investment and asset management activities. Mr. Patterson is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2022, Mr. Patterson worked at Citigroup in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for two years. Mr. Patterson received a B.S. in Economics and Global & Regional Studies from Babson College.

Caroline Posner
Vice President and Associate General Counsel
Caroline Posner
Vice President and Associate General Counsel

Caroline Posner serves as an Associate General Counsel for Rockpoint, focusing on the legal aspects of Rockpoint’s investment and asset management activities. Ms. Posner is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2021, Ms. Posner worked at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC in the Real Estate Group for over three years. Prior to joining Mintz, Ms. Posner worked at Sidley Austin LLP in the Real Estate Group for over four years. Ms. Posner received a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University and her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Spencer Raymond
Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
Spencer Raymond
Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer

Spencer Raymond oversees Rockpoint’s finance, accounting and tax functions. Mr. Raymond is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2014, Mr. Raymond was the Chief Financial Officer at Pleasant Lake Partners for two years. Prior to joining Pleasant Lake Partners, Mr. Raymond worked at Garrison Investment Group for five years, most recently as the Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Garrison Investment Group, Mr. Raymond worked at EY in the Assurance and Advisory Group for three years. Mr. Raymond received a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from Syracuse University.

Karleen Reynolds
Vice President and Senior Corporate Controller
Karleen Reynolds
Vice President and Senior Corporate Controller

Karleen Reynolds is involved in Rockpoint’s reporting and accounting activities related to the general partner.  Ms. Reynolds is based in Rockpoint’s Dallas office.  Prior to Rockpoint, Ms. Reynolds was involved in reporting and accounting activities at WREP and Terrabrook.  Prior to joining WREP in 1997, Ms. Reynolds worked at Kenneth Leventhal & Company as an Accounting Manager for seven years.  Ms. Reynolds received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Kyle Rumsey
Associate
Kyle Rumsey
Associate

Kyle Rumsey is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern and western investment and asset management activities. Mr. Rumsey is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2021, Mr. Rumsey worked most recently at Tiger Infrastructure Partners as a Private Equity Associate and prior to that, at Värde Partners as a Private Credit Associate, for a combined two years. Prior to joining Värde Partners, Mr. Rumsey worked at J.P. Morgan as an Investment Banking Analyst for two years. Mr. Rumsey received a B.B.A. in Finance from Texas A&M University.

Patrick Ryan
Director
Patrick Ryan
Director

Patrick Ryan is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Ryan is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2013, Mr. Ryan worked at Citigroup in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for two years.  Mr. Ryan received a B.S. in Management from Boston College.

Stephanie Sabatini
Associate
Stephanie Sabatini
Associate

Stephanie Sabatini is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern investment and asset management activities. Ms. Sabatini is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2021, Ms. Sabatini worked at Citibank in the Leveraged Finance Group for three years. Ms. Sabatini received a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

C.B. Scherer
Director
C.B. Scherer
Director

C.B. Scherer is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Scherer is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in August 2014, Mr. Scherer worked at Morgan Stanley in the Real Estate Investing Group for two years.  Mr. Scherer received a B.S. in Systems Engineering and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia.

Aric Shalev
Managing Member
Aric Shalev
Managing Member

Aric Shalev oversees Rockpoint’s investment and asset management activities in the western United States.  Mr. Shalev is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office.  Prior to Rockpoint, Mr. Shalev was involved in WREP’s western United States investment and asset management activities.  Prior to joining WREP in 1997, Mr. Shalev worked at Morgan Stanley in the Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring Group for two years.  Mr. Shalev received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Jeremiah Sharf
Senior Associate
Jeremiah Sharf
Senior Associate

Jeremiah Sharf is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Sharf is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2019, Mr. Sharf worked at Benefit Street Partners in the Real Estate Debt group for four years.  Mr. Sharf received a B.A. in Economics from Columbia University.

Nick Simione
Assistant Vice President
Nick Simione
Assistant Vice President

Nick Simione is involved in Rockpoint’s fund model, financial analysis, and portfolio management activities.  Mr. Simione is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2017, Mr. Simione worked at PwC in the Financial Markets and Real Estate Group for three years.  Mr. Simione received a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from Bentley University.

Evan Steinman
Associate
Evan Steinman
Associate

Evan Steinman is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern investment and asset management activities. Mr. Steinman is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2021, Mr. Steinman worked at Citigroup in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for two years. Mr. Steinman received a B.S.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from Georgetown University.

Bennett Varney
Vice President
Bennett Varney
Vice President

Bennett Varney is involved in Rockpoint’s eastern United States investment and asset management activities.  Mr. Varney is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2016, Mr. Varney worked at Deutsche Bank in the Real Estate, Gaming, Lodging, and Leisure Group for two years.  Mr. Varney received a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in English from Duke University.

Bill Walton
Managing Member
Bill Walton
Managing Member

Bill Walton is a Managing Member and co-founder of Rockpoint and is responsible for the overall operations and management of Rockpoint, as well as overseeing the origination, structuring and asset management of all of Rockpoint’s investment activities.  Mr. Walton maintains offices in Jacksonville and Boston.  Prior to co-founding Rockpoint, Mr. Walton co-founded and was a managing member of Westbrook Real Estate Partners, L.L.C. (“WREP”).  Prior to co-founding WREP in 1994, Mr. Walton worked for 15 years at Morgan Stanley Realty, most recently as a Managing Director.  Mr. Walton is involved with several real estate industry organizations and serves or served as a Director or Trustee on the Boards of several public companies, as well as non-profit organizations, with a particular interest in educational institutions.  Mr. Walton received an A.B. from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Aaron Weller
Associate
Aaron Weller
Associate

Aaron Weller is involved in Rockpoint’s western investment and asset management activities. Mr. Weller is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2022, Mr. Weller worked at Houlihan Lokey in the Financial Restructuring Group for two years, where he focused on Real Estate, Lodging, and Leisure. Mr. Weller received a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia.

Brodie Whitla
Associate
Brodie Whitla
Associate

Brodie Whitla is involved in Rockpoint’s western investment and asset management activities. Mr. Whitla is based in Rockpoint’s San Francisco office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2022, Mr. Whitla worked at RBC Capital Markets in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group for one year. Prior to joining RBC Capital Markets, Mr. Whitla worked at Dream Unlimited for two years, most recently in the Strategic Finance Group. Mr. Whitla received a Bachelor of Commerce from the Smith School of Business at the Queen’s University.

Pamela Yu
Director
Pamela Yu
Director

Pamela Yu is involved in Rockpoint’s investor relations and capital raising activities.  Ms. Yu is based in Rockpoint’s Boston office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2015, Ms. Yu worked at Tishman Speyer in the Leasing, Asset Management and Equity Capital Markets Groups for four years.  Ms. Yu received a B.A. in Economics with concentrations in English Literature and Psychology from Columbia University.

Jeffrey Zaskoda
Assistant Vice President
Jeffrey Zaskoda
Assistant Vice President

Jeffrey Zaskoda is involved in Rockpoint’s investor reporting and fund accounting activities.  Mr. Zaskoda is based in Rockpoint’s Dallas office.  Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2011, Mr. Zaskoda worked at Deloitte & Touche in the Hedge Funds Group for two years.  Mr. Zasko­­da received a B.B.A. in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy from Texas State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.