MEET THE TEAM

Human capital is our strongest asset.

SomeraRoad Team

Director of Finance and Accounting

Alex
DeRose

New York Office
D: 646.870.3099
M: 908.917.9039
E: alex@someraroadinc.com

Alex is a Financial Controller for SomeraRoad, overseeing all of the firm’s accounting and financial reporting functions.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Alex worked at Stabilis Capital Management, a New York-based investment firm specializing in asset oriented distressed debt and other unique special situations. There, Alex was a Senior Fund Accountant, supporting the firm’s accounting and treasury functions. Previously, Alex spent time at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor for clients within the financial services industry.

Alex received a B.S. in Business Administration, with honors from Bucknell University.

Senior
Analyst

Alex
Lucchesi

Nashville Office
D: 629.895.1041
M: 901.826.7016
E: alucchesi@someraroadinc.com

Alex is a Senior Analyst at SomeraRoad, focused on acquisitions and asset management. Previously, Alex was an associate at Eastdil Secured in Atlanta.

While at Eastdil, Alex worked on over $7 billion of industrial, retail, office, and land transactions, with a focus on the Southeast. Alex’s responsibilities included financial analysis, underwriting, market research, and creating offering materials.

Alex received a B.B.A in Finance and Real Estate from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia and resides in Nashville.

Development
Accountant

Allison
Dickson

Nashville Office
D: (615) 747-2440
M: (614) 373-4078
E: allison@someraroadinc.com

Allison Dickson is the Development Accountant at SomeraRoad. She works alongside the construction and development teams and is responsible for reconciling job cost budgets, reviewing construction pay applications, and preparing loan draw documents.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Allison’s introduction into the commercial construction industry began in Los Angeles. First, she ran the accounting and operations for a general contractor that built and renovated restaurant and retail chains. Later, she transitioned over to a development company that specialized in creative opportunity-zone investments as a Senior Staff Accountant, integrating the accounting process with the hotel and multi-family projects. Upon arriving in Nashville, Allison returned to the GC side as a Project Accountant with Yates Construction’s downtown dual-brand hotel project.

Allison attended The Ohio State University, studying Economics with a minor in City & Regional Planning. She lives in Nashville, TN with her husband.

Director of
Debt Strategies

Amit
Patel

New York Office
D: 646.450.3112
M: 614.216.3956
E: amit@someraroadinc.com

Amit is a Director of Debt Strategies at SomeraRoad, leading the firm’s capital markets activities and distressed debt investments. Amit oversees the debt capitalization of each transaction and structures platform-level financing strategies across the firm. Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Amit worked at Bayview Asset Management where he oversaw capital markets activity for the Commercial Real Estate Mortgage Originations group, including pricing, structuring, and securitizing new origination CMBS loans. Previously, Amit spent three years as Head Trader and Co-Head of Capital Markets at MC-Five Mile, a specialty-finance CMBS Lender. Amit spent the first ten years of his career at Morgan Stanley, where he held a variety of roles focused on commercial real estate debt strategies.

Amit received a B.S.B.A. in Finance and a minor in Computational Finance from his hometown Carnegie Mellon University. A proud Yinzer, Amit currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with his girlfriend and dog.

Principal
Head of Development

Andrew
Donchez

New York Office
D: 646.870.3097
M: 610.248.5371
E: adonchez@someraroadinc.com

Andrew is a Director of Development at SomeraRoad and member of the Executive Committee. Andrew oversees and spearheads all aspects of the firm’s ground-up development platform with a current pipeline of multifamily projects, in excess of $1 billion in total cost. Andrew has over 15 years of experience in development. Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Andrew served as Vice President of Development for Mill Creek Residential Trust, where he led the development of 1,400+ residential units exceeding $600 million of development value. Andrew previously helped build RXR Realty's development platform, overseeing the construction of 1,400+ residential units totaling more than $700 million of value during his tenure. He also worked at Toll Brothers, Inc. and Ashley Development earlier in his career.

Andrew received a B.S. in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University. He lives in Nashville, TN with his wife, son, and daughter.

Vice President -
Acquisitions

Andrew
Marchetti

Nashville Office
D: 646.876.9951
M: 813.833.9680
E: andrew@someraroadinc.com

Andrew is a Vice President of Acquisitions, Development, and Asset Management at SomeraRoad. He currently oversees a wide range of ground-up development and value-add projects in Nashville, Louisville, the Washington DC-metro area, St. Louis, and other markets around the country. Previously, Andrew worked with Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group, a real estate capital advisory firm. There he was tasked with raising debt, equity, and opportunity zone capital on behalf of a diverse array of institutional clients.

Andrew began his career with Circle K Stores, the largest convenience store and gas station operator in the country, where he reported directly to the head of North American real estate. During his tenure with Circle K, Andrew worked closely on the $4.4 billion acquisition of CST Brands and led numerous ground-up development projects in Florida, Texas, and California.

Andrew received a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Florida State University. Born and raised in the Sunshine State, Andrew currently lives in Nashville, TN with his wife and daughter.

Senior Accounting Associate

Anne
Forbes

New York Office
D: 646.880.6129
M: 973.900.3604
E: anne@someraroadinc.com

Anne Forbes is a Senior Accounting Associate at SomeraRoad assisting with the firm’s financial reporting and accounting duties.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Anne was a Senior Tax Associate at EisnerAmper, a mid-size public accounting firm. There she worked within the Financial Services Group where she assisted with tax compliance and reporting with a focus on hedge fund and private equity clients.

Anne received her M.S. and B.S. in Accounting with a minor in Economics from Penn State’s Smeal College of Business.

Principal
Co-Head of Acquisitions

Basel
Bataineh

Head of Kansas City Office
New York Office
D: 646.491.8871
M: 973.517.6704
E: basel@someraroadinc.com

Basel is a Director of Acquisitions at SomeraRoad, helping lead the firm’s acquisition and asset management efforts across the value-add and opportunistic verticals. A member of the Executive Committee, Basel leads the firm’s efforts particularly with regards to adaptive-reuse and heavy value-add transactions. His focal markets include Kansas City, Indianapolis, and Cleveland. Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Basel worked at PGIM Real Estate, Prudential's real estate investment management business. There he held asset management responsibilities for the firm’s flagship core fund, with a focus on office and industrial assets in the northeast valued at more than $5 billion.

Basel received a B.S. in Hotel Administration from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration. While at Cornell, Basel founded a real estate investment firm to acquire, improve, and dispose of distressed residential assets. Basel and his wife live in his home state of New Jersey.

Senior
Associate

Blake
Toline

New York Office
D: 646.542.1388
E: blake@someraroadinc.com

Blake is an Associate at SomeraRoad, focused on acquisitions and asset management.

Prior to working at SomeraRoad, Blake worked at Rialto Capital in Miami, Florida. At Rialto, Blake underwrote the acquisition of B-piece bonds within commercial real estate CMBS securitizations and assisted with the asset management of specially serviced loans and REO properties. Previously, Blake was an early employee at CompStak, a real estate tech start-up.

Blake received a B.S. in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Principal
Head of Net-Lease

Brian
Mansouri

New York Office
D: 646.870.3094
M: 516.532.3493
E: brian@someraroadinc.com

Brian is a Director of Net-Lease at SomeraRoad. He oversees all net-leased and income-producing commercial real estate investments across the platform. Brian has over 10 years of experience within the sector. Prior to SomeraRoad, he worked as a Senior Vice President for AR Global Investments. There he oversaw the company’s net-lease investment portfolios, which consisted of $7 billion in real estate assets across the United States and Europe, held within two, publicly traded REITs. Throughout his career at AR Global, Brian sourced and closed over $3.5 billion in total real estate transactions. He previously worked within GE Capital’s real estate asset management group.

Brian received a B.B.A. in Real Estate from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He lives in Long Island, NY with his wife and son.

Senior
Associate

Brock
Kenyon

Austin Office
D: 646.540.9174
M: 512.964.7633
E: brock@someraroadinc.com

Brock is a Senior Associate at SomeraRoad, focused on acquisitions and asset management, with a particular focus on large-scale, mixed-use redevelopment projects. Prior to SomeraRoad, Brock worked at Jamestown L.P. in New York, on the asset management team at Industry City, a dynamic $1.3 billion, 6-million SF adaptive reuse project located in South Brooklyn. His work at Industry City included capital markets initiatives, financial analysis, financial reporting, lease analysis, and capital budget review, among other tasks.

Before Jamestown, Brock served as an acquisition analyst at Maverick Real Estate Partners LLC. Maverick is a distressed debt private equity fund manager focused on acquiring non-performing commercial mortgages secured by real estate in the New York metropolitan area.

Brock received a B.A. in Economics from Columbia University where he also played on the varsity football team. Brock currently resides in Austin, TX.

Investor Services and
Operations Associate

Cassandra
Collins

New York Office
D: 646.766.8183
M: 203.494.4080
E: cassandra@someraroadinc.com

Cassandra is an Associate at SomeraRoad, focused on investor services and operations.

Previously, Cassandra worked as an Investor Management Associate at Sunwealth Power Inc, an impact investing firm, in Cambridge, MA. While at Sunwealth, Cassandra led their Investor Asset Management and Investor Relations efforts which included serving as the main point of contact for the firm’s investors, oversight of investor capital activity, and compliance reporting.

Cassandra received a B.S. in Business Administration from Babson College, with concentrations in Accounting and Economics. Originally from Connecticut, she now resides in New York, NY.

Vice President – Marketing /
Creative Director

Chris
Adams

New York Office
D: 646.880.6131
M: 858.539.9947
E: cadams@someraroadinc.com

Chris Adams is Vice President – Marketing and Creative Director at SomeraRoad, overseeing all aspects of programming, activation and marketing within the firm’s portfolio. Chris is responsible for developing and executing marketing initiatives that will drive property awareness and excitement, both for the tenants and the surrounding community. He is responsible for cultivating the life, energy, and soul throughout the entire SomeraRoad suite of assets.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Chris was the Marketing Director for Empire Stores in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Chris has collaborated with artists from all over the world, curating art shows and installations that transformed Empire Stores into a marquis destination for the arts. Chris brings a wealth of experience working with established corporations and brands such as The New York Times, Netflix, HBO, The Brooklyn Museum, Soho House, and Time Out.

Chris Graduated from Suffolk University in Boston where he majored in Marketing. He is originally from San Diego, California.

Vice President – Construction

Chris
McCune

Head of Pittsburgh Office
D: 412.351.9016
M: 814.404.7058
E: chris@someraroadinc.com

Chris is a Vice President of Development and Construction Project Management for SomeraRoad. Chris is responsible for managing the execution of the firm’s complex redevelopment and ground-up development projects. Chris also serves as the Business Manager for Core Construction Services, SomeraRoad’s dedicated construction management firm. Chris works with Core Construction to assure construction and investment objectives remain aligned throughout the project’s life cycle.

Chris previously served as a Director of Development Services for Millcraft Investments, a full-service real estate firm in Pittsburgh, PA. During his time with Millcraft, Chris worked on pre-development efforts for a 15-acre mixed-use riverfront development and served as the development and construction lead for a mixed-use, luxury residential project - both located within the Pittsburgh urban core. Earlier in his career, Chris spent over 10 years in the Washington DC-metro area building his development and construction career. He worked for seven years with Clark Construction, one of the nation's most experienced and respected general contractors, serving as Senior Preconstruction Manager. Chris began his career as a consulting structural engineer with a focus on new mixed-use developments and adaptative re-use projects.

Chris received a Master’s in Real Estate Development from Georgetown University, and earned a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering from Penn State University. Chris is also a licensed Professional Engineer. Chris lives in Pittsburgh with his wife and three kids.

Asset Management
Analyst

Chris
Valencia

Kansas City Office
D: 816.601.1121
M: 785.764.2729
E: cvalencia@someraroadinc.com

Chris Valencia is an analyst at SomeraRoad focused on asset management. Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Chris was a Commercial Asset Consultant at Midland Loan Services, a PNC Bank Real Estate Company. At Midland, he managed a portfolio of defaulted commercial real estate loans as special servicer for CMBS investors. Chris navigated and resolved complex distressed assets through loan restructuring or dispositions, resulting in a high recovery rate for investors. Chris also has underwritten various property types to identify risks and enhance loan structure as recommended prior to loan securitization.

Chris received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Kansas with a minor in music studies focusing on performance bass and violin. Chris currently resides in the Kansas City Metro.

Associate

Conor
Irwin

New York Office
D: 646.880.6125
M: 858.442.5720
E: conor@someraroadinc.com

Conor Irwin is an Associate at SomeraRoad, focusing on the underwriting and development of ground-up multifamily and mixed-use commercial projects. He also assists with the asset management function across our existing multifamily portfolio.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Conor was an Associate at Truist, both in Chicago and New York City, supporting the placement of over $2.5 billion of debt products. Conor began his career sourcing and placing permanent agency loans through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He later transitioned to underwriting balance sheet debt products across a variety of asset classes and geographies, with a specific focus on construction lending.

Conor received a B.B.A. from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and lives in New York City.

Managing Principal

Fergus
Campbell

New York Office
D: 646.849.3848
M: 203.858.9899
E: fergus@someraroadinc.com

Fergus Campbell is a Managing Principal of SomeraRoad, overseeing the firm’s day-to-day business undertakings. He joined the company in 2017 and was quickly able to leverage his capital markets expertise to creatively structure transactions that have helped propel SomeraRoad’s rapid expansion. Fergus works closely with financial partners to ensure each deal’s risk/return profile and business plan are aligned, and he is instrumental in charting the firm’s investment decisions and strategic initiatives.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Fergus worked at NorthStar Asset Management Group, Inc., a predecessor to Colony NorthStar, Inc., where he focused on large portfolio acquisitions. During his time in the company’s New York, Luxembourg and London offices, he closed on over $5 billion of real estate.

Fergus attended the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. He received his Bachelors of Arts in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College, where he also played lacrosse. Fergus lives in Manhattan with his wife Mia and their young family.

Executive Assistant

Gabriella
Cortina

New York Office
D: 646.870.3091
M: 973.934.0369
E: gabriella@someraroadinc.com

Gabriella is an Executive Assistant at SomeraRoad.

Prior to joining the SomeraRoad team, Gabriella worked at Prologis as an Administrative Assistant and Property Coordinator in the East Rutherford office. There she supported the office’s daily operations and assisted the property management, leasing, and development teams in the management of over 55 properties in the NY/NJ industrial market.

Gabriella received a B.A. from the University of Delaware where she majored in Political Science with minors in both Business Administration and Advertising.

Associate

Ian
Holland

New York Office
D: 646.870.3096
M: 914.602.6411
E: iholland@someraroadinc.com

Ian is an Associate at SomeraRoad, focused on acquisitions and asset management. Previously, Ian was as an analyst at Eastdil Secured in New York City.

While at Eastdil, Ian worked on over $5 billion in debt and equity transactions across all asset classes. Ian’s responsibilities included financial analysis, underwriting, market research, and creating offering materials.

Ian received a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College and resides in New York City.

Founder & Managing Principal

Ian
Ross

New York Office
D: 646.766.8181
M: 310.663.9781
E: ian@someraroadinc.com

Ian Ross founded SomeraRoad in 2016, bringing a fresh, entrepreneurial approach to opportunistic real estate in growing secondary cities across the country. He has since led the firm’s rapid expansion, overseeing nearly $2.5 billion in acquisitions of 25+ million square feet in more than 70 unique markets. Ian has also augmented SomeraRoad’s core value-add business, building new verticals in industrial net-lease, distressed debt, and opportunity zone investing, in addition to creating a robust ground-up development practice. Today, SomeraRoad is arguably the fastest growing commercial real estate investment and development company in the USA.

Prior to forming SomeraRoad, Ian was a Managing Director at Triangle Capital Group, where he oversaw the acquisition of real estate, non-performing loans, and securitized debt products. Ian previously worked as an investment banker at Jefferies & Company and on the CMBS desk at Morgan Stanley.

Ian received an MBA from University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and graduated with honors from Emory University with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration.

In 2009, Ian founded The Asperger’s Awareness Council, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that strives to improve the world’s understanding of high-functioning forms of Autism. He previously served on Manhattan’s Community Board Five. Originally hailing from Los Angeles, Ian is a proud resident of Brooklyn, where he lives with his wife Virginia and his daughter Lucía.

Project
Manager

Imran
Haris

Head of Indianapolis Office
D: 463.210.0426
M: 317.694.3000
E: imran@someraroadinc.com

Imran is a Project Manager at SomeraRoad, primarily focused on overseeing design and construction activities across large-scale projects. In this role, he is responsible for implementing project-specific business plans and working with the team to bring life to SomeraRoad's vision.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Imran was a Project Manager for the Keystone Group, a real estate development company based in Indianapolis, IN. He brings a wide breadth of experience to the table, having led the execution of complex projects across a variety of market sectors such as office, multifamily, hospitality, historic adaptive reuse, healthcare, retail, and educational facilities.

Imran received a M.S. in Construction Engineering & Management from Purdue University as well as a M.P.S. in Real Estate Development from the University of Indianapolis. He also has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the National Institute of Technology in India.

Chief Operating
Officer

Jessica
Cass

New York Office
D: 646.542.1389
M: 917.664.9506
E: jcass@someraroadinc.com

Jessica Cass is Chief Operating Officer at SomeraRoad, leading the business side of the firm, responsible for spearheading all aspects of the investor relations, marketing, communications, and human resources verticals.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Jessica was the Director of Investor Relations at Jones Road Capital Management, overseeing capital formation and client service. Jessica was an original member of the Jones Road team, leading the development, launch and marketing of the firm's special situations investment platform. She also sat on the Business Management and Operations Committee, where she played a key role in shaping the firm's operational framework.

Previously she was a senior member of the Investor Relations and Marketing team at Gruss Capital Management, an alternative investment manager. At Gruss, Jessica was responsible for managing the firm's largest client relationships and raising assets across their event driven strategies. Earlier in her career, Jessica held sales and relationship management roles at Gerson Lehrman Group and Bloomberg.

Jessica received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Georgetown University. She resides in Brooklyn with her husband, Alex, and their children, Benjamin and Carolina.

Director of Asset Management

Joe
LeMense, Jr.

Nashville Office
D: 615.436.9332
M: 202.236.9951
E: joe@someraroadinc.com

Joe is a Vice President of Asset Management for SomeraRoad, overseeing the firm’s portfolio of stabilized and net-leased commercial real estate assets across the country. Joe also assists on construction projects with heavy capital improvement and creative rehabilitation. Joe joined SomeraRoad at inception in 2016. He previously served as Director of Finance for The Shooshan Company, a privately-owned investment and development firm in the Washington DC-metro area. There he managed all financial aspects of development projects, including the acquisition, entitlement, and financing of mixed-use, office and residential ground-up development. Previously, Joe worked with DC-based developer Douglas Development Corp.

Joe earned a Master’s in Real Estate Development from Georgetown University and a B.S. in Real Estate from The University of Georgia. Joe has served as an adjunct professor to the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies' Real Estate Independent Study course. Originally from Washington, DC, Joe now resides in Nashville, TN with his wife, Megan and two children.

Vice President -
Development

John
Bergantino

New York Office
D: 646.793.3020
M: 781.258.4733
E: jbergantino@someraroadinc.com

John Bergantino is Vice President of Development, participating in a wide range of SomeraRoad’s development projects. John brings a wealth of development, underwriting, financing and construction experience to SomeraRoad. Prior to joining the team, John was a Senior Associate at Innovo Property Group, where he was an integral member of the firm’s investments team, executing on 12 investments across several million square feet and totaling over $3 billion in capitalization across a variety of asset classes. He was involved in the significant growth of the firm throughout his tenure, expanding their portfolio of assets and hiring, training, and managing a large team. Notable investments included the ground up development of several of the United States’ first and largest multi-story logistics properties. Prior to joining Innovo, he was an associate at Wharton Equity Partners, where he underwrote acquisitions with a focus on industrial, multifamily, and self-storage investments. John began his career as an analyst at Starwood Property Trust, where he contributed to their investments, loan workouts asset and portfolio management teams.

John graduated from the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics and dual concentrations in Finance and Real Estate. He was also a member of the varsity Football and Rowing teams

Principal
Co-Head of Acquisitions

Jonathon
Reeser

Head of Nashville Office
D: 615.436.9331
M: 760.822.7978
E: jon@someraroadinc.com

Jonathon is a Director of Acquisitions at SomeraRoad, helping lead the firm’s acquisition and asset management efforts across the value-add and opportunistic verticals. A member of the Executive Committee, Jon oversees the Nashville headquarters and all of SomeraRoad’s investment activities within the growing market. Jon also leads the firm’s efforts in Pittsburgh, the Washington DC-metro area, and Las Vegas. Prior to SomeraRoad, Jon was a Vice President at Sovereign Capital Management, a San Diego-based firm focused on investing in distressed commercial real estate. At Sovereign, he led the acquisition and asset management of a $6 billion Tenant-In-Common portfolio with 150+ properties nationwide.

Jon received a B.S. in Business Administration and Finance from Point Loma Nazarene University. Originally hailing from San Diego, Jon and his wife Amanda now reside in Nashville, TN.

Senior Accounting
Associate

Josh
Nascimento

New York Office
D: 646.568.8653
M: 203.581.4272
E: josh@someraroadinc.com

Josh is a Senior Accounting Associate at SomeraRoad, assisting with the firm’s financial reporting and accounting functions.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Josh was a Senior Tax Associate at KPMG in NYC where he was in the real estate group assisting with tax compliance and reporting for multinational private equity clients. He primarily focused on reporting for infrastructure, opportunity zone, and foreign real estate investments.

Josh received his B.S. in Accounting from Syracuse University and his M.S. in Accounting from the NYU Stern School of Business.

Administrative
Assistant

Kimberly
Easley

New York Office
D: 646.448.8998
M: 646.721.8016
E: kim@someraroadinc.com

Kimberly is an Administrative Assistant at SomeraRoad.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Kim worked as an Administrative Assistant at The Doe Fund, a non-profit organization that provides support for homeless and formerly incarcerated men as they rebuild their lives. Kim initially joined their Brooklyn team before she was promoted to their Manhattan headquarters. In her role at The Doe Fund, she assisted the daily operations, coordinated routes, and managed all aspects of invoicing and billing. Additionally, Kimberly provided direct support to the organization’s leadership, including calendar management, scheduling internal and external conference calls, luncheons, and office events.

Kimberly received an A.A. in Fashion Merchandising, Marketing and Management from Wood Tobe-Coburn School. A lifelong New Yorker, she currently resides in the Bronx with her partner and their children, Charlii and Syre.

General
Counsel

L. Minnie
Bellomo

New York Office
D: 646.880.6128
M: 925.788.7166
E: minnie@someraroadinc.com

Minnie Bellomo serves as General Counsel of SomeraRoad, providing strategic oversight on all transactions and overseeing all legal matters of the firm.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Minnie was a partner at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, where she represented clients in connection with the structuring and negotiation of various real estate transactions across all asset classes. While her practice was diverse, she has significant experience representing real estate developers in all phases of the development process, from assemblage and approvals to the implementation of complex debt, equity and ground lease financing to fund vertical construction.

Minnie received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley. She lives in Long Island City, Queens with her husband and son.

Senior
Project Manager

Mark
Salzman

New York Office
D: 646.849.5672
M: 917.584.1902
E: mark@someraroadinc.com

Mark is a Senior Project Manager at SomeraRoad, overseeing design and construction activities in New York City and the Northeast region. He is responsible for guiding new development and renovation projects from conception to completion, with a particular focus in the luxury residential and boutique office spaces.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Mark was a Project Manager at Oliver’s Realty Group, a residential real estate developer in NYC. There he oversaw the development of Quay Tower, a 30-story 126-unit luxury condominium at Brooklyn Bridge Park; The Landing at Brooklyn Bridge Park, a 140-unit luxury apartment rental; and the gut renovation of four historic townhouses in the West Village. Prior to Oliver’s Realty Group, Mark worked at the NYC-based developer The Hudson Companies and consulted at Ernst & Young.

Mark graduated from NYU’s Stern School of Business where he majored in finance and minored in urban design and architecture studies. He is originally from Richmond, Virginia.

Project
Manager

Mark
Stevens

Nashville Office
D: 615.988.8685
M: 615.347.3259
E: mstevens@someraroadinc.com

Mark is a Project Manager at SomeraRoad. He is responsible for managing the execution of new ground-up and adaptive reuse projects. Mark works alongside the design and construction teams to ensure quality projects deliver on time and on budget.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Mark was a Project Manager for Southern Land Company, a full-service real estate development firm based in Nashville, TN. While there, he led the construction team in the execution of the Society at Laurens, a 148-unit, mid-rise, luxury multifamily development in historic Charleston, SC. His overall construction experience includes multifamily, office, adaptive-reuse, and healthcare facilities.

Mark earned a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Auburn University as well as an MBA from Lipscomb University. Mark lives in Nashville with his wife and son.

Vice President –
Construction

Martin
Stroble

Nashville Office
D: 646.880.6126
M: 662.312.5973
E: martin@someraroadinc.com

Martin Stroble is Vice President of Construction for SomeraRoad, helping oversee all aspects of SomeraRoad’s ground-up construction projects. He brings over 10 years of high-rise engineering and construction experience to SomeraRoad.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Martin was a Project Executive at Toll Brothers City Living. While there, he led diverse interdisciplinary teams in the design and execution of complex, urban high-rise residential/mixed-use buildings. His projects spanned various US markets and had cumulative construction costs exceeding $1B. Prior to joining Toll Brothers, Martin was a Professional Engineer and Project Manager for Severud Associates in New York City. While there, he oversaw a structural engineering team in the design and construction of concrete and steel frame high-rise projects.

Martin holds a BS and MS in Civil Engineering from Mississippi State University and an MBA with concentration in Finance from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. Martin lives in Nashville with his wife and two sons.

Associate

Micaela
O'Connor

New York Office
D: 646.849.3849
M: 415.832.0383
E: micaela@someraroadinc.com

Micaela O’Connor joins SomeraRoad as an Associate, focusing on the underwriting, construction, and development of adaptive-reuse and ground-up construction projects.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Micaela worked as a Development Associate at Jamestown L.P. in Atlanta where she focused on mixed-use commercial projects across the country. These projects included Atlanta’s Ponce City Market, Raleigh Iron Works, Navy Yard Charleston, and the company’s Southeast ground-up multifamily platform. At Jamestown, she was responsible for project due diligence, underwriting, reporting, lease analysis, and capital markets initiatives.

Micaela began her career working as an Acquisitions Analyst in New York at Madison International Realty, a global real estate private equity firm that focuses on capital partner replacements, equity monetizations, and recapitalizations. During her time at Madison, she closed over $800 million of office, retail, and multifamily transactions across the Northeastern U.S.

Micaela received her B.A. in Urban Studies from Columbia University. Originally from San Francisco, Micaela has relocated to New York to be part of the SomeraRoad Team.

Project Manager

Nick
Foster

Nashville Office
D: 629.895.1040
M: 615.410.6574
E: nick@someraroadinc.com

Nick is a Project Manager at SomeraRoad, with a primary focus on directing and overseeing large-scale, ground up projects from conception to completion. He works alongside the design and construction teams to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and in accordance with the overall vision of the project.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Nick worked as a Project Manager for Propst Development on the Broadwest project in Nashville, a $550 million mixed-use project totaling 1.2 million square feet. His work at Broadwest specifically included the management and execution of the 21-story, 510,000 square foot office tower and the 125,000 square foot retail and creative office building. While at Broadwest, he also worked closely with office tenants, designers, and contractors to complete multiple tenant improvement projects. Before making the switch to the development side, Nick spent the first seven years of his career working for general contractors in both Nashville and Atlanta on construction projects in multiple market sectors.

Nick received a B.S. in Construction Management from Western Kentucky University. Originally from Glasgow, KY, Nick currently lives in Nashville with his wife, son, and daughter.

Associate

Pat
Sanders

Nashville Office
D: 615.436.9333
M: 615.574.9933
E: pat@someraroadinc.com

Pat is a Senior Analyst at SomeraRoad with a focus on acquisitions and asset management, primarily in the Nashville market.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Pat worked as an analyst at Advent Capital Partners, a real estate development firm in Nashville, TN. At Advent Capital Partners, Pat was responsible for project due diligence, underwriting, and development within the firm’s ground-up and acquisition platforms in the greater Nashville area. During his time with Advent, he worked on residential and commercial developments totaling over $125 million.

A native of Music City, Pat received a B.S. in Economics from the University of the South.

Operations
Analyst

Samanta
Muratovic

New York Office
D: 646.444.8646
M: 516.320.3235
E: samanta@someraroadinc.com

Samanta is an Operations Analyst at SomeraRoad.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Samanta worked as an assistant for Sammy’s Interior Painting. There she was managing the proposals and invoice documentation on all projects. Samanta was an essential assist to the company’s daily operations.

Samanta graduated from Fordham University with a B.A in Economics and a minor in Business Administration.

Executive Assistant /
Office Manager

Shannon
Quigley

Nashville Office
D: 615.647.5889
M: 615.410.0604
E: shannon@someraroadinc.com

Shannon is an Executive Assistant/Office Manager at SomeraRoad.

Prior to joining the SomeraRoad team, Shannon worked as an Office Manager/Brokerage Assistant at JLL. In her role at JLL she executed the Nashville office daily operations, provided direct support to local leadership, and assisted both the Agency and Tenant Rep office leasing teams in lease administration, revenue tracking, and client management. Shannon also spent time leading an internal resource group whose mission it was to advocate for those with disabilities, as well as expand company-wide accessibility efforts.

Shannon received a B.A. from Western Kentucky University where she double majored in Theatre and Dance.

Creative
Director

Spencer
Sight

Kansas City Office
D: 816.710.0040
E: spencer@someraroadinc.com

Spencer is a Creative Director at SomeraRoad’s Kansas City office overseeing all aspects of design, from concept to completion. He is responsible for up keeping the creative vision of developments in alignment with overall real estate investment goals. In his role, Spencer ensures visual communication and design standards are met while ensuring a cohesive look and feel of projects is achieved by curating deliverables.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Spencer was involved in the design & development of properties around his hometown of Kansas City. Notably, the ideation and development of No Vacancy, a boutique guesthouse and award-winning historic renovation of the Monogram Building. Spencer received a B.A. in Psychology from Naropa University in Boulder, CO.

Vice President –
Development

Taylor
Ott

Nashville Office
D: 646.880.6127
M: 716.982.1101
E: taylor@someraroadinc.com

Taylor is Vice President of Development, overseeing all aspects of SomeraRoad’s ground-up construction projects. He brings more than a decade worth of years of development, construction, architectural, and project management experience to SomeraRoad. Taylor will be development manager for all Nashville projects, as well are regional endeavors in cities such as Kansas City and Indianapolis, among others.

Prior to joining SomeraRoad, Taylor was at Vornado Realty Trust, where he was a Senior Development Associate and an integral member of the team leading the redevelopment of the Penn District, including the Moynihan Train Hall, 1 Penn Plaza, 2 Penn Plaza and the LIRR Concourse redevelopment projects. In addition, Taylor led the $50 million entitlement and redevelopment of an existing historic asset in the financial district of San Francisco and spearheaded hospitality projects like the Pennsy Food Hall and the Caldwell Factory event space. He also created financial models to analyze the returns of residential, office & retail projects totaling well over $2 billion of costs. Before Vornado, Taylor managed the construction of the 327,000 square foot NPR Headquarters and the 377,000 square foot George Washington University Science Center as an Assistant Construction Manager for Boston Properties in Washington DC.

Taylor graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Architectural Design and went on to receive an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Core Construction Services Team

SomeraRoad’s affiliated construction management firm

President

Erik
Loomis

Cleveland Office
D: 216.243.1470 Ext 6
M: 440.364.9456
E: eloomis@coreconservices.com

Erik serves as President of Core Construction Services, LLC. Erik's responsibilities include leading the company's business operations and accomplishing the goals of the developer's business objectives. With over 20 years of experience and construction expertise, Erik's vision and leadership provide guidance that motivates the Core Construction Services team to look for innovative and cooperative ways to create value for clients. Erik is committed to the success of each individual project, displayed through his involvement in all aspects of construction management; from pre-construction efforts through budget management.

Prior to starting Core Construction Services in 2019, Erik led Loomis Companies a multimillion-dollar design/build commercial construction company with a focus on projects of all sizes and asset classes.

Director of Construction

Matthew
Howells

Cleveland Office
D: 216.243.1470 Ext 7
M: 216.513.4109
E: mhowells@coreconservices.com

Matt serves as Director of Construction for Core Construction Services LLC, with a focus on the execution and delivery of re-purposed and newly constructed assets. Matt oversees all pre-construction budgeting, design development, construction documentation and construction coordination. In addition to this Matt oversees all general operational needs to build and expand the Core Constructions Services team.

Matt has extensive experience in development & construction in multiple sectors including; education, institutional, medical, manufacturing, agricultural, mixed-use, office, and warehouse projects. These were for a variety of private and publicly held clients and institutions, both nationally and internationally.

Matt has completed studies at Georgia Tech for Construction Management, Case Western Weatherhead School of Management for Finance and Control. In addition Matt trained and worked as a journeyman carpenter in Cleveland Carpenters Union Local 212 early in his career.

Director of Pre-Construction

Mark
Wallace

Nashville Office
D: 615.207.7510
M: 615.207.7510
E: mwallace@coreconservices.com

Mark will be spearheading pre-construction, estimating, and early development planning for our Core Construction Services team. Mark will be based in our Nashville offices and will predominately focus on construction management of SomeraRoad projects across the Southeast.

Approaching thirty years in the construction industry, Mark has nearly twenty years of experience in project management for some of the nation’s largest construction companies. Prior to joining CCS, Mark worked for JE Dunn, and Brasfield & Gorrie. More recently, he worked as a project manager for Carter Group, LLC, and then served as Director of Pre-Construction for a design-build firm, Hawkins Development Company; and a demolition contractor, Tiny’s Demolition and Recycling. Mark received a B.S. in Construction Management and Architectural Design from Murray State University.

Project Manager

Pete
Sotus

Cleveland Office
D: 216.243.1470 Ext 3
M: 330.550.1534
E: psotus@coreconservices.com

Pete serves as Project Manager Core Construction Services, LLC, handling all aspects of Construction Management.

Prior joining the Core Construction Services team, Pete gained extensive experience in managing commercial construction projects working for leading real estate developers, such as The Debartolo Corporation, TRI-C, and Marous Brothers Construction.

Pete graduated from Youngstown State University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He also has an Associate’s degree in Architectural Engineering from Penn State University and has done course work towards an MBA majoring in Finance.

Estimator

Namratha
Gadipudi

Cleveland Office
D: 216.243.1470 Ext 2
M: 443.593.8976
E: ngadipudi@coreconservices.com

Namratha works as an Estimator for Core Construction Services, LLC. Namratha is responsible for focusing on project intake, scheduling process, quantity takeoffs, budget analysis and coordination of change orders & submittals.

Prior to joining Core Construction Services Namratha she worked as an assistant project manager with strong experience in all phases of pre-construction, client meetings, project estimation, scheduling, submittals and construction coordination of residential and commercial construction. Namratha lso has experience as Jr. Architect working with design team, collaborating with the technical team to ameliorate design problems

Namratha has Master’s in Construction Management from Bowling Green State University where she majored in construction project management, cost estimation & risk management. Namratha also earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, majoring in architectural design & sustainability.

Project Intake Coordinator & Contract Administrator

Brooke
Picozzi

Cleveland Office
D: 216.243.1470 Ext 1
M: 440.867.8879
E: bpicozzi@coreconservices.com

Brooke joined Core Construction Services in 2019 and serves as Project Intake Coordinator and Contract Administrator. Prior to joining Core Construction Services LLC, Brooke worked for several highly regarded commercial construction and consulting firms, where she assisted in closing over $250M in projects.

With over 15+ years of experience in the commercial construction Industry, Brooke has a varied background and a wide breadth of experience assisting in managing large-scale and complex development projects from concept to delivery. At Core Construction Services Brooke leads the coordination of construction documentation and deliverables across the platform; including the construction intake process, risk management monitoring, and payment processing.

Assistant Project Manager

Gavin
Heath

Cleveland Office
D: 216.243.1470 Ext 4
M: 440.812.9827
E: gheath@coreconservices.com

Gavin joined the Core Construction Services team in 2019 as an Assistant Project Manager. Gavin is involved in the scheduling of different projects along with assisting the project management team with coordination and other various assignments.

Prior to joining the Core Construction team, Gavin attended Ohio State University where he earned a Bachelors's Degree in Construction Systems Management. During his time at Ohio State, he extensive gained experience in the construction industry through two internships, an academic competition, and residential renovations.