RADCO Leadership Team

RADCO Leadership

NORMAN RADOW

NORMAN RADOW

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Norman Radow’s vision when establishing The RADCO Companies in 1994 was borne out of a lifelong passion to make neighborhoods and people’s lives better. RADCO’s first project was the redevelopment of a distressed 53-story Atlanta hotel, office, and condominium tower, which later became the Four Seasons Hotel. The notable turnaround project put the company on the map and more than 100 successful projects later, RADCO remains a fearless, successful, and flexible leader in the real estate industry.

Prior to founding The RADCO Companies, Norman was a seasoned real estate litigation, workout, and transactional lawyer. Awarded a Juris Doctor by New York Law School in 1981 and a Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Plattsburgh in 1978, he is licensed to practice in both New York and Georgia.

As a Chairman of the Kennesaw State University Foundation Board of Trustees, Norman oversaw the expansion of the 33,000-student university in metropolitan Atlanta. During his 13-year tenure, the campus doubled in size with the addition of $500 million in new buildings that he helped finance and develop.

Norman is currently a member of the New York Law School Board of Trustees and previously served as an Adjunct Professor at Emory University School of Law. He is a dynamic speaker and real estate industry expert that has been featured on CNBC, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and more.

ROBERT CLARK

ROBERT CLARK

PRESIDENT AND CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

Robert is responsible for establishing long-term goals, providing financial guidance, and developing new programs as a strategic leader for The RADCO Companies. As President and Chief Investment Officer, he leads the Investment Transactions, Capital Markets, and Investment Management teams and oversees the Accounting, Residential, and Renovations teams.

Since joining The RADCO Companies in 2012 as an acquisitions analyst, Robert’s leadership initiative, modeling skills, financial acumen, and deep knowledge of the multifamily space positioned him to become a key member of the Executive Team. He’s held several leadership roles at the firm, including Director of Capital Markets and Chief Financial Officer. Robert has managed the acquisition, disposition, and refinancing of more than 100 properties with RADCO bringing the total transaction volume to more than $2.5 billion.

Prior to joining RADCO, Robert earned degrees in both real estate and risk management from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. After completing the Future Leaders Program at Hanover Insurance, Robert put his risk assessment skills to the test and spent one lucrative year playing professional poker in Las Vegas.

BRYAN GERSHKOWITZ

BRYAN GERSHKOWITZ

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Bryan oversees the day-to-day operations of corporate functions, including risk management, legal, human resources, information technology, and implementation of company-wide initiatives. In his role, Bryan marries his interest in real estate with his passion for collaboration. Bryan joined The RADCO Companies in 2012 as General Counsel.

Prior to RADCO, Bryan worked for a variety of law firms and companies specializing in collateralized loan originations and workouts, as well as development. His former roles include being “of counsel” at Barnes & Thornburg, LLP (Atlanta office), partner at McCalla Raymer, LLC, and Vice President & General Counsel of EastCoast Communities. Bryan earned his undergraduate degree in Behavioral Science from York College of Pennsylvania in 1995 and his Juris Doctor from New York Law School in 1998. He also earned an LLM in Real Property Development from the University of Miami School of Law in 2003.

MIKE DESARNO

MIKE DESARNO

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, RENOVATIONS

Mike has always had a passion for building and using his hands to assemble things. He applies his experience to envision a property’s potential and determine how RADCO can add immediate value through improvements.

Before RADCO, Mike began his career in the hospitality industry as a general manager for Darden Restaurants. Later, Mike shifted gears in the construction industry, where he focused on new home production. For 15 years, he worked his way up with NVR, starting as a superintendent and later becoming a project manager. Mike graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Tech and earned his MBA from Mount St. Mary’s University. He was a two-time member of the Darden Diamond Club, Project Manager of the Year with NVR, and inducted into the Master Builder’s Society.

ALAN KEENE

ALAN KEENE

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, ACCOUNTING

Alan utilizes his knack for numbers to ensure accuracy of all financial information, which aids in the transparency RADCO provides investors. He joined RADCO as an Assistant Project Manager and has held multiple roles over the years, including Draw Accountant, Senior Property Accountant, and Controller.

Earlier in his career, Alan worked as an accountant in inventory control at a paper company, which led to many other positions within the manufacturing industry. After spending his entire life in Maine, Alan moved to Florida and began working in the real estate industry.

MIKE BREWER

MIKE BREWER

VICE PRESIDENT, RADCO RESIDENTIAL

Mike Brewer comes to RADCO with more than 21 years of experience in the multifamily real estate industry. Through his passion for people, technology, and real estate, Mike has received numerous industry awards, including seven “Property Management Company of the Year” awards under his leadership.

Prior to joining RADCO, Mike worked with Mills Properties and Equity Residential in multiple roles including Leasing Consultant, General Manager, Senior Regional Manager, and Vice President of Operations. Mike is an active contributor to industry-related publications such as Units Magazine, Multifamily Insiders, PropertyManagement.com, and more. He is currently pursuing his Certified Property Manager designation. Outside of work, Mike also finds time for outdoor activities, blogging, vlogging, and mentoring young business leaders.

PATRICK FULCHER

PATRICK FULCHER

VICE PRESIDENT, SUPPORT SERVICES

As a member of RADCO Residential’s senior leadership team, Patrick oversees Human Resources, Learning & Development, Marketing, Information Systems, Information Technology, Revenue Recovery, Property Transitions, Ancillary Services, and Revenue Management. Patrick has been featured as a contributor to UNITS magazine and a panelist with the National Multihousing Council’s HR Forum and the MultiHousing World conference. He is also a frequent guest instructor at the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech for their Property Management programs in association with the Georgia Apartment Industry Education Foundation (GAIEF). Patrick is an active member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

Patrick began his career with Target Stores more than 20 years ago and has served in a variety of senior human resources positions.  Prior to joining RADCO, he served as the Vice President of Human Resources for Pinnacle based in Dallas, Texas, where he was responsible for developing and implementing Human Resources services for more than 4,000 employees throughout the United States.

LISA R. HURD

LISA R. HURD

VICE PRESIDENT, CAPITAL MARKETS

Lisa is responsible for leading the firm’s debt and equity capital structures and management strategies. Her job includes financing new acquisitions with the most accretive debt structure for RADCO’s investors and managing the firm’s diverse debt portfolio (which is just north of $1.5 billion). She is also responsible for structuring and raising the equity capital for new multifamily acquisitions and managing an investor network of over 900 investors. Lisa’s operational experience and financial acumen have allowed her to build relationships across multiple disciplines and earn the trust of RADCO partners.

She began her career at RADCO in 2012 as an Asset Manager, where she oversaw the operations, renovations, and repositioning of more than 5,000 apartment units nationwide. Since taking on her role as Vice President, Lisa has financed and refinanced more than $1.3 billion in multifamily loans. Lisa is currently seeking a CCIM designation. She is also the co-founder and co-president of RENEW – Real Estate Network Empowering Women.

MATT ROOS

MATT ROOS

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, INVESTMENTS

Matt is responsible for the oversight of RADCO’s acquisitions, capital markets, and asset management teams. He is crucial in the investment process, from business plan development all the way through execution.

After graduating from the University of Georgia with a degree in Real Estate, Matt followed his dream of working in the real estate industry by becoming an office tenant broker. Wanting to apply his degree to a profession that was more investment focused, he joined The RADCO Companies as an Analyst in 2012.

SEAN KAVANAGH

SEAN KAVANAGH

VICE PRESIDENT, ACQUISITIONS

Sean leverages his previous experience with RADCO to lead an Acquisitions team in finding opportunistic investments. After graduating from the University of Georgia with degrees in both Finance and Real Estate, he worked for a firm that specialized in lease-ups across the country. During his time there, he traveled to a different asset every two months to lead its leasing efforts. After gaining industry experience and becoming accustomed to various markets across the country, Sean joined RADCO as a Real Estate Analyst in early 2012. He has grown with the Company to his current position, overseeing RADCO’s nationwide multifamily investment platform.

ZACH FINKEL

ZACH FINKEL

VICE PRESIDENT, ASSET MANAGEMENT

Zach drives business plans post-acquisition to deliver healthy returns to our investors. He oversees $1 billion worth of multifamily communities in RADCO’s portfolio. After interning at commercial brokerage firms, including Coldwell Banker and Pollock Commercial, Zach joined RADCO as an analyst in 2012. He was drawn to the entrepreneurial nature and ownership side of the business.

Zach earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He currently is the youngest appointee to serve on the Hillels of Georgia Endowment Investment Committee, which manages funds for five Georgia universities. In his spare time, Zach enjoys traveling, skiing, and following world markets and economics.

LUKE MILLS

LUKE MILLS

VICE PRESIDENT, ASSET MANAGEMENT

Luke joined RADCO as an analyst in 2014. He currently oversees $1 billion worth of multifamily communities in RADCO’s portfolio. In his role, Luke focuses on delivering healthy returns to investors by driving post-acquisition business plans.

A U.S. Army veteran, Luke spent five years as an Airborne infantryman with the 82nd Airborne Division and deployed three times in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. His battalion played a vital role in the first and second democratic elections held in a Muslim state, as well as the Surge in 2006 and 2007. After his time in the military, Luke returned to Columbus State University, where he pursued a double major in Finance and Management with a minor in International Business.

SAM SPITALNY

SAM SPITALNY

VICE PRESIDENT, ASSET MANAGEMENT

Sam oversees and coordinates every aspect of the asset management business plan, making data-driven decisions to ensure the success of each investment. As Vice President of Asset Management, he oversees a portfolio of $1 billion worth of multifamily real estate in Florida, Georgia, and Indiana. Sam joined RADCO in 2014 as an Acquisitions Analyst, underwriting and sourcing over $800 million of multifamily transaction volume.

Sam graduated from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s degree in economics and corporate strategy. Growing up in the mountains of upstate New York, he was a downhill ski racer and competed in the Junior Olympics. Sam enjoys recreational skiing, playing golfing, and traveling the world with his camera. He currently lives in Atlanta with his Great Dane.

ERIC TALL

ERIC TALL

VICE PRESIDENT, RADCO VENTURES

With RADCO Ventures, Eric is focused on developing growth opportunities outside of RADCO’s traditional multifamily platform through creative investment solutions. Eric began his RADCO tenure providing research and underwriting support on transactions across the Southeast. He later assumed asset management responsibilities for a 5,500 unit portfolio and focused on driving success by creating operational efficiencies at both the property and corporate levels.

Eric graduated magna cum laude from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of business with degrees in real estate and management. Putting his analytical mindset and college studies to work, Eric jumpstarted his professional career with the San Francisco based real estate consulting firm, Kingsley Associates.

REBECCA JOHNSON

REBECCA JOHNSON

VICE PRESIDENT, ACCOUNTING

Rebecca oversees all accounting functions for the RADCO portfolio of properties, including general ledger, receivables, payables, and financial reporting. She joined The RADCO Companies in 2014 as a Senior Accountant. Through hard work and dedication, she was quickly promoted to Construction Controller. Rebecca manages a large team and takes great pride in contributing to their professional growth by providing opportunities for continual learning and development.

Prior to RADCO, Rebecca held accounting roles in the tax and health care industries. After earning her master’s degree in Accounting, she shifted gears and began working in the real estate field.

REGINA DENSON

REGINA DENSON

VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE ACCOUNTING & TREASURY

Regina joined RADCO with more than 15 years of experience in the real estate industry. She oversees all accounting functions for RADCO’s corporate divisions, including financial reporting, treasury, accounts payable, and payroll.

Regina’s professional career began in the banking industry, where she held roles as a Compliance Officer and Mortgage Accounting Officer. As a Colorado native, she earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and her master’s degree in accounting and finance from Regis University.  Prior to RADCO, she worked with several Atlanta-based, multifamily and single-family property management companies in various roles as a Controller, Corporate Controller, and Director of Financial Operations. She has experience managing accounting-related departments, including corporate accounting, residential accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, collections, and evictions. Regina enjoys traveling and volunteering within the community in her spare time.

JANET BAILDON

JANET BAILDON

DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES BUSINESS PARTNER

Janet has always had a passion for helping people succeed. At Georgia State University, Janet earned her undergraduate degree in Managerial Sciences, Human Resource Management and Psychology. Prior to joining RADCO, she spent nine years as the Operations Manager for RIA, one of the largest locally owned inspection companies in the Southeast. She joined RADCO in 2013 as Director of Human Resources, focusing on the company’s growth, development, and greatest assets – its people.

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