Executive Leadership

Lovett Industrial Executive Leadership has over 80 years of combined experience and is known
for its trustworthiness and integrity.

Charlie Meyer

Co-Founder, Co Owner,
President and Chief Executive Officer

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Frank Liu

Co-Founder, Co Owner

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Sara Bloom

Chief Operating Officer
Lovett Industrial

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Ken Chang

Senior Managing Director
Investment & Development

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Market Leaders

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Austin Rios

Market Leader
Houston & Denver

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Nathan Benjaminov

Market Leader
Central & South Texas

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Colby Everett

Market Leader
Dallas-Fort Worth and Phoenix

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Tyler Banton

Market Leader
Southern California

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Madison Jones

Market Leader
Southeast U.S.

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Ben Swift

Market Leader
Mid-Atlantic & Northeast U.S.

Team

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Cody Fox

Senior Vice President
Construction

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Carmen Pearson, P.E.

Vice President - Development
Texas Region

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Al Hedin

Vice President - Development
East Region

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John Coutinho

Senior Development Manager
East Region

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Ashley Bird

Asset Manager

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Kelvin McGregor

Director
Property Management

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Cathy Reich, CPA

Senior Controller
Accounting and Fund Reporting

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Matthew Steinfeld

Associcate
Counsel

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Danny Wicoff

Corporate
Counsel

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Sheryl Sun

Senior
Project Accountant

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Serene Mathew

Senior
Project Accountant

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Jasim Hasan

Corporate
Accountant

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James Yu

Development Manager
Dallas Market

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Richard Sacra

Construction Manager
Texas Region

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Lily Aguilar

Marketing
Associate

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Khrys Black

Associate
Accounts

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Richard Claussen

Associate
Investor Relations

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Lorelei Copeland

Administrative
Associate

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Christopher Gilbert

Associate
Dallas Market

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Lucas Goldberg

Associate
Dallas Market

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Brittany Greene

Associate
Asset Management

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Corey James

Senior Analyst
West Region

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Jack Martin

Associate
Southeast Region

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Luke Sarmiento

Associate
West Region

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Bennett See

Associate
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Analyst
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Austin Rios
Mr. Rios serves as Market Leader—Houston and Denver at Lovett Industrial having joined Lovett in February 2023. Mr. Rios is charged with leading the sourcing and execution of investments within Houston and Denver, including evaluation of new acquisition and development opportunities, managing due diligence efforts, capital raising, leasing, and dispositions. Mr. Rios is currently overseeing the planning and development of more than 5,000,000 square feet of industrial space within his market coverage areas, and more than 4,000,000 sf of operating properties. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Mr. Rios worked on the Industrial Development team at Broe Real Estate Group, a Denver-based real estate development and investment company, where he assisted in growing the firm’s industrial development platform which included raising the firm’s first discretionary development fund, as well as supporting acquisition, development, and leasing of projects throughout the U.S. Prior to his role at Broe Real Estate, Mr. Rios worked as a management consultant specializing in transactions and public offerings. Mr. Rios holds a B.S. and M.S. in Accounting from Texas A&M University. He is a CFA Charter holder
Nathan Benjaminov
Mr. Benjaminov serves as Market Leader, Central and South Texas, at Lovett Industrial, joining in June of 2021. At Lovett Industrial, Mr. Benjaminov is charged with evaluating acquisition and development opportunities and supporting financing, leasing, and disposition efforts in Austin, San Antonio, and Texas border towns. He is currently overseeing a pipeline of more than 2,000,000 sf of industrial development in both San Antonio and Austin. Prior to joining Lovett, Mr. Benjaminov received his BA in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. During his time as an undergraduate student, he held internships in acquisition roles with Lionstone Investments, Urban Genesis, a private family office, and an investment sales internship with Cushman & Wakefield.
Colby Everett
Mr. Everett serves as a Director at Lovett Industrial, market leader for the Dallas-Fort Worth and Phoenix markets, joining in November of 2021. Mr. Everett currently leads the ongoing development of over four million square feet of industrial projects. Mr. Everett’s work includes evaluating new acquisition and development opportunities, managing due diligence efforts, securing financing, leasing, and dispositions. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Mr. Everett worked on the Acquisitions Underwriting team at Invesco Real Estate and, during his time at the company’s headquarters in Dallas, contributed to the purchase and development of over $1,000,000,000 in industrial, office, and multifamily product, across multiple regions. Before Invesco, Mr. Everett worked on an office leasing team at CBRE Phoenix whose production ranked in the top 1% of the company nationally, completing over 100 transactions per year. Mr. Everett earned a BS from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.
Tyler Banton
Mr. Banton serves as the Market Leader for the Southern California region at Lovett Industrial. Mr. Banton is responsible for all aspects of Lovett’s projects in the region including sourcing and evaluating new development and acquisition opportunities, entitlements, capitalization, leasing, and eventually project disposition efforts. He currently leads the execution of $325,000,000 of industrial projects in the Inland Empire region. Since joining Lovett in 2022, Mr. Banton and his team have accumulated over 1.1 million square feet of industrial real estate that is in various stages of entitlement and development. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Mr. Banton worked at Panattoni Development Company. Mr. Banton graduated from San Diego State University where he completed his B.S. in Finance and was a recipient of the Pension Real Estate Association Scholar award. Mr. Banton resides in Newport Beach, California, and is a member of NAIOP SoCal and NAIOP Inland Empire
Madison Jones
Mr. Jones serves as Southeast U.S. Market Leader for Lovett, joining in September 2020. At Lovett, he has supported development teams company-wide in the evaluation, underwriting, capitalization, and execution of development projects. He is currently focused on generating new development and acquisition opportunities in the Southeast US from the Atlanta, GA office. Mr. Jones’ industrial development experience encompasses the successful completion of more than 11,000,000 square feet, ongoing development, and entitlement of approximately 10 million square feet in seven markets across the country – representing over $2,000,000,000 in total deal volume. Prior to Lovett, Mr. Jones spent three years working with Johnson Development Associates within their industrial division and managed to complete more than 1,000,000 square feet of industrial space and assisted with site evaluation and entitlements on sites across the southeast U.S. Mr. Jones earned a BA from Wofford College.
Ben Swift
Mr. Swift serves as the Market Leader for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast US region at Lovett Industrial, joining in September 2022. Mr. Swift is charged with sourcing and evaluating new acquisition and development opportunities and managing due diligence, entitlements, financing, leasing, and disposition efforts across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast US regions. He is currently overseeing several million square feet of development projects in Norfolk, VA, Philadelphia PA, and southern New Jersey. In addition, he oversees approximately 1.3 million square feet of operating portfolios in Norfolk, VA and Northern New Jersey. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Mr. Swift spent four years at Hines in their San Diego office where he was responsible for the acquisition, development and asset management of industrial and office projects totaling over 1.2 million square feet and $450,000,000 of value. Mr. Swift was also responsible for the financial modeling of all projects in the San Diego region totaling over $4,000,000,000. Mr. Swift received his BA from Colby College where he majored in Physics and Mathematics.
Cody Fox
Mr. Fox serves as Senior Vice President – Construction – National Industrial at Lovett Industrial, where he is charged with overseeing all design and construction work that the company undertakes across the US. Mr. Fox has successfully completed more than 11,000,000 square feet of projects over the past three years, comprising more than $1,000,000,000 of managed costs Mr. Fox is responsible for working with Lovett’s construction team to ensure consistency in approach across all projects, including preliminary budgeting and ongoing day-to-day management of the company’s active construction projects. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Mr. Fox was a Vice President at US Builders, a national contracting company specializing in retail, industrial, and office projects across the country. Mr. Fox has extensive experience in high specification build-to-suit projects for industrial tenants and national retailers, and he has unique familiarity with construction markets across the country. He has been involved in more than $1.5 billion of construction projects in markets across the U.S. over the course of his career. Mr. Fox earned a BA in Construction Management from the University of Houston where he graduated magna cum laude.
CARMEN PEARSON, P.E.

Ms. Pearson serves as Vice President – Development – Texas at Lovett Industrial and is responsible for the successful entitlement and development of multiple large-scale build to suit projects. Ms. Peason has completed the detailed management of 1.7 million square feet for Lovett Industrial and currently has another 5.3 million square feet in development and/or under construction. Prior to joining the Industrial team, Ms. Pearson worked directly for Mr. Liu as Vice President of Lovett Homes/5177 Builders, InTown Homes, and Fenway Development where she was responsible for directing and managing all facets and activities related to development of brownfield and redevelopment projects serving residential and commercial projects. Prior to Lovett, Ms. Pearson served as Manager of Engineering with Jacobs Engineering North American Infrastructure and as Senior Project Manager with Carter & Burgess. Ms. Pearson earned a B.Sc. in Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.

AL HEDIN

Mr. Hedin serves as Vice President – Development – East Region at Lovett Industrial where he leads pre-construction, due-diligence and entitlement activities including land use planning, agency approvals, design, and construction activities. Mr. Hedin joined Lovett Industrial in June 2021 to expand and reinforce Lovett Industrial’s US East Regional platform and currently supports approximately 2 million square feet of projects in the pipeline for Lovett Industrial. Prior to that Mr. Hedin was a Vice President at Brookfield Properties, in the Mid-Atlantic region responsible for construction activities at the mixed-use transit oriented $1.2 billion Halley Rise project in Reston, VA. Prior to his tenure at Brookfield, Mr. Hedin spent 11 years at Hines working across a spectrum of projects such as CityCenter DC a $1.1 billion mixed use project in Washington DC and CIBC Square a 50-story 1.7 million square foot office tower in Toronto, Canada. Mr. Hedin has a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from University of Wisconsin and a Master of Management from Pennsylvania State University.

JOHN COUTINHO

Mr. Coutinho serves as Senior Development Manager at Lovett Industrial where he leads pre-construction, due-diligence, and entitlement activities, including land use planning, agency approvals, design, and construction activities. Mr. Coutinho joined Lovett Industrial in April 2022 to expand and reinforce our US Eastern Regional platform. Prior to that, Mr. Coutinho was a Vice President at Brookfield Properties within their Northeast industrial division and managed construction and entitlements of more than 2 million square feet of industrial space on sites across the northeast US. Before his time at Brookfield, Mr. Coutinho spent 6 years at Langan Engineering and 11 years at Rinker Design Associates working on more than 25 million square feet of large scale commercial real estate developments ranging from corporate headquarters, warehouse/distribution and e-commerce fulfillment centers including multi-story warehouses and mission critical facilities. Many of Mr. Coutinho’s projects have received recognition from industry associations such as NAIOP, the Urban Land Institute, and the American Council of Engineering Companies. Mr. Coutinho has a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Toledo. He is also a Licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states and a LEED Accredited Professional.

Ashley Bird
Ms. Bird serves as Asset Manager at Lovett Industrial, joining in May of 2022. Ms. Bird oversees Lovett Industrial’s operating assets, dispositions, acquisitions, and Municipal Utility District reimbursement projects. During her time at Lovett, she has overseen the acquisition of approximately 2,100,000 square feet of operating properties representing more than $218,000,000 in value, and the disposition of approximately 2,700,000 SF of space representing $352,000,000 in value. In addition, she and her team oversee leasing, capital projects, and property management of Lovett’s nationwide operating portfolio, encompassing approximately 11,700,000 sf of space over 16 assets and 56 buildings with $1.2 billion of project costs. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Ms. Bird was the Real Estate Investment Manager at Cockrell
Kelvin McGregor
Mr. McGregor serves as Director of Property Management at Lovett Industrial. Joining in October of 2023, Mr. McGregor oversees Lovett Industrial’s operating assets and assists on joint venture projects as well. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Mr. McGregor was an Associate Director at CBRE, Inc., where he focused on managing Industrial assets for both institutional and private ownership groups. Mr. McGregor is a native Houstonian, and earned his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University.
Cathy Reich, CPA
Ms. Reich serves as Senior Controller, Accounting and Fund Reporting at Lovett Industrial, joining in January of 2023, where she oversees the accounting function and is focused on implementing internal processes and procedures to streamline the business. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Ms. Reich had over 15 years of experience in real estate development and management accounting at Hines and most recently Patrinely Group. Additionally, Ms. Reich spent two years with Shell Energy where she quickly learned a new industry while streamlining the accounting processes. She began her career as an auditor at Ernst & Young. Ms. Reich earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting with a concentration in internal audit from Louisiana State University and is a licensed CPA.
Matthew Steinfeld

Associate Counsel
Mr. Steinfeld serves as Associate Counsel at Lovett industrial, joining in February of 2023. At Lovett Industrial, he is charged with providing legal guidance on nationwide real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, and due diligence. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Mr. Steinfeld worked at several regional law firms with a focus on commercial real estate, most recently RMWBH PC where he focused on commercial real estate transactions and provided outside counsel for several privately held businesses. Mr. Steinfeld earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from American University, and earned his law degree, cum laude, from South Texas College of Law Houston. Mr. Steinfeld is licensed by the State Bar of Texas.

Danny Wicoff
Mr. Wicoff serves as Corporate Counsel at Lovett Industrial, joining in April 2024. At Lovett Industrial, he is charged with providing legal guidance on nationwide real estate transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, financing, due diligence, and leasing. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Mr. Wicoff worked at Hines as counsel and, before that, was an associate at Vinson & Elkins LLP, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and capital markets transactions. Mr. Wicoff earned his Bachelor of Arts in Government from the University of Texas at Austin and his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center. Mr. Wicoff is licensed by the State Bar of Texas.
Tatiana Werlinger
Controller Ms. Werlinger serves as Controller for Lovett Industrial, joining in May of 2023. Ms. Werlinger oversees Lovett Industrial’s accounting functions for operations while leading the implementation of Yardi Systems accounting and property management software. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Ms. Werlinger was Vice President/Controller at LandPark Advisors, where she focused on accounting operations, corporate accounting, and implementation of the Yardi Systems software. Ms. Werlinger has over 20 years of commercial real estate development and operations experience. Ms. Werlinger earned a Bachelor of Business in Accounting from University of Phoenix and an Associate Degree in Accounting from Bryant & Stratton College.
Sheryl Sun

Senior Project Accountant
Ms. Sun serves as Senior Project Accountants to various development projects in the West and Central region at Lovett Industrial. Ms. Sun has over 8 years of experience in commercial real estate both in the private and public sector. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Ms. Sun worked in the debt department and handled operations accounting for multiple office buildings and retail spaces for Howard Hughes Corporation. She also worked on pre-development Multifamily projects (Sloan Lake in Denver and La Colome d’or in Houston) with Hines. Ms. Sun holds a BA in accounting from the University of Houston Downtown, and she is also a CPA exam candidate.

Serene Mathew
Ms. Mathew serves as a Senior Project Accountant for various development projects in the East and Central region at Lovett Industrial. Ms. Mathew has over 10 years of experience in commercial real estate both in the private and public sector. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Ms. Mathew handled accounting for the Operations department at Howard Hughes Corporation spanning across Hawaii, New York and Texas. Additionally, she worked at CBRE in downtown Houston, primarily focused on accounts receivable and monthly close. Ms. Mathew earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Houston.
Jasim Hasan
Corporate Accountant Mr. Hasan serves as the Corporate Accountant at Lovett Industrial since July 2023, and is responsible for the accounting for the Equity Projections & Reporting, HR, Payroll, Insurance & Income Tax at Lovett Industrial. Previously, Mr. Hasan worked in accounting advisory at Ernst & Young on projects related to Mergers & Acquisitions and Initial Public Offerings. Prior to EY, Mr. Hasan worked in audit at RSM LLP primarily focused on clients in the energy and real estate industries. Mr. Hasan has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Houston.
James Yu
Development Manager – Dallas Market Mr. Yu serves as Development Manager–Dallas Market at Lovett Industrial where he leads pre-construction, due-diligence and entitlement activities including land use planning, agency approvals, design, and construction activities. Mr. Yu joined Lovett Industrial in June 2023 to expand and reinforce Lovett Industrial’s Dallas-Fort Worth Regional platform and currently supports approximately 3 million square feet of projects in the pipeline for Lovett Industrial. Prior to that Mr. Yu was a Senior Project Manager and Associate at Peloton Land Solutions, in the Frisco office leading a team of 4 to serve clients on multifamily, commercial, office, industrial, and K-12 schools. Prior to his tenure at Peloton land Solutions, Mr. Yu spent 6 years at Pape-Dawson Engineers leading a site-civil practice. Some notable projects in Mr. Yu’s career include the TCU Admissions building, TCU Bob Lily Performance Center, Downtown Fort Worth Sundance Square Plaza, and USAA Plano office addition. Mr. Yu has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University and is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas.
RICHARD SACRA

Mr. Sacra serves as a Construction Manager at Lovett Industrial, where he oversees day-to-day construction activities on projects that are under construction and in predevelopment. Daily tasks include items such as managing budgets and pre construction requirements, project management, and site infrastructure/procurement needs. While at Lovett, Mr. Sacra has managed the completion of approximately 2 million square feet of industrial space and is actively managing additional developments both in Texas and in Phoenix. Prior to Lovett, Mr. Sacra worked as a project manager in the retail construction industry for over 10 years, where he built and managed over 75 projects throughout the country, ranging from build to suit, design build, ground up, tenant improvements, and sitework/site infrastructure projects. Along with project management, Mr. Sacra was also involved with preconstruction activities such as budgeting and estimating. Mr. Sacra earned a BS in Construction Engineering Technology and a Minor in Business from Texas Tech University.

Lily Aguilar
Ms. Aguilar serves as a Marketing Associate at Lovett Industrial, joining in February of 2024. Ms. Aguilar focuses on Lovett Industrial’s public outreach and touch points such as its social media, website, media relations, and company events. Prior to Lovett Industrial, she worked as a marketing manager at MLB Capital Partners, where she focused on designing strategic loan offerings, managing marketing budgets, and reinforcing digital presence. Additionally, she worked at Marcus & Millichap, where she was responsible for the design, marketing, and branding initiatives for a top-producing shopping center brokerage team in Houston. Ms. Aguilar earned a Bachelor of Business in Digital Media from the University of Houston.
KHRYS BLACK

Ms. Black serves as the Accounts Payable Associate at Lovett Industrial, joining in June of 2022. Ms. Black provides financial and administrative support for Lovett Industrial and is responsible for processing all invoices received for payment in an accurate and timely manner. She collaborates with vendors and project teams to resolve payment discrepancies. Ms. Black also serves as Lovett Industrial’s in-house notary. Prior to working at Lovett Industrial, she worked at Amazon’s HOU3 building as a Learning Ambassador, overseeing the training and overall success of over 200 new hires. Ms. Black earned a BS in Political Science from Bryn Mawr College with a concentration in Constitutional Law.

Richard Claussen
Mr. Claussen serves as an Associate of Investor Relations at Lovett Industrial, joining in March of 2024. Mr. Claussen is charged with supporting Lovett’s fundraising efforts for its inaugural fund, Fund Relations, and supporting the Asset Management team. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Mr. Claussen co-founded and led BuiltNearby, a Houston-based real estate technology and data startup. Additionally, Mr. Claussen was a Director at Cushman & Wakefield, specializing in office tenant representation. Mr. Claussen serves on the Board of Directors for the Sam Houston Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, and holds a BBA in Finance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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Christopher Gilbert
Mr. Gilbert serves as an Associate in the Dallas-Fort Worth market at Lovett Industrial, joining in March 2024. At Lovett Industrial, Mr. Gilbert’s responsibilities include supporting due diligence for acquisition and development opportunities, entitlements, securing financing, and leasing. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Mr. Gilbert worked at Fortress Investment Group where we oversaw a portfolio of 2.6 million square feet of commercial real estate across the country. Throughout his career, Mr. Gilbert has been responsible for underwriting and transacting over $400 million of real estate assets. Mr. Gilbert earned his BBA from Texas Tech University and MBA from Southern Methodist University.
Lucas Goldberg

Associate – Dallas Market
Mr. Goldberg serves as an Associate at Lovett Industrial, joining in January of 2023. At Lovett Industrial, Mr. Goldberg is charged with executing capital markets transactions, developing new capital relationships, as well as evaluating new acquisition and development opportunities in the Dallas-Fort Worth market. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Mr. Goldberg spent 4 years in JLL’s capital markets division in Dallas. In this role, Mr. Goldberg helped execute over $2.5B of debt and equity originations, across all asset classes and forms of execution. Mr. Goldberg is from Austin, TX and earned a BA from the University of Arkansas.

Brittany Greene(Aaronson)

Asset Management Associate
Ms. Greene’s responsibilities as Asset Management Associate include providing support in overseeing Lovett Industrial’s operating assets, as well as assisting in acquisitions and dispositions. Prior to her joining Lovett Industrial in April 2023, Ms. Greene served as an Industrial Associate at Stream Realty Partners where she focused primarily on landlord leasing. Ms. Greene is a native Houstonian and a graduate from the University of Texas at Austin.

COREY JAMES

Senior Analyst – West Region
Mr. James joined Lovett Industrial in May of 2022. As a Senior Analyst for the West Region, Mr. James is charged with supporting the development team in the analysis, valuation, underwriting, and execution of industrial development projects and acquisitions. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Mr. James received his BS in Real Estate from San Diego State University. During his time as an undergraduate student, he competed in the NAIOP University Challenge and participated in the NAIOP Developing Leaders Mentorship Program. Additionally, Mr. James holds REFM’s Certification in Excel for Real Estate: Levels 1, 2 & 3 (With Distinction).

Jack Martin
Mr. Martin joined Lovett Industrial in April 2024 as an Associate for the Southeast Region. Mr. Martin is responsible for evaluating acquisition and development opportunities and supporting due diligence, capitalization, leasing, and project disposition efforts across the Southeast region from the Atlanta, GA office. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Mr. Martin worked at Northmarq as a Lead Investment Analyst in both their Dallas and Atlanta offices. Mr. Martin helped execute over $600M of debt and equity originations, across all asset classes and forms of execution. Mr. Martin graduated from Texas Christian University where he completed his B.B.A in Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate.
Luke Sarmiento
Associate – West Region Mr. Sarmiento joined Lovett Industrial in February 2023 as an Associate for the West Region. At Lovett Industrial, Mr. Sarmiento’s responsibilities include supporting due diligence for acquisition and development opportunities, entitlements, securing financing, leasing, and eventually project disposition efforts in Southern California. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Mr. Sarmiento worked at Panattoni Development Company as a Finance Manager for the Capital Markets Group. Mr. Sarmiento graduated from University of San Diego where he completed his B.B.A in Real Estate with an emphasis in Finance.
BENNETT SEE

Associate – Dallas Market
Mr. See joined Lovett Industrial in March of 2022. As an Associate, Mr. See is responsible for evaluating acquisition and development opportunities and supporting due diligence, capitalizing, leasing, and project disposition efforts for the Dallas region. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Mr. See worked at Quadrant Investment Properties, a premier Dallas-based boutique investor and developer, as an Analyst where he assisted in the acquisition of value-add office opportunities and the development of Class A office opportunities. Mr. See earned a BS from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.

Nick Zimmerman
Mr. Zimmerman serves as an Analyst – Texas Region at Lovett Industrial, joining in February of 2023. At Lovett Industrial, Mr. Zimmerman supports the development teams’ company-wide in the analysis, valuation, underwriting, and execution of industrial development projects and acquisitions. Prior to joining Lovett, Mr. Zimmerman received his BS in Applied Mathematics from the University of California at San Diego.
ERIK JOHNSON

Mr. Johnson serves as Vice President – Development – West Region at Lovett Industrial where he leads pre-construction, due-diligence, and entitlement activities, including land use planning, agency approvals, design, and construction activities. Mr. Johnson joined Lovett Industrial in February 2022 to expand and reinforce their US Western Regional platform. Prior to that, Mr. Johnson was a Senior Project Manager at PCL Construction and Single Point of Contact for Authorities Having Jurisdiction at the $1.1 billion Consolidated Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) facility at LAX – at 6.3 million square feet, the facility is estimated to be the largest cast-in-place concrete project of its kind, only slightly smaller than the building area of the U.S. Pentagon. His prior experience was in general construction where he delivered various public projects including the ITS terminal at Pier G in the Port of Long Beach and numerous private projects over a span of 15 years. Mr. Johnson has a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Management from the Civil Engineering School at California State University, Long Beach.

JORDAN KREFT

Mr. Kreft serves as Analyst – National Industrial for Lovett Industrial, joining in February 2022. He assists with Lovett Industrial’s capital markets activity including debt and equity capital campaigns and relationships. He also supports the development teams’ company-wide in the analysis, valuation, underwriting, and execution of industrial development projects and acquisitions. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Mr. Kreft enjoyed a decade of mergers and acquisition investment banking with over $6 billion in successful transactions of domestic and international energy and technology deals. He worked on complex transactions from $50 million-$3 billion in size. He also brings extensive capital market expertise in debt and equity underwritings and public offerings. Mr. Kreft earned a BBA in Finance and BA in History from University of Texas at Austin.

AN DANG

Mr. Dang serves as Controller at Lovett Industrial, joining in April of 2021. Mr. Dang oversees Lovett Industrial’s accounting and administrative functions, including insurance, IT, HR, and property transactions on a company wide basis. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Mr. Dang was a Controller in North Latin America area at Aggreko, where he focused on ensuring compliance of the company’s internal control policy and overseeing the actual and forecast reporting for the full cycle monthly, quarterly and annual management and statutory financial. Before Aggreko, Mr. Dang was an accounting manager at Means Knaus Partners, where he managed the property management accounting for a portfolio of commercial office properties totaling over 2.5 million square feet for a publicly traded REIT and private investors. Mr. Dang earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and human resource management and an MBA from Sam Houston State University.

SARA BLOOM

Senior V.P. Operations
Ms. Bloom serves as Senior Vice President – Operations at Lovett Industrial, joining in February of 2021. Ms. Bloom oversees Lovett Industrial’s legal department, along with its property and asset management, compliance, and accounting divisions on a company wide basis. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Ms. Bloom was a senior attorney in the Mergers, Acquisitions and Capital Markets practice group at Vinson & Elkins LLP, where she focused on private equity transactions, and also counseled public and private business entities with respect to corporate governance, compliance and tax-related matters. Ms. Bloom earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and earned her law degree, cum laude, from California Western School of Law-San Diego and an L.L.M. from the University of San Diego School of Law. Ms. Bloom is licensed by the State Bar of Texas, Louisiana and California.

PAIGE CHIANG

Ms. Chiang serves as Marketing Associate at Lovett Industrial, joining in October of 2021. Ms. Chiang focuses on Lovett Industrial’s public outreach touchpoints such as its social media, website, media relations, ESG initiatives, and company events. Prior to Lovett Industrial, she worked as a Corporate Banking Analyst at RBC Capital Markets in New York City for approximately 3 years specializing in Real Estate, Municipals, and Power and Utilities. Ms. Chiang earned a B.S. in Finance from Marquette University.

KIRBY SHAW

Senior Counsel
Ms. Shaw serves as Senior Counsel of Lovett Industrial, joining in September 2021. At Lovett Industrial, she is charged with providing legal guidance on nationwide real estate transactions including property acquisition, financing, due diligence, and leasing. She also supports the company in general corporate legal matters. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Ms. Shaw worked at Locke Lord, LLP in the Real Estate and Real Estate Finance groups with experience representing clients in a variety of real estate matters including acquisitions, development, and lending. Ms. Shaw received a BA in strategic communications from Elon University and a JD from the University of Texas School of Law. Ms. Shaw is licensed by the State Bar of Texas.

MATTHEW GIANNUZZI

Mr. Giannuzzi serves as a Senior Associate at Lovett Industrial, joining in August 2021. At Lovett Industrial, Mr. Giannuzzi is charged with evaluating new acquisition and development opportunities and supporting due diligence, entitlements, financing, leasing, and disposition efforts across the Eastern region. Prior to joining Lovett Industrial, Mr. Giannuzzi spent 5 years in Deloitte Consulting’s Real Estate & Location Strategy practice. In this role, Mr. Giannuzzi helped corporate clients think strategically about their global office portfolios, including site selection, cost optimization, workplace transformation, and campus strategy projects. Mr. Giannuzzi earned a BA from Duke University, where he owned and operating a shipping and storage company for students, and an MBA from Columbia University.

JAMES MELODY

Mr. Melody serves as a Director at Lovett Industrial and market leader for Houston, Austin, and San Antonio, joining in April of 2020. Mr. Melody is currently supporting the ongoing development of over 2 million square feet of industrial projects and the planning of an additional 8 million square feet of space. Mr. Melody’s work includes evaluating new acquisition and development opportunities, managing due diligence efforts, securing financing, leasing, and more. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Mr. Melody worked at Clarion Partners, and during his time with the firm’s New York City-based acquisitions team, contributed to the purchase of over $1 billion in office, multifamily, and industrial property. In addition to his role in acquisitions, Mr. Melody provided analytical support to the firm’s debt fund. Before Clarion Partners, Mr. Melody worked on the origination and underwriting of commercial loans at Morgan Stanley Mortgage Capital in the New York City real estate lending group. Mr. Melody earned a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and an MS in Real Estate Development from Columbia University in New York.

TED HART

Mr. Hart joined Lovett Industrial in August 2021, to establish Lovett Industrial’s US Western Region platform. In addition to growing the Western Region’s footprint, Mr. Hart is also responsible for the execution of 4 million square feet of current pipeline totaling more than $800 million of projects across multiple markets. Prior to Lovett Industrial, Mr. Hart spent 7 years at Hines in the Los Angeles office where he was responsible for the acquisition, development and asset management of commercial real estate projects totaling over 3 million square feet and $5 billion of value. Prior to his career in real estate, Mr. Hart served in the United States Marine Corps for eleven years flying helicopters and completed numerous combat deployments around the world. Mr. Hart is active in supporting military veterans and lives with his wife and their four children in El Segundo, CA. Mr. Hart earned a BS in Economics from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

MICHAEL ALLEN

Mr. Allen joined Lovett Industrial in August 2020 to establish Lovett Industrial’s East Region platform.  During his time at Lovett, Mr. Allen has successfully northeast US, including some of the highest barrier to entry industrial markets in the country.  Prior to Lovett Industrial, Mr. Allen held Hines, the global, real estate investment management and development firm, based in Houston, TX. During his 25-year career at Hines, Mr. Allen oversaw the development, acquisition, and operations of in excess of 8 million square feet of institutional, investment grade commercial, residential and mixed-use assets valued in excess of $5.6 billion. Mr. Allen has extensive experience in sourcing, entitlement, capitalization and execution of large scale commercial real estate developments across the eastern United States markets. He studied economics at Brown University in Providence, RI, earned a BA and MA at RISD where he later served on the Board of Trustees and oversaw the Brown-RISD joint degree program.