Chicago, Illinois, March 8, 2016 – Green Courte Partners, LLC, a private equity real estate investment firm focused on building industry-leading companies within niche real estate sectors, announced today the promotions of Jordan T. Kerger, Matthew J. Pyzyk and Braden L. Rudolph to Managing Director and the promotions of Janna L. Billips and David A. Hart to Vice President. The firm also announced the promotions of Benjamin J. Bronson and David L. Dawson to Senior Associate and the promotion of Paul S. Kim to Fund Controller.
Jordan T. Kerger joined Green Courte in March 2008 and has provided significant contributions to many facets of Green Courte’s acquisition activities, most recently leading Green Courte’s acquisition efforts for The Parking Spot, Green Courte’s near-airport parking platform. As a Managing Director, Mr. Kerger will continue to oversee the growth of Green Courte’s near-airport parking portfolio, facilitating new acquisition and development opportunities.
Prior to joining Green Courte, Mr. Kerger was at Principal Real Estate Investors, where he provided financial analysis for the acquisitions of a large pension fund. Mr. Kerger holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from DePaul University.
Matthew J. Pyzyk joined Green Courte in June 2012 and has provided valuable contributions to the firm’s acquisition of land-lease communities, parking assets, and most recently, senior housing properties. Moving forward, Mr. Pyzyk will oversee the growth of Green Courte’s senior housing platform while continuing to provide support for Green Courte’s other active niche sectors.
Prior to joining Green Courte, Mr. Pyzyk was with Prudential Mortgage Capital Company, where he worked in debt originations, portfolio management and credit underwriting. Mr. Pyzyk holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Northwestern University as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.
Braden L. Rudolph joined Green Courte in June 2011 and has played a key role in the firm’s asset management function. Recently, he has focused on the asset management of The Parking Spot’s portfolio and will continue to oversee strategic initiatives and support the optimization of portfolio performance at The Parking Spot and other Green Courte investments.
Prior to joining Green Courte, Mr. Rudolph was at Reunion Office Holdings where he was responsible for financial analysis of acquisitions and capital sourcing. Mr. Rudolph holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison as well as a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Janna L. Billips joined Green Courte in April 2015 after working for Green Courte’s land-lease community portfolio company, American Land Lease, Inc., since March 2012. As Vice President, Ms. Billips will play a key role in the firm’s financial accounting and reporting functions.
David A. Hart joined Green Courte in January 2012 and has provided valuable contributions to Green Courte’s investor relations and fundraising efforts. He has also participated in financing or refinancing the firm’s major acquisitions and managing the portfolio of loans on the firm’s assets.
Benjamin J. Bronson joined Green Courte in May 2014. He provides support and analysis for Green Courte’s acquisitions efforts in both the parking and specialty housing sectors.
David L. Dawson joined Green Courte in August 2013 and is a member of the asset management team for The Parking Spot. In this role, he provides support and analysis for strategic initiatives for The Parking Spot’s portfolio.
Paul S. Kim joined Green Courte in July 2011. Mr. Kim is responsible for day-to-day accounting operations, financial reporting and treasury management for Green Courte’s portfolios. In the future, he will focus primarily on the accounting and reporting for Green Courte’s co-investment fund for The Parking Spot.