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James S. Cohen
President & Executive Officer

James founded Hudson Capital Properties in 2009 and has served as the President and CEO ever since. With an eye for strategic planning, James is the final gatekeeper on all transactions, acquisitions, and dispositions. In addition to his work with Hudson Capital Properties, James has an extensive and meaningful track record in the media and distribution industry having joined the family company Hudson Media in 1980, and served as the President and CEO since 1994.

President & CEO, Hudson Media
Board of Directors, COMAG Marketing Group, LLC
Board of Directors, Dufry AG

Wharton School of Business, The University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania Athletics Board of Overseers

Robert B. Cohen II
Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer

Robert joined Hudson Capital Properties in 2014 and has been an integral part of Hudson’s growth and strategy ever since. As the Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President, he is involved in all aspects of the business with an emphasis on transactions, capital markets, and business development. Robert focuses on maximizing value creation for Hudson and its investors by employing a personal approach to understanding the individual needs of every asset.

Previous Experience:
Investment Professional, TZP Group
Investment Banking Division, Morgan Stanley

B.S. Economics, Wharton School of Business, The University of Pennsylvania

Emerging Leaders, National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)


Steven Sprung
Founder & Managing Director

Steven is the Founder and Managing Director of Hudson Capital Properties. He started the company in 2009 along with James Cohen and is credited with sourcing many of the deals and partnerships that brought Hudson to where it is today. Today, Steven is focused on business development and portfolio management.

Previous Experience
President, Sprung Monuments

B.A., Syracuse University

Philip H. Meisner
General Counsel

Phil joined Hudson in 2012 and is the executive team’s key advisor on strategic and tactical legal aspects of the business. This includes the company’s financing, business structures, agreements and general business contracts. Phil is also responsible for the legal aspect of all business transactions surrounding Hudson’s real estate financing, acquisitions and dispositions, and maintaining Hudson’s overall operations in accordance with best practices.

Previous Experience:
Corporate Counsel, Hudson Media
Chief of Staff, New Jersey Legislature, District 37
Member, Englewood Economic Development Corporation

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law
B.A. Political Science, The George Washington University

Member of the New Jersey Bar and New York Bar
National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)
Board President, Vincente K. Tibbs Child Development Center


Edward B. Vinson
Managing Director

Edward joined Hudson Capital Properties in 2015 and is a key member of the firm’s leadership team. Having managed and developed real estate both in the U.S. and internationally for over 30 years, Edward has gained a deep understanding of the inner workings of the industry. His primary focus with Hudson is asset management and development.

Previous Experience:
Managing Director, Cherokee Investment Services
Senior Managing Director, Mills Corporation
Vice President, Equity Marketing Services

J.D., Hofstra School of Law
B.A., University of Virginia in Charlottesville


Mathias Linden
Managing Director

Mathias joined Hudson Capital Properties in 2015 and has played an instrumental role in its expansion into an institutional investment platform. As a core member of the firm’s leadership team, Mathias focuses on capital markets and new business opportunities. He also has extensive experience in development and distressed debt.

Previous Experience:
Principal, Highfield Holdings, LLC
Managing Director, GreenHawk Corporation
Analyst, GenSpring Family Offices

BA, Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Charlotte Wold
Director, Investor Relations

Charlotte is the Director of Investor Relations at Hudson Capital Properties. As the point person for all investors, she works closely with all other teams at Hudson to ensure transparency and to give investors the highest level of insights into existing and prospective investments. Prior to joining Hudson in 2017, Charlotte was an editor at Investopedia – a leading online source of explanatory financial content – and worked in financial accounting.

Previous Experience:
Associate Editor, Finance and Economics, Investopedia
Associate, Accounting, Ambitious Media

MA, Business and Economic Reporting, Stern School of Business & Arthur L. Carter School of Journalism, New York University
BA, Business Administration and Management, Berkeley College


Joseph Silano
Director, Finance & Accounting

Joseph is a Director of Finance and Accounting at Hudson Capital Properties. Joseph is responsible for corporate financial accounting, financial reporting and tax. Having started his career at KPMG where he was a Supervisor focused on private investment & real estate funds, he continued focusing on real estate and private equity at Lehman Brothers before joining Hudson in 2017.

Previous Experience:
Vice President, Private Equity & Principal Investments, Lehman Brothers
Vice President, Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking
Supervising Senior, KPMG

BS, Accounting, St. Thomas Aquinas College.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the State of New York


Donna S. Fornal
Executive Legal Assistant & Transaction Coordinator

Donna is the Executive Legal Assistant and Transaction Coordinator at Hudson Capital Properties. Donna is an integral member of the legal team and works closely with both finance and asset management to achieve time-oriented results. Prior to joining Hudson in 2010, Donna was a legal assistant at the law firm DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLC for eight years working in the corporate transactional, trust and estates, and real estate sections.

Previous Experience:
Legal Assistant, DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLC
Legal Assistant, Huttle & Profita, LP

ABA, Berkeley College

Meredith Carr
Office Manager/ Executive Assistant

Meredith is the Office Manager/ Executive Assistant at Hudson Capital Properties for both the New York City and North Carolina locations. She has over 12  years of experience in office management, customer service and administrative roles, which has led her to become highly organized and capable of providing other team members with meaningful support. Meredith is outgoing and brings positivity to the workplace.  She goes above and beyond for both her team members, as well as our clients.

Previous Experience:
Project Manager
Operation Manager
Executive Assistant



Jesse T. Buchanan
Vice President of Construction Finance

In 2021, Jesse Buchanan joined the team at Hudson Capital Properties, specifically to oversee and direct the financial and accounting activities for the development of new assets.  With an extensive background in construction finance, he will establish consistent processes for new developments with special aim to reduce costs and improve reporting. Jesse has over 20 years of construction finance experience related to homebuilding, developing, and real estate investments.

Previous Experience:
Vice President of Finance and Strategy, Gray Wolf Homes
Controller, National Coatings
Controller, GreenHawk Corporation

MBA, Business Administration, University of Mississippi
BS, Accounting, Christopher Newport University

Tan Tran
Development Associate

Tan joined Hudson Capital Properties in 2021 as a Development Associate. He assists the managing directors in managing the development and construction process of multifamily, industrial, and mixed-use developments in the Southeast regions. Tan works closely with development partners, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure the projects run smoothly. He also performs financial analysis, market research, and due diligence for new development and investment opportunities.

Previous Experience:
Summer Development Associate – Five Point Holdings
REIT Investment Analyst – Isthmus Fund, Wisconsin School of Business
Construction Superintendent, TTT Corporation

MBA, Real Estate and Urban Land Economics, Graaskamp Canter for Real Estate, University of Wisconsin- Madison.
BE, Civil Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam National University.

Lee H. Homes
Investment Analyst

Lee is an Investment Analyst at Hudson Capital Properties in Raleigh, NC. He reviews multiple sources of data to evaluate and analyze investment opportunities and report to investors. Lee examines financial statements to determine property and project values across the Southeast. He works closely with the finance and asset management teams to stay updated and well informed on all investments to best support the management in their decision making.

Previous Experience:Data Analyst, Walks Inside Rome, LLC

Education: B.A. Public Policy and Management and Society, The University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill

Associations: REFM Certification in Excel for Real Estate – Level 1, 2 and 3 with Distinction


Micole Baclija
Investor Relations Associate

Micole is an Investor Relations Associate at Hudson Capital Properties. She is responsible for prioritizing, organizing, overseeing, and completing various projects and works closely with each department to deliver a high-quality product that helps further the company’s success. Prior to joining Hudson in 2020, Micole was an Executive Assistant and Office Manager to the CEO of an investment and benefits company.

Previous Experience:
Junior Paralegal, Legal Department, DLC Management Corp.
Administrative Assistant, Legal Department, DLC Management Corp.
Office Manager, Wereldhave Management USA, LLC
Front Desk Coordinator, Robert Half International

BA, History, State University of New York at New Paltz

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