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James S. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer & Chairman

James founded Hudson Capital Properties in 2009 and has served as the CEO and Chairman 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.

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

Education:
Wharton School of Business, The University of Pennsylvania

Associations:
The University of Pennsylvania Athletics Board of Overseers

Robert B. Cohen II
Chief Investment Officer & President

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 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

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

Associations:
Emerging Leaders, National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)

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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

Education
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

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

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

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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

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

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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

Education:
B.A. Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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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

Education:
M.A. Business and Economic Reporting, Stern School of Business & Arthur L. Carter School of Journalism, New York University
B.A. Business Administration and Management, Berkeley College

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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

Education:
B.S. Accounting, St. Thomas Aquinas College

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

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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

Education:
A.B.A., Berkeley College

Caroline McKinney
Associate General Counsel

Caroline is an Associate General Counsel at Hudson Capital Properties. Caroline manages the real estate, development and corporate transactions for the company’s projects and assets. She also coordinates legal aspects of purchases, sales, financings and business structures. Prior to joining Hudson in 2021, Caroline practiced for ten years at two international law firms in the real estate and finance sectors.

Previous Experience:
Associate, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Real Estate
Associate, King & Spalding LLP, Finance
United States Securities & Exchange Commission, Law Clerk

Education:
J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law
B.A. Art History & Religion, Wake Forest University

Associations:
Member of the North Carolina Bar and South Carolina Bar

 

 

Jesse T. Buchanan
Vice President of Construction Finance

Jesse is the Vice President of Construction Finance at Hudson Capital Properties. He oversees and directs the financial and accounting activities related to developments 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 enhance reporting. Jesse has over 20 years of construction finance experience related to homebuilding, land development, and real estate investments. Prior to joining Hudson in 2021, Jesse was the Vice President of Finance and Strategy at Gray Wolf Homes.

Previous Experience:
Controller, National Coatings, Inc.
Controller, GreenHawk Corporation
Chief Financial Officer, Perry Builders

Education:
M.B.A. Business Administration, University of Mississippi
B.S. Accounting, Christopher Newport University

Rachel Young
Senior Asset Manager

Rachel is a Senior Asset Manager at Hudson Capital Properties. She is responsible for overseeing the portfolio of stabilized assets and those transitioning from development to lease-up.  She is the point person for the operational oversight and financial analysis of the assets. With 9 years experience in Asset Management, she will work to stabilize new developments, improve property performance, and help position assets strategically in the market. Prior to joining Hudson in 2021, Rachel was a Special Assets Manager at Community Affordable Housing Equity Corporation.

Previous Experience:
Asset Management Associate, JP Morgan
Acquisition Associate, LIDL US

Education:
M.P.P. Public Policy, George Mason University, Schar School
B.S. Mass Communication, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Micole Baclija-Gluss
Investor Relations Associate

Micole is an Investor Relations Associate at Hudson Capital Properties. She assists in supporting investors and also prioritizes, organizes, oversees, and completes various projects while working 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

Education:
B.A. History, State University of New York at New Paltz

Julio Tenempaguay
Staff Accountant

Julio is a Staff Accountant at Hudson Capital Properties. Julio is responsible for preparing and reviewing financial information by managing account records, processing transactions, updating financial reports and working closely with the Controller and the Vice President of Construction Finance in financial accounting. Prior to joining Hudson in 2020, Julio worked as an Accounting Assistant focused on recordkeeping at Computer Resource of America.

Education:
B.A. Business Administration in Finance and Investments, Baruch College

Sandra DiPasca
Office Administrator

Sandra is an Office Administrator at Hudson Capital Properties. Sandra maintains the New York office’s condition, supports staff in office related situations and manages internal office wide communications. Prior to joining Hudson in early 2022, Sandra worked in Hospitality Management in the private club, healthcare, wellness and education sectors.

Previous Experience:
Wellness Guide, Weight Watchers International
Showroom and Office Assistant, Consolidated Brick
Adjunct Professor, NYU School of Continuing Education and Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality

Education:
B.S. Hospitality Management, University of New Haven
A.A.S Food Processing Technology, State University of New York at Farmingdale

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