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Mr. Benjamin I. Cohen - Principal

Mr. Cohen has worked in investment real estate since 1997. Since co-founding Endurance Real Estate Group in 2002, Mr. Cohen has spent the majority of his time sourcing new acquisition opportu­nities ($300MM plus since inception), as well as establishing and maintain­ing new relationships with Endurance’s various capital partners and lenders. Mr. Cohen is also an integral part of the asset management team providing leas­ing, financial and marketing oversight for Endurance’s portfolio. Prior to co-found­ing Endurance Mr. Cohen most recently worked for RFR Holdings, a major pri­vately owned development firm based in New York City whose portfolio consisted of over 6 million square feet of Manhat­tan office space. While at RFR, Mr. Cohen worked on Acquisitions and Asset Man­agement, including leasing, recapitaliza­tion and disposition analysis.

Prior to RFR, Mr. Cohen spent two years working at Fortis Advisers in Acquisitions and Asset Management with Mr. White. Mr. Cohen worked on the underwriting of development and acquisition deals for joint venture equity financing. Prior to working at Fortis, Mr. Cohen spent two years at Ernst & Young Kenneth Lev­enthal Real Estate Group working as a senior auditor for major development clients such as Tishman Speyer and SL Green Realty.

Mr. Cohen received his Masters of Sci­ence in Real Estate Development from New York University and his B.S in Ac­counting from Tulane University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

 



bill white newMr. William A. White - Principal

Mr. White has worked in real estate investment and finance since 1990. He co-founded Endurance Real Estate Group in 2002. Mr. White provides leadership in developing and refining the firm’s portfolio and asset level strategies. He is involved in key aspects of the business on a strategic level.  He provides input on major transactions such as negotiating and closing acquisitions, dispositions, debt procurement, equity structuring and leases. Prior to co-founding Endurance, Mr. White worked for 10 years at Fortis Advisors, the US investing arm for the $400B European insurance and banking group Fortis. During his last seven years at Fortis, he sourced, underwrote, negotiated, and closed equity investments on behalf of Fortis US insurance companies. He invested $182MM of equity in half a billion dollars of real estate for their accounts, earning them a 25% compounded IRR through the date of his departure. Prior to that, Mr. White managed the Fortis portfolio of distressed assets and mortgages, creating and overseeing the execution of these assets’ business and disposition plans. Mr. White closed commercial mortgage loans totaling $150MM with Cronheim Mortgage from 1990 to 1991.

Mr. White received his MBA in Finance and Statistics from the NYU Stern School of Business, graduating in the top 10% of his class. He received his BA in Economics from Rutgers College, graduating with Honors. He has also studied at the Lugwig-Maximilians University in Munich where he attained fluency in verbal and written German.

 

stackhouseMr. Kevin M. Stackhouse RPA, SMA - Senior Vice President

Mr. Stackhouse has worked in the real estate leasing, construction, and management operations since 1992. Since joining Endurance in January of 2006 as the Director of Asset Management, Mr. Stackhouse’s responsibilities include providing leadership in the day to day activities of all building operations, leasing and execution of the portfolio’s asset strategy. Mr. Stackhouse also heads the firm’s development pipeline, overseeing the entitlement and development process.

Prior to joining Endurance Mr. Stackhouse worked for Glenborough Realty Trust, a national REIT managing the leasing, construction, and management of a 1.9 million square-foot, Class-A office and industrial portfolio in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Prior to Glenborough, Mr. Stackhouse was Vice President of Construction and Management for The Schultz Organization, a full service real estate firm based in Central New Jersey managing their day-to-day operations and successfully expanding both the company’s management and construction divisions during his tenure. Mr. Stackhouse began his career at Gale and Wentworth in their Property and Facility Service department. He has also completed the RPA and SMA designation from the Building Owners and Management Institute and is a licensed Real Estate Person in the State of New Jersey.

Mr. Stackhouse received his BA in Management, with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance from Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania.


Optimized Al Corr 1Mr. Albert J. Corr - Senior Vice President

Mr. Corr has worked in real estate investment and asset management since 1993. He started his career at CIGNA Corporation working in the firm’s corporate real estate group and later was a financial analyst with Grubb & Ellis in their Capital Markets group.

Prior to joining KTR, Mr. Corr spent eleven years at BPG Properties (now Equus Capital Partners) in Philadelphia where he was responsible for the firm’s acquisition, asset management and disposition efforts throughout New England. During his tenure at BPG, Mr. Corr was involved in over $1.1 billion in transactions.

During his seven year stint at KTR, Mr. Corr had various areas of responsibilities within the firm’s asset management group. Most recently, Mr. Corr was coordinating and leading KTR’s national disposition efforts. Previous duties included the day to day asset management of company’s portfolio in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Phoenix, Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville. During his tenure he was instrumental in the expansion of KTR’s portfolio on the West Coast specifically in California and Nevada.

Mr. Corr received his MBA in Finance from LaSalle University and received his BS in Business Administration with a Finance major and Economics minor from Millersville University in Pennsylvania. He is currently a member of NAIOP and the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC).


Mr. Karl Meingkarl meingossner newossner - Controller, CPA

Mr. Meingossner has worked in commercial real estate since 1995. He joined Endurance in November 2007 as Controller and oversees accounting, administrative and finance functions for Endurance’s Portfolio. Since joining Endurance Karl has been instrumental in the acquisition, disposition and financing of various properties in Endurance’s portfolio. Prior to joining Endurance Mr. Meingossner was Controller for Longview Development, a regional developer with a 2 million square foot portfolio of retail and residential properties. Prior to Longview, Mr. Meingossner was a Manager with Kreischer Miller, a regional public accounting firm. His wide range of clients included home builders, developers and construction companies.

Mr. Meingossner graduated Summa Cum Laude from Temple University with a BBA in Accounting. He has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1997.

 


Mr. David Erlbaum - Acquisitions and Asset Management Associate

Mr. Erlbaum joined the Endurance team in 2011 as an analyst with a focus on acquisitions and asset management. Mr. Erlbaum’s responsibilities include analysis and underwriting of acquisition opportunities from initial sourcing through deal closing; developing and maintaining relationships with leasing and investment sales brokers, equity partners and lenders; and assistance with various portfolio management functions.

Prior to joining Endurance, Mr. Erlbaum spent several years at Gamesa Energy, a utility-scale renewable energy project developer, where he focused on the development and sale of utility-scale wind farm projects totaling over $400MM in value. Mr. Erlbaum gained experience in commercial real estate through managing a family-owned retail portfolio.

Mr. Erlbaum received his BA in Economics from Harvard University in 2007, graduating with Honors.


Ms. Tara Ivins - Property Manager

Ms. Ivins joined Endurance in June 2014, and oversees relationships with tenants, capital and tenant improvement projects, and accounts payable.

Ms. Ivins has worked in property management since 2006, spending 8 years at CBRE Inc. in Wayne and Philadelphia, PA. At CBRE, she directly managed a portfolio of properties consisting of over one million square feet of office, industrial, and retail buildings for both national and private clients. She was a key member of the transition team for incorporating the staff of Premier Properties into the team at CBRE post-acquisition, as well as for training new staff.

Previous to her time at CBRE, Ms. Ivins spent 2 years as an Assistant Property Manager at 3535 Market Street.