Hudson Valley Property Group bolsters its acquisitions team and promotes its chief of staff
Hudson Valley Property Group (HVPG)one of the nation’s leading affordable housing preservation companies, today announced that it has hired Gleb Lerman as Director of Acquisitions and promoted Alexandra Coleman from her role in business development and acquisitions to chief of staff at HVPG .
Gleb will help drive HVPG’s portfolio growth by securing strategic partnerships and investment opportunities across the portfolio; improve the quality of affordable housing in the United States. Previously, Gleb founded a real estate investment startup, focused on creating affordable homeownership opportunities. He was also Vice President of Acquisitions in the Investment Management Group of L+M Development Partners. Additionally, Gleb has held positions at CBRE and Miller Cicero focusing on affordable housing consulting. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Baruch College and a master of science in real estate from New York University.
“We are thrilled to have Gleb join the HVPG team as we continue to grow our footprint preserving and improving affordable housing in the United States,” said Jason Bordainick, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of HVPG, and Founder of Off Campus. Partners, the nation’s largest online marketplace for off-campus housing. “As an entrepreneur myself, I value Gleb’s entrepreneurial background and know that his experience in structuring complex affordable housing transactions and investments will complement and strengthen our team and corporate culture. .”
The urgency around preserving affordable housing has never been greater, as more and more stakeholders come to this conclusion, it is important to have organizations with a strong track record, deep expertise, access capital and operational capabilities to conduct complex preservation transactions. That’s why I’m thrilled to join HVPG, which I’ve seen evolve from a two-person startup to a vertically integrated organization with over $2 billion in preservation transactions. I hope to build on this trajectory through strategic initiatives that leverage HVPG’s reputation, access to capital and expertise.
Over the past six years, Coleman has held various positions within the company to help scale the organization, most recently as director of the acquisitions team. She played a critical role in origination, business development, investor relations, acquisition project management and marketing, amid the company’s explosive growth from 1,100 units to more than 8. 300 units, an increase of 654%.
“Alexandra is an indispensable member of the team and a colleague whose depth of experience and leadership have benefited nearly every division of the HVPG business,” said Andy Cavaluzzi, partner and co-founder of HVPG. “We are delighted to congratulate Alexandra on her well-deserved promotion to Chief of Staff. She always sought a career where she could “do well by doing good” and exemplifies what HVPG was built around to invest directly in families’ homes and quality of life across the country. Her proven ability to be a generalist and specialist while providing service to our residents and the HVPG team makes her the ideal leader for this role.
“I’m proud that we work hard at HVPG, and I can see that translates into safer and better homes for our residents. The only thing I could love more than that is the people I work with every day in our organization to make this happen. This is the next generation of affordable housing, and I’m excited to step into the position of chief of staff to support the growth of our brain trust and impact-driven business model.
Prior to HVPG, Coleman worked at Auction.com in their Dispositions and Acquisitions groups. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College and her master’s degree in real estate science from Baruch College’s School of Business.
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