Hillpointe has extensive experience as a developer of high-quality housing assets. Over the last 20 years, the senior management team has developed and built in excess of 3,000 units of residential and multifamily housing assets, representing over $400,000,000 of value.
Kelly is a co-founder and co-manager of Hillpointe. He heads the firm’s development and construction efforts and is jointly responsible for the firm’s transaction origination, project underwriting and asset management activities. Kelly has dedicated his entire career to the general construction and multi-family development sector and is an expert in various aspects of site development, procurement, vertical construction and project management. Prior to co-founding Hillpointe, in 2002 Kelly founded Value Added Concepts (VAC), a general contracting and sourcing firm, and has been instrumental in its operation since inception. Kelly has developed and repositioned over $250,000,000 of residential and multi-family housing assets representing over 3,000 units with institutional financing partners. VAC has been merged into Hillpointe. Kelly holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan, is NASCLA certified and is a licensed general contractor in several states.
Steven Campisi, CFA
Steven is a co-founder and co-manager of Hillpointe. He heads the firm’s capital markets and investor relations efforts and is jointly responsible for the firm’s deal origination, pre-development, project underwriting and asset management activities. Prior to co-founding Hillpointe, Steven co-founded and served as Managing Partner of Greenstalk Capital, a real estate focused private equity investment firm. While at Greenstalk, Steven led the firm’s transaction origination, capital markets, and underwriting functions. Prior to Greenstalk, Steven served as an Equity Research Analyst at Robert W. Baird, an employee-owned wealth management, capital markets, asset management and private equity firm, and as an analyst at Bay Head Capital, a high-frequency trading incubator for investment management firms. Steven holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He received a Masters in International Business and a B.S. in Finance from the University of Florida.
Jeff Goll, CFA
Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets
Jeff is a Managing Director of Hillpointe overseeing the firm’s capital raising and investor relations initiatives. Mr. Goll brings over 14 years of capital markets experience which includes structuring and underwriting capital raises for public and private real estate companies, alternative investment funds and traditional long only equity strategies. Prior to joining Hillpointe, Jeff was in Institutional Marketing and Client Service for DePrince, Race & Zollo, Inc., a Value Equity investment manager. Prior to joining DePrince, Race & Zollo, Inc., he was Vice President of Institutional Equity Sales at FBR & Co. Jeff holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, and currently serves on the board of the directors for the CFA Society Orlando. He received his Bachelor of Science in Management from Tulane University.
Gabe Shibly, CPA
Gabe serves as Controller for Hillpointe, overseeing the firm’s accounting and administrative functions. He is primarily responsible for the design and implementation of Hillpointe’s financial controls, reporting, budgeting and treasury management functions. Gabe joined Hillpointe from Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC). As Controller for OCSC, Gabe successfully launched Florida’s only fully funded, $150 million, world class soccer specific stadium and helped grow the organization to incorporate three professional soccer teams, a youth academy and two training facilities. Prior to OCSC, Gabe spent seven years in public accounting as an auditor. Serving as Audit Manager, he focused primarily on clients within the Construction, Government Contracting, Manufacturing, Technology, Government, Non-profit, and Community Banking industries. Gabe is a licensed CPA and CGMA and holds a Masters in Accountancy and a Bachelors in Accounting from Stetson University.
Senior Project Manager
Marco is a Senior Project Manager at Hillpointe. He heads the firm’s crew divisions and coordinates scheduling manpower and suppliers for all construction operations. Marco has an extensive background in residential and multifamily construction. Prior to joining Hillpointe, Marco served at Value Added Concepts as a senior Project Manager and Field Manager for residential and multi-family projects. Prior to his tenure at Value Added Concepts, Marco was a Project Manager and Foreman for White Oak Homes for 10+ years, where he oversaw and directed the construction of over 1,400 homes in the Metro Athens, GA area.
Senior Project Manager
Justin is a Senior Project Manager at Hillpointe. He heads the firm’s MEP divisions and leads a highly skilled team in various specialty projects. Prior to joining Hillpointe, Justin served as a Senior Project Manager at Value Added Concepts where his responsibilities included overseeing trade subcontractors and coordinating the installation of all utilities, including bulk fiber networks. Prior to his tenure with Value Added Concepts, Justin was a Foreman for Bach Electric, a Michigan based electrical wiring firm, where he oversaw and directed the installation of all key electrical systems on over 500 homes developed by Mayberry Homes and CRMC.
Director of Marketing & Communications
Blair is the Director of Marketing and Communications at Hillpointe. She heads the firm’s marketing strategy and directs the advertising initiatives for each Hillpointe project. Blair has extensive marketing and design experience, most notably as the founder of BH Designs, a graphic design, web design, and marketing strategy consulting firm. Prior to joining Hillpointe, Blair served as the marketing manager for Select Benefit Communications Group, where her responsibilities included the design and management of online insurance marketplaces, in-bound marketing campaigns, creation of marketing materials, and on-site sales. She is highly proficient in graphic design software programs, including Adobe Creative Suite. Blair holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mass Communications with a focus in Advertising and Public Relations from Towson University.
Director of Technology
Wes is the Director of Technology at Hillpointe. He heads the strategic development and implementation of technologies in the Hillpointe portfolio and drives the firm’s efforts to keep Hillpointe at the forefront of Smart City and Smart Home initiatives. Wes has 45 years’ experience in the production, broadcast, cable and telecommunications industries. Prior to joining Hillpointe, he served as VP of Transmission Systems for Turner Broadcasting, where he created and implemented systems for the gathering of content and the delivery of CNN to the global market. He has also served as VP of Business Development with Hibernia Networks, Senior VP of operations of MediaXstream and VP of engineering at Vyvx for Wiltel.
Director of Operations
Jose is the Director of Sales & Leasing at Hillpointe. He oversees the hiring of on-site leasing staff and directs leasing initiatives for each Hillpointe multifamily property. Jose has over 25 years of operational and managerial experience. Prior to joining Hillpointe, Jose served as a Regional Property Manager for GoldOller Real Estate Management, a multifamily firm with over 40,000 units across 16 states, where he managed the operations of a 10 property portfolio. Additionally, Jose also served as a Regional Property Manager for Aimco Apartment Homes, where he managed a $75 million annual operating budget and oversaw that Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Naples and Jacksonville markets.
Director of Asset Management
Dustin is the Director of Asset Management at Hillpointe. He heads the asset management and maintenance functions for each property in the Hillpointe portfolio. Dustin has more than 20 years of multifamily asset management experience. Prior to joining Hillpointe, Dustin served as Director of Construction and Maintenance for GoldOllerReal Estate Management, a multifamily firm with over 40,000 units across 16 states. Additionally, Dustin served as the COO of Left Coast Construction, a multifamily construction and renovation firm, where he was responsible for due diligence reporting, asset renovation and value add projects. Dustin began his career in the multifamily industry with CAPReit management where he served as Regional Director of Maintenance.
Alex is an Investment Analyst at Hillpointe. He is primarily responsible for underwriting investment opportunities, the preparation of financial models, conducting market research and monitoring the firm’s deal origination pipeline. Prior to joining Hillpointe, Alex was a Development Manager at VanTrust Real Estate in Jacksonville. At VanTrust, he was responsible for preparing financial models, compiling market research, and reviewing pre-development and due diligence items. Alex received his Masters of Science in Real Estate and his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida.
Director of Design
Eric serves as Hillpointe’s Director of Design. He heads the firm’s key project design functions ranging from initial conceptual renderings to final architectural details for construction. Prior to joining Hillpointe, Eric was a Component Designer for Universal Forest Products (UFP), a $1+ billion wood products and engineered roofing systems firm serving residential and commercial construction, where he served in the firm’s structural truss division. At UFP, Eric worked in an intense environment that commanded detailed execution on tight timelines. Prior to his tenure at UFP, Eric was an AutoCAD Technician at Kimley-Horn, a premier planning and design consulting firm serving both private and public development initiatives. Eric, who is an expert in AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, MacDraft, Lumion, and Sketch Up software platforms, holds a degree from Athens Technical College.