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Team

GSH Group LLC is a growing entrepreneurial firm whose key principals and founders, Gideon Pfeffer, Shmuel Cohen, and Hannan Lis, come from a variety of backgrounds.

Principals & Founders

GIDEON PFEFFER

Managing Member/Operations/Asset Management

Mr. Pfeffer is an experienced aggregator and renovator of single-family homes in the Midwest and Southeast. Since 2010 Mr. Pfeffer purchased, constructed, renovated, managed, and/or sold over 2,500 single family homes. In the last 26 months Mr. Pfeffer has directed his attention to the acquisition and renovation of workforce multifamily housing. His acquisitions to date include 3,622 units in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio.

SHMUEL COHEN

Managing Member/Asset Management

Shmuel is the executive director and partner of more than 20 American real estate companies, with a 1300 unit owned portfolio in addition to his interests in the GSH portfolio. Shmuel’s expertise is in the investment and management of multifamily assets in Detroit and surrounding areas. Mr. Cohen has been a part of many successful real estate ventures both in the US and Israel, and has held a variety of board positions for publicly-traded companies and financial institutions.

HANNAN LIS

Managing Member

Hannan is a business owner and serial entrepreneur with significant ownership in companies in the following industries: real estate,health & fitness, manufacturing, education, software and technology. Mr. Lis runs the WW Group, which operates Weight Watchers franchises in Michigan and Ontario. The group is the largest Weight Watchers franchise holder in North America with previously hundreds of WW locations in 14 states, Canada and Mexico.

Executive Team

Rick DiBartolomeo

Chief Financial Officer

Mark Benyas

Director of Operations

Cassandra Dickson

Investor Accounting

Jennifer Seivers

Operations Manager

Cynthia Bach

Senior Accountant

Cherita Stevenson

Regional Property Manager

Ian Sakwa

Acquisition Analyst

Mataan Lis

Client Relationship Manager

Toni Russell

Finance Manager

Itamar Laufer

Asset & Client Relationship Manager

George Harabedian

Acquisitions Manager

Denise Stec

Administrative Assistant

THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS

BEZTAK PROPERTY MANAGEMENT/OAKLAND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Property Management

Beztak is a family owned, third party, property Management Company currently managing over 32,000 multifamily apartment units across over eight states.

NATHAN UPFAL, PC

Attorney

Nathan Upfal concentrates his practice in the areas of business law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions and leasing, commercial lending and corporate finance.

Rehmann

Accounting/Auditing

Rehmann is one of largest financial services and advisory firms and recognized in the 2019 “Best of Accounting AwardTM” as well as Construction Executive’s (CE) Top 50 accounting firms.

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