Real Estate Development team
Charles Everhardt has been active in real estate investment, development, finance, and purchase of distressed assets for over 30 years. His development experience spans across various asset classes, including gaming and casinos, luxury condos, hospitality, and build-to-suit gas stations. He also has significant experience with adaptive reuse and rehabilitating historic properties, and the conversion of office buildings and hotels into multi-family and mixed-use retail. Charles has sourced and structured equity and debt in excess of $2 billion.
Eddie Dovner has 40 years of real estate investment, development, and finance experience. He is a serial entrepreneur who started one of his businesses with a $10,000 investment and brought sales to nearly $100 million. His development experience spans across office buildings, multi-family subdivisions, and hotel properties. Eddie and Charles have partnered on numerous adaptive reuse and conversion real estate projects.
Andy Golubitsky has over 12 years of real estate development experience. Prior to joining VSUSA, Andy held positions at Macklowe Properties and Douglaston Development, where he developed multiple residential, retail, and hotel properties. Prior to his career in real estate development, he practiced architecture in Boston, New York, Moscow, Kuwait, Istanbul, and Port-au-Prince, and worked on projects ranging from large-scale master plan mixed-use communities, multi-billion-dollar hospital additions, ambulatory care facilities, data centers, university campus buildings, dormitories, luxury and affordable multi-family projects, private residences, and commercial interiors. Andy holds a Master of Science in Real Estate Development as well as Urban Design from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University. He is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional and an adjunct professor at Columbia University.
Alan Nessim has over 18 years of experience in real estate investment management across asset classes including residential, hospitality, office, and retail. Alan is the founder of Hispania Capital, a firm sourcing and managing equity and debt on behalf of private and institutional investors. Alan has a track record of capital allocation across multiple fund and co-investment vehicles in the U.S. and Europe. Before his involvement with VSUSA, he served as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Royal Palm Companies and the Participant Capital funds, featuring the development of Paramount Miami Worldcenter. Prior to his experience in real estate, Alan worked for Glencore International in Switzerland, where he focused on the metals and minerals, mining, industrial, and energy sectors. Alan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Boston University and a diploma from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Bruce McDermott joins VSUSA with nearly 40 years of investment and private banking experience to originate and finance new opportunities. He spent most of his career at Deutsche Bank and predecessor companies Bankers Trust Company and Alex. Brown & Sons, where he served in multiple senior roles in various divisions such as Equity Institutional Sales, Equity Capital Markets, Research Management, Investment Solutions, and raising private capital. After many years on the institutional “sell side,” Bruce led Product Management and Solutions for the Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management in the Americas. Leading a team of professionals in traditional and alternative asset classes, he crafted a top-tier investment platform for ultra-high net-worth (UHNW) families and individuals. He has specialized in the origination, structuring, syndication, and distribution of exempt direct private placements to UHNW families, endowments, and foundations, having originated over 70 equity deals and raising over $10 billion in total capital for companies and asset acquirers. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Monmouth University.
Gbenga Omosuyi has experience with institutional investing, business development and strategy, and relationship management. He started his career at the Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB) division of Deutsche Bank AG, New York, where he managed institutional clients’ business development and relationships. He subsequently moved to the Wealth Management division of the bank, where he was part of a team providing corporate investment and lending solutions to key clients, and transitioned to business management, focusing on business development, strategy, and transformation. Gbenga holds a Master of Business Administration from Yale University, a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from Montclair State University, and an Advanced Management Certificate in Digital Transformation from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.
Maximillian Everhardt began his real estate career at just 20 years old when he founded the Navigate Group, a short-term rental operator, managing properties in Illinois, Florida, and California. Maximillian holds a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate from DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business and is currently attending law school.