David BornsteinManaging Principal
Mr. Bornstein oversees all property operations, financial reporting, construction, renovation and marketing activities on Highpoint’s apartment portfolio as well as overseeing all activities leading to the sourcing, due diligence and acquisition of new properties. He has accumulated over 15 years of experience in real estate acquisitions and finance, having previously served as the head of acquisitions for Oculus Development and Plato Foufas & Co. where he acquired approximately 4,260 units. Prior to Oculus Development and Plato Foufas & Co., Mr. Bornstein was the Chicago based acquisitions professional for Home Properties, a publicly traded multifamily REIT. Before joining Home Properties, Mr. Bornstein served as a vice president in Bank of America’s real estate group providing financing and acquisition advisory services for over $1.0 billion of real estate transactions. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Bornstein served as an adjunct professor at Roosevelt University where he instructed graduate students on real estate valuation and investment analysis. Mr. Bornstein received a Bachelor of Arts degree, a Master in Business Administration and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Wisconsin. He was admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 1996.
Barry SeidenManaging Principal
Mr. Seiden manages all property operations including: financial reporting, renovations and marketing activities on Highpoint’s portfolio as well as Mr. Seiden’s portfolio (through independent companies) of 500,000 square feet of multi-tenant commercial buildings. He has been involved in the acquisition of over 1,500 apartment units in the south and southwestern United States. Prior to his 15 years in real estate, Mr. Seiden worked as a CPA for McGladrey & Pullen and graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Derek LodgeProject Manager
Lodge supports property management operations and marketing activities. In the last ten years, he successfully managed and directed the redevelopment of over 4,500 units in the Midwest and Southeast. Originally residing in the United Kingdom, Mr. Lodge has compiled over 22 years of property management experience, originally as a property manager and supervisor with Berkshire Realty (formerly Krupp). He later worked as Vice President of Property Management for a mid-size regional property management company, during which he headed the management for 11 properties in six states and over 6,000 units, most of which involved substantial renovation and market repositioning. Mr. Lodge is a graduate of Sheffield University in England with a Bachelor of Laws and has an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
Jenny BoykeCPA - Controller
Ms. Boyke works in various capacities for Highpoint and related companies, including reviewing all property financial statements, budgets, and tax matters. She has over 15 years of diversified accounting, tax and management experience. She has worked as a tax manager at Deloitte, LLP and RSM McGladrey, Inc. Ms. Boyke graduated from Northern Illinois University, MS in Accounting. She is a CPA and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).