AARON SNEGG

FOUNDING / MANAGING PARTNER

Mr. Snegg is the Managing Partner of Berkeley Partners. Since 2005, through Berkeley Partner's affiliates, he has led the acquisition of over 5.0 million square feet of multi-tenant industrial real estate. Mr. Snegg has been instrumental in building Berkeley Partners into one of the premier institutional multi-tenant industrial operators. Prior to founding Berkeley Partners, Mr. Snegg has held various officer positions at Snegg & Snegg LP, his family’s real estate holding company, and Workstream Inc.

Mr. Snegg holds a BA from the University of California at Berkeley.

MATTHEW NOVAK

PARTNER
mnovak@berkeleypartners.com

Mr. Novak is a Partner at Berkeley Partners.  Mr. Novak is responsible for the firm's overall operations including acquisitions and asset management.  Mr. Novak has over 19 years of real estate experience in asset management, acquisitions, dispositions, development, and construction. He started his career with Arthur Andersen in San Francisco in the Real Estate Valuation Group. He then spent over five years on the investment management team for National Office Partners (a partnership of CalPERS and Hines) focusing on portfolio and asset management for over $1.0 billion of assets. Most recently, Mr. Novak worked as a developer in the Bay Area focusing on entitlements, project management, and construction of infill development projects.

Mr. Novak is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association, the Urban Land Institute and NCREIF.  Mr. Novak holds a BA in Economics from Cornell University.

ANDREW HOLMBERG

PRINCIPAL  
aholmberg@berkeleypartners.com

Mr. Holmberg serves as a Principal at Berkeley Partners.  He is involved with financing, acquisitions, portfolio management, investor relations and overall strategy.  Previously, Mr. Holmberg worked at The Davis Companies, a Boston-based real estate investment and development company, in an investor facing role.  Prior to The Davis Companies, he worked at Long Wharf Capital where he helped the company spin-out from Fidelity Investments to become an independent company. Mr. Holmberg also worked as an investment analyst at Landmark Partners, where he was involved with investing Landmark's series of discretionary funds into a variety of real estate-related opportunities globally, and Silver Portal Capital, where he was involved with sourcing and structuring equity joint ventures on behalf of real estate operating companies.

Mr. Holmberg is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association and the Urban Land Institute.  He holds a BA in Economics from Cornell University.

BAHAAR SIDHU

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
bsidhu@berkeleypartners.com

Ms. Sidhu is the Chief Financial Officer of Berkeley Partners. Ms. Sidhu has over 14 years of real estate experience in investment management. She joined Berkeley Partners in 2017 and is responsible for oversight of reporting, compliance, treasury and corporate functions. Prior to joining Berkeley Partners, she served as Vice President at Bank of New York Mellon in Alternative Investment Services, where she led the San Francisco practice of BNY Mellon’s fund administration business. She also spent seven years at Deutsche Bank in Asset and Wealth Management providing oversight to the flagship Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) and other investment vehicles with combined AUM of over $10 billion. She started her career at Deloitte in the Assurance practice with a diverse client base in retail, technology and financial services.

Ms. Sidhu is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of California. She holds a BS in Business Administration and an MBA both from the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley. 

BRAD WATSON

GENERAL COUNSEL
bwatson@berkeleypartners.com

Mr. Watson serves as General Counsel at Berkeley Partners. He has over 12 years of extensive real estate experience, and has overseen and/or worked on approximately $1.0 billion of acquisition, disposition, leasing and financing transactions. Mr. Watson started his career with Oakland, California-based Caldecott Properties, Inc. where he served as a top-producing real estate broker. Mr. Watson joined Berkeley Partners in January 2012 in the role of Director of Leasing & Acquisitions, and in that role and his current one, has worked on and overseen the closing of acquisition, disposition, leasing, and financing transactions across millions of square feet of industrial and commercial real estate.

Mr. Watson is an active member of the State Bar of California. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Legal Studies from the University of Miami and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law.

ANDY RAMIREZ

SVP OF CONSTRUCTION
aramirez@berkeleypartners.com

Mr. Ramirez serves as Senior Vice President of Construction at Berkeley Partners. He brings over 20 years of experience in construction management, working his way up from Carpenter to CEO at West Coast Contractors of Nevada, Inc. in Reno, NV. He has overseen multi-million dollar projects throughout all stages including numerous LEED certified projects.

Mr. Ramirez is OSHA/MSHA certified and a member of AGC. He holds a BA in Construction Management from Colorado State University.

NICHOLAS DILEONE

VP OF ASSET MANAGEMENT
ndileone@berkeleypartners.com

Mr. DiLeone serves as Vice President of Asset Management at Berkeley Partners and has over 15 years of commercial real estate experience in asset management, operations and information technology. He provides strategic direction for the firm’s asset management investment activities. Prior to joining Berkeley Partners, Mr. DiLeone was a Senior Director in Asset Management at TH Real Estate, where he managed a portfolio of properties utilizing core, core-plus and value-add strategies. A large portion of portfolio activity focused on the industrial sector. Mr. DiLeone also held the position of Head of Asset Management Analytics for TH Real Estate’s US Asset Management platform where he and his team supported over 100 MM square feet of properties and all Asset Managers across the US.

Mr. DiLeone is an active member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP). He holds a BS in Finance and Management Information Systems from University at Albany, SUNY and a MS in Real Estate Finance and Investment from New York University.

ROB SAIDI

VP OF LEASING AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
rsaidi@berkeleypartners.com

Mr. Saidi joined Berkeley Partners in December of 2010 and is now the VP of Leasing and Property Management. He is responsible for driving the business strategy for each property from acquisition to disposition by overseeing all leasing transactions and management activities for the portfolio. Prior to joining Berkeley Partners, Mr. Saidi was involved in several business ventures in real estate and construction.

Mr. Saidi holds a BA in Business from San Francisco Sate University.

MARC SNEGG

DIRECTOR
msnegg@berkeleypartners.com

Mr. Snegg is responsible for managing projects related to operational improvement. He focuses on information technology design and implementation, process improvement, organizational communication, culture and team building to help streamline Berkeley Partners' vertically integrated operating company.

Mr. Snegg holds a BA in Art Practice from University of California, Berkeley.

 

NORMAN D. VILLARINA

FOUNDING PARTNER
nvillarina@berkeleypartners.com

Mr. Villarina is on the Investment Committee for the Berkeley Partners' funds and is involved with oversight of major decisions, investor relations and fundraising. Mr. Villarina also serves as a Partner at Industry Capital. In 1999, he co-founded Industry Ventures, a $2.5 billion venture capital firm specializing in the secondary market, and served as a general partner from 1999 to 2003. Prior to that, he was a private and public equity portfolio manager at Eos Partners and Cassandra-Chase Partners in New York City from 1995 to 1999. Mr. Villarina has also held various officer positions in Wells Fargo Bank’s commercial lending group and Lehman Brothers.

Mr. Villarina holds a BA from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from Columbia University.

DOUG WERTHEIMER

FOUNDING PARTNER / CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER
dwertheimer@berkeleypartners.com

Mr. Wertheimer is the Chief Compliance Officer of Berkeley Partners, and is on the Investment Committee of Berkeley Partners' funds, oversees its legal relationships, and advises on strategic decisions. Mr. Wertheimer also serves as a Partner at Industry Capital. Previously, he was a successful entrepreneur with several well-known ventures in media and entertainment, consumer products and financial services. From 1999 to 2002, he was a founding executive with Size Technologies, an electronic payments Sponsor acquired by First Data Corporation in 2006. From 1995 to 1999, he was a Principal in Mark Burnett Productions, where he played a critical role in the development and sale of the successful reality TV franchises “Survivor” and “Eco-Challenge”. In the early 1990’s Mr. Wertheimer served as Director of Business Development for early interactive television mover, Interactive Network.

 Mr. Wertheimer holds an A.B. from Princeton University and JD from the UCLA School of Law.

 

SANAM HUMAYUN
Senior Analyst

 

CONNIE YU
Senior Associate

 

ANDREW AHMADI
Analyst

JOE BUONOPANE
Senior Analyst

ANDRE CIANI
Associate

HANNAH COPE
Analyst

LYNDSIE CURRIE
Analyst

JEFFREY KUEMMELER
Senior Analyst

JOE GOLDSMITH
Sourcing

DAVID ZEALEAR
Sourcing

 

PHILLIP DANG
AR / AP Specialist

JUNE GU
Senior Fund Accountant

LAUREN KENNAUGH
Senior Property Accountant

LUCY LEE
Property Controller

ALISA LIU
Senior Corporate Accountant

DANIEL MATTHIAS
Treasury & Technology Manager

JAMES SCHROEDER
Senior Property Accountant

KENNY WOO
Assistant Controller - Funds

CINDY XIANG
Property Accountant

 

DANIEL BENITEZ
Construction Manager

JULIO BETANCOURT
Construction Technician

PELE CASTRO
Construction Technician

RICK CAMPIONE
Construction Technician

ASHLEY HART
Director of Construction Management

DANNY HUNG
Project Manager

PATRICIO DE JESUS
Construction Technician

JULIO BETANCOURT, JR.
Construction Technician

NILTON MILLAN
Construction Technician

ARTHUR NSEKA
Construction Technician

FERNANDO PONCE
Superintendent

MIKE PRICE
Superintendent

RAUL QUINONES
Construction Technician

ANGEL AYALA-TRUJILO
Facilities Technician

BETHANY PITTS
Construction Administrator

ANDREW WATKINS
Construction Technician

FLORY YAMBA
Construction Technician

ARTURO YEPIZ
Construction Technician

 

 

HUSSAM ABULHASSAN
Leasing Associate and Property Manager

RUKAYA AMIR
Lease Analyst

WILLIAM BOSLEY
Property Manager

NANCY BRAVO
Leasing Associate and Property Manager

BEAU HESKETH
Leasing Associate and Property Manager

ROBERT KLEID
Leasing Associate and Property Manager

 

MARC KROP
Regional Property Manager

ELIZABETH MACEDO
Leasing Associate and Property Manager

TOMMY MOSLEY
Facilities Technician

THOMAS MULLINS
Leasing Associate and Property Manager

NATHANIEL PETTIFORD
Senior Manager

ANGEL AYALA-TRUJILO
Facilities Technician

 

VANESSA ASKELAND
Administrative Assistant - San Francisco
vaskeland@berkeleypartners.com

YVETTE CASTILLO
Office Manager - Dallas
ycastillo@berkeleypartners.com

 

YESENIA RUIZ
Office Manager - San Francisco
yruiz@berkeleypartners.com

MARTHA WOODARD
HR Manager
mwoodard@berkeleypartners.com