Stuart Zook, Principal
Mr. Zook has been directing the operating and investment activities for Newport Property Ventures, the predecessor of MRES and MCM, since 2008. He has acted as a key principal on all investments since 2012 and has over 34 years of real estate operating and investment experience. He has held senior positions with The Balcor Companies, Dominium Management and Equity Residential. In these positions he oversaw portfolios that exceeded 2 billion dollars in value and totaled over 40,000 units. During his tenure, Monument Capital Management and its predecessor has acquired 12 properties totaling $90 million. In addition he completed the refinancing of existing debt in excess of 40 million dollars.
Gerardo Gato, Executive Vice President
Gerardo Gato is the Executive Vice President of Monument Real Estate Services (MRES). Prior to joining MRES, Mr. Gato was the CFO for Adler Group and its subsidiaries, directing the finance and accounting activities for an 8.5-million-square-foot commercial real estate portfolio. He previously oversaw finance, accounting and operations for nonprofit organizations with significant real estate portfolios. Mr. Gato earned a master's degree in international real estate and a bachelor's degree in finance from Florida International University and is an Argus Certified Professional.
Ginny Decker, Senior Vice President
Ginny Decker is Senior Vice President of
Operations for Monument Real Estate Services (MRES). Bringing more
than 20 years of real estate management experience to the
portfolio, she is responsible for overseeing operations for the
North Carolina, Texas, Arizona, and Midwest portfolio. In addition,
she is responsible for developing national vendor partnerships,
ancillary services and implementation of initiatives and procedures
Jackson Harper, SVP Asset Management
Jackson Harper is Vice President of Asset
Management for Monument Real Estate Services. Mr. Harper has over
16 years of experience in various aspects of the real estate
industry. He is responsible for over-seeing the financial
performance of the assets in the MRES portfolio and advises on
financing, acquisition, disposition and capital project strategies.
He also manages the MRES insurance program, which provides coverage
for the majority of the properties under MRES management. Prior to
joining MRES, Mr. Harper spent 7 years working in the commercial
real estate finance division of Gibraltar Bank where he was
responsible for analyzing financial data and structuring commercial
credit facilities, including multi-family, retail, office,
warehouse and construction loans.
Melissa Dominguez, Vice President of Human Resources
Melissa Dominguez joined Monument Real Estate Services in June 2017. She is an accomplished and licensed HR professional with almost 10 years of experience within the construction sector. With Monument, she will be responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of human resources across the U.S. In her role, she will be implementing human resource management strategies that will enable Monument Real Estate Services to attract, develop and retain the best talent in the industry while building a culture of engagement. In her past leadership roles, she has had extensive experience leading organizational transformations such as these, for companies whose revenues topped $350 million. We look forward to the ground-breaking solutions we will accomplish together with her arrival.