Private: Impact Ventures

Senior Executives

Robert N. Goodman

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Robert N. Goodman is Chairman and CEO of The Resmark Companies. The founder of Resmark, Mr. Goodman has over 40 years of experience in real estate finance and asset management. Since establishing Resmark in 1995, he has guided over 220 investments with more than 34,000 single-family and multifamily residential units, and has committed approximately $3.4 billion of capital.

Mr. Goodman has served on the boards of directors of four publicly traded companies, including two REITs. He currently sits on the Advisory Council of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate Advisory Board, and the Board of Regents of the City of Hope. For many years, he was on the boards of the Los Angeles Police Foundation, City of Hope National Medical Center (including two years as Chairman of the Beckman Research Institute), Bet Tzedek Legal Services, and Oakwood School (an independent K-12 school in North Hollywood, California).

Ziv Cohen

Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Cohen joined Resmark in 2001. With more than 25 years of real estate experience, he has been involved in the financing and development of over 15,000 residential units in the United States and Israel. Mr. Cohen’s responsibilities include overseeing all of Resmark’s investment, underwriting and asset management activities. Under his leadership since 2011, Resmark’s multifamily division has acquired and developed over 5,500 units through joint venture and direct investments. Previously, Mr. Cohen established the firm’s Northern California division in 2003 and successfully expanded its Northern California operations. His responsibilities included evaluating and formulating strategy for the acquisition of large distressed bank portfolios. In late 2007, he also led Resmark’s emergence as a key player in the area of direct investments in land portfolios.

Prior to joining Resmark, Mr. Cohen was a member of Fieldstone Communities’ management team, where he was responsible for land acquisition and entitlements, product design, construction management, and sales and marketing operations for multiple projects. Before arriving in the United States, he served as an operations manager for Peled Residential Construction, overseeing the day to day development of several master planned communities in Southern Israel, and prior to that as an officer in the Israeli Defense Forces.

Mr. Cohen sits on the National Association of Home Builders Multifamily Leadership Board. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Tel Aviv University, and a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.

Patty Bartlett

Executive Vice President, Asset Management

Ms. Bartlett joined Resmark in 2007 and oversees Resmark’s asset management practice. She also serves on Resmark’s investment committee and is involved with the company’s strategic initiatives and training programs. Previously, Ms. Bartlett was extensively involved in business plan development, new investment origination, asset and property management, and investor reporting.

Ms. Bartlett draws on over twenty years of real estate investment and finance experience across all residential and commercial real estate product types. Before joining Resmark, she managed debt and equity obligations totaling over $4 billion and asset managed a portfolio of over 30,000 residential lots for SunCal Companies, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned master-planned and mixed-use developers. Her background also includes positions with Fremont Investment & Loan, Tarsadia Hotels, Finova Realty Capital, and Sperry Van Ness.

Ms. Bartlett is a member of the Center for Real Estate Advisory Board at the University of California, Irvine Paul Merage School of Business, where she is also part of the Executive Mentoring program. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for MOMS Orange County, a non-profit organization dedicated to pregnancy and newborn health, and formerly served as a member of the Planning Commission for the City of Irvine, California. Ms. Bartlett earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, magna cum laude, with a Management minor, from the University of California, Irvine.

Mitchell Goodman

Chief Operating Officer

Mitchell Goodman joined Resmark in 2003. As Chief Operating Officer, he oversees Resmark’s Capital Markets (both debt and equity) and administration activities. In addition, he is responsible for cash management and treasury functions.

Previously, as Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer, he managed Resmark’s banking relationships, loan originations, lines of credit, business development, and strategic planning initiatives and execution. Earlier, he was an Asset Manager, overseeing a 3,000-unit portfolio of geographically and product diversified assets located in California, Arizona and Florida.

Mr. Goodman is a member of the Board of Directors of HomeAid America and the National Association of Home Builders Multifamily Leadership Board. In addition, he sits on the Executive Committee of the Board of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate, and the Board of the Anti-Defamation League’s Pacific Southwest Region. He attended the University of Southern California where he majored in Business Administration.

Jeffrey C. Herrmann

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Herrmann joined Resmark in 2012. He oversees the company’s finance, accounting and treasury departments and plays an active role in its many investment programs and long-range strategic planning.

Previously, he served as Vice President at EJL Homes, a successor company to national homebuilder John Laing Homes, where he was actively involved in all current projects and in identifying new housing development opportunities, along with managing the accounting and finance functions. He formerly held the position of Vice President, Corporate Development, at John Laing Homes, and also served in several other finance and accounting-related executive positions at the company.

Mr. Herrmann began his career at Ernst & Young in the real estate group. He graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics with a concentration in Accounting, and is a certified public accountant (inactive).

Susan Wilson

Executive Vice President, Investment Underwriting

Ms. Wilson has been with Resmark since 2005 and performs all investment underwriting functions for the company. With over 40 years of experience in the real estate industry, she has extensive experience in evaluating and executing large scale and complex projects. Her expertise spans the acquisition, entitlement, development, construction, financing, leasing, non-performing asset repositioning, management, and disposition of projects in the residential, multifamily, retail, office, industrial, land, and hospitality markets.

At Resmark, she oversees joint venture and direct residential transaction underwriting, due diligence and documentation/closing functions for all of Resmark’s investment products. Since joining the firm, she has documented and closed 175 transactions throughout the United States with total capital committed in excess of $2.5 billion to date for over 23,000 units.

Before joining Resmark, she was Senior Vice President of Development for Price Legacy Corporation, a publicly traded REIT. Among her responsibilities at Price Legacy, she performed due diligence and underwriting work to acquire and re-entitle land for residential uses. Prior to Price Legacy, she spent 15 years as a private developer and asset manager in the San Diego, California area.

Ms. Wilson holds a California real estate broker license; and received a Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Finance from San Diego State University.

Stephen O’Neil

Vice President, Investments

Mr. O’Neil joined Resmark in 2011 and leads business development and investment origination of the firm’s for-sale and multifamily development investments in its Eastern U.S. markets. In addition, he actively oversees origination of Qualified Opportunity Zone investments, and manages financial analysis associated with Resmark’s capital raising efforts.

Previously, he was involved in all aspects of origination, due diligence, underwriting, and structuring of over $400 million of equity investments in development projects in Resmark’s Western U.S. markets. 

Prior to his tenure at Resmark, Mr. O’Neil was a financial analyst and asset manager at IHP Capital Partners’ Washington, D.C. office. 

Mr. O’Neil earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Middlebury College. He serves on the Board of Trustees at Jemicy School, an independent school in Owings Mills, Maryland.

Tim Sipowicz

Senior Vice President, Asset Management

Mr. Sipowicz joined Resmark in 2013. His responsibilities include lease-up of wholly-owned development investments, strategy and business plan development, and investor reporting. He also plays a key role in assessing revenue and operational assumptions in the origination of new investments and directs all asset management and property operations management for Resmark’s joint venture and wholly-owned multifamily investments.

Previously, he served as Vice President at WintenAmerica, the United States commercial real estate operation of Australia’s Winten Development. At Winten, he was directly responsible for all business operations and compliance, including the management of over 70 multifamily investments and disposition of commercial real estate assets. His role also included management of loans, annual operating budgets, financial models, asset repositioning and value-add improvements, and marketing and sales strategies.

Before his tenure with Winten, Mr. Sipowicz was an underwriter, asset manager and special assets manager for Macquarie Investment Bank, where he established and maximized high-value business relationships and strategic alliances for successful operation and recurring business. His professional experience also includes positions at Union Bank and Fremont Investment & Loan.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in International Business from California State University, Long Beach.