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Rob Wagner

Managing Director

Rob Wagner is co-founder and Managing Director of Sares Regis Group of Northern California, LLC, and Regis Homes Bay Area, LLC. Together with Mark Kroll, Rob is responsible for the …

Rob Wagner is co-founder and Managing Director of Sares Regis Group of Northern California, LLC, and Regis Homes Bay Area, LLC. Together with Mark Kroll, Rob is responsible for the executive management of all operating divisions in Northern California. He is also a member of the Sares Regis Western States Multifamily Funds, a family of funds that has raised over $750 million for apartment acquisitions, and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Career Highlights
  • Prometheus Development Co., Inc., President and CEO
  • Citicorp Real Estate, Inc., Senior Loan Officer
Credentials
  • BA – Dartmouth College
  • MBA – Boston University
  • Urban Land Institute, Member
  • Bay Area Council
  • Fisher Center for Real Estate, Policy Advisory Board
  • Lambda Alpha International
  • The Swig Company, Board of Directors
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Mark Kroll

Managing Director

Mark Kroll is co-founder and Managing Director of Sares Regis Group of Northern California, LLC, and Regis Homes Bay Area, LLC. Together with Rob Wagner, Mark is responsible for the …

Mark Kroll is co-founder and Managing Director of Sares Regis Group of Northern California, LLC, and Regis Homes Bay Area, LLC. Together with Rob Wagner, Mark is responsible for the executive management of all operating divisions in Northern California and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Career Highlights
  • Prometheus Development Co., Inc., Executive Vice President
  • F.P. Lathrop, Project Manager
Credentials
  • BS – Engineering, Lehigh University
  • MS – Civil Engineering and Construction Management, Stanford University
  • Stanford University, Consulting Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Urban Land Institute, Leadership, Urban Mixed-use Development Council
  • Urban Land Institute, Governing Trustee
  • Urban Land Institute Foundation, Governor
  • Fisher Center for Real Estate Policy, Advisory Board
  • Real Estate Round Table, Member
  • Lambda Alpha International
  • San Francisco Opera, Board of Directors
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Drew Hudacek

Chief Investment Officer, Development Properties

Drew Hudacek joined Sares Regis in 1999. His responsibilities include capital relationships and land acquisitions for the firm’s capital risk development activities as well as executive management of the various …

Drew Hudacek joined Sares Regis in 1999. His responsibilities include capital relationships and land acquisitions for the firm’s capital risk development activities as well as executive management of the various operating divisions in Northern California. Drew is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Career Highlights
  • DPR Construction, Project Engineer
Credentials
  • BSE – Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture, Princeton University
  • MS – Civil Engineering and Construction Management, Stanford University
  • ULI San Francisco, District Chair 2019 – 2021
  • Urban Land Institute, Full Member and Multi-Family Development Council Member
  • Licensed General Contractor, California #828422
  • Lambda Alpha International
  • Stanford Alumni Real Estate Council (SREC), Member
  • Stanford Professionals in Real Estate (SPIRE), Member
  • NAIOP Golden Shovel, Stanford Team, Former Advisor
  • Stanford University, Former Consulting Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Todd Regonini

President and Chief Development Officer, Residential Development

Todd Regonini joined Sares Regis in 1993. He oversees all residential development activities in the Bay Area, including for-sale and multifamily, mixed-use communities, and is a member of the firm’s …

Todd Regonini joined Sares Regis in 1993. He oversees all residential development activities in the Bay Area, including for-sale and multifamily, mixed-use communities, and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Career Highlights
  • Prometheus Development Company, Development Project Manager
  • The Lusk Company, Engineering Manager
Credentials
  • BSE – Civil Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • MS – Civil Engineering/Infrastructure Planning and Management, Stanford University
  • Stanford University, Past Consulting Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Urban Land Institute, Residential Neighborhood Development Council
  • BIA, Board Member
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Ginger Bryant

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Ginger Bryant joined Sares Regis in 1993. She is responsible for Finance, Accounting, IT, Asset Management, and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Ginger Bryant joined Sares Regis in 1993. She is responsible for Finance, Accounting, IT, Asset Management, and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Career Highlights
  • Prometheus Development Co., Inc., Controller, Vice President, CFO
  • Ernst & Young, Auditor
Credentials
  • BS – Business Administration, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • MA – Accountancy, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW); Past President San Francisco
  • National Network, Past President
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Ken Gladstein

Chief Investment Officer, Income Properties

Ken Gladstein joined Sares Regis in 2003. As co-manager of the firm’s private equity investment management platform, he has primary responsibility for portfolio management, capital raising and investor relations, and …

Ken Gladstein joined Sares Regis in 2003. As co-manager of the firm’s private equity investment management platform, he has primary responsibility for portfolio management, capital raising and investor relations, and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Career Highlights
  • Metropolis Partners, Inc., Co-Managing Partner
  • Nomura Securities International, Inc., Vice President Real Estate Finance
  • Bear Stearns & Co., Inc., Vice President Fixed Income Securities
Credentials
  • BA – Economics, Tufts University
  • MBA – Finance, Stern School of Business, New York University
  • Licensed California Real Estate Broker
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David N.P. Hopkins

Chief Operating Officer, Residential Development

Dave Hopkins joined Sares Regis Group in 2007 and is responsible for the operations of the company’s capital risk development platform. He also oversees new development activities for Sares Regis …

Dave Hopkins joined Sares Regis Group in 2007 and is responsible for the operations of the company’s capital risk development platform. He also oversees new development activities for Sares Regis and Regis Homes, including land planning, due diligence, budgeting and forecasting, securing all necessary entitlement approvals, and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Career Highlights
  • Walsh Group, Project Manager
  • Jacobs Associates, Senior Engineer
Credentials
  • BA – Mathematics, Emory University
  • BS – Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • MBA – UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
  • HEART of San Mateo County, Board Member
  • Bay Area Council, Board Member
  • Urban Land Institute, Co-Chair Urban Plan Committee          San Francisco Chapter
  • Urban Land Institute, Full Member; Technology and Real Estate Council, Member
  • Mountain View Transportation Management Association, Past Board Member
  • LEED Accredited Professional
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Jeff Birdwell

President, Commercial Division

Jeff Birdwell joined our affiliate Sares Regis Group’s Los Angeles/Ventura County office in 1987 and was responsible for development activity in that region for seven years. In 1994, Jeff transferred …

Jeff Birdwell joined our affiliate Sares Regis Group’s Los Angeles/Ventura County office in 1987 and was responsible for development activity in that region for seven years. In 1994, Jeff transferred to Sares Regis Group of Northern California and now manages the Commercial Division, overseeing all office, R&D, industrial, and retail developments.

Career Highlights
  • Sares Regis Group, Project Manager and Vice President
  • C.L. Peck Contractor, Project Manager
Credentials
  • BA – Economics, Claremont Men’s College
  • BS – Civil Engineering, Stanford University
  • MS – Construction Management, Stanford University
  • Stanford University, Consulting Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • LCI Owners Communities of Practice, Member
  • NAIOP, Member
  • Stanford Alumni Real Estate Council (SREC), Member
  • Stanford Professionals in Real Estate (SPIRE), Member
  • Urban Land Institute, Member
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Janice Yuen

Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Commercial Division

Janice Yuen joined Sares Regis in 2012 and oversees the operations of the Commercial Division and its commercial, municipal, senior-housing and mixed-use development projects throughout the Bay Area.

Janice Yuen joined Sares Regis in 2012 and oversees the operations of the Commercial Division and its commercial, municipal, senior-housing and mixed-use development projects throughout the Bay Area.

Career Highlights
  • Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., Associate
Credentials
  • BS – Hotel Administration, Cornell University
  • MBA – UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
  • Urban Land Institute, Member
  • NAIOP, Member
  • Mountain View Transportation Management Association, Chair
  • Rebuilding Together SF, Past Project Manager
  • Silicon Valley Business Journal, 40 Under 40, 2018
  • NorCal Real Estate Women of Influence Awards, Rising Star, 2015
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Yayu Lin

Senior Vice President, Commercial Division

Yayu Lin joined Sares Regis in 2005.  She serves as Account Executive and oversees major commercial development projects in the Bay Area.  She previously managed several residential construction and development …

Yayu Lin joined Sares Regis in 2005.  She serves as Account Executive and oversees major commercial development projects in the Bay Area.  She previously managed several residential construction and development projects, including faculty housing projects in the Residential Division.

Career Highlights
  • Ernst & Young Real Estate Advisory Services, Analyst
  • Parsons Brinckerhoff, Engineering Consultant
Credentials
  • BS – Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
  • MS – Construction Engineering and Management, Stanford University
  • Rebuilding Together SF, Past Board Member
  • Engineers Without Borders, Past Public Relations Chair
  • Silicon Valley Business Journal, 40 Under 40, 2016
  • NorCal Real Estate Women of Influence Awards, Rising Star, 2013
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Bill Heartman

President, Sacramento Operations

Bill Heartman joined Sares Regis Group in 1995 and is responsible for all development activities and land acquisitions in the Sacramento region.

Bill Heartman joined Sares Regis Group in 1995 and is responsible for all development activities and land acquisitions in the Sacramento region.

Career Highlights
  • Triad Homes, Inc.
  • Camray Development and Construction
Credentials
  • BA – Accounting and Finance, UCBerkeley
  • MBA – UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
  • BIA, Member and Past Director
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Jeff Smith

Director, Residential Development

Jeff Smith joined Sares Regis in 1998. Jeff serves as Project Executive for major residential development projects, overseeing feasibility, entitlements, financing, design, construction, marketing, and sell-out/lease-up. He is a member …

Jeff Smith joined Sares Regis in 1998. Jeff serves as Project Executive for major residential development projects, overseeing feasibility, entitlements, financing, design, construction, marketing, and sell-out/lease-up. He is a member of the Senior Management Team for the Residential Division.

Career Highlights
  • Koll Construction, Project Manager
  • N.L. Barnes Construction, Assistant Project Manager
Credentials
  • BS – Civil Engineering, University of Colorado
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, California #01876735 (inactive)
  • Licensed General Contractor, California #876082 (inactive)
  • Urban Land Institute, Associate Member
  • SPUR, Member
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Ken Busch

Director, Residential Development

Ken Busch joined Sares Regis in 2002. Ken serves as Project Executive for major residential development projects, overseeing feasibility, entitlements, financing, design, construction, marketing, and sell-out/lease-up. He is a member …

Ken Busch joined Sares Regis in 2002. Ken serves as Project Executive for major residential development projects, overseeing feasibility, entitlements, financing, design, construction, marketing, and sell-out/lease-up. He is a member of the Senior Management Team for the Residential Division.

Career Highlights
  • Hearthstone, Vice President/Senior Investment Manager
Credentials
  • BS – Civil Engineering, University of Delaware
  • MBA – Real Estate, George Washington University
  • Urban Land Institute, Associate Member
  • Registered Professional Civil Engineer, California
  • San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA), Board Member
  • Boys and Girls Club of North San Mateo County, Board Member
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Matt Chin

Senior Vice President, Acquisitions

Matt Chin joined Sares Regis in 2014.  He is responsible for land acquisitions and capital transactions for mixed-use development projects throughout the Bay Area.

Matt Chin joined Sares Regis in 2014.  He is responsible for land acquisitions and capital transactions for mixed-use development projects throughout the Bay Area.

Career Highlights
  • Oaktree Capital Management
  • Vornado Realty Trust
  • Citigroup Investment Banking
Credentials
  • BA – Economics, University of Chicago
  • Urban Land Institute, Young Leaders Group, Steering Committee
  • Urban Land Institute, Small-Scale Development Council
  • Urban Land Institute, Bay Area Programs Committee, Co-Chair
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society, Member