Team

Harki Parekh
Chairman

Mr. Parekh has over 35 years of real estate experience as a broker, principal investor, and operator in Southern California. He provides firm oversight, investment committee guidance, fundraising, and deal sourcing. Mr. Parekh’s experience includes co-founding local firm BRE Commercial (now part o...

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Mr. Parekh has over 35 years of real estate experience as a broker, principal investor, and operator in Southern California. He provides firm oversight, investment committee guidance, fundraising, and deal sourcing.

Mr. Parekh’s experience includes co-founding local firm BRE Commercial (now part of DTZ), leading his own development firm, Cal-Diego builders, and most recently, as a direct investor/operator at HP Enterprises.

Mr. Parekh’s investment background reflects his entrepreneurial mindset, spanning across multiple asset-classes and project lifecycle phases. His prior investments include development, value-add, and core-projects in the office, retail, and hospitality sectors.

Mr. Parekh holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University, and a B.Com from University of Bombay.

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Sumeet Parekh
Managing Partner

Mr. Parekh brings over 15 years of diverse real estate experience to HP Investors, including institutional private equity, real estate investment banking, and as a direct investor. He helps manage the day to day operations of the firm, as well as deal sourcing, asset management and fundraising. Prio...

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Mr. Parekh brings over 15 years of diverse real estate experience to HP Investors, including institutional private equity, real estate investment banking, and as a direct investor. He helps manage the day to day operations of the firm, as well as deal sourcing, asset management and fundraising.

Prior to founding HP Investors, Mr. Parekh acquired, structured, and managed over $3B in real estate investments in New York City for The Carlyle Group, one of the largest private equity real estate investors in the world. His projects at Carlyle included helping acquire and manage the successful development of multiple large-scale residential condominium projects as well as other office and retail investments.

In addition to his experience at Carlyle, Mr. Parekh has held positions as a real estate investment banking associate at Merrill Lynch and as a corporate strategy consultant at Deloitte Consulting.

Mr. Parekh holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS from the Marshall School at the University of Southern California.

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Isaac Abid
Partner

Mr. Abid has over 15 years of real estate acquisitions and asset management experience, and helps oversee and manage deal sourcing, asset management, and day to day operations for the firm's Northern California Office. Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Abid helped acquire, structure, and manage ove...

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Mr. Abid has over 15 years of real estate acquisitions and asset management experience, and helps oversee and manage deal sourcing, asset management, and day to day operations for the firm's Northern California Office.

Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Abid helped acquire, structure, and manage over $2B in West Coast real estate assets for AIG Global Real Estate in San Francisco. In this role, Mr. Abid helped analyze, structure, and manage investments across the project lifecycle, including entitlement, ground-up development, asset repositioning, and lease-up. He has direct experience in the office, retail, for-sale residential, and multifamily sectors.

Mr. Abid has also served as private equity associate at The LeFrak Organization, a New York based developer, and as a corporate strategy consultant at Deloitte.

Mr. Abid holds an MBA and MS in Urban Planning from Columbia University, and a BA from UCLA.

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Marc Stanworth
Principal

Mr. Stanworth has over 15 years of principal investing experience that spans large international private equity transactions, public/private development joint ventures, distressed properties and local redevelopment investments. He is focused on deal acquisition, structuring and execution. Prior to j...

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Mr. Stanworth has over 15 years of principal investing experience that spans large international private equity transactions, public/private development joint ventures, distressed properties and local redevelopment investments. He is focused on deal acquisition, structuring and execution.

Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Stanworth led the commercial acquisitions efforts of Capstone Advisors, a San Diego-based private real estate investment firm, where he focused on value-added retail properties throughout the western US.

Previously, Mr. Stanworth served as Vice President of Hillwood, an international real estate development and investment firm, where he oversaw opportunistic joint-venture investment programs totaling more than $1 billion. He began his career as a financial analyst in the private equity team of Partners Group, a Swiss-based alternative assets investment firm.

Mr. Stanworth holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS from Brigham Young University.

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Ryan Simmons
Senior Vice President

Mr. Simmons helps manage all aspects of asset management, pre-development and development projects. Mr. Simmons has a comprehensive background in commercial real estate development, finance, title, and asset management. Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Simmons developed retail, hospitality, and mu...

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Mr. Simmons helps manage all aspects of asset management, pre-development and development projects. Mr. Simmons has a comprehensive background in commercial real estate development, finance, title, and asset management.

Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Simmons developed retail, hospitality, and multi-family projects for PEG Development, LLC throughout the Rocky Mountain region. As project manager, Mr. Simmons was responsible for managing sourcing, underwriting, design, city entitlements, financing, construction, leasing, stabilization, and asset management.

Mr. Simmons holds a BS in Business Finance from the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University.

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Jason Hotze
Controller

Mr. Hotze is responsible for all aspects of the firm's financial management, including internal accounting, reporting, and lender relationships. Mr. Hotze has over 15 years of real estate accounting experience across various accounting and finance disciplines. Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Hotz...

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Mr. Hotze is responsible for all aspects of the firm's financial management, including internal accounting, reporting, and lender relationships. Mr. Hotze has over 15 years of real estate accounting experience across various accounting and finance disciplines.

Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Hotze worked as an Assistant Controller at BioMed Realty Trust, a $5 billion dollar REIT with over 16 million square feet of real estate. In this role, Mr. Hotze managed an accounting team that was responsible for over 3 million square feet of lab/office space.

Mr. Hotze holds a BS in Accounting from Seattle University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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Hildebrand Weatherspoon
Vice President of Property Management

Mrs. Weatherspoon oversees property management for the firm. She brings 15 years of owner-operator and third-party commercial, management experience throughout San Diego County. Mrs. Weatherspoon implements all property management-related processes, procedures and policies. Prior to joining HP Inves...

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Mrs. Weatherspoon oversees property management for the firm. She brings 15 years of owner-operator and third-party commercial, management experience throughout San Diego County. Mrs. Weatherspoon implements all property management-related processes, procedures and policies.

Prior to joining HP Investors, Mrs. Weatherspoon was a Regional Property Manager at Capital Growth Properties, Inc., managing over 1 million square feet of commercial real estate.

Mrs. Weatherspoon holds a BS in Business Administration from University of Phoenix and is a licensed Real Estate Agent in the State of California.

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Dennis Bradstreet
Vice President of Construction Management

Mr. Bradstreet has held principal construction management for all ground-up and redevelopment activity for HP Investors since 2005, including oversight of gut renovation of a 230 room hotel in downtown San Diego. Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Bradstreet worked as construction manager for Seattl...

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Mr. Bradstreet has held principal construction management for all ground-up and redevelopment activity for HP Investors since 2005, including oversight of gut renovation of a 230 room hotel in downtown San Diego.

Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Bradstreet worked as construction manager for Seattle-based firm Marpac Construction on historic preservation and redevelopment projects throughout the Northwest.

Mr. Bradstreet holds a BA in Architecture from Washington State University.

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Patrick Zamora
Asset Management Analyst

Mr. Zamora provides investment/market analysis, asset management, and property management support for HP Investors. Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Zamora worked for Brightstar Corp USA as an Analyst. Mr. Zamora holds a BA in Economics from San Diego State University....

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Mr. Zamora provides investment/market analysis, asset management, and property management support for HP Investors.

Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Zamora worked for Brightstar Corp USA as an Analyst.

Mr. Zamora holds a BA in Economics from San Diego State University.

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Lisa Matthews
Property Manager

Ms. Matthews is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the commerical portfolio. Ms. Matthews primarily focuses on collections, lease management, lease enforcement, vendor relationships, and oversight of property-level business plan initiatives. Ms. Matthews brings over ten years of Residentia...

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Ms. Matthews is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the commerical portfolio. Ms. Matthews primarily focuses on collections, lease management, lease enforcement, vendor relationships, and oversight of property-level business plan initiatives.

Ms. Matthews brings over ten years of Residential and Commercial Property Management experience to HP Investors.

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Steven Blassick
Staff Accountant

Mr. Blassick provides accounting services and supports financial reporting for HP Investors. Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Blassick worked for Cruzan Monroe as an Accounting Associate. Mr. Blassick holds a BS in Accounting from the California College: San Diego....

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Mr. Blassick provides accounting services and supports financial reporting for HP Investors.

Prior to joining HP Investors, Mr. Blassick worked for Cruzan Monroe as an Accounting Associate. Mr. Blassick holds a BS in Accounting from the California College: San Diego.

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Rebecca Espino
Associate

Ms. Espino handles all day-to-day office operations, tenant and vendor insurance compliance, and lease abstracting. Prior to joining HP Investors, Ms. Espino worked at an international private academy as an instructor teaching all subjects. Ms. Espino holds a BA double major in History and Politics ...

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Ms. Espino handles all day-to-day office operations, tenant and vendor insurance compliance, and lease abstracting.

Prior to joining HP Investors, Ms. Espino worked at an international private academy as an instructor teaching all subjects. Ms. Espino holds a BA double major in History and Politics from the University of Oregon.

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