Founded in 2015, GPK Holdings is a Florida-based real estate company that pursues real estate equity and debt investments across the country.
Headquarters is located in Orlando, Florida, and regional office is located in Great Neck, New York. The management team of GPK consists of seasoned real estate professionals who have significant transactional and development experience in the U.S.
The Company utilizes a market neutral investment strategy, focusing on each potential investment’s story instead of basing a decision on general market dynamics.
Currently, GPK focuses its business in three areas:
Land Investment in the Population Growing and Development Friendly Market
GPK has acquired thousands of acres of development sites in North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida and has achieved 3x equity multiples on the disposition of some of those investments. GPK has a regional office in Florida to manage its land investment business.View Properties
Sen Zhang is the Founder and Managing partner of GPK Real estate investment and development, a fast-growing land and multi-family fully integrated real estate platform. During the years, Mr. Zhang has completed hundreds of real estate transactions successfully, including all aspects of real estate development from purchasing land, going through entitlements to fully developing the projects. Mr. Zhang graduated from the School of Business at the University of Connecticut where he received Master of Science in financial risk management. He is a Ph.D. in finance at the University of International Business and Economics in China.
Mr. Craig Wasserman has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, with significant experience in real estate finance and real estate investment advisory. Prior to joining GPK Holdings, Mr. Wasserman was a Managing Director at two real estate advisory firms focused on equity and debt capital raises, including construction/development financing and loan restructurings for private real estate companies. Previously, Mr. Wasserman worked in real estate investment banking at large Wall Street financial firms including Deutsche Bank Securities, Wachovia Securities, and JP Morgan Securities. His experience at these firms included M&A buy side and sell side advisory assignments for public REITs and private real estate opportunity funds, IPO structuring and capital raises for REITs, and private equity capital raises for direct real estate investment strategies. Prior to his career on Wall Street, Mr. Wasserman worked as a CPA for a large public accounting firm focused on the real estate industry. Mr. Wasserman earned an M.B.A. from Cornell University and a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Illinois.
"Echo" Meisheng King, Esq.
Echo graduated from the Fudan University in Shanghai, China, with a Bachelor of Law degree. She established several businesses in Shanghai in the import and export of raw materials from manufacturers worldwide. Echo is fluent in Chinese and Korean.
After immigrating to the United States, Echo earned a J.D. degree from the Barry Law School in Orlando, Florida. She practiced business immigration law for over 10 years, with a focus on EB-5 immigration practices. Echo’s expertise is recognized through her longstanding role as an editor for the elite EB-5 Investors Magazine. She has helped hundreds of clients obtain their green cards and has extensive knowledge in EB-5 related matters, including the immigration application process and the EB-5 project related issues. Currently, Echo serves as the Managing Director of EB-5 projects for GPK Holdings, overseeing and directing the operations of EB-5 investment initiatives.
Mr. Toby Spill is a real estate and construction professional with over 28 years of development and project management experience in Florida. He has managed large teams and projects, and has owned and operated multiple successful companies, as well as worked for some of Florida’s largest developers and closed hundreds of real estate transactions. Toby is a graduate of the University of Florida, with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, and also holds both a Florida Brokers and Certified General Contractors license with multiple industry qualifications. Mr. Spill has joined GPK Real Estate and Development to combine his passion for real estate and construction, to design and build multi-family communities and assets for our investors.
Mr. Jeff Adelman’s Career in Real Estate spans 30 years beginning in residential construction, design, marketing and sales. After just a few years he graduated to subdivision development and entitlement for several small builders and investors. Mr. Adelman continued his professional climb with the management of many large-scale developments for the biggest builder in the nation. One segment of his experience includes building oversight in the construction of a local middle school. The remainder of his experience covered mixed-use projects with duties including acquisition, entitlement and vertical construction. His career is supported by a degree in Construction Engineering and a Florida real estate license.