Founded in 2015, GPK Holdings is a Florida-based real estate company that pursues real estate equity and debt investments.
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.
GPK invests in all types real estate – in positions up and down the capital stack. 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:
Stabilized or Value Add Properties
Across the U.S. Since 2015, GPK has invested in a retail shopping center in Honolulu, HI ($24,000,000), and co-invested in multifamily properties in Columbus, OH, and Orlando, FL.View Properties
Land Investment in the Southeast of the U.S.
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
Mr. Sen Zhang is the second generation to take the reigns of his family’s successful Chinese business, the Henan Dadi Group. He has been actively involved in the company since 2006, when he was appointed to the board of directors of Henan Dadi Cement Co. Ltd., one of the largest cement manufacturers in Henan Province. Beginning in 2012, Zhang turned his eye to U.S. real estate investments and has acquired several development sites, achieving nearly triple net returns on those investments by the end of 2014. In 2013, Mr. Zhang was appointed as CEO of Henan Lingchuang Development Group. This company currently is developing a two million square foot mixed-use mega project in Zhenzhou City, China. Mr. Zhang graduated from the School of Business at the University of Connecticut where he received Master of Science in financial risk management. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Henan University. He is a Ph.D. candidate 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.
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.