The Westport team possesses a blend of hands-on real estate experience, sophisticated capital markets expertise, fundamental analytic rigor and long-established but constantly expanding networks of relationships/partnerships across the real estate and financial communities.

Based on the continuity and cohesiveness of our Management Team, we have developed a unique working environment for an institutional investment firm — maintaining an entrepreneurial culture that emphasizes and incentivizes creativity and new ideas, while simultaneously retaining investment discipline, conservatism and integrity as core values.

Investment Professionals

Russel S. Bernard
Managing Principal

Jordan Socaransky
Principal and Portfolio Manager

Jane Ding
Senior Associate

Sean Armstrong
Principal and Portfolio Manager

Joshua Bederman
Managing Director and Portfolio Manager

Mathieu Durand

Peter Aronson

Chad Goodman
Senior Vice President

Justin Reindel

Howard Fife

Stephen Woodard
Senior Vice President

Ryan Huning

W. Gregory Geiger
Principal and Portfolio Manager

Investor Relations

Hy Adelman
Investor Relations

James Starr
Investor Relations

Kevin McTavish
Investor Relations

Legal and Compliance

Marc Porosoff, Esq.
Principal and General Counsel

Marian V. Curtis, Esq.
Senior Vice President, Legal

Sophie Melniker, Esq.
Asst. Vice President, Compliance & Legal Officer

Accounting and Corporate Functions

Steven Russell
Principal and Chief Administrative Officer

Kinga Czwartosz
Vice President

Amy Balogh
Operations Administrator

Bruce Nuzie

Ryan Payne
Investment Accountant

Claire Almestica
Investment Accountant

Sang Kim
Senior Vice President, Fund Controller

Lizette Cervantes
Accounts Payable Specialist

Harry Ramnath
Technology Specialist

Jennifer Albero
Senior Vice President, Fund Controller

Veronica Torres
Fund Accountant


Margaret Ficano
Office Manager

Trish Murphy
Administrative Specialist

Noreen Keegan
Administrative Assistant