Introducing: Andrew Donchez – VP of Development

The Somera Road team is excited to welcome Andrew Donchez to our ranks. Andrew will serve as Vice President of Development, overseeing all aspects of Somera Road’s ground up multi-family & mixed-use development platform. Andrew will lead the acquisition, underwriting, design, entitlement, construction and operations of ground up development projects for Somera Road.

Prior to joining Somera Road, Andrew worked for Mill Creek Residential Trust, where he served as VP of Development, overseeing all development activities in the Northeast. At Mill Creek, he was involved in and led the development of a diverse pipeline of development projects, totaling over 1,400 residential units and exceeding $600MM of total development value throughout New Jersey and New York.

Andrew brings over 15 years of experience developing ground up, residential, commercial and mixed-use projects. Prior to joining Mill Creek, Andrew was a Development Executive for RXR Realty where he helped build the residential development platform and oversaw the development of 1,453 residential multifamily apartments with total development values of over $700 million. Andrew helped lead the team that reshaped the downtowns of suburban Westchester County, New York through innovative transit-oriented projects and a pioneering public/private partnership with the City of New Rochelle. The innovative Master Development partnership entitled over 10 million square feet of by-right development potential and secured the acquisition of parcels entitled for over 4 million square feet of development potential.

Prior to his tenure at RXR, Andrew was a Senior Project Manager for Toll Brothers, Inc. in Westchester, New York and began his career as a Development Associate at Ashley Development in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.

Somera Road is also excited to announce the hiring of Sam Schifman as an Associate supporting Acquisitions and Asset Management. Sam joins Somera Road from Equus Capital Partners where he most recently supported the asset management and disposition of their suburban office product.

Please join us in welcoming Andrew and Sam to the Somera Road team.

To see the whole team please visit Somera Road .

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