Leadership


Southern California

Development/Construction

Drew Colquitt, Managing Director (Southern California)

Drew Colquitt oversees all development, acquisition and construction operations for Alliance throughout the Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Inland Empire markets. He has more than 26 years of industry experience in Southern California, the Pacific Northwest, the Southeast, and Mid-Atlantic, and created Alliance’s Southern California development and acquisitions team after joining Alliance in early 2003. He has been instrumental in the development, acquisition, and construction of more than 50 multifamily, mixed-used and commercial properties with a cost basis in excess of $2 billion ($1.1 billion since joining Alliance). Prior to joining Alliance, Mr. Colquitt held positions with SECO Development, BRE Properties, Security Capital, Trammel Crow Residential and Prudential Real Estate Investors. Mr. Colquitt graduated with honors and a B.B.C degree from the University of Florida, and earned an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.  He is an acting member of Urban Land Institute and the Fellows of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and serves as a board member of the Hollywood Arts Council and the Hollywood Cap Park Project.  Mr. Colquitt is a frequent speaker at industry events on topics such as strategic product targeting, brownfields redevelopment, value-add and historic renovations, and the Southern California multifamily market.

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Marc Chasman, Managing Director (Southern California)

Mr. Chasman is responsible for sourcing investments and managing the development/acquisition process in Southern California. For several years prior to joining Alliance, he represented the Picerne Group in acquiring and capitalizing distressed multifamily assets in the western U.S. Mr. Chasman transitioned into multifamily after a 20-year career in the single-family arena, where he served as Corporate Treasurer for KB Homes, CFO for Lennar Home’s Western Region and, most recently, President for Lennar’s Northern California region. He holds a BA in International Relations from University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Studies from UCLA.

Jonas Bronk, Managing Director (Southern California)

Jonas Bronk oversees the development and acquisition activity for urban in-fill multifamily projects in the Southern California market.  His efforts include securing entitlement and managing the construction of more than 2,000 residential units. Mr. Bronk has been with Alliance since 2005 and brings more than 10 years of experience developing and designing large-scale residential and mixed-use real estate projects across the nation valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Prior to joining Alliance, he worked six years as an architect for New York City. Mr. Bronk holds a master’s in architecture from Georgia Tech, a BA in Urban Studies from the College of Charleston in South Carolina, and is LEED AP certified.

Michael Wilborn, Managing Director (Los Angeles/Orange County)

Michael Wilborn is responsible for managing the development/acquisition process, and sourcing new investments in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. His efforts include originating and negotiating land purchases, managing development and construction, and acquiring value-add opportunistic investments. Mr. Wilborn has more than eight years of multifamily development, investment and construction experience at Alliance, and he has been involved in developing and acquiring 2,000+ multifamily units in Southern California. Most recently, Mr. Wilborn completed a 200-unit, urban-infill, mid-rise podium project in Glendale, CA, called Broadstone Icis. Additionally, he successfully executed the 90-unit value-add acquisition and disposition of Vista Catalina (formally The Madison) in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Mr. Wilborn earned his degree at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business with a concentration in Real Estate Development.

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Dustin Smith, Managing Director (Los Angeles)

Dustin Smith is responsible for sourcing new investments and managing the acquisition and development process for Alliance in the Los Angeles market. With more than 15 years of construction and development experience in the multifamily industry, he has represented both public and private developers in the creation of rental and for-sale communities on the West Coast. He also has extensive experience with high-rise, mixed-use and transit-oriented development projects. Prior to joining Alliance, Mr. Smith worked with REIT Equity Residential overseeing all aspects of development, including land acquisitions, entitlements, design, construction and delivery. Before that, he developed urban in-fill condos for Intracorp. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Boise State University, an MBA from Northwest Nazarene University, and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from the University of Denver.

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Jeff Zuckerman, Regional CFO (West)

Jeff Zuckerman serves as the company’s Chief Financial Officer of Western Regions. Zuckerman’s responsibilities include identifying and structuring joint venture equity and debt financing for transactions in California, Seattle, Portland and Las Vegas. Jeff has a proven track record of leading and executing institutional investment strategies. He has sourced, structured and capitalized joint venture transactions totaling over $1 billion. Over the past decade Jeff was responsible for establishing equity relationships and expanding investment and development activity for two well-regarded operating sponsors.  Previously, Jeff sourced and structured multifamily and commercial investments for AEW Capital Management. Jeff holds an MBA in Finance, from Rutgers Business School and a BA from Syracuse University.

Bill McCann, Vice President of Construction (Southern California)

Bill McCann is responsible for all construction activities in Southern California.  Currently building his 16th project for Alliance, Mr. McCann has built projects and pipeline projects in excess of $1 billion during his eleven year tenure.  Additionally, he has completed six rehabilitation and repositioning projects, totaling more than 1,000 units and $400 million. Prior to that, he spent nine years with Trammell Crow Residential in the Pacific Northwest and Southern California divisions.  Mr. McCann has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from The University of California, Los Angeles and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Management

Tonya Decker, Vice President of Operations (Los Angeles)

Tonya Decker currently oversees 41 properties in Los Angeles and Ventura County, totaling more than 4,000 units and 13 owner relationships. Ms. Decker’s comprehensive property management background within the state of California includes more than 19 years of industry experience with lease-up development, marketing campaigns, absorption analyses, interior design and stabilization approaches. This background encompasses acquisitions and dispositions, due diligence, renovation repositioning, rebranding and financial reporting and analysis. Ms. Decker holds prior positions with Legacy Partners and RW Selby & Company.  She graduated from Moorpark College, is a licensed real estate agent, and is active in the Los Angeles California Apartment Association.

Tamra Villarinho, Regional Vice President of Operations (Southern California)

Tamra Villarinho is currently responsible for overseeing operations in Alliance’s San Diego, Orange County and Inland Empire markets. With more than 20 years of multifamily experience, her background includes oversight of conventional, rehab, affordable and lease-up assets throughout Southern California. She has a comprehensive knowledge of marketing campaigns for lease-up and stabilized communities, developing staffing plans and managing take-overs. Ms. Villarinho was named “Regional Manager of the Year” by the Apartment Association of Greater Inland Empire in 2009, and she also holds a real estate license in California.