Leadership


Southwest

Development/Construction

Ian Swiergol, Managing Director (Southwest)

Ian Swiergol oversees development, investment and construction operations for Alliance Residential Company throughout the Southwest. Since joining Alliance in 2007, Mr. Swiergol has been involved with and directly responsible for the development of 17 multifamily properties (over 4,100 units) with a total capitalization exceeding $700 million. This includes originating and negotiating land purchases for development, managing the entitlement and development/construction processes, and overseeing the leasing and asset disposition activity for each investment asset. Mr. Swiergol graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona and also earned a Master’s of Business Administration with a concentration in real estate finance and private equity from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He holds membership with a variety of business associations including the Real Estate Investment Advisory Committee (REIAC), the Lifestyle Residential Development Council within Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Phoenix Community Alliance.  Mr. Swiergol was a past member of the EC70/Executive Council Charities and is an active member of The Thunderbirds.

Tom Lewis, Managing Director (Southwest)

Tom Lewis is responsible for managing the development process and sourcing new investment opportunities throughout the Southwest, which includes site selection, originating land purchases for development, managing the entitlement, design and construction process, and overseeing the leasing and asset disposition activity for each investment. Mr. Lewis has 12 years of investment, development and construction experience, and since joining Alliance in 2012 has been involved in the development of more than 3,000 units across 13 multifamily properties exceeding $500 million in total investment. He previously served as Land Development Project Manager for Tempe homebuilder T.W. Lewis Company and Development Associate for RED Development, where he participated in the development and acquisition of more than 2.5 million square feet of retail and commercial space. Mr. Lewis graduated with honors from Pepperdine University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and earned an MBA with an emphasis in real estate and finance from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, a board member of the T.W. Lewis Family Foundation, and has previously served as a board member for the Foundation for Blind Children.

Jon Garshick, Development Director (Southwest)

Jon Garshick joined the Development team at Alliance in 2014 and has since participated in the delivery of more than 2,600 units across 11 separate multifamily assets. His responsibilities include site selection, underwriting, obtaining entitlements as well as design and construction management. In addition, Jon oversees various leasing and disposition duties for properties within the Southwest region. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and History from the University of Michigan, and earned his MBA with a concentration in Real Estate Finance from the University of Texas. Jon is also a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Phoenix Community Alliance.

David Lodwick, Regional CFO (West/North Texas, Mountain, Southwest and Pacific Northwest)

As Chief Financial Officer, David Lodwick is responsible for identifying and managing joint-venture equity and debt financing, and working closely with our regional development team. Mr. Lodwick joined Alliance in 2011 as Finance Manager, focusing on identifying, negotiating, and closing debt and equity financing in the western U.S. Prior to that, he served as Director of Asset Management for DMB Associates with responsibility for managing a variety of office and retail assets; Senior Director for Opus West, where he was directly involved in closing more than $3.1 billion of debt and almost $1.8 billion in property sales across more than 200 transactions; Vice President of BBVA Compass with management oversight of a $200 million commercial real-estate portfolio; and Real Estate Researcher for CB Richard Ellis in the Valuation & Advisory Services group, where he was responsible for preparing appraisals for a wide variety of property types. A graduate of Arizona State University, Mr. Lodwick is also a certified appraiser and maintains a real estate license in the state of Arizona. He holds membership or board positions with a variety of civic, social and business associations, including the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council (REIAC), Urban Land Institute (ULI), Men’s Arts Council of the Phoenix Art Museum and EC70/Executive Council Charities.

Kim Weisenburger, Vice President of Construction (Southwest)

Kim Weisenburger oversees the construction process for new development in Arizona and New Mexico, with responsibility for estimating, cost reporting, contract administration and field operations. Mr. Weisenburger has 22 years of experience in construction with Alliance and its predecessor, including prior roles as Field Superintendent and Project Manager. Past projects have spanned a variety of product types from multifamily wrap, podium, mid-rise apartments, garden apartments, single family, and commercial buildings, totaling approximately 7,500 units developed. He graduated from Idaho State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management/Marketing and holds a general contractors license in Arizona and New Mexico.