Jaimey’s focus and expertise center on Hillside’s vision and day-to-day leadership. He employs his multi-disciplined expertise to integrate the various aspects of the company. His cohesive approach continues to provide the foundation for the company’s direction and success. While studying at the University of Arizona, Jaimey earned his Bachelors of Arts in Accounting and Finance. Much of his accumulated knowledge, expertise and wisdom as a real estate professional he earned through his multigenerational experiences at the Dembs Roth Group, a leader in commercial real estate for nearly half a century. Together they have developed and managed millions of square feet of commercial properties across the eastern United States. Currently, Jaimey provides the leadership necessary to establish Hillside as a globally respected, full-service, commercial real estate firm. He prides himself and his company on their commitment to long term, productive business relationships built on teamwork, trust, and superior results. Jaimey’s investors and partners will attest to his persistence and determination that is required to acquire and develop their trophy class commercial properties. He claims that the “people and the culture” at Hillside Investments contribute to its stellar reputation in the marketplace.
Jason BiberManaging Partner
Jason’s emphasis is on acquisitions and leasing. His role includes “backup and support” meaning that he leads the efforts in growing the company and supporting the other stakeholders on all fronts. Jason is recognized for utilizing his vast market knowledge and extensive experiences to successfully meet his clients’ needs. Prior to Hillside Investments, Jason graduated from Michigan State University and served as a non-commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps. More recently, Jason served as Chief Operating Officer, of Osprey S.A., Ltd. While there, he was responsible for all aspects of the company’s operational functionality and oversaw the company’s expansion through acquisitions exceeding four million square feet coupled with a book value peaking at approximately one billion dollars. Jason’s noteworthy transactions include: the purchase of Sarasota City Center, a nineteen-story office plaza, First Citizens Plaza, a twenty-three story, 478,000 square foot Tower located in the Charlotte, NC and Troy Officentre, a 728,000-square foot office complex located in Troy, MI. Jason attests that Hillside-Investments is set apart from other similar companies’ due to the “stellar attitudes and impressive experiences of the employees”.
Blair AckmanChief Financial Officer
Blair Ackman is a Certified Public Accountant with nearly 30 years of experience in real estate investment, development, construction and property management. His career began with Hines Interests LP, an internationally recognized full-service commercial real estate firm, where he managed the accounting and reporting for 11.1 million square feet of office space, accounted for a $1 billion redevelopment project, and oversaw capital investment projects for JP Morgan Chase, General Motors, and CALPERS. Other than real estate, Blair has specialized in consulting with emerging companies in the CFO capacity in industries ranging IT Managed Services to construction, while providing expertise in areas of insurance and risk management, human resources, business process improvement, and strategic growth planning. Mr. Ackman holds Bachelor of Science degrees from Aurora University and Illinois College with majors in Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics.
Jeff LiskaDirector of Construction
Jeff is responsible for providing the day-to-day leadership of the construction team. Operating beyond his years in the construction industry, Jeff utilizes his incredible organizational and interpersonal skills to develop and enforce our construction policies and procedures. Jeff is known for refining and maintaining productive relationships with our team members, clients and subcontractors. As a result, oriented professional, Jeff helps foster effective project teams, taking a collaborative “win win” approach to working with the tenants, owners, architects, subcontractors and municipal authorities. Jeff brings a proven track record of success and many noteworthy projects to Hillside where he’s performed as both the owner’s representative and construction manager, during which he took projects from concept to close-out. Jeff has served on the board of directors for a local non-profit organization and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from Michigan State University.
Marc LipshawDirector of Property Management
Marc’s emphasis lays in managing Hillside’s Investments. Marc is the Director of Property Management, possessing nearly 40 years of experience. Prior to joining Hillside, Marc was responsible for property management at Dembs Roth Group where he managed several million square feet of industrial and commercial facilities spanning across the eastern United States. Marc’s effective management skills along with his attention to details, and his general contracting background provide him with a unique perspective appreciated by our clients. Additionally, Marc holds a reputation for providing each tenant with outstanding customer service. In addition to his State of Michigan Residential Builder License, Marc is affiliated with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Storm Management and is a long-time member of The Institute of Real Estate Management. He identifies Hillside-Investments as a “top-notch, reputable workplace due to its energetic staff.” Marc graduated from the Michigan State University with a Major in Material Logistics Management.