Biographies of Principals

Lee S. Goldmeier, a principal and founding member of First Evergreen Properties, LLC, has many years of hands on experience in every facet of real estate all within the private sector. Mr. Goldmeier has been an owner and operator of commercial properties predominately in New Jersey and Florida and has been involved in the acquisition, development, renovation/construction, operation, management, leasing, financing and sale of office, industrial, retail and multifamily residential properties throughout his 30 plus years real estate career. Mr. Goldmeier's experience ranges from having developed a 122 unit tax credit financed 100% affordable housing project in Morris County, New Jersey to the assemblage, rezoning, entitlement and sale of over 400 acres of land permitting over 3,600 residential housing units and over 1.2 million square feet of industrial and commercial space in South Florida and Northern New Jersey, to acquisitions and repositioning for sale of office, retail and industrial properties in the Northeast and Florida. In addition, since 1977, Lee Goldmeier has been President and owner of Creative Capital Corp, which is principally engaged in factoring, asset-based lending and real estate financing.

Daniel J. Cohen, also a principal and founding member of First Evergreen Properties, LLC, came to First Evergreen from Corporate Property Investors (CPI), a $5 Billion private REIT. He has over thirty years of experience in real estate transactions, property operations, and development as well as accounting and finance. Mr. Cohen was with CPI for twenty one years until CPI was merged into Simon Properties. He served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for more than half of his career with CPI. During his tenure at CPI, he oversaw the due diligence on several billion dollars of real estate transactions, developed an internal audit function, installed a lease management and accounting computer system, and developed and implemented accounting procedures and internal controls. Before joining CPI, Mr. Cohen was a senior auditor for the JC Penney Company in their corporate audit department. Mr. Cohen is a Certified Public Accountant, and Certified Internal Auditor.