R. Douglas Sylvester // Managing Principal of House Investments
Doug joined House Investments in 1988 and has responsibility for all aspects of the company’s real estate and healthcare activities. He seeks opportunities and leads the process of implementing the investment process including underwriting, capital structuring, market assessment oversight of the ultimate development or investment activities. He is also responsible for business development, strategic planning and relationship management. Prior to joining House Investments, Doug worked for First Indiana Bank where he supervised a portfolio of commercial real estate assets worth in excess of $275,000,000. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Indiana University in 1977.
Michael D. Emkes // Principal of House Investments
Mike joined House Investments in 1984 and has responsibility for equity raising, asset monitoring, investor servicing, partnership administration and the day-to-day operations of the parent company. He joins Doug in strategic planning and capital structuring. Mike is also involved in the organization of entities and closing transactions. Prior to joining House Investments, Mike worked for a large, multi-national accounting firm where he specialized in taxation and worked extensively with the real estate industry. Mike earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana University in 1980. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive).
Timothy J. Shafer // Director
Tim joined House Investments in 1995 and has primary responsibility as the chief operating officer of House Investments Management, LLC, the company’s property management entity. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the management activities which include apartment communities including Section 42 affordable housing complexes. Additional responsibilities include assistance with accounting and tax functions and asset monitoring. Tim earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Indiana University in 1991. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a National Compliance Professional-Executive.