Brian Rupp is a member of the Management Team, Executive Vice President of Real Estate for the Sponsor, and a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Rupp has been with the firm for eighteen (18) years; he joined The Shopoff Group, the predecessor of Shopoff Realty Investments, in 2005. Mr. Rupp is responsible for management of the real estate department, determining the strategy of both land and commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, as well as assessing and directing where the company deploys capital. He leads the real estate investment teams, providing insight, management, and direction, in addition to completing all fund transactions and managing the firm’s real estate portfolio.
Mr. Rupp has over twenty-five (25) years of experience in acquisition, planning and entitlement, asset management, and disposition of both real estate investments and land development projects. Mr. Rupp’s expertise in land use entitlements and development include residential master planned communities, urban infill projects, hotel and resort developments, and industrial development. He has successfully managed residential, mixed-use, commercial, and industrial real estate investment syndications, development and construction projects in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, California, Arizona, and the Island of Hawaii, with over 12,000 residential units and over 2.5 million square feet of commercial and industrial uses entitled under his management. Mr. Rupp earned his Master of Business Administration from California State University, San Marcos and has a Bachelor of Science in engineering and a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Penn State University.