Team

Kent Piotrkowski, Principal

Kent leads operations and asset management for the firm and is the CEO of Radiance Property Management, Lone Star’s property management subsidiary. Kent has overseen the acquisition and management of over $100M in multifamily properties. Prior to Lone Star, Kent was a Senior Counsel at MetLife, where he managed a variety of corporate and international tax issues, advised on the tax implications for the company’s real estate and alternative investment transactions, and proposed, designed and implemented a global online platform for tracking all enterprise tax issues. He also led the tax department in MetLife’s $180M acquisition of the Fairmont Washington hotel in DC. Kent received his J.D. and L.L.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law and is a licensed attorney and real estate broker in New York State.

Rob Beardsley, Principal

Rob oversees acquisitions and capital markets for the firm and has acquired over $100M of multifamily real estate. He has evaluated thousands of opportunities using proprietary underwriting models and published the number one book on multifamily underwriting, The Definitive Guide to Underwriting Multifamily Acquisitions. He has written over 50 articles about underwriting, deal structures, and capital markets and hosts the Capital Spotlight podcast, which is focused on interviewing institutional investors.

Charles Waldron, Director of Acquisitions

Charles works closely with owners, brokers, and service providers across the country to source and analyze prospective multifamily acquisitions for Lone Star Capital. He draws on public and private data sources as well as internal knowledge to underwrite over 500 potential investments per year. Before beginning his real estate career, he worked in architecture and in pension fund investing. Charles graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in Classics.

Josh Hoffman, Asset Manager

Josh performs asset management responsibilities, supervising on-site management to ensure execution of business plans, internal and investor reporting, transaction execution and due diligence. He began his career in investment consulting for institutional clients such as pensions, endowments, and foundations. Wanting to fulfill an entrepreneurial itch, he then helped launch and grow a family-owned small business as FP&A manager. Most recently, Josh ventured into data analytics for a global consulting firm while completing his MBA at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business.