Sam founded Evergreen Development Group in 2005. Prior to developing Evergreen, Sam spent more than 25 years in real estate sales, marketing, and development in the Northwest. As an agent, Sam sold over $1 billion in residential real estate and co-developed over $1.2 Billion of for sale single and multifamily product.
Sam had a vision of building much-needed housing in underdeveloped communities. He operated with vision, purpose, honesty, and integrity. Those founding principles continue to guide Evergreen today.
Colleen founded Evergreen Housing Development Group in 2005 with her husband, Sam Gottlieb. Prior to founding Evergreen, Colleen worked in real estate sales and marketing in the Northwest. As Co-Founder and CEO of Evergreen Housing Development Group, Colleen is responsible for oversight of all aspects of the company's operations and is focused on the strategic direction of the company. Colleen has an unwavering commitment to building high-quality housing while creating inspirational communities where people want to live and are proud to call home.
Jim has over 20 years of experience in real estate development, acquisitions, dispositions, entitlements, asset management and leasing of commercial, multi-family and mixed-use properties. Prior to Jim's role at Evergreen, he served as Vice President of Development at Browman Development Company, Inc., where he played an integral role in the development, redevelopment, and asset management of real estate valued at over $1 Billion. As President of Evergreen Housing Development Group, Jim is primarily charged with growing the company portfolio through successful site acquisition, development, finance, and construction execution.
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Ken provides a unique financial perspective to the Evergreen team. As Managing Director of Tax Services, Strategy, and Investments, Ken is responsible for tax planning, consulting, and compliance services, the formulation and implementation of the company’s investment strategies, and overseeing the company's financial performance and investments. A native of Savannah, Georgia, Ken attended the University of Georgia, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, then went on to Georgia Southern University, where he earned a Master of Taxation. Ken received his CPA license in 2009.
Bobby brings invaluable, in-depth experience to Evergreen’s financial team. He joined Evergreen following over 15 years in commercial real estate development, consulting, FP&A, and asset management. Prior to his move to Evergreen, he most recently served as Vice President of Finance at Rincon Partners, a $500 million multifamily investment company, where he oversaw the firm’s budgeting, analysis, financial reporting, and capital relationships. Bobby has a bachelor’s degree in financial management from Brigham Young University.
Hans brings a special focus on detailed site planning and design. He is responsible for management of planning, design and entitlement and lends his expertise to project feasibility, due diligence, entitlement, and permitting of new projects. Having experience with projects ranging from multi-family to big box; single-family to commercial, he brings a valuable breadth of project experience and knowledge to Evergreen. His strong understanding of land use process, technical design, permitting, and construction serves to add value to Evergreen's projects. Hans earned a bachelor’s degree in Community & Environmental Planning with a focus on Urban Planning from the University of Washington. He has also earned certificates in Project Management and Commercial Real Estate from the University of Washington School of Professional & Continuing Education.
Priscilla’s experience and broad knowledge of the industry are a major asset to the team. She is responsible for optimizing Evergreen operations for efficiency. Prior to her role at Evergreen, Priscilla lent her experience to the ConAm Management Corporation in San Diego. Throughout her career, Priscilla has been involved in the development and construction of over 20 multi-family communities, as well as numerous acquisition-rehab projects. With 25 years of experience in the industry, she focuses on job costing, marketing, as well as all aspects of the company’s project and business administration.