Founding Principals

Ben Hoskins

Ben is a founding Principal and President of Southside Investment Partners.  He oversees the development and capital markets functions of the Company, and also runs its Advisory Services Group.  He has spent over 20 years acquiring, developing, financing, leasing, and managing projects with a aggregate value of over $2B.  Ben has a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School.

Dave Ward

Dave is a founding Principal of Southside Investment Partners. He is also the President of H&R Retail, the largest retail-only real estate brokerage firm in the greater Washington, DC region. For the last 25 years, he has been an industry leader in shopping center leasing, land acquisition and land development, and has completed nearly 1,000 transactions. Dave has a B.A. from Towson University.

Marc Katz

Marc is a founding Principal of Southside Investment Partners. For 30 years, he has been involved in retail real estate, including land acquisition, lease negotiation, and asset management.  Marc is also a Principal of H&R Retail, and has consistently been one of the top retail brokers in the greater Washington, DC area.  Marc has a B.A. from Hofstra University and was a Sargent in the U.S. Army.