Beachwold Residential and its principals have built, owned and managed multifamily properties for 40 years.

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About Us

Through our vast operational and ownership experience, in depth knowledge of our target markets and long-lasting relationships with brokers, lenders and property managers, Beachwold is able to identify and acquire undervalued assets that offer superior long-term returns and lower than average risk.

We presently control over 40 properties and more than 12,000 multi-family units in Connecticut, Texas, Florida, New Jersey, Maryland, Tennessee and Virginia.

Gideon Z. Friedman


Since joining Beachwold in 2010, Gideon has organized dozens of partnerships to acquire multifamily properties across the country. He oversees the analysis, financing and closing process for new acquisitions and the ongoing asset management of over 12,000 apartments nationwide. Prior to joining Beachwold, he was Director of Planning and Research at the Alliance for Downtown New York, the business improvement district for Lower Manhattan. He graduated from Brown University with a degree in Urban Studies.

Kate Kerrigan

Chief Operating Officer

Kate joined Beachwold as Chief Operating Officer in 2016. From 2011 through 2015, Kate served as the senior director of Columbia University’s Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate, a leading research center in real estate investment and finance. In years prior, Kate devoted over a decade of her career to economic development in New York City. From 2001 to 2008, she was a member of the Alliance for Downtown New York’s executive management team. In 2008, she was appointed executive director of the DUMBO BID, a business improvement district promoting Brooklyn’s waterfront. Kate began her career in commercial real estate at AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp. She received her B.A. from Brown University and her J.D. from New York Law School.

Chuck Rubenstein

General Counsel

Chuck has been a real estate attorney and real estate industry executive for over 30 years. Prior to his current position, he was a partner at the New York law firm Wachtel & Missry LLP, and from 1998 through 2009, he was the head transactional attorney and Executive Vice President of Tarragon Corporation, a New York based publicly traded homebuilding, multifamily and mixed-use development, operating and management company. Chuck is a licensed New York real estate broker, is licensed to practice law in New York, and is a graduate of the NYU School of Law.

Bob Burridge

Senior Vice President, Asset Management

Since 1983, Bob has supervised the planning, construction and management of five hotels, 12 condo developments and three multifamily properties, first as VP at Conservation Homes and then as General Manager of Myers Northeast. He joined Tarragon Corporation in 1998 and built two luxury properties in Connecticut while implementing several rehabilitation projects. Today, he oversees Beachwold's asset management division and is responsible for over $30 million in annual capital spending and several large-scale renovations. He holds a business degree from the University of New Haven.

Bud Fagerli


Bud oversees the accounting and financial operations of Beachwold. From 2003 to 2009 Bud was the CFO of Tarragon Corporation’s Homebuilding division. He previously served as the CAO and Controller of the Altman Companies and as the VP for asset management and financial analysis at CRI. He is a licensed CPA and graduated from Virginia Tech in 1980.

Dan DeStefano

Vice President, Asset Management

Dan directs Beachwold's capital improvement programs and works closely with on site teams to develop efficient means of operation. Since joining Beachwold in 2011, he has facilitated several value-add projects with an emphasis on revenue growth. He previously held construction management positions at Northland Investment Corporation and Tarragon Corporation. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies.

Beverly Ferguson

President, South Oxford Management

Bev Ferguson has been actively involved in property management for more than 25 years. She first became involved in apartment management while attending Sacramento State University, where she obtained her BS Degree in Business Management. As President of South Oxford Management, Bev will lead the company in its national operations while overseeing the regional property management in the Central Region. Prior to joining SOM, since 1992, Bev led US Residential Group and its predecessor, Pacific West Management’s, management of portfolios throughout the Southwest, Midwest, Northeast, and Sunbelt states, which included most of Beachwold’s properties in the region.

Our Experience

  • 40+ years
  • 12,000+ Multi family units currently owned
  • 5,000+ units built

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