SILVER HEIGHTS DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Tommy HaendlerTommy Haendler, Principal 

Tommy serves as the Chairman of the firm’s Investment Committee and leads SHD’s activities in senior living and other strategic ventures and partnerships.

Tommy has extensive real estate experience, as an owner-manager of large rental properties, as well as a lender, land developer and builder. A wide range of current and past projects include, luxury single family homes and condominiums in the Northeast and Florida, as well as numerous small and large rehab projects.

Tommy began his career in private equity, identifying, funding and directing businesses in various industries including biotech, software and travel. He is fluent in five languages and holds degrees from Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Economics and International Relations as well as a Masters and A.B.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.


Seth GreenwaldSeth Greenwald, Principal 

Seth manages the development and lending efforts for SHD and is responsible for originating, executing and managing the firm’s investments throughout their life cycle.

Before joining SHD, Seth worked as a Vice President of Homewood Capital, where he sourced, analyzed and monitored investments, while working closely with management of portfolio companies on strategic initiatives.

Prior to that, Seth was an Investment Analyst at Bay Harbour Management, a distressed credit and special situations focused hedge fund, and an investment banking Analyst at Merrill Lynch.

Seth began his career as a management consultant at Deloitte Consulting working in a variety of strategic roles across industries. Seth holds a BA from The University of Richmond.


Jon SteelJon Steel, Managing Director

Jon is a Managing Director responsible for portfolio management, strategy and operations.

Prior to joining SHD, Jon worked as a Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at HIMCO, the asset management arm of The Hartford insurance company and ran the asset backed trading desk managing the firm’s securitized exposure across the auto, credit card, student loan, equipment, CRE triple net lease and PACE sectors.

Before this, Jon was a Portfolio Manager and Trader at Ramius Capital Group, now Cowen & Co, focused on non-agency residential mortgage backed securities and global macro trading and strategy.

Jon began his career at Lazard Asset Management supporting the agency mortgage trading desk and broader fixed income platform. Jon holds a BS from the University of Delaware and an MBA from Pace University.


Stephanie Sambeat OdenathStephanie Sambeat Odenath, Vice President

Stephanie manages the development pipeline at SHD as well corporate communications and marketing.

Prior to joining SHD, Stephanie was Senior Director of Strategy and Development at RMS Companies, a Stamford, CT based real estate development company, where she worked on site selection, acquisition, project planning and management of multi-family and mixed-use developments.  Stephanie also helped grow the Hotel Zero Degrees brand.

Before moving to CT, Stephanie was based in New York City working on the expansion of The ONE Group hospitality brands across the U.S. and internationally.  

Stephanie has a MS in Real Estate Development from NYU’s Schack Institute and a BA from Colgate University.