Our Team

Our team has extensive knowledge and experience in all primary and secondary markets in the Southeast. Our relationships with tenants, brokers, and municipalities help create an environment that benefits all stakeholders involved in an asset. We handled some of the most high profile projects in the Southeast.

Blake Berg

Blake Berg

Co-Founder, Principal

Blake R. Berg is a co-founder of WPCM and primarily responsible for sourcing investment opportunities, portfolio management and fundraising. Prior to WPCM, Blake spent approximately thirteen years working in U.S. real estate acquisitions for J.P. Morgan Asset Management – Global Real Assets. In his most recent role, Blake was a Managing Director responsible for the…

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Sam Heide

Sam Heide

Principal

Sam Heide focuses on the acquisition, asset management and leasing of retail and mixed-use assets. He is a Principal at Wicker Park, and also serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors. Crawford Square, an affiliate of Wicker Park, presently manages and leases an extensive portfolio of commercial real estate all…

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Andy Johnson

Andy Johnson

Director

Andy Johnson started with WPCM in June 2014. As Director of Investments Andy leads the acquisition team and processes, including but not limited to, identifying new opportunities, managing due diligence and developing business plans for each investment. Additionally, Andy supports the Asset Management teams with implementing business plans, developing operating budgets and managing capital improvement…

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Tara Moore

Tara Moore

Chief Financial Officer

Tara Moore is a CPA licensed in the state of South Carolina. She has worked in multiple areas of accounting including restaurant management, real estate, development and construction. Tara started her career in Charleston, SC, after graduating from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. She worked as a Staff Accountant for a restaurant management…

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Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson

Managing Director

Tom Jackson joined WPCM in May 2020. As Managing Director of Investments, Tom is primarily responsible for sourcing office and mixed-use investment opportunities. Prior to WPCM, Tom co-founded Vertical Data Centers, a privately held investment firm focused on the acquisition and development of data center properties, where he was responsible for overseeing and implementing the…

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Thomas Griffin

Thomas Griffin

Director - Acquisitions

Thomas Griffin spent four years with CBRE’s Valuation and Advisory Services group in Birmingham, AL before joining Wicker Park. In his most recent role as staff appraiser, he assisted a client base consisting of institutional lenders, regional/local banks, and property owners on valuation and consulting assignments for real estate assets across all property types in…

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Andrew Tanner

Andrew Tanner

Director - Asset Management

Andrew Tanner spent two and a half years with Altus Group’s Advisory Services division in Atlanta, Georgia before joining Wicker Park Capital Management. In his role as a Real Estate Valuation Consultant, he assisted institutional real estate investors in all facets of the valuation management engagement. He also spent time with a specialty finance firm…

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Daniel DiPlotti

Daniel DiPlotti

Analyst - Acquisitions

Daniel DiPlotti joined Wicker Park Capital Management in July 2018 after graduating from the University of Georgia where he earned a B.B.A. in Finance and Real Estate.

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Rachel Early

Rachel Early

Staff Accountant

Rachel Early graduated cum laude from Armstrong State University, earning a B.S. in Business Economics. After graduating, she worked as an Accounting Assistant for Coggins Promotional Advertising, before joining Wicker Park Capital Management in July 2019. She is also enrolled at Georgia Southwestern University, working towards earning her CPA license.

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Armando Codina

Board Member, Principal

Armando Codina is Founder and Executive Chairman of Codina Partners, LLC, a real estate investment and development firm based in Coral Gables, Florida. The firm’s portfolio is comprised of residential, commercial and mixed-use projects including the over one-billion-dollar investment in Downtown Doral. The 250-acre Downtown Doral is composed of more than 5,000 residential units, over…

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K. Lawrence Gragg

K. Lawrence Gragg

Board Member, Principal

Larry Gragg is the COO of Codina Partners, LLC. Codina Partners, LLC, headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida, is the operating company for various real estate assets owned by Armando Codina and various institutional partners, including JP Morgan Chase and Baupost. Codina Partners acts as the developer and asset manager for such assets. Larry joined Codina…

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James Carr

Board Member, Principal

In 1976, James Carr founded Westbrooke Communities, Inc., a land development and residential home building company which quickly catapulted into the ranks of the state’s largest and most respected builders, with more than 15,000 homes constructed throughout South Florida. In its first year of operation, Westbrooke built 101 homes. Subsequently, the company he founded built…

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