J. Christopher Perry
Chief Executive Officer
Chris Perry founded the company in 2000 and today serves on Suburban Capital’s senior management committee and chairs the investment committee.
Chris studied at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He currently serves on the board of trustees for Norfolk Academy and The Perry Family Foundations.
Timothy J. Stiffler
Tim Stiffler provides strategic leadership for Suburban Capital’s investment platform and growth initiatives. In addition, he has direct oversight of portfolio operations, finance and development. Tim chairs the firm’s senior management committee and serves on the investment committee.
Tim previously served as President of a large Virginia based hotel company, overseeing the development and operation of the company’s 28 hotels in Virginia and North Carolina prior to the sale of the company. The company was a franchisee and strategic development partner for Marriott International and ranked in the Top 50 Hotel Management Companies.
Tim is an honors graduate of the University of Virginia and currently serves on the board of trustees for Norfolk Academy and Westminster Canterbury.
Marcus B. Lewis
Senior Vice President of Construction & Development
Marcus Lewis is responsible for the coordination and oversight of all major construction and renovation projects, including franchise required product improvement plans.
Marcus has been active in the real estate construction business since 1983. Prior to joining Suburban Capital, he served as Vice President of Development and Construction for a large regional hotel company.
Caroline K. Wood, CPA, CFE
Senior Vice President of Accounting
Caroline Wood leads the company’s accounting team, and has direct responsibility for monthly financial reporting, treasury management and internal audit.
Prior to joining Suburban, Caroline was a senior finance manager at Canon Inc., a Fortune 500 technology company. Previously she was the controller for a regional hotel developer and operator where she led an accounting division that supported more than 30 hotels. Caroline began her accounting career with the regional accounting firm of McPhillips, Roberts and Deans, PLC where she served on the audit team.
Caroline earned her bachelor’s degree in management from Old Dominion University.
Senior Vice President of Asset Services
David Starowicz leads the Asset Services Group for the firm which has direct oversight for the company’s commercial real estate portfolio. His key responsibilities include strategies for asset management, property management, leasing and capital expenditures. David also serves on the firm’s investment committee which is tasked with oversight responsibilities with respect to acquisitions, dispositions, development projects, financing and other similar investments.
Prior to joining Suburban Capital, David spent his career working with institutional owners of commercial real estate, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Allegiancy, a real estate asset management company with $700m of assets under management, where he was responsible for asset management, leasing, marketing and property operations. Prior to Allegiancy, David was a Managing Director with Harbor Group International and has held executive positions in asset management and acquisitions, for three publicly traded real estate investment companies.
David has a double degree from the State University of New York in Environmental Studies and Landscape Architecture, a Master of Business Administration from University of Dallas and his Juris Doctor from Texas A&M University.
Howard M. Woods
Senior Vice President of Operations
Howard Woods manages all operational aspects of the firm’s self storage and hotel portfolios. His key responsibilities include ensuring compliance with brand standards and maintaining a culture of service excellence.
Howard has a deep background in hotel management and operations. He has over 15 years of multi-unit management experience including full service, select service and resort lodging properties.
Prior to joining Suburban, Howard was director of operations for two large regional hotel management companies. He has worked extensively with the industry’s leading brands, including Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, IHG and Choice Hotels.
Doug Ellis, Jr.
Vice President of Acquisitions
Doug Ellis oversees all sourcing and acquisition of commercial real estate opportunities for Suburban Capital. Prior to joining Suburban, Doug was the president of Shoreline Asset Management, focusing on acquisitions, development and asset management.
Doug is a 2004 graduate of the College of William & Mary