About Us

Allied Structured Capital

Allied Structured Capital LLC (“ASC”) is a privately held, real estate investment firm headquartered in Houston, Texas.  The firm focuses on investing in the development of residential and mixed-use projects in desirable locations within the major Texas markets. ASC partners with developers in the early stages of a project to provide capital and operational expertise. The investment firm prides itself on being able to supply more than capital to any project. 

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What We Do

We bring local expertise in the execution of successful real-estate projects across Texas. The firm partners with builders and developers, combing the strengths of each stakeholder, underpinned by ASC’s market intelligence, to align interests, reduce risk and deliver greater value to every venture.

ASC’s objective is to provide its investors with superior returns driven by the company’s multi-platform structure and its ability to add value in all the stages of a project’s life-cycle. We are dedicated to generating long-term value for our partners, investors, and the companies we invest in. 

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Who We Are

Experienced Leadership

ASC is led by 2 partners who have an average of 20 years’ investment experience in real estate and more than 15 years working together. Jacob Sudhoff and Catherine Lee are experienced institutional investors with a proven track record investing in real estate development through multiple cycles. 

Disciplined Investing

We invest in developments where we believe that our expertise and experience can provide unique competitive advantages in the market. ASC’s investing strategy focuses on identifying opportunities where our multi-platform structure can be leveraged to generate above average risk-adjusted returns. 

Industry Relationships

The team at ASC has partnered with more than 60 top builders and developers, providing strategic resources that enable them to focus on what they do best. With this track record, we have been able to secure proprietary relationships with many of the best-in-class companies within the real estate development industry.

Multi-Platform Structure

Every development project is approached with expert buyer insight and fiscal discipline to ensure viability and successful outcomes for all stakeholders. Capital, design, permitting, development, construction, and customer experience are aligned and executed across our strategic multi-platform structure. This one of a kind business model facilitates a single shared vision that infuses value to every facet of the venture and enhances the real estate landscape throughout our markets.

“We are a developer's partner providing a comprehensive approach to developing real estate.”

– Jacob Sudhoff, CEO

“We are a developer's partner providing a comprehensive approach to developing real estate.”

– Jacob Sudhoff, CEO

Get in touch

Our Allied Structured Capital Team

Sudhoff’s most essential asset is its intellectual capital. With diverse backgrounds in investment, design, development, construction, and hospitality, our team brings a powerful mixture of potent expertise and pertinent experience to the table.

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Jacob Sudhoff

President and CEO

With more than 20 years of real estate experience, Jacob continues to make an impact on the Texas development landscape. In 2010, he founded Sudhoff Companies with an integrated approach to serve clients as an advisor, investor and authority for urban residential development, sales and marketing. Since its inception, the firm has partnered with more than 60 top builders and developers, providing strategic resources that enable them to focus on what they do best. Unlike traditional brokerages firms, Sudhoff invests its own capital in projects it represents, and over 70% of its builder partners have used Sudhoff-sourced funding.

In addition to his multiple business pursuits, Jacob is dedicated to helping non-profits, including the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Covenant House, and Houston Community Foundation.


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Catherine Lee

Chief Operating Officer & Partner

Catherine is Chief Operating Officer and Partner of Sudhoff.  Prior to joining Sudhoff, she owned, operated and franchised 22 Applebee’s restaurants across Texas and managed a 70 manager team with 1,300 employees.  She was the only female franchisee for the Applebee’s brand.  Prior to Applebee’s, she was an Associate with Vinson & Elkins in their finance section.  She brings operational knowledge and legal expertise to Sudhoff as well as being a strategic partner in many of the company’s projects. 


Catherine graduated from Rice University cum laude and holds a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law.


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Chris Lollar

Vice President, Finance and Investments

Chris has more than 15 years combined experience in finance and petroleum engineering roles, bringing forth a very unique expertise and skill set to Allied Structured Capital. He started his career in finance in 2008 by working at Paratus Capital, where he gained valuable experience in asset valuation, financial modeling, and risk management. In conjunction with working at Paratus, in 2013 Chris started work as a reservoir engineer in the petroleum industry. During the five years in the industry, he focused on financial activities in business development, acquisitions and divestitures, corporate finance, and capital allocation strategy for leading exploration and production companies. In addition to his corporate experience, since 2011 Chris has served as a member of the Board of Trustees for LMI, a non-profit organization that provides various philanthropic services across Oklahoma and Texas.


Chris holds a B.A. in Finance and a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.


Proven Success

Selected Case Studies

We are true developer's partner who balances project responsibilities across our platform to ensure all parties are aligned and invested in the project’s success. Here are some of our most recent achievements.

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Giorgetti Houston

A lifestyle brand’s first foray into condos is a great success.

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The Sophie at Bayou Bend

A thoughtful design entices house owners to the condo lifestyle.

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