Meet Our Team

Our collaborative team of market experts analyze market conditions and uncovers critically important insight regarding specific buyer behavior and preferences. This information is used to optimize product design recommendations and the sales and marketing strategies. Creating a product and sales approach that more closely matches buyer preferences results in faster sellout and reduced cost of sales.

Executive Team

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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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Betty Harbourt

Senior Vice President, Marketing

Betty leads Sudhoff’s marketing, public relations, advertising, and consumer engagement activities. Prior to joining Sudhoff, she developed sales and marketing strategies for high-density condominium and multifamily real estate projects nationwide. As Executive VP of The Marketing Directors, she was vital to the success of more than 75 new condominium communities, and as Director of Marketing for The Condo Store, she was instrumental in creating the company’s onsite sales and marketing initiative and orchestrating a market expansion that led to its acquisition. After the firm rebranded to Coldwell Banker The Condo Store, Betty was named Executive VP and led the company as it achieved great milestones, including its first billion-dollar sales year and 10,000 annual closings.

Prior to her real estate career, Betty held positions in credit marketing and national event marketing. She holds a bachelors from the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

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Mike Reddell

Executive Vice President, Sales

Mike brings more than 25 years of strategic planning, management, sales, and marketing expertise to Sudhoff. Prior to joining Sudhoff, he worked with Hillwood, Omni Hotel Corp., TRT Holdings, Hines, Forest City Development, and Koontz McCombs, where he amassed valuable experience in developing, marketing and selling condominiums, condo-hotels, and mixed-use projects. Mike has worked on every stage of development, including feasibility studies, selection of architects and interior designers, and recruiting and managing sales and marketing teams. His keen awareness of emerging demographics, design trends, and shifting buyer expectations gives Sudhoff clients a significant competitive advantage.

Mike holds a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. He is active in the Urban Land Institute and supports other local urban initiatives.

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Corporate Team

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Melannie Angulo

Sales Coordinator 

Melannie manages all aspects of the HAR Listings and coordination of the Operations Department. Prior to joining Sudhoff in 2013, Melannie worked for Hines Interests Limited Partnership as an Administrative Assistant and Tricon Homes, Inc. as a contracts coordinator and executive assistant to the Vice President. Melannie has a total of 16 years of experience in the real estate industry. In her spare time Melannie loves to spend time with family. 


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Jared Bonasera

Sales Director/ Market Insight Manager

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Melissa Escobar

Marketing Associate 

Melissa manages the administration, reporting and coordination of the Operations Department. Additionally, Melissa oversees Sudhoff’s robust email marketing calendar, maintains open house schedule for all properties and provides support to all members of the Sudhoff team as needed. Melissa moved to Houston from the Corpus Christi area 3 years ago.

Prior to Sudhoff, Melissa worked for the Corpus Christi Independent School District for 11 years in the administrative offices. She managed payroll for 450 custodial employees and handled all maintenance work orders and requisitions. She joined Sudhoff in 2015. 

 

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Elizabeth Graham

Director of Marketing

Elizabeth brings eight years of seasoned marketing experience to Sudhoff in her role as Director of Marketing. Elizabeth provides branding and promotional knowledge to partners in addition to leading Sudhoff in developing the custom publication, condoLife. Additionally, she is responsible for all corporate branding and marketing for and work to coordinate its affiliates. Her previous experience includes Director of Marketing at Modern Luxury Houston and Promotions/Marketing Coordinator at Cumulus Media/104.1KRBE.  As Director of Marketing at Sudhoff, she joins a seasoned Marketing team who coordinates and implements marketing plans and numerous program initiatives for their onsite Sales and Marketing developments including ad agency, public relations, digital media strategies and events.    

Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications and a Minor in Spanish from Sam Houston State University. 

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Dina Gustin

Director of Marketing

Dina is a Director of Marketing for Sudhoff and oversees marketing initiatives, budgets specific to each project and serves as a liaison between the developer and Sudhoff team. She has worked with Pelican Builders on projects such as The Wilshire, The Revere as well as worked with Oxberry Group, Sims Luxury Builders and Citiscape on Sudhoff’s condominium development for almost 3 years.

Prior to working at Sudhoff Dina served as an art educator for 5 years. During that time, she procured scholarships and grants, was an enrichment team leader and served on the Global Studies Academy board. Additionally, Dina was as an Art Director 12 years and managed many award-winning external and internal publications for University of Houston, Shell Oil and Texas Children’s Hospital.

Dina holds a Master’s in Education from Houston Baptist University and a BA from the University of Houston.  Dina is also a licensed real estate agent with a background in real estate copywriting.

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Hannah Lonergan

Director of Marketing 

Hannah brings ten years of luxury marketing and sales experience to her role as Director of Marketing at Sudhoff. Using the execution of multiple marketing platforms including advertising, print digital/interactive, and community engagement, Hannah develops high impact marketing strategies to residential real estate.  

Previously to Sudhoff, Hannah was recruited to lead the Houston marketing team for Modern Luxury LLC, the nation's largest publisher of regional magazines with offices in 18 markets. She managed marketing strategies, press outreach, presentations, and marquee events to secure new advertisers, and enhance media and public relations connections.

Hannah holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Houston. In addition, she is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Texas.

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Khruma Myrie

Logistics Manager


Khruma oversees all developer project sales centers and signage, ensuring that all facets of the Sudhoff brand is represented well to both our clients and buyers. Khruma is responsible for gaining the attention of prospective buyers through the means of weekend directional signs, project site signage. 

Khruma successfully completed project management certification program at the University of Houston Downtown. Additionally he completed 2-year degree in Applied Science Aviation Technology Little Rock Arkansas and successfully completed his internship at Dausault Falcon Jets where he developed an obsession for the smaller details in the manufacturing of business class private jets.

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Management Team

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Belinda Fernandez

Vice President of Operations & Compliance 

As Vice President of Sales Operations & Compliance, Belinda oversees the day-to-day sales operations and keeps the organization on track. Belinda provides broker support to the sales team as well as ensures the organization remains in compliance with TREC, national and local association’s rules & regulations. She also manages the organization’s Customer Relations Management (CRM) system.  Belinda has been supported the efforts of Sudhoff since 2011.

Prior to joining Sudhoff, Belinda owned and operated her own real estate company selling waterfront homes in the Galveston and surrounding areas.  She acquired her Texas real estate license in 2002 and, in 2006, her Texas Broker's License.  

Belinda holds a B.A from the University of Houston. 

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Dora Yzaguirre

As the longest serving Sudhoff Team member, Dora has been with Jacob Sudhoff since 2000.  Her role has been wide ranging and impactful on the business at every level. Beyond managing the day-to-day activities and scheduling for Mr. Sudhoff, Dora currently manages the closing and funding process for all Sudhoff transactions.  As the company grows, Dora has earned her spot on the executive team by taking on every task from agent management to contract management in stride. Dora’s experience continues to add value every day at Sudhoff. She has been a part of several positions at one critical juncture or another. Her history working in accounting as well as the title industry prepared her for the position she holds today: Executive Administrator and Contract Manager at Sudhoff Companies.  

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Joel Bickley

Builder Services Sales Agent

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Jade Luney

Development Sales Agent

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