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Meet our Executive Team

Today’s challenging real estate market calls for seasoned professionals. More than ever, our clients entrust us with their investment needs. Through strategic means of buying at steep discounts and adding value, our executive team is generating double digit returns in a weak economy. Never before have we seen a market with incredible potential for realizing high returns in a short period of time. Meet our Executive Team.

GARY LANGENDOEN – SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr. Langendoen has over 30 years of diversified national real estate experience actively involved in over $3 billion of real estate transactions. He has the valuable experience of being a real estate investor, lender and property manager with the wisdom learned from successfully maneuvering various real estate cycles. Previously Mr. Langendoen was Vice President of property management for a subsidiary of Wilshire Mortgage/Glendale Federal Savings where he managed apartments in several states including condo conversions and property rehabs. He was also Senior Vice President of a public REIT responsible for the management of commercial properties in southern California and he was Vice President of property acquisitions at Cal Fed Investments MLP fund. As Senior Vice President for Heron Financial he acquired, financed and performed due diligence on REO and troubled apartments from lenders. Mr. Langendoen was also President of an investment company that acquired, managed and financed 8,000 apartment units nationwide.

Mr. Langendoen is a licensed real estate broker in California and he earned the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management. He earned a BBA from The University of Texas and an MBA from Pepperdine University. He is a past president of the Los Angeles chapter of IREM; he authored the article of the year “The Growing Field of Asset Management” and coauthored an IREM textbook on apartment management.

FORBES BURDETTE – DIRECTOR

Mr. Burdette has over 40 years of national real estate experience and has successfully experienced numerous real estate cycles and is an expert in property management and asset management activities. Since 1992, Mr. Burdette has been Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for CMC Residential., a firm engaged in the sale and management of residential housing through a Coldwell Banker franchise. He was also an independent director of a privately held REIT that contained 15 self storage complexes, student apartments, and assisted living facilities. He was also Vice President of Carlsberg Management Company, in connection with its commercial real estate activities, a position he assumed after serving for a number of years as a consultant and Assistant to the President of Carlsberg Management Company. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Trust Realty Advisors and was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of August Financial Corporation. Mr. Burdette was also was Vice President of August Property Management, Inc. and Executive Vice President of University Real Estate Trust. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburg and is the owner of Willard Contracting Company, a licensed California general contractor.

MATT ARNOLD – DIRECTOR

Mr. Arnold has over 15 years of real estate and construction experience. He worked in Colorado performing all facets of construction: laborer, estimating, production and project management. In addition to his construction experience, Mr. Arnold has spent the past several years in commercial real estate acquisition and syndication. Mr. Arnold performed all acquisition functions from initial underwriting and due diligence, through arranging and securing financing, and the closing of escrow and asset management. In addition to procuring traditional bank and CMBS lending, he has worked with HUD on mark-to-market and Green Initiative financing. Mr. Arnold has done the due diligence on and acquired 40 apartment, student apartment, office, self storage and assisted living properties nationwide for REITs and private real estate investment companies. Mr. Arnold received dual BS degrees in Chemical Engineering and Economics from the Colorado School of Mines. In addition, he received his MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California with an emphasis on real estate finance.

EDDIE SIU – CHIEF ACCOUNTANT

Mr. Siu has over 30 years of experience in all areas of accounting in the real estate investment, development, construction and management business. Mr. Siu started out with Boise Cascade Corporation in the 1970’s when Boise Cascade was still in the residential real estate business. Later on, Mr. Siu has held the position of Controller and Accounting manager with various real estate companies, overseeing the accounting functions of real estate investment, development and management. During the last 10 years Mr. Siu was an accounting manager with Carlsberg Management Company, overseeing its residential brokerage and property management operations. Mr. Siu has a BS degree in accounting from Cal Poly University.

Who We Are

Madison Realty Companies is a private real estate firm with expertise in acquiring income producing real estate. We were founded over 20 years ago.

Why Us

Each member of our senior executive team has 30 plus years of individual experience. We have acquired and managed over six billion dollars of U.S. real estate in over 30 states.

Investment Strategy

Our clients are institutions, individuals and foreign investors who are seeking risk adjusted, attractive rates of return.
Safety. We purchase properties below market value. This provides us a margin of error.
Upside. We upgrade or expand properties to add value to our investors’ capital and increase cash flows.

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