Principals

Martin Fein

MARTIN FEIN - President
For nearly 30 years, Martin Fein has been involved in the development and acquisition of more than 30,000 units of class A multi-family garden apartments. He established Fein in May 1989 with a passionate commitment to create luxurious, hospitable and livable communities that people can be proud to call home. In 1996, he began Westchase Construction, Ltd., for the construction of high-end apartment developments, and he continues to serve as its President. Previously, he served as President of the Farb Companies with more than 500 employees. Martin is a graduate of Indiana University with a B.A. degree and holds a J.D. degree from the University of Louisville Law School.

Timm Wooten

TIMM WOOTEN - Executive Vice President
A real estate professional with more than 35 years of industry experience, Timm Wooten joined Fein as Executive Vice President in June 1996. He began his career as a credit analyst with First City National Bank in Houston and has since held positions of increasing responsibility with various financial and development companies. In 1985, he formed Henry & Wooten, Ltd., focusing on the development of retail properties, and in 1990 he joined the J. E. Roberts Companies, where he served as Vice President/Eastern Region Manager in Tysons Corner, VA. His responsibilities included the management of five real estate portfolios comprising office buildings, retail centers, industrial properties and apartments with an investment basis of over $500 million. A graduate of the University of Texas, Timm received a B.B.A. in Finance in 1976.

Brian Watson

BRIAN WATSON - Vice President, Westchase Construction, Ltd.
Brian Watson joined the firm in 2003 as Vice President of Westchase Construction, Ltd., an affiliate of Fein specializing in the construction of luxury multi-family apartment developments. Before joining Westchase, he managed the San Diego office of JPI Construction, following a stint at Drever Construction Corporation, where he established offices in Phoenix and San Diego. While at these firms, he successfully completed over 8,000 apartments in California and Texas. Brian holds a B.S. degree in Construction Management from the University of North Texas.

Julie Batche

JULIE G. BATCHE, CPM© - Vice President, Property Management
Julie Batche brings more than 20 years of experience in the multi-family industry to Fein. She oversees the Fein portfolio of communities with a primary focus on the growth, stability and profitability of the management organization. Her previous positions include Regional Vice President at Alliance Residential Management. She previously held senior operations and management positions with Northland Investment Corporation and Bluestone Management, where she aided in a $90 million refinancing of the Texas portfolio as well as the partial sale of the portfolio netting $4 million. She has served on the Houston Apartment Association’s (HAA) Apartment Community Executives and Supervisors (ACES) committee and is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). Julie has been a certified property manager since 1999.

Steven Otermat

STEVEN C. OTERMAT - Vice President and Controller, Fein and Westchase Construction, Ltd.
A certified public accountant with over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, Steve Otermat joined Fein in 2009 as Vice President and Controller. Before joining the organization, he managed the financial and accounting operations for Michael Stevens Interests, Inc. Prior to that, he worked for Cushman & Wakefield, managing the accounting for American General’s commercial real estate portfolio. Steve graduated from the University of Houston with a B.B.A. in Accounting in 1992.

Daniel Fein

DANIEL B. FEIN - Vice President, Development
Daniel Fein joined the firm in July 2008 after completing a M.S. degree in Real Estate Development at Columbia University. From 2005 to 2007, he held an analyst position at The Situs Companies, a global real estate consulting firm, where he helped underwrite commercial mortgage backed securities loans and portfolios for Wall Street lenders and buyers of commercial real estate property. Daniel graduated with a B.Envd. degree from the University of Colorado School of Architecture and Planning in 2005.

Rebecca Fein Luks

REBECCA FEIN LUKS - Vice President, Development
Rebecca Luks spent 15 years at Goldman Sachs in New York in several groups, including Equity Capital Markets, where she worked on equity underwriting; Firm Strategy, where she focused on new business development and firm acquisitions; and, most recently, Reinsurance, where she worked on block acquisitions of life insurance and annuities, business strategy, and new product development. Rebecca graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in 1997.

Greg Talbert

GREG TALBERT - Vice President, Development
Prior to joining Fein in January 2014, Greg was an Asset Manager at the Finger Companies where he managed the financial performance and operations of over 11,000 class A multifamily units in Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Denver and Chicago. He also has experience in retail development and management and is a licensed real estate broker in Texas. Greg, a native Houstonian, graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. in 2005.

As a service business we are well aware that people are our primary asset and our company’s face to the world. Investing in our people is an investment in a sustainable, successful future. That’s why we hire the best, nurture their personal and professional growth and encourage them to challenge the status quo so that we may continually improve. Our goal is to provide professional quality and excellence in everything we do.


Principals

  • MARTIN FEIN
    President
  • TIMM WOOTEN
    Executive Vice President
  • BRIAN WATSON
    Vice President, Westchase Construction, Ltd.
  • JULIE G. BATCHE, CPM©
    Vice President, Property Management
  • STEVEN C. OTERMAT
    Vice President and Controller, Fein and Westchase Construction, Ltd.
  • DANIEL B. FEIN
    Vice President, Development
  • REBECCA FEIN LUKS
    Vice President, Development
  • GREG TALBERT
    Vice President, Development

For development inquiries please contact:
Melinda Loeblich
mloeblich@mfein.com
713-683-4810


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