Leadership

Scott Brown

Chief Executive Officer

Scott brings over 25 years of business, finance, and real estate development experience to his role as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Park Street Hospitality, a hotel and multifamily real estate development company. With a strong passion for real estate development, Scott entered the industry in 2005 when he founded ABA Hospitality after a successful career in finance. During that time Scott established relationships with all the major hotel brands and many of the leading private equity firms. Scott owned and built several of the first Hyatt Place hotels in the United States and was a regular speaker at Meet the Money, the national hotel finance and investment conference in Los Angeles. In addition to ground-up development, Scott and his team have taken on projects as fee developers and developed and built over 20 hotels.

Based in the Bay Area and Newport Beach, Park Street is building a portfolio of lifestyle properties, both hotel and multifamily that it owns, finances and develops in iconic destinations.

Prior to real estate development, Scott began his professional career at Merrill Lynch in San Francisco, and quickly became a top producer, overseeing over $2B in assets. After a successful 10-year career, in 2005, Scott left to follow his passion for real estate development and founded the company that has now become Park Street Hospitality. 

Brian Marshack

Vice President of Development

Over the last 30 years, Mr. Marshack has enjoyed a diverse career in the real estate development and investment industry, specializing in multifamily residential, urban infill/redevelopment, low-income housing, specialty retail, and mixed-use ventures. As a principal at Cityview Properties, a commercial real estate brokerage, consulting, and development firm, he worked on complex development and redevelopment projects in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Denver, Colorado. Notable experience includes facilitating public-private partnerships for several national retailers in California, working on acquisition, design, entitlements, and financing of new property development including multifamily residential, specialty retail, and mixed-use commercial residential properties. In addition to working in the private sector, Mr. Marshack was the founding Director of Housing and Community Development for one of Denver’s largest non-profit organizations, leading initiatives on low-income housing development, implementing a first-time homeownership program, and implementing several programs for neighborhood economic development and investments. Mr. Marshack is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego with degrees in Urban Studies and Planning, and Economics.

Nancy Choi

Vice President of Finance

A corporate finance professional, Ms. Choi brings over two decades of experience in investment banking, private equity, business strategy, and corporate development. Her expertise in private placements, fundraising, investor relations, and capital management presented her with the opportunity to work with several real estate developers to help acquire and manage assets. In the hospitality sector, she not only managed a portfolio valued at over $750m, but she also played a key role in the development of several hotels, including ground-up developments, brand conversions, and property improvements. Ms. Choi is primarily responsible for all aspects of PSH’s finances, including investor relations, capital management, financial projections, and forecasts, and will manage the finance team who will be handling the ongoing accounting, tax, and financial reporting requirements of each project. In addition, she will provide her expertise in development as needed throughout the PSH portfolio.

Peter Ward 

General Counsel

Mr. Ward provides the interface between Park Street’s business goals and the legal processes necessary to protect its interests and intelligently manage risk. Mr. Ward brings over 25 years of experience in a variety of complex transactional issues from site selection and acquisition, through the due diligence and entitlement process up to and including construction build-out.

Mr. Ward did his undergraduate work at Yale University and the University of California at San Diego and received his law degree from the University Of San Diego School Of Law in 1986. Mr. Ward is a member of the California Bar, the San Diego County Bar Association, and the Real Property and Construction Law Sections of the SDCBA.

Strategic Partners

Pebble Creek Development

Development – Project Management

Pebble Creek was founded by Ryan Hauck in 2016 after an extensive career working for public and private developers. Mr. Hauck is a trusted real estate executive with 20 years of experience and a proven track record of outperforming client’s goals and objectives. As an astute and creative development manager, combining managerial, technical, and design expertise, he has a track record of maintaining the perfect balance between the client’s global strategies, cost controls, quality and aesthetic expectations, while driving innovation. In the last 20 years, Ryan served in key development and project management roles for large developers like Summerhill Homes (Palo Alto), Irvine Company, and Lennar Homes. Ryan is responsible for overseeing the development and construction of more than 10,000 residential units. Ryan is a partner and trusted advisor with Park Street Hospitality/Residential.

Ryan Hauck

Development – Project Manager

Ryan is a real estate executive with 20 years of experience and a proven track record of outperforming project goals and objectives. Over the last 20 years, Ryan served in key development and project management roles for large developers like Summerhill Homes (Palo Alto), Irvine Company, and Lennar Homes. Ryan is responsible for overseeing the construction of more than 10,000 residential units for key projects throughout the Bay area. Ryan is an astute and creative development manager, combining managerial, technical, and design expertise, with a track record of driving innovation while maintaining the perfect balance between cost controls, quality, and aesthetic expectations.