Meet our team
Jason Koehn
President

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As President, Jason is directly responsible for the development and implementation of Albion’s business strategy, portfolio composition and capital allocation. His oversight includes the development, acquisition, project financing, and asset management for the company’s portfolio of owned assets as well as maintaining and managing relationships with construction lenders, equity partners, and permanent mortgage lenders to maximize the profitability of each individual asset.

Since 2011, Jason has been a member of the Board of Directors of Village Green and also served as the Chief Investment Officer of Village Green. Prior to joining Village Green, Jason was a Director of Structured Equity Investments for GE Capital. Earlier in his career, he was also employed by McShane Corporation, Equity Office Properties Trust and served as an officer in the United States Army.

Jason received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Illinois and his Master of Business Administration in Real Estate/Finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University where he was named the Top Real Estate Student in 2003.

Darrell Williams
Vice President
Construction
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Darrell is a 25-year veteran of the construction industry. At Albion he is responsible for the oversight and management of preliminary and final hard cost budgeting, general contractor selection, contract negotiations and the performance and adherence to schedule and budget by the general contractor.

Prior to joining Albion, Darrell worked with Structured Management Midwest, LLC as their Director of Construction. He also worked with Lennar Urban – Chicago as their Vice President of Operations and Vice President of Project Management & Purchasing. Darrell’s previous positions also include CarrAmerica Development as Project Manager and Capitol Construction Group as their Senior Project Manager.

Darrell received his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering and Management from Bradley University and his MBA in Real Estate Finance from DePaul University's Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.
Craig McGowan
Vice President
Acquisitions
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At Albion, Craig is responsible for executing the company’s acquisition strategy by sourcing, underwriting, financing and acquiring target assets, as well as leading the repositioning and renovations for all acquisitions. Since joining Albion, formerly Village Green Development, Craig has acquired and repositioned high-rise apartment communities located in the urban cores of Chicago, Kansas City, Louisville and Detroit.

Prior to Village Green, Craig spent 10 years at Heitman where he initially participated in the asset management for a $3 billion real estate portfolio. He later served as Vice President of Acquisitions, where he successfully closed on the acquisitions of over $500 million in commercial real estate investments.

Craig received his Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Louisiana State University.
Andrew J. Yule
Vice President
Development
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Andrew Yule is responsible for all ground up new construction and adaptive re-use development projects. Prior to joining Albion, Andrew was a Village Green associate for 11 years, stepping into the roles of Director of Ancillary Services and Assistant Vice President of Commercial Real Estate with a focus on sourcing and developing retail spaces within apartment communities. Andrew was involved in every facet of apartment operations during his tenure at Village Green and provides a unique insight to development.

Recently Andrew has served as the developer for over $100 million of ground up construction projects in Pittsburgh and also developed a large adaptive re-use project in urban Cincinnati.

Andrew received his Bachelor Degree from Illinois State University with a double major in Finance and Management.
Beth Raquepau
Assistant Vice President
Design and Development
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Beth is responsible for leading the design direction and execution of the Albion brand concept. Beth began her career at Village Green as Director of Visual Merchandising and formed the entity Village Green Interiors, LLC in early 2006. In 2010 she was promoted to Senior Director of Visual Merchandising and in 2014 she was promoted again to Assistant Vice President of Design, overseeing both design and landscape architecture services. To date, she has successfully completed over 25 full-scale construction or acquisition rehab projects, which include FFE and/or interior finish specifications and documentation. The industry leading “City” brand, instituted by Beth’s expertise and design vision, is nationally recognized and acclaimed.

Prior to working with Village Green, Beth held the coveted roles of project management and interior designer at Kathleen McGovern Studio of Interior Design in Grosse Pointe, MI and Detroit Urban Living.

Beth received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Michigan State University and is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers. She is also actively involved in the Boys and Girls Club of America, Greening of Detroit and Capuchin Soup Kitchen.
Daniel Lowenstein
Director
Development
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As Director of Development, Daniel is responsible for the direct oversight of all renovation and property redevelopment projects, along with asset management.

Prior to joining Albion as the Director of Development, Daniel was an Area Director at Village Green, where he managed a portfolio of five assets with over 2,400 units. Over his tenure at Village Green, he held various roles including Sales Consultant, Operations Manager, General Manager and Assistant Area Director.

Daniel received his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Finance from Indiana University and is an active participant of the Ronald McDonald House Charities
Brianna Segerson
Senior Financial Analyst
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As a Financial Analyst, Brianna is responsible for the underwriting, due diligence, closing and implementation of acquisition and development targets.

Before joining Albion, Brianna was a Development Associate at Alchemy Properties Inc. in New York City. At Alchemy Properties, Brianna assisted in the acquisition and execution of 3 ground-up developments, totaling over 400,000 GSF and $450 million of capitalization.

Brianna received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Yale University and is a member of Athletes to End Alzheimer’s and Yale AREA (Alumni Real Estate Association).
Joseph Caucas
Financial Analyst
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Joseph, as a financial analyst, assists the development team in assemblage of due diligence materials for prospective projects, including financial modeling, cost analysis, and market research.

Before Albion, Joseph worked for Cantor Commercial Real Estate as an analyst on the CMBS origination team. At Cantor Commercial Real Estate, Joseph assisted the preliminary underwriting and due diligence on various property types in markets across the nation.

Joseph received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago.