Jack Giles


Jack is a partner at Urban Spaces and is a board member of several other businesses throughout the country. He is an active real estate investor with projects in Cambridge/Boston, Dallas, and San Diego. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for the College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas, his alma mater.

Paul Ognibene

Chief Executive Officer

As the founder and CEO, Paul sets the company’s vision and direction and provides executive oversight of all client relationships, contract negotiations, and multi-million dollar project budgets. Paul earned a BA in economics from Boston College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Dave Notter

Chief Operating Officer

Dave provides executive oversight of all project management and asset management activities. Dave develops and implements infrastructure, processes, and policies to help the company grow. Dave earned a BS in Finance from Boston College and an MBA from The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Jeff Hirsch, R.A.

Vice President of Operations

Jeff oversees the day-to-day operations of all project activities, including permitting, design, and construction. With over 25 years of industry experience, Jeff is both a licensed architect and general contractor and earned a BA in Environmental Design and a Masters of Architecture from Texas A & M University

Skip Rose, P.E.

Director of Construction and Facilities

Skip coordinates project management activities and provides operational expertise. As a licensed Professional Engineer, Skip has more than 25 years of hands-on project management and systems development experience. Skip earned a degree in Physics from Binghamton University.

Katie Estes

Asset Manager

Katie performs financial analysis of potential projects and manages all asset management and project marketing activities. Katie serves as the company’s liaison between third-party property management and marketing firms. Katie earned her BA from Tufts University.

Jesse Ruggiero

Director of Accounting

Jesse handles all project accounting and cash management, including construction requisitions and lender draws. Jesse earned a BA in Economics from Connecticut College.

Andrea Docanto

Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Andrea is responsible for supporting all office operations. Andrea is currently earning her Entrepreneurial Science degree from Bunker Hill.