Meet Our Team


Richard Broder
CEO
Richard Broder, CEO

Meet Rich

  • Graduated from University of Michigan with a B.A. in Urban Studies.
  • Active and on the boards of numerous charities such as: International Association of Hebrew Free Loans, Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit, and The Red Cross.
  • Resides in West Bloomfield with his wife and two daughters.
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Rich Broder is Broder & Sachse’s founder and CEO. He is responsible for all strategic activities of the company. Under Mr. Broder’s leadership, Broder & Sachse has grown from a start-up business to a full-service management and development company, managing over 130 properties consisting of over 16 million square feet and 10,000 multifamily units.

Rich is a graduate of the University of Michigan where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Studies. Upon graduation, he joined Farbman Stein and Company as a property manager and leasing agent. During his career at Farbman Stein, he was instrumental in building the company from a two-manager operation to a major management firm with over 100 employees and almost 100 properties under contract. Ultimately, Mr. Broder became Executive Vice President of Farbman Stein and was responsible for its entire operations, including management of over 12.5 million square feet of commercial, retail, office and residential real estate. His clients during his 10 year tenure included CB Commercial Realty Advisors, Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, Comerica Bank, Michigan National Bank, Nationwide Life Insurance, New York Life, CIGNA Realty Investors, General Motors and many substantial individual investors. He continues to provide quality service to many of these clients.

Mr. Broder is involved in a variety of community and charitable organizations. He is a past President of the Hebrew Free Loan Association of Metropolitan Detroit. He is immediate past President of the International Association of Hebrew Free Loans, and he serves on the Board of Governors of the Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit. Mr. Broder also serves on the Board of the Department of Drawings, Prints and Photography for the Detroit Institute of Arts. He is also Chairman of Capital Needs Division of the United Jewish Foundation. He was an original Member of the Board of Commissioners of the Downtown Development Authority for the City of Southfield, Michigan. He holds an Associate Brokers license in the State of Michigan and is the firm’s broker of record.

Mr. Broder is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) of the Institute of Real Estate Management. He and his family reside in West Bloomfield, Michigan.




Todd Sachse
Vice President
Todd Sachse, Vice President

Meet Todd

  • Graduated from University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree.
  • Active and on the boards of numerous charities including: Jewish Community Center, Jewish Federation of Detroit and JPM.
  • Resides in Huntington Woods with his wife and three children.
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Todd Sachse is a shareholder and Vice President of Broder & Sachse. He is involved in many areas of corporate strategic planning for the company, and is on the firm’s leadership team. As majority owner of Broder & Sachse’s sister company, Sachse Construction, Mr. Sachse has developed a loyal clientele of customers who require a firm that is World Class in caring for its clients in a variety of building categories such as high-end retail and restaurant projects, renovation of vintage buildings, medical and general office build-outs, as well as development and construction of multi-family projects. Mr. Sachse earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan. Upon graduation, he founded and operated several businesses related to property operations and maintenance.

Todd is involved in a variety of community and charitable organizations. He served as President of the Jewish Community Center and is on the Board of Directors. He is Chairman of the Real Estate and Property Management Committee for the Jewish Federation of Detroit (Liaison), and he is on the Executive Committee & Board of Governors for JFMD.

He and his family reside in Huntington Woods, Michigan.




Lee Hurwitz
President
Lee Hurwitz, Chief Investment Officer

Meet Lee

  • Graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. in International Relations.
  • Serves on the board of directors of the Jewish Vocational Services and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit.
  • Resides in Huntington Woods with his family.
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Lee A. Hurwitz is the President of Broder & Sachse Real Estate. He is responsible for the global and daily implementation of the company’s business strategy and goals. Lee is responsible for the implementation of Team culture and health, the company’s finances, operational and transactional oversight. As the company’s integrator, Lee is also involved in setting and implementing corporate strategic goals and objectives.

Lee is a 1994 graduate of the University of Wisconsin and holds a Bachelor of Political Science degree, with a concentration in International Business. He has been with Broder & Sachse since 1996, starting as an assistant Property Manager. Lee became a Property Manager in 1997, Director of Property Management in 2000, Vice President-Acquisition, Development, and Asset Management in 2003, and Chief Investment Officer in 2015. Lee was named to his current position in 2016. He is a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Michigan.

Lee is involved in a variety of community and charitable organizations. He is currently on the board of Trustees of the Jewish Vocational Services, and its past Board Chairman from 2011-2013.In addition, he serves as an ex-officio of the Real Estate Division of the United Jewish Foundation, and currently serves as the Treasurer of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. Lee is an active member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO).




Jon Rolwing
Vice President, Acquisitions & Development

Meet Jon

  • Earned an MBA from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio and an undergraduate degree in Finance at Bowling Green State University.
  • During his career, Jon has acquired, joint ventured, financed, developed, or sold, over $2 Billion of property.
  • Resides with his wife and four children in New Albany, OH.
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Jon is responsible for developing and implementing a growth strategy to help the firm achieve its growth goals while diversifying its existing portfolio.  His duties include scouring the markets for the right opportunities to structuring the capital stack and identifying the right financial partners.

Jon’s background includes being the senior financial executive at a large Midwest developer with an annual development pipeline of $200 million and organizational overhead of $5-$7 million.  Jon also worked for one of the country’s largest pension funds as a leader in acquisitions, specifically in joint ventures and covered the West Coast and Midwest Regions.  During his career, Jon has acquired, joint ventured, financed, developed, or sold, over $2 Billion of property.  He has also been responsible for managing significant portfolios of assets including distribution warehouses, office buildings, and multifamily properties.

Jon currently resides in New Albany, Ohio with his wife Amy and four children.  In his community, Jon has been active developing and managing youth sports organizations and coaching.  Jon’s primary hobby has been coaching youth sports and he has played a role in helping several athletes earn collegiate scholarships.   Jon played significant roles in the construction of Columbus Diocese’s largest Catholic Church and the development of a 145-acre city park.

Jon earned an MBA from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio and his undergraduate degree in Finance at Bowling Green State University.  Jon is an active member in ULI and also holds the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute.

Contact Jon at jrolwing@brodersachse.com

 




Myra Ebarb
Director of People and Perks

Meet Myra

  • Myra earned her BA from the University of Arizona, and her MBA from the University of Detroit Mercy.
  • Myra has been a human resources and finance professional for over 15 years.
  • Myra has been involved with a variety of charitable organizations including the Boys & Girls Clubs, and the Children’s Center of Wayne County.
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Myra Ebarb is the Director of People and Perks for the Enterprise. Her responsibilities include overseeing all functions of the human resources department including team member relations, performance management, talent acquisition, benefits/wellness, and compliance.

Myra has been in human resources and finance for over 15 years, having served as the Finance/Human Resources Director at the Boys & Girls Clubs, Finance Director for the Children’s Center of Wayne County, and the District Finance and Human Resources Manager for Edy’s Grand Ice Cream.

Myra earned her BA from the University of Arizona, and her MBA from the University of Detroit Mercy. She is also SPHR and SHRM-SCP certified.




Louis Goldhaber
Chief of Staff

Meet Lou

  • Graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BSBA in Marketing and Management
  • Active on the board of directors for Hillel of Metro Detroit, Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit P2G Partnership Committee, and the Woodward Society
  • Resides in Huntington Woods with his wife and two children
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As Chief of Staff, Lou Goldhaber serves Broder & Sachse Real Estate as an in-house adviser to help ideate, develop, create, and execute key initiatives and projects. Lou provides strategic oversight and supports all the entity stakeholders in the development of processes and plans which continuously raise the bar for not only Broder & Sachse, but also our multi-family properties. Additionally, Lou is responsible for identifying existing processes in need of improvement and providing comprehensive solutions for enhancement. Lou provides leadership, guidance, and the resources necessary to ensure cross-functional teams and managers are supported in their endeavors throughout Broder & Sachse.

Lou joined the Broder & Sachse in 2013 as the first Special Projects Leader with responsibilities including owner’s representation, project management, and client service. In this role, Lou successfully oversaw the development and construction of many Detroit projects including the Albert – Capitol Park, a 127-unit mixed use historical redevelopment, and The Scott at Brush Park, a 350,000 square foot 199-unit ground up development. Lou currently sits on the board of directors for The Woodward Society, a real estate organization focusing on real estate development in Detroit as well as Hillel of Metro Detroit.

Lou resides in Huntington Woods with his wife Amye, their son Ray, and daughter Stevie Jane. Having been born and raised in Pittsburgh, Lou is an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.