Brian A. Sidman

Co-Founder, Head of Capital Markets
Brian is the Co-Founder and Head of Capital Markets for Sol-REIT. In his role, Brian leads capital raising campaigns and ongoing relationship management of equity and debt investors for the firm.Brian is the Founder and Principal of BAS Holdings, a founding joint venture partner of Sol-REIT and Miami-based commercial real estate development and investment firm focused on workforce housing, solar, infrastructure and junior lending. Brian is also the Co-Founder and Principal of METIS Innovative, a venture capital firm focused on investments in early-stage neuroscience medical technology.

Kevin Adler

Co-Founder, Head of Structuring

Kevin is the Co-Founder and Head of Structuring at Sol-REIT. At Sol-REIT, Kevin leads tax and credit structuring for each of the company’s investments, as well as relationship management with several of the firm’s key capital, developer and mortgage broker partners. Kevin brings over 20 years of experience in tax structuring, investment banking, capital markets and management across the renewable energy space for institutional and family office clients.

Mark Settles

Chief Executive Officer

Mark is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sol-REIT. In his role as CEO, Mark serves as a liaison with the firm’s Board of Directors and furnishes executive leadership across the firm, including oversight of all capital markets, originations, structuring, credit risk, underwriting and marketing functions. Mark brings over 35 years of executive leadership, financial markets expertise and economics education experience to the firm.

Jeremy Ben-David

Chief Legal Officer

Jeremy Ben-David is the Chief Legal Officer of Sol-REIT where he oversees the firm’s legal strategy, diligence, and compliance activities. After initially overseeing the business’s formation and capital raise, he currently manages all aspects of legal strategy, diligence, advisory, and regulatory compliance for the company to help structure and execute complex financing transactions. He is also a key partner to investment and operating teams across the transaction lifecycle to help manage and mitigate risk, as well as support value creation activities to realize financial and strategic objectives.

Allen Funk

Chief Administration Officer

Allen Funk serves as the Chief Administration Officer (CAO) at Sol-REIT, where he works closely with the management team on capital-raising, loan evaluation and loan processing, financial reporting and accountability and various administrative matters. In addition, Allen participates on the Board of Managers for Sol-REIT Advisors, LLC.

Derek Gabriel Sr.


Derek Gabriel Sr. serves as EVP & Head of Originations of Sol-REIT, a position through which he develops and manages relationships with developers and EPCs to meet their capital needs. Derek previously served as V.P. of Renewable Energy Lending and Business Development at National Cooperative Bank, where he managed residential, commercial and utility scale solar business development of over $500 million in assets nationwide. He brings 15 years of experience in solar development, origination, solar policy implementation, tax-equity structures, and debt-financing to the Sol-REIT team.

Ursula Godoy

Chief Financial Officer

Ursula is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Sol-REIT. In this role, Ursula is a strategic business partner responsible for evaluating, enhancing and executing on strategic direction, financial planning, reporting and accounting, and managing cash flows. Ursula brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, capital allocation, M&A, finance, treasury, investor engagement, risk management, and accounting. In addition, Ursula has extensive experience in both the public and private markets, including raising capital and creating shareholder value.

William Heck

Head of Engineering

William is the Head of Engineering for Sol-REIT. He brings over 20 years of experience in utility generation and transmission, and currently serves as the Head of Engineering for Blue Planet Funding, a founding joint venture partner of Sol-REIT. Prior to Blue Planet, William served in a similar role at Sol-Wind in the lead up to the IPO, heading up portfolio due diligence.

Taimur Jamil

Chief Investment Officer

Taimur Jamil is the Chief Investment Officer of Sol-REIT. In his role with Sol-REIT, Taimur leads investment strategy, underwriting, credit risk analysis, portfolio management and asset management for the company. Taimur brings over 18 years of expertise in financial markets, structured credit, credit risk, energy efficient financing and underwriting to the firm.

Adam Moskowitz


Adam Moskowitz is Sol-REIT’s Head of Marketing and Communications, a role that entails the development of Sol-REIT’s market presence as well as its public and investor communications. Moskowitz is a financial services industry veteran of 20+ years with extensive experience establishing marketing and messaging platforms for both commercial banking start-ups and early-stage specialty lenders. He has been a founding member of two publicly traded commercial banks and most recently has supported the growth of “green” lenders in successive roles at Greenworks Lending (acquired by Nuveen) and Counterpointe Sustainable Real Estate (acquired by Mass Mutual).