Our Team

At White Star our goal is to be the most innovative owner and developer of quality real estate assets in the markets. Our ability to achieve this goal is rooted in our commitment to quality. It is our belief that quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intentions, sincere effort, intelligent direction, and skillful execution. This commitment to quality extends to our people, our projects, and our process.

The combination of our uniquely talented staff, project expertise, and management process form the foundation of our ability to provide our tenants with the highest level of service.

Rueben Bajaj

Craig Bernstein

Kelly Hofmann

Kyung Rhee

Colleen Woodside

Rueben Bajaj

Rueben Bajaj is Principal and Chief Executive Officer at White Star Investments. Mr. Bajaj is a graduate of the American University in Washington, DC. He has been in commercial real estate since 2001. In his spare time he enjoys attending philanthropic events and volunteering as a Firefighter/EMT in Montgomery County, MD.

Craig Bernstein

Craig Bernstein is the Chief Investment Officer of White Star Investments. As the Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Bernstein oversees the acquisition, asset management and disposition of White Star’s Investments. Prior to joining White Star Investments in 2007, Mr. Bernstein worked at Cushman and Wakefield.

Kelly Hofmann

Kelly Hofmann is Vice President of Operations at White Star Investments. Ms. Hofmann is a graduate of the University of Maryland. She has been in commercial real estate since 2010. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

Kyung Rhee

Kyung Rhee – Kyung Rhee is the Chief Financial Officer of White Star Investments, overseeing the company’s accounting and financial reporting activities. Ms Rhee has been in commercial real estate for 20 years, having worked for both private and public companies in various positions. Ms. Rhee is a CPA and has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland, and a Master’s in Taxation from American University.

Colleen Woodside

Colleen Woodside is a Property Manager and Assistant to the Principal at White Star Investments. Colleen joined the White Star team in early 2016 after moving to Maryland from Massachusetts. In her spare time she enjoys running, fundraising for cancer research, and spending time on the ocean.