Team

Fritz Duda

Fritz Duda

President

Fritz L. Duda is the founder and owner of the Fritz Duda Company, a privately held real estate development and investment firm with offices in Dallas, Newport Beach, and Chicago.  Fritz  has served on the boards of a number of private and public companies and was was a founding investor and director of HMI Acquisitions and, subsequently, The Vons Companies, Inc. from 1985 to 1997, when the company was merged with Safeway. 

Fritz has served on the board of several public and private companies.  He served on the University of Notre Dame College of Engineering and Architecture Advisory Council from 1991 to 1997 and was named a Trustee of the University in 1997.  He has served as Chair of the Notre Dame Board of Trustees Campus Planning Committee and is Chair of the International Facilities Committee.  Fritz was a recipient of an honorary doctorate of laws degree from the University in 2009.  He is a Trustee of the University of California’s Hastings College of Law 1066 Foundation and is a member of the Knights of Malta.

Fritz is a graduate of the University of California ’s Hastings College of the Law, where he received his L.L.B. and J.D. degree in 1964 and is a member of the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association.

Drew Keith

Drew Keith

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Jack "Drew" Keith is responsible for coordinating operations and development activities with finance and reporting for properties owned and/or managed by Fritz Duda Company.  Drew works closely with Genus Holdings, LLC, the Duda family’s holding company, on its real estate asset management and strategic investments. 

Prior to joining Fritz Duda Company, Drew was Vice President - Finance & Chief Strategy Officer with Bright Industries, LLC.  Bright Industries held operating companies in commercial banking, energy exploration and production, truck leasing, homebuilding, and real estate development & management, including hospitality. From 1999 through 2004, he was Vice President & Chief Financial Officer for the publicly held global transportation company Kitty Hawk, Inc. (air freight, hub & spoke network, etc.)  Kitty Hawk entered bankruptcy in early 2000, and Drew was instrumental in leading Kitty Hawk through bankruptcy from which it successfully emerged in late 2002, re-established as a public entity.  

Through the 1980s, Drew was a project manager in the construction industry, primarily in retail and commercial office building.  From the late 1980s through 1999, he was a commercial banker with Wells Fargo Bank.  Drew currently serves as a director of Texas Security Bank in Dallas, of which he was also a founder.  He holds a construction management degree from the University of Florida, and has completed post-graduate courses in finance and credit analysis.  
 

Brian Goldstein

Brian Goldstein

Vice President

Brian Goldstein joined Fritz Duda Company in 2018 as Vice President – overseeing all facets of the real estate portfolio in the Dallas market including property management, leasing, zoning and entitlements, engineering and permitting, budget development and oversight, general contractor and subcontractor management, and tenant relations.

For more than 20 years, Brian has been involved in all aspects of real estate, including development, construction, finance, general contracting, leasing and property management.  He has completed an extensive amount of projects within the commercial, residential and mixed use concentrations of the industry.  Prior to joining Fritz Duda Company, Brian worked in a similar capacity for a regional real estate development company in the Washington, DC market.  Brian obtained a Business Administration degree, specializing in real estate finance, from Boston University.  He continues to enhance his industry knowledge and education through USGBC, ULI, and ICSC.  

Paul Bernard

Paul Bernard

Vice President

Paul Bernard serves as Vice President of the Western Region for Fritz Duda Company based in Newport Beach,  California.  He oversees the day to day operation of Fritz Duda properties in California and Reno which include shopping centers, office buildings, and multi-family projects.  Paul also leads the Western Region's new development projects and acquisitions strategies.

Prior to joining Fritz Duda Company in 2015, Paul was the President of Triton Realty Advisors, a firm focused on advising commercial real estate owners, developers and investors on real estate strategies maximizing investment goals.  He also acted as Executive Vice President - Development Manager for Eclipse Development Group from 1999-2012, handling ground up and rehab development projects for the company.

Paul graduated from California Polytechnic University at Pomona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, Real Estate & Law.  He has been active in coaching Little League and travel baseball teams and participated in his local Challenger Program, focusing on baseball for special needs children.  He is also a member of ICSC and on the Board of The Cone Family Foundation, an organization based on granting to smaller domestic charities focused on giving and service.

Matt Frederickson

Matt Frederickson

Property Manager

Matt Frederickson graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication.  He serves as the Property Manager for Fritz Duda Company properties located in California and Nevada.

Prior to joining Fritz Duda Company in 2014, Matt worked as an Asset Manager for Mobilitie. He has been in the real estate management field for over 10 years with previous employment with The Irvine Company and Regency Centers.  Matt is active with the International Council of Shopping Centers and obtained a Certified Shopping Center Manager designation from the organization in 2014.