Willie Douglas is a Founder and Partner in SRE Companies. Willie brings over 20 years of combined experience in high-end residential home building, commercial construction, land development, project management and real estate brokerage. Through these experiences, Willie has developed an expertise in all aspects of the real estate development process including site selection, building design and development, financial analysis, project management and construction management. Willie is also a trusted source of advice for SRE’s clients, as well as other developers, business owners and property owners.
Willie’s broad background and his high-level understanding of local and national real estate market trends have allowed him to become a visionary in the real estate development industry. As part of the SRE team, Willie continually seeks quality investment opportunities, whether they may arise within the real estate industry or within other business channels.
Willie earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska Omaha in 2001. Throughout the course of his career, Willie has bought and sold over $150 million of real estate throughout Arizona and Nebraska, continually placing him in the top 10% of producers.
While real estate has always been a passion in Willie’s life, Willie also enjoys spending time with his wife Jill and their three daughters Paisley, Presley, and Parkley. When not working, Willie and his family enjoy a variety of sporting events, boating and spending time with friends.
Mike Shotkoski is a Founder and Partner in SRE Companies. Mike brings over 27 years of combined experience in residential and commercial construction, land development, and property management. His experience through these projects has helped to develop his knowledge of real estate development, building designs, project management, investment opportunities, and construction management.
Mike holds his Commercial Building License with the city of Omaha and is a member of Build Omaha Organization. Mike has built over 300 Residential homes in Eastern Nebraska, is partners in 300,000+ sqft of leased commercial space, and has assisted in the development of several residential subdivisions and commercial use properties.
Mike earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Wayne State College in 1999. While completing his degree, Mike worked construction and completed an 18-month banking internship. Combining his banking and construction experience helped Mike to land a management role with an Omaha financial institution. Within that role, Mike was able to get his first experience of financing a construction project. From that point on, Mike had a strong interest in real estate opportunities. Throughout his career, Mike has combined his financial and building experience to create new opportunities in residential and commercial real estate.
Mike is married with two children. Mike and his wife enjoy watching their kids compete in various sporting events, traveling as a family, and getting together with family and friends.
Erik Booth is a Partner in SRE Companies. After a nearly 20-year legal career, Erik’s primary responsibilities include overseeing the legal aspects of SRE’s various development and investment projects, including drafting and reviewing a variety of agreements, contracts, leases and financing documents. Erik also assists with the coordination of entitlements, easements and the ongoing compliance of SRE’s projects with local and state regulations. In addition, Erik helps structure and manage the relationships between and among SRE, its subsidiaries and its service providers.
Before joining SRE, Erik served as a Director at a boutique Omaha law firm, where for 13 years his practice focused primarily on the areas of real estate and securities law. More specifically, Erik represented broker-dealer and registered investment advisor clients across the country in connection with analyzing the structure and underlying investment plans of real estate-related private placements and non-traded publicly registered real estate programs. Erik also assisted local clients with business formation and structuring services, and represented commercial lending institutions in real estate financing transactions.
Erik received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Iowa School of Law in 2000 and his bachelor’s degree from Truman State University in 1997. Erik is a member of the Nebraska Bar Association and the Iowa Bar Association. Erik is married with three daughters, and enjoys traveling with his family, rooting for the girls in their sporting events and cheering for the Creighton Volleyball team.