Robert Harte



Robert Harte, has been an entrepreneurial real estate developer for over 30 years, conducting the acquisition, financing, development, management, and disposition of real estate properties with an estimated total development valuation in excess of $2 billion USD.

In addition to his responsibilities with UDG, Mr. Harte serves as President and co-founder of South Swell Development Group, a nationally focused real estate development company with a focus on environmentally important land parcels, and President and founder of Beachwalk Vacation Rentals, a Midwest based vacation rental management company with over 100 properties under management.

From 1990 to 2016, Mr. Harte co-founded and served as managing member and president of Chicago based international resort real estate developer PRM Realty Group, LLC ("PRM"), during which time he oversaw all aspects of PRM’s worldwide daily operations. Mr. Harte graduated from Quincy University with a B.S. degree in Business Management and is a member of the Urban Land Institute.

Lawrence Frej

Lawrence Frej, Principal, is a design and real estate professional specializing in high-end resort residential development.

Formerly, Mr. Frej was a Senior Vice-President with PRM Realty Group of Chicago. In this role, he led the envisioning, design and development of all of PRM’s projects world-wide, including most notably, Maluhia at Wailea, a luxury ocean-front residential development in Maui which broke all price records for similar product type in Hawaii at the time it came to market.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Frej served as an Objects Conservator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture and City Planning from the University of Illinois and a Master of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design and is an active member of the Urban Land Institute.

Sharon Harte

Director Human Resources/Marketing

Sharon Harte is Director of Human Resources/Marketing for UpperCross Development Group. Sharon uses her talents to cultivate and staff a corporate culture of creativity, collaboration and mutual respect resulting in a work environment where each individual team members talents and strengths are allowed thrive, producing the best results for the companies and/or projects particular mission. Sharon also oversees the numerous marketing campaigns for the companies vast projects, managing everything from concept, to copy to execution.

Sharon has a 20+ year background in Human Resources, having worked in, and with, corporations large and small. She was also an Operations Manager for five years, part of the time with a National Bank and part to this time with a smaller private company, concentrating specifically on mortgage operations.

Sharon enjoys entertaining and spending time with her family.

Anastacia Fratto



Anastacia Fratto, a strategic operating partner of UDG started in the real estate industry over a decade ago, specifically focused on development in the Chicago MSA and across many high growth markets in the United States.

Starting with the Crown Family in 2006, Anastacia  worked on expanding development operations in Arizona, Florida, Tennessee, Texas, Indianapolis, among others;  seeking  investment and land development opportunities while overseeing the due diligence process. Through tenure in this position she acquired land to accommodate the development of more than 1,600 residential homes and over 1,400,000 square feet of commercial.  Following Crown Community Development, Anastacia joined DR Horton Homes, the nation’s largest publicly traded homebuilder and focused on providing new housing opportunities in the Chicago metro area. Anastacia’s passion for housing and intentional approach to create experienced focused developments; Fratto started ResElevate in 2017, a real estate development and consulting firm.

Anastacia is an active member of the Urban Land Institute who served as Advisory Board Member, Co-Chair Product Council, Suburban Development Committee, Co-Chair Public Policy, Co-Chair Leadership Exchange, Co-Chair Young Leader Group. Anastacia is also a member of CREW and 2016 winner of the Kahn Fellowship.

Randall Hill

Principal Counselor


Mr. Hill has worked in the real estate industry for over 35 years specializing in: acquisitions, dispositions, due diligence, underwriting, property management, asset management, portfolio management and private equity investment management. Mr. Hill has extensive experience in all asset types in both acquisitions and ground-up development.

Prior to joining UDG, Mr. Hill was Senior Vice President & Portfolio Manager at Blue Vista Capital Management, Chicago, IL. His duties included managing the day-to-day operations of Blue Vista Sponsor Equity Fund I & II ($270M) including investor communications, acquisitions, and dispositions, underwriting and closing equity investments. Prior to BVCM, Mr. Hill was Vice President at PRM Realty Group, LLC. Chicago, Illinois where he was responsible for analyzing, structuring and closing property acquisitions and dispositions. Prior to PRM, Mr. Hill was Vice President at RBG Financial, Inc. Chicago, Illinois where he was responsible for sourcing, underwriting, negotiating and closing equity and debt investments in single family and multifamily residential development projects. Prior to RBG, Mr. Hill held acquisition and asset management positions at Ambassador Apartments, Equity Residential Properties Trust, Equity Assets Management, the Zell/Merrill Lynch Opportunity Funds and VMS Realty Partners. Mr. Hill received a B.S. from Kelley School of Business Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Kyla Sinkiewicz

Office Manager & Personal Assistant

Kyla is an Office Manager and Personal Assistant who uses her background in Customer Service to ensure smooth operations in the busy work environment.  As a member of the UpperCross Development family she joins a talented team with a common vision for excellence.

Her attention to detail and adaptability is the key to success in the diverse real estate environment.  

Jennifer Urquhart

Jennifer Urquhart is a seasoned marketing and management professional in the real estate, hospitality and leisure industries.  Her specialty is what she refers to as creative problem solving” and her experience spans a range of products, including hotels and resorts, casinos, cruise lines, destinations and real estate development.

Before joining UDG, Ms. Urquhart operated an independent marketing and management consulting firm, Urquhart & Associates, Inc., with both US and international clients.  She was also VP of Marketing for PRM Realty Group, where she spearheaded sales and marketing for projects in Hawaii, NY’s Hudson Valley and the US Virgin Islands.   Prior to PRM, Ms. Urquhart spent ten years as VP Sales and Marketing for the Lanai Company, the developer of all the real estate on the island of Lanai, as well as what is now the Four Seasons Lodge at Koele and the Four Seasons Manele Bay.

Ms. Urquhart has also held senior executive positions with Starwood Hotels Hawaii, Regency Cruises, Martin Marshall Jaccoma Mitchell Advertising, and Resorts International, Inc., Atlantic City, NJ, where she also held a real estate license.

Ms. Urquhart lives in Point Roberts, WA, where she is active in local governance, charities and community groups.  She has a BA in Biology from Mary Baldwin University and completed graduate work in journalism and communications.