Beware: energetic personality ahead! It has always been Eric’s nature to Form political and physical landscapes with the hope of improving his playGround; AKA the earth. Eric’s artistic mindset and forward-thinking approach allow him to make a difference through planning, designing and building for the future. The perspective he earned from working as a laborer to being employed as a vice president sustains an expansive and evolving career. As the founder and CEO of Form G Companies, Eric continues to draw from his talents by building relationships, creating design solutions and providing single source management through his "E3" business model each and every day. 

Carlye Huffman

Construction Administration

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Utilizing his extensive experience in the construction industry, John provides on-site coordination for all phases of Form G construction projects. John’s role as a Construction Supervisor for AML for 16 years as a tilt up and pre-engineered steel specialist has prepared him for his role at Form G Companies. In previous years, he has built two 400,000 square foot shell warehouse buildings in Commerce Crossings in Louisville, Fire King’s expansion, and Dawn Foods in New Albany, and he was responsible for the supervision of 60-100 workers per day.  

Carlye Huffman has an extensive background in project management, client relations, and human resources.    Never backing down from a challenge, Carlye jumped at the opportunity when she was invited to work for Form G Companies as the Office Administrator.  Her long-time involvement playing and coaching basketball, softball, and track & field, has procured her appreciation of teamwork while accomplishing personal and professional goals. These endeavors in the sports arena have enhanced her resilience, communication skills, and leadership ability.  

Steven P. Shaffer

Principal Broker / Partner

Steven P. Shaffer served as a Vice President of Retail Sales for PRG Commercial Property Advisors before creating Form G Brokerage a subsidiary of Form G Holdings. Steven is very well versed in the local commercial real estate market representing both buyers and sellers of commercial property. Steven quickly transitioned to commercial real estate with a focus on national retail franchise tenants, landlord representation and retail investment properties  

For over 20 years Erik has formed buildings and houses for all the world to see, he doesn’t swing a hammer, he doesn’t cut wood, he does the dirty work you can’t see. Erik oversees the entire land use entitlement process, beginning with land acquisition, continuing through the conceptual site plan design and site due-diligence procedure and ends with plans ready for construction.  He utilizes his years of hands on experience, knowledge and education in the Real Estate and Land Development field to provide design solutions with an outside the box mentality.  

Our mission is to Form solid Grounds that provide solutions for all Commercial and Residential Real Estate Planning, Design, Development and Construction projects.  Our goals are accomplished through the accelerated, cost effective, and risk mitigated process known internally as the “E3” method: 

Dean served as the Principal Broker of Retail Sites Plus prior to joining Form G Commercial Advisors in June of 2017.  Since 2004, he has been involved in all aspects of commercial real estate while specializing in retail site selection.  

He has represented Junior Bridgeman's restaurant group, Bridgeman Foods, in their expansion of Chili's Restaurant and Mark's Feed Store. Dean has been responsible for the disposition of Wendy's and Golden Corral restaurants.  He played a vital role in the initial expansion of Tire Discounter's into the Kentucky market finding 12 new locations.


As the Vice President of Sales and Leasing, Tim's role is to assist Landlords, Tenants, Buyers, and Sellers in the facilitation of their all their real estate needs. Tim has completed transactions with national tenants such as Planet Fitness, Visionworks, Boot Barn, Kirkland's, Jackson Hewitt, Edible Arrangements, Jersey Mikes, Cricket Wireless as well as many other local and regional tenants. Tim has also represented various local and regional landlord's in transactions as well as national institutional landlords such as Inland, Inventrust, Weingarten, ARCP, VEREIT, and Hendon Properties.  

Erik J. Merten

VP of Development / Partner


Mr. Hendrix works diligently to oversee construction projects while upholding a high standard of quality, strict sense of scheduling and a professional awareness of the overall budget.  Tim comes from a family of real estate investors and property managers where he assisted his grandfather’s property management company in Louisville, Kentucky at an early age.  After gaining experience in the trade and graduation from  Providence High School, Tim decided to pursue a degree in Construction Management from Purdue University in 2009, while at Purdue he also earned a certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.  

Kim has a unique 30 year background in land development operations and management. Originally from Greensburg, Indiana she began her career in project management and operation supervision with Mesco USA, Inc. established in 1987 as a specialized engineering division of Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd., one of the leading non-ferrous metal producers in the world.

John Best

Construction Supervisor

Tim Hendrix

Project Manager 

Tim Dougherty

VP Sales and Leasing

Julian King

Project Manager 


As a highly successful Project Manager, with over 20 years of experience in Commercial, Residential and Industrial Real Estate Development, Julian outclasses competitors at getting the job done right, on time and on budget.  He is responsible for developing new business associations, as well maintaining existing relationships formed throughout his career.  Julian excels in the Management of Industrial Properties, serving as a liaison between owner and tenants, while managing all facility and property maintenance needs. He has successfully built strong relationships with Construction Executives, Real Estate Brokers, Architects, Planners, Engineers and other industry professionals.  


Eric M. Goodman, RLA

President / CEO


Kim Holland


Dean Wells

Associate Broker

100 E. 12th Street
Jeffersonville, IN 47130