Sixto S. Abao III
Mr. Abao oversees the day-to-day activities of the Bascom’s operations team and works with revenue and project managers to ensure portfolio growth. Mr. Abao’s duties include implementing and managing annual business plans while evaluating operating performances for the multifamily real estate holdings throughout the regions in which Bascom operates. He also manages all revenue aspects of the portfolio, including development of operational reports and templates, supervision of annual budget forecasts and monitoring of tax and compliance audits. Mr. Abao oversees the expense and project facets of operations, including supervision of renovation schedules, review of property cost relative to budget and tracking of loan maturities. During his tenure at Bascom, he has overseen asset management for over $4 billion in assets, totaling 53,000 units and over 200 properties, as well as renovation processes totaling over $350 million. Mr. Albao is also involved in managing and developing lender and equity relationships with the asset management team. Prior to joining Bascom, Mr. Abao served as Operations Manager at Citibank. His responsibilities included supervising asset management, consumer and business credit financing, and marketing. Mr. Abao holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the California State University, Long Beach and a Master of Business Administration from the Pepperdine University.
Marko B. Boyko
Mr. Boyko helps oversee renovations for the Bascom Arizona group. He manages renovations and new construction, and reviews draw requests and third-party inspection reports. He inserts himself in weekly onsite meetings to capture the true pulse of the projects that may require additional management support to meet the investment objectives of any particular project. His work on the Renovations team supports the Operations team so Bascom Arizona can work in tandem, proactively, to disable problems before they occur. Before joining the Bascom Arizona team, Mr. Boyko worked in the custom renovation market for residential homes. Mr. Boyko earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management from the Arizona State University’s School of Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Northern Arizona University.
V for Vendetta
Mark R. Brotherton
Mr. Brotherton is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Arizona portfolio, including product pricing, budget management, and economic forecasting. Responsibilities also include working actively with the property management companies to maximize profitability. Before joining Bascom Arizona Ventures LLC, Mr. Brotherton worked for Siemens in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic as a project manager and for The Speranza Group, Inc. as a financial analyst representing multifamily investors for Arizona acquisitions. Mr. Brotherton graduated from Bucknell University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
Mr. Burshe is responsible for general asset quality control for portfolios in four different markets. This includes oversight of appearance, life/safety issues, leasing and marketing of available product, and working with lenders and management companies. In addition, Mr. Burshe is newly focusing on the Construction/Renovation side with newly acquired properties.
Mr. Burshe started his career in the multifamily industry in 2011 working for Windsor Communities. He gained experience in property management working in several different capacities for a national property management company. Mr. Burshe graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He also attained his Graduate Certificate in Advanced International Affairs from The Bush School of Government and Public Service and Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Texas at Tyler.
Derek M.D Chen
Mr. Chen oversees corporate finance and strategic development. Mr. Chen is the founder and Chairman of Chenco Holding Company, a firm specializing in real estate and venture capital investment as well as the founder of various subsidiaries investing in and managing assets in Greater China. Mr. Chen serves as the President of The International Leadership Foundation, as a member of the Finance Executive Advisory Board of the College of Business, University of Nevada Las Vegas, as a trustee of the Center for Real Estate at University of Wisconsin, Madison, and as a board member of National Asian Pacific Center on Aging. Mr. Chen studied Chemical Engineering at the National Taiwan University, holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, from Eastern Michigan University, and holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Real Estate and a Master of Science degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Mr. Choi oversees development and asset management. Prior to founding Harbor, Mr. Choi was a Vice President of Investment Management at BlackRock where he was responsible for developments in the Western U.S. and the leasing and asset management of commercial assets primarily located in Southern California. Mr. Choi has developed or renovated over 5M square feet of properties throughout all major Western US markets and executed more than 3M square feet of commercial leases. In Southern California, Mr. Choi implemented opportunistic and value-add strategies across office, industrial, retail, and multifamily assets valued at over $1B. Prior to BlackRock, Mr. Choi worked in the finance group at Intel.
Mr. Choi holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Real Estate and Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an alumni of the NAIOP Young Professional Group and is a current ULI Office and Commercial Initiative council member. He is on the Founding Team of a charter high school for at-risk students in Orange County.
Natalia Crescitelli joined Bascom’s acquisitions team as an analyst in June of 2021. She is responsible for performing transaction functions such as investment analysis, due diligence, market research, investment package creation, and supporting the general acquisitions process.
Prior to joining Bascom, Ms. Crescitelli worked as a marketing and client services director for a top residential real estate agent in San Diego. Natalia recently graduated from the University of San Diego with degrees in Marketing and Real Estate.
James D. D’Argenio
Mr. D’Argenio serves in the transaction division of Bascom where his duties include acquisitions, debt and equity financing, market analysis, and dispositions for all major markets in Texas. Mr. D’Argenio also manages Bascom’s private capital platform, which repositions smaller, value-add properties in urban locations of Southern California with accredited investors. Mr. D’Argenio has managed the acquisition of over 12,800 apartment units, totaling approximately $800 million in real estate transactions.
Mr. D’Argenio graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Real Estate Finance concentration. He has been a panelist at multiple real estate industry conferences throughout Southern California and Texas. Mr. D’Argenio is active in Urban Land Institute and is a licensed California Real Estate Broker.
Glenn R. Daiutolo
Mr. Daiutolo oversees multifamily acquisitions, financing, and dispositions for the region, which includes the Phoenix metro area, Tucson, and Flagstaff. Mr. Daiutolo approaches the business on an analytical basis, combining detailed up-front evaluation before the acquisition and hands-on follow through regarding each property’s performance during the ownership period. Mr. Daiutolo founded The Speranza Group, Inc. where he represented buyers in the acquisition of over $300 million in apartment transactions, totaling 7,400 units. His experience includes full-time involvement in apartment financial analysis and brokerage primarily as a “buyer’s representative” uncovering attractive deals not necessarily on the market. Mr. Daiutolo graduated from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science. He is a Licensed Arizona Real Estate Broker.
Paul Diamond, CPM
Mr. Diamond oversees key revenue growth and expense programs for Bascom in California, Colorado, Utah, Washington & Nevada while providing support to many of Bascom’s related entities including: Bascom Northwest, Bascom Arizona and the Realm Group. Mr. Diamond’s core responsibilities include monitoring leasing and marketing initiatives, financial performance, unit pricing, employee development, ancillary income generation, cost control management and asset quality. During his tenure, he has overseen over $2 billion in assets and approximately 22,000 units. Mr. Diamond graduated from National University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management. Mr. Diamond currently serves on the Board of Directors for WHW, a non-profit that specializes in helping people develop skills and find jobs.
Prior to joining Bascom, Mr. Diamond served as Senior Vice President for Macbeth Apartment Systems, where he oversaw a team of 80 individuals at the property level while reporting to various ownership groups. Mr . Diamond was a panelist at the 2010 Multifamily Executive Conference, the 2012 Colorado Real Estate Journal Conference and has been featured in various publications.
A Bronx Tale
Joe Ferguson joined Bascom’s acquisitions team as an analyst in July 2018. His responsibilities include performing financial analysis, conducting due diligence, performing market research analysis and supporting the general acquisitions process.
Prior to joining Bascom, Mr. Ferguson graduated from the University of Wisconsin, where he also played football for 4 ½ years. In his free time he enjoys spending time outdoors, watching sports, volunteering, and travelling.
Kung Fu Panda
Mr. Ferrell is responsible for the operation, renovation, and capital planning for a portfolio of real estate investments throughout the Southern United States. This includes strategic planning, investor relations, budgeting, and the oversight of third party property and construction management.
Mr. Ferrell began his Real Estate career in 2006 with a national development company and spent two years with national property management firms prior to joining The Bascom Group in 2010. Mr. Ferrell holds a BBA in Real Estate from the University of North Texas and is also a Licensed Real Estate Agent in the State of Texas. Mr. Ferrell is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management, and the National & Texas Associations of Realtors.
Jerome A. Fink is a co-founder & Managing Partner of The Bascom Group, LLC. Bascom has completed over $19.1 billion in multifamily value-added transactions since 1996 including more than 339 multifamily properties and 87,844 units. Bascom has ranked among the top 50 multifamily owners in the U.S. Bascom’s subsidiaries and joint ventures include Bascom Value Added Apartment Investors, Shubin Nadal Associates, Spirit Bascom Ventures, REDA Bascom Ventures, Bascom Northwest Ventures, Bascom Arizona Ventures, Harbor Associates, Village Partner Ventures, and the Realm Group. Bascom’s subsidiaries also include Premier Workspaces, one of the largest privately held executive suite companies in the U.S.
Prior to founding Bascom, Mr. Fink acted as Senior Acquisitions and Sales Manager from 1991 to 1995 for Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company. His responsibilities included market assessment, property identification and negotiation, and the acquisition and disposition of real estate investments.
Mr. Fink holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Master of Business Administration in Real Estate and Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Managements (IREM) and Turnaround Management Association (TMA). Mr. Fink is a licensed real estate broker in the state of California, a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a Certified Property Manager (CPM), a Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor (CM&AA), and a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP). He has appeared as a guest speaker at various functions, including those for the Urban Land Institute, University of California Los Angeles and Irvine, University of Southern California, and other assorted industry events. Mr. Fink previously served on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association and is currently a member of the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate Executive Committee. He has previously served on the board for the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) California Coast chapter and is currently a member of the World Presidents Organization (WPO).
In 2004, Mr. Fink was awarded the Apartment Executive of the Year by the Real Estate Conference Group, the industry’s largest and most prestigious multifamily conference on the West Coast, and was later awarded the Rising Star award by the University of California Irvine Center for Real Estate in 2008. Mr. Fink was also recognized in the 2011 Multi-Family Executive Magazine. In 2016, Mr. Fink was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Orange County.
Mrs. Fuller is the Senior Vice President, Director of Sales & Marketing and has overseen these operations since 2016, but has been with Premier Workspaces since 2009. Amy started as a General Manager at two of our Orange County locations, where she was responsible for bringing significant improvements in occupancy and revenues to both centers. In 2011, Amy was promoted to Regional Manager where she helped oversee the Orange County properties. In 2013, Amy added the San Diego region to her portfolio. Both regions have seen exceptional revenue growth under her management. Amy’s experience in sales stems from many years in the real estate and mortgage industries with such companies as Wells Fargo and Fidelity National Title. Amy is an exceptional sales person with an outstanding sense of leadership.
As a member of the acquisitions team, Tom Gilfillan is responsible for performing transaction functions such as investment analysis, due diligence, market research analysis, and investment package creation for debt and equity funding, in addition to assisting the firm’s disposition strategies for existing multifamily assets. Tom has underwritten over $7 billion in potential acquisitions since he joined The Bascom Group in April 2018, and he is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of California.
Tom received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley with an emphasis in International Business, and he was a member of Varsity Men’s Water Polo Team as an Academic All American.
Mr. Gutierrez has been Chief Financial Officer for Premier Workspaces since January 2009. From 2000 until 2009, Mr. Gutierrez was a VP with Merrill Lynch, responsible for the disposition of all excess office space throughout the country and responsibilities included planning and strategy for each office in his portfolio. From 1997 until 2000, Mr. Gutierrez worked as a CRE broker for Lynx Retail. From 1987 until 1997, Mr. Gutierrez held three positions at Weyerhaeuser Financial Investments, Assistant VP, Foreclosures supervising more than 50 people, then promoted to VP, RE Development and promoted again to CFO and Treasurer of business operations in Mexico City. From 1983 until 1987, Mr. Gutierrez was an audit supervisor at the predecessor to Price Waterhouse Coopers. Mr. Gutierrez is a CPA. He has a B.S. from the University of Redlands and a MBA from Biola University.
Prior to founding REDA, Mr. Goltermann held management positions with public real estate development firms, Chelsea Property Group and McDonnell Douglas Realty Group, as well as private Southern California based real estate developers, Lowe Enterprises, The Irvine Company and Litchfield Advisors. Mr. Goltermann has completed several large build-to-suit office-campus projects for Fortune 100 firms. Throughout his career he has been responsible for over $2 billion in commercial, institutional and retail development. Mr. Goltermann earned a BS degree in Architecture from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Southern California. Mr. Goltermann is on the board of directors of a closely held manufacturing firm based in the Chicago area and the Southern California Children’s Chorus, based in Newport Beach.
The Hunt for Red October
Ian M. Hafner
Prior to joining Spirit Investment Partners in 2011, Mr. Hafner co-founded MHF Real Estate Group a full service real estate investment firm. Prior to forming MHF, Mr. Hafner served as Director of Development and Investments at Equity One, Inc. where he managed investment opportunities throughout the United States. Equity One is a $3.7 billion publicly traded REIT that principally owns, manages, acquires and develops neighborhood and community shopping centers. Mr. Hafner’s thirteen years of experience in the real estate and finance industries includes serving as Acquisitions Director at Westrust, Acquisition Associate for Cornerstone Real Estate Funds, Inc., and President of his own residential development company, Hafner Realty Group, Inc. Mr. Hafner started his career working in fixed income sales and trading for Lehman Brothers, Inc. in New York City where he transacted in Government, Agency, Interest Rate Derivative and Commercial Mortgage Back Securities, successfully underwriting over $1.25 billion in new issues Agency Securities. Mr. Hafner holds a B.S. in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art & Planning. Mr. Hafner is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of California, License #01858890, and a Member of California Receivers Forum.
Mr. Hanna is responsible for the day-to-day management of Bascom’s investment portfolio in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Tennessee, Texas, and Nevada and focuses on top-line revenue growth and key expense programs. Mr. Hanna’s responsibilities include leasing and marketing, employee development, ongoing market analysis to determine unit pricing, ancillary income development, cost control management, capital expense projects and asset quality. Mr. Hanna also manages the internal financial reporting for his portfolio and is a liaison between respective debt and equity partners.
In addition to asset management, he has managed the repositioning and renovation processes of 38 assets, overseeing their scope, schedule and budget with a cumulative renovation budget of $131 million.
Before joining Bascom, Mr. Hanna served as a Regional Property Supervisor for a third-party, fee-based management group, overseeing the day to day operations of a 2,000-unit Los Angeles portfolio. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a Minor in Accounting from the Tarleton State University. Additionally, Mr. Hanna has been a featured speaker at multiple real estate conferences, including the MFE, Multifamily Brainstorming Conference, and Crittenden Multifamily Conference.
Mr. Hsu first joined Chenco Holdings in 2010 as an intern, and returned in 2016 in a full-time capacity. He is responsible for investment analysis as a member of the acquisitions team. In addition, he conducts due diligence, performs market research analysis, and assists with all facets of the fundraising and investment management processes. Prior to joining Chenco, Mr. Hsu worked as an analyst on various project teams at Facebook, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE and the Golden State Warriors.
Mr. Hsu holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and earned his MBA in Strategic Operations at Cornell University.
Tyler Jutting joined Bascom’s acquisitions team as an analyst in November of 2020. He is responsible for performing transaction functions such as investment analysis, due diligence, market research, investment package creation, and supporting the general acquisitions process.
Prior to joining Bascom, Mr. Jutting was a cadet at the United States Air Force Academy, where he was also a member of their hockey team. Tyler is currently finishing his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business with a concentration in Real Estate Finance.
David S. Kim is a co-founder and Managing Partner of The Bascom Group, LLC. Bascom has completed over $19.1 billion in multifamily value-added transactions since 1996 including 339 multifamily transactions and more than 87,844 units. Bascom has ranked among the top 50 multifamily owners in the U.S. Bascom’s subsidiaries and joint ventures include Bascom Value Added Apartment Investors, Shubin Nadal Associates, Spirit Bascom Ventures, REDA Bascom Ventures, Bascom Northwest Ventures, Bascom Arizona Ventures, Harbor Associates, Village Partner Ventures, and the Realm Group. Bascom’s subsidiaries also include Premier Workspaces, one of the largest privately held executive suite companies in the U.S.
Prior to founding Bascom, Mr. Kim served as a Senior Analyst and Development Associate, from 1989 to 1995, for the Disney Development Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, where he was responsible for business development and analysis of more than $400 million in retail, office, entertainment, and residential projects. Prior to joining the Disney Development Company, Mr. Kim served as Portfolio Associate with the State of Wisconsin Investment Board.
Mr. Kim holds Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Real Estate & Urban Land Economics and in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has attended executive level programs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He often serves as guest lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Colorado, University of Southern California, University of California Los Angeles and Irvine.
Mr. Kim currently serves and has served on the Board of Directors for the “I Have A Dream” Foundation of Los Angeles, Theta Chi PSI Chapter Foundation, University of California, Irvine Center for Real Estate, University of Colorado Center for Real Estate, University of Texas, San Antonio Real Estate Finance and Development Founders Council, University of Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association, Urban Land Institute (ULI), Young Presidents’ Organization – Golden West Chapter, The Pedro Pallares Autism and Behavioral Health Foundation, Boys Hope Girls Hope of Southern California, and the Special Olympics Orange County advisory board. Mr. Kim has previously served on the Board of Directors for the U.S Fund for UNICEF.
Mr. Kim was a recipient of the Real Estate Conference Group’s Apartment Executive of the Year in 2004, Orange County Business Journal’s Entrepreneurship of the Year Award in 2010, and was recognized in the 2011 Multi-Family Executive Magazine. In 2016, Mr. Kim was awarded with the prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Ernst & Young.
Prior to founding REDA, Mr. Krotts was a Vice President of acquisition and development for Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group, a nationally recognized real estate investment and development company based in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to joining Lowe Enterprises, Mr. Krotts began his real estate career with CB Richard Ellis, the world’s largest globally integrated full service commercial real estate company. Mr. Krotts holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Communications from Chapman University. In 2007, Mr. Krotts was recognized by Southern California Real Estate Magazine as one of the “Top 30 under 30.”
Eric Liang joined Chenco Holdings as an analyst in March 2017. His responsibilities include fund management, investor relations, legal compliance, and corporate operation. Before joining Chenco, Mr. Liang interned at the JLL Strategic Consulting team in Taiwan and an influential sustainable real estate consulting company in Carlsbad, CA.
Mr. Liang earned his BA in business admin/finance from Seattle University and MS in Real Estate from the University of San Diego. Mr. Liang holds the California Real Estate Salesperson License and is a qualified fund manager in China.
Mr. Liao has been affiliated with Chenco Holdings since the early 1990s. Currently, he serves as the Managing Director & CEO of U.S. Operations. Mr. Liao is primarily responsible for managing the U.S. team and interfacing with Chenco’s U.S. operating companies. Prior to joining Chenco, Mr. Liao was a real estate attorney for 15 years and also served as the CEO of a residential real estate development and construction company which acquired and developed over 100 projects in Southern California.
Education: BA Economics University of California Los Angeles, Juris Doctor U.C. Hasting College of Law, Owner/Presidents Executive Business Management Program, Harvard Business School.
Professional Affiliations: State Bar of California, California Board of Realtors, UC Berkeley Fisher Center for Real Estate Policy Advisory Board, Urban Land Institute.
Mr. Lin joined Chenco Holdings in April 2008 and has been responsible for real estate fund fundraising, investment and management functions. Prior to joining Chenco, Mr. Lin was a real estate investment analyst at AIG Nan Shan Insurance Corporation and AIGGRE, and has been involved in the investment acquisition of office, industrial office, retail mall, mixed-use building, and residential development projects. His experiences entail the underwriting and acquisition of more than US$200 million real estate.
Mr. Lin holds a Bachelor of Finance degree from the University of Northern British Columbia in Canada.
Mr. Liu is responsible for analysis, due diligence, equity and debt financing and transaction production for the acquisition of new assets and manages financing and dispositions of existing assets. As a member of the acquisition team, he has been directly involved in the acquisition of $317 million in asset value across the United States.
Prior to joining Bascom, Mr. Liu gained experience in international business and hotel management in China. He is a CCIM candidate and was recently honored with the 2019 Next Generation Award by Connect Media. Mr. Liu holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Business from Tianjin Foreign Studies University and earned his MBA at University of California, Irvine.
Mr. Loiacono oversees property acquisition, financing, and disposition. Prior to founding Harbor, Mr. Loiacono was Vice President of Investment Management at BlackRock where he was responsible for identifying and closing acquisitions, negotiating joint venture structures, overseeing dispositions and asset management. Mr. Loiacono has acquired $625M in assets in 7 US markets and coordinated $285M in dispositions in 4 western markets. He has acquired office, industrial, retail and multifamily assets ranging from core, value-add, and land development. Mr. Loiacono asset managed a $930M portfolio of 20 office, multifamily, industrial and retail assets throughout the West Coast. Prior to BlackRock, Mr. Loiacono held an acquisitions role at The Bascom Group.
Mr. Loiacono holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate and Finance from the University of Wisconsin. He is a member of the NAIOP Young Professional Group and WREAA Southern California chapter. He has volunteered and offered career advice at a local Orange County charter high school.
Chad Manista is project manager assisting with the acquisition, design, financing and construction of projects. Mr. Manista holds a Masters of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California where he was a member of the NAIOP Real Estate Challenge team presenting on the LA Times site. Prior to REDA and USC, Mr. Manista work for Holland Partner Group, a multi-family developer and national construction companies, Suffolk Construction and Poole Construction (PCL). Mr. Manista received a B.S. in Building and Construction Management from Purdue University.
Good Will Hunting, The Big Lebowski
Scott R. McClave
Mr. McClave serves in the transactions division of Bascom where his duties include acquisitions, underwriting, due diligence, debt and equity financing, loan restructures, broker selection, and property disposition. During his tenure at Bascom, Mr. McClave has negotiated and acquired over 18,000 apartment units totaling over $1.7 Billion and has overseen the disposition of over 8,600 units with a total sales price in excess of $850 million.
Prior to working with Bascom, Mr. McClave served as Development Manager for Chenco Holding Company where he was responsible for scheduling and coordination of professional services and due diligence, financial and market analysis of potential investment projects, budgeting, and contract review. While at Chenco Holding Company, Mr. McClave also oversaw the planning and predevelopment of over 500,000 square feet of industrial parks and the full development of 223,000 square feet of flex office and industrial product.
Mr. McClave holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architectural and Environmental Design from San Diego State University and a Master of Business Administration in Real Estate and Finance from National University. Mr. McClave is a licensed real estate broker in the state of California and a Certified Commercial Investment Member. He previously served on California Apartment Association’s Legislative Policy Subcommittee and is currently a member of the advisory board for the McMillin Center for Real Estate at San Diego State University. Mr. McClave also serves on the ULI Multi-Housing Initiative Council for Orange County.
Mr. McEvoy co-leads the assets management and operations team for the company. Prior to joining Harbor Associates Rich was Vice President – Portfolio Director for EQ Office, the U.S. office portfolio company wholly-owned by Blackstone’s real estate funds. During his time at EQ Mr. McEvoy oversaw the firm’s portfolio operations in South Los Angeles and Orange County including all asset management, leasing, construction, and marketing for more than twenty-four office projects equaling over 6.5 million square feet. Prior to joining EQ Office Mr. McEvoy was a leasing executive for Douglas Emmett Inc. in West Los Angeles and a Senior Vice President and Partner with Lee & Associates in Irvine, California.
Over his 18+ year career in commercial real estate Mr. McEvoy has led property repositions and maximized investment returns through the strategic deployment of over $160 million worth of asset improvements. Along the way Rich has completed numerous property sales and more than 800 commercial lease transactions exceeding 4.5 Million square feet leased.
Mr. McEvoy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, and a Minor in Environmental Planning and Development from the University of Southern California. He is also a recipient of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation and has been a regular member of NAIOP and LACRA.
Mrs. Mendoza serves as Vice President, Human Resources and has been with Premier Workspaces for over twelve years joining the company in November 2003 as an Operations Manager. Sandra has successfully managed an executive suite in Beverly Hills, was a Regional Manager for the LA Region, then promoted to Vice President, Regional Sales, Vice President, Field Operations and most recently was Vice President, Human Resources. Sandra brings a wealth of knowledge and hands on industry experience in the sales and operational field, coupled with her understanding of Premier’s culture gives her an outstanding perspective of how Premier operates.
Mr. Meyer is an Associate within the asset management team. Prior to working for Harbor, Mr. Robert was a Program Manager with Xerox/Conduent where he was responsible for managing IT related projects and programs. Mr. Meyer has over a decade of professional experience in process improvement, governance, and data analytics while working with all areas of the business: Finance, Marketing, Underwriting, Executive Leadership, and Sales. Prior to Xerox/Conduent, Mr. Meyer worked at Allstate Insurance Company as a Manager of Software Development. Mr. Meyer previously interned with Harbor Associates in 2015 working with both the acquisition and asset management sides of the business.
Mr. Meyer holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Denver. He has completed Level I of the CFA Program.
Mr. Miszkowicz oversees property acquisition, financing, and disposition. Prior to founding Harbor, Mr. Miszkowicz held acquisition roles with AEW, Bixby Land Company and The Bascom Group. His responsibilities included property identification, market assessment, contract negotiation, asset management and disposition of real estate assets. Mr. Miszkowicz acquisition background includes office, industrial, retail and multifamily development and redevelopment totaling over $885M in acquisition volume across 14 US markets, and $810M in disposition volume across 7 US markets. He played an active role in the asset management of a $440M portfolio of commercial assets.
Mr. Miszkowicz holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with concentrations in Finance, Entrepreneurship and International Business from Loyola Marymount University. He is a member of the NAIOP Young Professional Group and is a licensed real estate broker in the state of California. He has appeared as a guest speaker at Loyola Marymount University and the University of Southern California.
David A. Nachman
Prior to co-founding Spirit Investment Partners in 2009, Mr. Nachman was a founding partner and principal of AMS Real Estate Partners (‘AMSREP’), a New York based real estate investment fund formed to invest in both private and publicly traded real estate assets throughout the capital structure, across all asset types and primary US markets. Mr. Nachman was jointly responsible for all of AMS Real Estate Partners I, LP capital raising, investment decisions, and overall Fund management. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Nachman was a Vice President of Hall Financial Group, a private investment company based in Dallas where he helped launch the company’s Structured Finance Group and had direct responsibility for originating, underwriting, and structuring of value added equity and debt real estate investments across all asset types and multiple geographic regions. In addition, Mr. Nachman maintained asset management responsibility for a $200 million structured loan portfolio as well as the Company’s approximately $1.0 billion real estate investment portfolio, including over 7,000 multifamily units. Mr. Nachman received a B.S. from Cornell University.
Mr. Nguyen is responsible for managing the construction and lender draw processes, as well as performing property inspections to assess site and product quality. Mr. Nguyen also handles cost control, revenue management, and internal financial reporting for the portfolio, and works directly with management companies to oversee day-to-day operations and projects. His current portfolio consists of over $750 million in assets throughout California, Arizona, and Nevada.
Prior to joining the Bascom Group, Mr. Nguyen worked in the retail operations group for Wells Fargo Bank. He graduated from California State University of Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance. Mr. Nguyen has spoken at the annual Multifamily Executive Conference and Multifamilypro’s Brainstorming Conference. He has also been involved with a number of community service groups which include Habitat for Humanity, Veterans First, Project Access, and Crossway Community Church.
Mrs. Oberly joined The Bascom Group in 2015 and serves in the operations division. Her responsibilities include developing and implementing community outreach initiatives at the property level and for internal employees, developing leasing and marketing strategies, supporting the marketing and business development of the company and its subsidiaries, and enhancing company public relations. Additionally, Mrs. Oberly provides research, analysis, and reporting for the improvement of property performance.
Prior to joining Bascom, Mrs. Oberly worked for The Walt Disney Company. She has been involved with various nonprofit organizations including Veterans Outreach OC, WHW, The “I Have A Dream” Foundation Los Angeles, and The U.S Fund for UNICEF.
The Wizard of Oz
Mr. Pollack is currently Vice President, Director of Real Estate responsible for growing Premier’s portfolio throughout the United States. Mr. Pollack’s diverse background in commercial real estate includes 14 years as Senior Director of Real Estate at Arden Realty, a GE Capital Company where he oversaw the leasing of the western region office portfolio where he completed over 15M square feet of leases with values exceeding $4B. Most recently Mr. Pollack was the Senior Director of Real Estate for Regus PLC (IWG) where he oversaw the expansion of their footprint for the western half of the United States. During his time at Regus, Mr. Pollack grew his territory from 225 locations to over 500. Mr. Pollack earned a B.S. in Business Administration with a major in real estate from the University of Arizona.
Thomas Profenius joined Bascom’s acquisitions team as an analyst in January of 2021. His responsibilities include performing transaction functions such as investment analysis, due diligence, market research, investment package creation, and supporting the general acquisitions process.
Prior to joining Bascom, Mr. Profenius was an executive assistant working in television production at Warner Bros in Los Angeles, CA. Thomas received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University at the School of Hotel Administration with a minor in Real Estate.
Jeffrey H. Reinstein
Mr. Reinstein has been Chief Executive Officer for Premier Workspaces since October 2002. From May 2000 until October 2002, Mr. Reinstein was an Executive Officer/VP-Business Services for PS Business Parks (a $1.5 billion publicly traded REIT) where he was responsible for forming a new division for the company. From March 1997 until April 2000, Mr. Reinstein was the President and COO of Barrister Executive Suites and was responsible for overseeing and managing all activities for the company including operations, business development, marketing, human resources, finance and accounting. From May 1987 to October 1996, Mr. Reinstein was a VP, Asset Management and Property Management for Weyerhaeuser Financial Investments, Inc. where he was involved in developing, managing, leasing, financing and disposing of all types of real estate assets. Mr. Reinstein earned a B.S. in Business Administration with a double major in Finance and real estate from California State University, Northridge.
Chad R. Sanderson
Mr. Sanderson is responsible for identifying new multifamily investment opportunities in the West Coast markets. Additionally, he oversees several investment vehicles that are part of Bascom’s $1.0 billion private capital markets program. Mr. Sanderson played a key role in the expansion of Bascom’s multifamily platform into several new markets. He has been involved with the funding, restructuring, refinancing, disposition and direct acquisition of over $2.9 billion in multifamily value-added investments, including several lender REOs, foreclosures and other distressed assets totaling 19,000 units. Mr. Sanderson has managed the acquisition of over 13,400 units with a total cost of over $1.4 billion.
Prior to joining Bascom, Mr. Sanderson provided project management and construction consulting for the architectural engineering firm Carter & Burgess, as well as business development and marketing for various other firms. Mr. Sanderson holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and a Master of Science in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mr. Sanderson was a member of the Applied Securities Analysis Program and has served as a moderator and panelist at several prominent real estate conferences. He is a guest lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Southern California, and University of California, Irvine.
Julie D. Schoenbachler
Ms. Schoenbachler manages top-line revenue growth for Bascom in the Western regions, including Southern California and Denver markets. Ms. Schoenbachler’s responsibilities include the monitoring of unit leasing and pricing, ancillary income, employee development, and overall asset quality. During her tenure at Bascom, Ms. Schoenbachler has held various roles in operations, including leasing/marketing implementation, expense management and revenue management. Ms. Schoenbachler has overseen and managed $1.97 billion in assets, including supervision of operating expenses for 15,000 units and revenue management for approximately 12,000 units.
Ms. Schoenbachler graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Minor in Psychology. Amongst her professional accolades, Ms. Schoenbachler was named one of forty “Women of Influence” by the Real Estate Southern California in 2008. She was one of five recipients of the Orange County Business Journal’s “Women in Business” award in 2010, and she was featured in OC Metro’s article, “40 under 40,” in 2012. Real Estate Forum featured Ms. Schoenbachler in its “45 under 40” article in 2013, and again featured her in 2015, for its “Emerging Leaders of Tomorrow” article.
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Mr. Singleton is responsible for analysis, due diligence, equity and debt financing, and transaction execution functions for the acquisition of new assets, as well as the management and disposition of existing assets. As a member of the acquisition team he has been directly involved in the acquisition of 35 multifamily properties located in California, Colorado, Nevada, and Texas totaling 7,751 units and $1.2 billion in project cost.
Jim is an alumni committee member for NAIOP’s Young Professionals Group, participates actively in the charitable organizations Habitat for Humanity and Orangewood Children’s Foundation, and has held speaking engagements at UCI, The University of Wisconsin – Madison, and RealShare LA. He was recently honored with the Rising Star Award by Real Estate Investment & Finance and as a Next Generation Honoree by Connect Media. Jim earned his Bachelor’s degree at the Johns Hopkins University and his MBA at the University of Southern California.
Mr. Whiting is responsible for overseeing and managing the renovation process to projects, including capital planning, budgeting, the construction and lender draw processes, and the oversight of third party property and construction management. Additional responsibilities include expense control/management, property distributions analysis, monitoring monthly property cash flows, portfolio tax appeals, fulfilling Lender reporting requirements, and monthly asset quality inspections. Prior to joining Bascom full-time, Mr. Whiting served as an analyst with the principal finance group of Capmark Bank. Mr. Whiting graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Real Estate Finance.
Mr. Brian Wirtz is an experienced multifamily real estate veteran. He started his career in commercial real estate in 1986 and has been focused in the area of multifamily investment since 1994. He has been responsible for the purchase of over 15,000 units valued at over $1.29 Billion. The properties have been located in San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Seattle, Salt Lake City and Portland. Mr. Wirtz has a BA in Real Estate & Urban Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Mr. Wong is an Associate within the asset management team. Prior to joining Harbor, Mr. Wong was a consultant for South Street Partners where he underwrote value-add office acquisitions in select Western and Southeast markets. Before South Street Partners, he worked at Faris Lee Investments as a Manager and Lead Financial Analyst where he underwrote multi-tenant retail dispositions including unanchored strip, neighborhood/community centers, and regional malls across the US. In addition, Mr. Wong has underwritten value-add multifamily and industrial acquisitions in Western and Sunbelt markets as an intern at MIG Real Estate, and core/core-plus office acquisitions in Denver as a consultant for KORE Investments.
Over his career, Mr. Wong has underwritten over $3.5 billion in commercial real estate investments across the US and has been involved in closing over $200 million. In addition, he has held previous roles in commercial real estate research and analytics at CoStar as a Research Manager for Denver, Salt Lake City, and Kansas City, and as a Senior Market Analyst for the entire US.
Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from UC San Diego and Masters of Science in Real Estate from University of San Diego. He is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a Certified Property Manager (CPM) candidate, and ARGUS certified. He is also a mentor to aspiring commercial real estate professionals, and a participant in the Triton Real Estate Organization.
Mr. Wright is responsible for the asset management and renovations of the Arizona apartment portfolio, including budget adherence, schedule management, quality control, and regulatory compliance. Responsibilities also include working actively with the renovation contractors to maximize property marketability and profitability. Mr. Wright successfully managed the renovation of $82MM worth of renovations for the Basccom Arizona portfolio between 2006 and 2008; all renovations of which came in under the allocated renovation timeline and on/or below budget. Prior to joining Bascom Arizona Ventures LLC, Mr. Wright worked for the US Army managing projects, personnel, and systems worldwide. Mr. Wright is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Excelsior College.
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Mr. Yook joined the Bascom San Francisco team in 2016 as an acquisitions analyst. Mr. Yook’s duties include underwriting prospective multifamily assets, performing market research analysis, assisting in due diligence, and supporting all facets of the renovation process.
Prior to joining Bascom, Mr. Yook worked at Jamison Services as an acquisitions and development analyst. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in Economics.
RaeAnn Xu, Investment Analyst, joined Chenco in January 2019. Her main responsibilities include assisting on fund management, fund performance analysis and periodic reports. Before joining Chenco, Ms. Xu interned at California State Treasurer’s Office and assisted in pension fund investment portfolio research and analysis.
Ms. Xu graduated from Smith College, Massachusetts, USA with a Bachelor degree in Economics. During college, she went on an exchange program to London School of Economics for one year.
Mr. Yu joined the Bascom San Francisco Team as an Asset Manager in 2018. Mr. Yu works actively with third-party contractors and oversight of third-party property management companies to ensure successful management of assets and renovations located throughout California, Colorado and Washington. Additionally, his duties include monthly property cash flow analysis, budget adherence, revenue & expense management and internal financial reporting.
Prior to joining Bascom, Mr. Yu worked at SST Investment/Atlas Property Group on managing multifamily renovations and developments, and property management of 600+ units throughout the Bay Area. Mr. Yu also has a BA in Economics from University of California, Davis.
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Renee Yu joined Chenco Holdings in January 2013 as controller. In this capacity, she is responsible for financial transactions and reporting for Chenco Holdings’ investment portfolios. Renee brings over 10 years of real estate accounting & finance experience. She started her real estate accounting career in 2002 with The Irvine Company. Subsequently she joined LBA Realty, a regional industrial & office real estate investment manager, then worked for Deutsch Bank’s RREEF division, a leading global real estate fund manager with assets under management of US$ 31 billion. For seven years, she personally managed RREEF’s REIT II, REIT III, and Calwest Fund assets, spanning the acquisition, ownership, management and development of high-quality class A office and industrial properties in major U.S. markets.
Renee Yu holds a MBA degree from Keller Management School honor program (2010) and also earned her bachelor in Accounting from California State University in Fullerton (2002).
Paul M. Zakhary
Mr. Zakhary is responsible for overseeing and managing the renovation components to projects, revenue/top-line growth, expense control/management, property distributions analysis, portfolio tax appeals, monthly asset quality inspections, and investment dispositions. Mr. Zakhary also spearheads as the Director for the foreign capital market platform which assists in raising equity from abroad investors.
During his tenure, Mr. Zakhary has overseen multi-family assets in excess of 50 different communities totaling approximately 17,200 units located in Atlanta, Colorado, California, Florida, Hawaii, Las Vegas, New York and Connecticut which approximately totaled $1.63 Billion. He has overseen renovation programs which in total have exceeded $216M.
Prior to joining Bascom full time, Mr. Zakhary served as an acquisition intern and asset management intern within the company. Mr. Zakhary graduated from California State University of Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship. He has also been involved with a number of different community service groups of which include UNICEF, Long Beach Veterans Hospital, Habitat for Humanity, FOCUS, Kids N’ Cancer, and St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church.
Scott D. Zwilling
Prior to co-founding Spirit Investment Partners in 2009, Mr. Zwilling was previously the Director of Northeast Acquisitions for JPI, a large national multi-family developer, where he covered the territory from New York to Maine. Prior to JPI, he held a similar role as an Acquisitions Manager with Crescent Heights, one of the nation’s premier condominium developers. Over the past ten years, Mr. Zwilling has been responsible for the acquisition, development and disposition of over $1.0 billion of property located throughout the Northeast. In addition, he currently serves as a Professor of Real Estate Finance at Columbia University. Prior to JPI and Crescent Heights, Mr. Zwilling was a real estate investment banker at Wells Hill Partners, Ltd., where he participated in numerous deals, including various residential, hotel and office assets. Other experiences include working as a consultant in the real estate groups of Arthur Andersen and Ernst and Young. Mr. Zwilling is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH and a Masters in Real Estate Development from Columbia University, New York, NY.