Ken Chasin is the Founder of Pegasus Investments, where he remains involved in the day to day operations of the firm and is responsible for providing policy guidance and strategic advisory in connection with all aspects of the firm’s investment sales platform. For nearly three decades, Mr. Chasin has utilized his expertise and experience to provide a full range of investment sales advisory services to his clients throughout the country, with a focus on Southern California. Mr. Chasin also sits on the Executive Committee of Pegasus and is involved in all aspects of strategic planning and corporate governance for Pegasus Investments.
Before founding Pegasus Investments in 1988, Mr. Chasin began his career in commercial real estate in the late 1970s with a Southern California based syndication company. As the Vice President of Sales and Acquisitions, Mr. Chasin specialized in the development, acquisition and repositioning of shopping centers and apartment buildings primarily in California and Texas. Mr. Chasin’s responsibilities ranged from business development and deal sourcing to project financing and execution. Prior to transitioning into commercial real estate, Mr. Chasin was an executive in the aerospace industry at Rockwell International, which was ultimately acquired by Boeing Integrated Defense Systems.
Mr. Chasin received a B.A. in Business Administration from Miami University in 1964 and later performed his graduate studies at the Anderson School of Business at the University of California, Los Angeles. After completing his studies, Mr. Chasin served as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard.
David Chasin is a Managing Director at Pegasus Investments, where he oversees all aspects of the firm’s investment sales platform. Mr. Chasin specializes in the acquisition and disposition of net leased retail properties throughout the country and provides a full range of investment advisory services to his clients, which range from 1031 exchange buyers and high net worth individuals to publicly traded REITs, life insurance companies, pension fund advisors and family offices. Mr. Chasin leverages his relationships with investors, developers, property owners and retailers to arrange the sale of high quality, stabilized, income producing net leased retail properties throughout the country.
Prior to joining Pegasus Investments in 2005, Mr. Chasin was a Financial Analyst in the Corporate Finance Group at Universal Music Group, a division of Vivendi Universal, headquartered in Santa Monica, California, where he was primarily responsible for supporting the Senior Vice President of Finance and the Chief Financial Officer of North American Operations. While at Universal, Mr. Chasin focused on providing consolidated financial reporting for the various business units within Universal Music Group, which included Interscope Records, Geffen Records, A&M Records, Island Def Jam Records and DreamWorks Records, among others. Mr. Chasin’s experience included creating album sales projections, reconciling artist royalties with advances and analyzing potential digital revenue streams.
Mr. Chasin received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Southern California in 2004, where he was elected Senator of the Associated Student Body. Prior to transferring to the University of Southern California in 2002, Mr. Chasin attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied Political Science, Economics and Business Administration. Mr. Chasin is active in various community and charitable organizations throughout Los Angeles, most notably the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Mr. Chasin has served as Vice Chair of the Real Estate and Construction Division’s dinner committee within the Jewish Federation and continues to play an active role within its leadership. Mr. Chasin resides in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles with his wife, Meredith, daughter, Willa, and son, Spencer.
Bradley Kritzer is a Managing Director at Pegasus Investments, where he heads the firm’s institutional investment sales practice, with a focus on shopping center transactions, including equity and debt investments and net leased transactions.
Prior to joining Pegasus Investments in 2012, Mr. Kritzer was the Regional Acquisitions Manager in New York at Equity One, Inc. (NYSE: EQY), a publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) focusing on shopping centers, where he was responsible for all aspects of the acquisitions process in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and West Coast regions. During his tenure at Equity One, Mr. Kritzer was involved in large portfolio transactions, single property transactions, debt investments and joint venture activity. In addition, Mr. Kritzer managed the company’s Outparcel Disposition Program and handled the asset management of two joint venture portfolios, each with a well recognized institutional partner.
Before Equity One, Mr. Kritzer was an Asset Manager in New York at Kimco Realty (NYSE: KIM), another publicly traded REIT that focuses on shopping centers, where he was involved in all aspects of the day to day activities of a portfolio of over 120 properties across the country that Kimco owned in joint venture with Prudential Real Estate Investors. Mr. Kritzer’s responsibilities included overseeing leasing and property management activities, preparation of annual budgets, financial analysis and maintaining the relationship with the joint venture partner.
Prior to Kimco, Mr. Kritzer spent four years in the equity research group at Merrill Lynch in New York, where he covered the REIT sector and was primarily responsible for covering publicly traded retail REITs (malls, neighborhood centers and outlets) and also focused on companies in the office, industrial and multifamily sectors.
Mr. Kritzer received a B.S. in Business Administration, with a focus on Business Process Management and Operations Management, from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in 2002.
Trevor Carl Nelson is the Managing Director of Pegasus Investments in Century City, CA. He advises clients on transactions in the retail, creative office and multifamily sectors. Mr. Nelson’s career has been dedicated to commercial real estate investing, both as a principal and an adviser. Prior to Pegasus, he was Director of Acquisitions at Conquest Housing- a privately-held, Los Angeles-based real estate investment firm which invested in student housing and retail properties. Mr. Nelson handles many complicated 1031 exchanges and is an expert at identifying value.
Mr. Nelson was also Interim Director of Acquisitions for an institutional investment fund, and prior to that he worked as a commercial real estate broker at Diversified Commercial. Mr. Nelson graduated from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, focused on Finance and Accounting. Mr. Nelson lives with his wife and two children in Playa Vista.
Kevin Shelburn is a Senior Vice President at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible for business development, marketing, financial analysis and transactional coordination in connection with the acquisition and disposition of net leased retail investments throughout the country.
Prior to joining Pegasus Investments in 2012, Kevin was a Senior Associate at a San Diego based boutique real estate investment firm, where he represented developers, family offices, tenants and high net worth individuals managing and expanding their retail portfolios. Mr. Shelburn’s responsibilities included valuation, preparation of offering memoranda, marketing, transaction management and identification of replacement properties. Kevin began his career in asset and property management in Santa Barbara County, where his portfolio consisted of upscale residential and commercial properties.
Mr. Shelburn received a B.A. in Law and Society from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2002. Mr. Shelburn was raised in Waterford, Connecticut and moved to California in 2000. Mr. Shelburn currently resides in Venice with his wife, Shayna.
Daylin Ackerman is a Vice President at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible for business development and supporting the investment sales and advisory business.
Prior to joining Pegasus in 2015, Mr. Ackerman was an Analyst for JRK Property Holdings, a large owner of multifamily and hotel properties across the country. While at JRK, Mr. Ackerman was responsible for the day to day asset management, financial analysis and monthly reporting for a portfolio of multifamily properties.
Before JRK, Mr. Ackerman was the Manager of Business Development for PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: PFSI), a publicly traded non-bank mortgage company focusing on the origination and servicing of residential mortgage assets. Mr. Ackerman was responsible for the acquisition of mortgage servicing assets on behalf of the firm and its managed publicly traded real estate investment trust, PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE: PMT). Mr. Ackerman also managed the firm’s acquisition and financing of mortgage servicing assets from conduit clients through the development and establishment of structured financial transactions between the two public companies. In addition, Mr. Ackerman assisted with raising a private equity fund to invest in distressed whole loans and with the company’s $250 million initial public offering (IPO) in 2013.
While in college, Mr. Ackerman was an Analyst at Citi-Smith Barney and One Capital Management, where he was responsible for equity research of publicly traded REITs and the rebalancing and management of high net worth client accounts.
Mr. Ackerman received his B.S. in Business Administration, with a focus on Finance and Entrepreneurial Studies, from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California in 2009. Mr. Ackerman lives with his wife, Dana, in Los Angeles.
Katherine Weaver is Vice President at Pegasus Investments, where she works with buyers and sellers of retail and multifamily properties throughout the country. Ms. Weaver assists clients with all aspects of transactional support, including deal origination, property valuation, market research, financial analysis and due diligence review.
Prior to joining Pegasus in 2015, Ms. Weaver traded agricultural commodities at the Scoular Company, a large privately owned agricultural merchandising firm.
Ms. Weaver graduated cum laude from Furman University in 2010 with a B.A. in Economics. Ms. Weaver was raised in Kansas City, Missouri and lives with her husband, Alexander, in Beverly Hills.
Tony Veiller is a Senior Associate at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible for researching the investment needs of buyers and sellers of commercial real estate and providing client support services, including market research, financial analysis and due diligence review.
Prior to joining Pegasus Investments in 2015, Mr. Veiller was a Summer Intern with the firm for two years.
Mr. Veiller received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Colorado (Boulder) in 2015 and currently resides in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Andrew Cohen is the Senior Leasing Associate at Pegasus, where he is primarily responsible for spearheading and managing the leasing program, representing both landlords and tenants in net lease retail leasing transactions. Mr. Cohen provides value to owners of retail property and tenants alike through his deep network of relationships, tenacious outreach, in-depth knowledge of the markets in which he works and creative out-of-the-box strategizing. Mr. Cohen leverages his relationships within the leasing market to provide high quality, maximized performance for all clients.
Prior to joining Pegasus in 2018, Mr. Cohen was responsible for overseeing the leasing division at Coda Brokerage in Los Angeles, where he transacted both the in-house leasing program for Coda Equities as well as third party leasing for landlords and tenants throughout Los Angeles. Before joining Coda Brokerage, Mr. Cohen worked in Investment Sales Brokerage at Concord Real Estate Services in Beverly Hills.
Mr. Cohen grew up near Chicago, Illinois and received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2005.
Marc Meinhardt is an Associate at Pegasus Investments, where he provides high net worth investors and developers throughout the country with a full range of investment real estate brokerage, advisory and 1031 exchange services. Mr. Meinhardt leverages his vast resources within the Pegasus platform to offer custom tailored solutions for a wide range of his clients with a focus on single and multi-tenant net leased retail property.
Prior to joining Pegasus Investments in 2019, Mr. Meinhardt founded Tried & True Tutoring, a Los Angeles based educational services company. Tried & True grew to prominence within the industry, providing high quality college access services and consultancy to school districts, private schools, and government entities. Mr. Meinhardt’s creation and development of a multi-regional business from the ground-up gives him a unique, wholistic perspective into the minds of successful, entrepreneurial investors. With his unique experience building and scaling a successful business, Mr. Meinhardt is able to apply similar disciplines of risk, reward and leverage toward his client’s real estate portfolios.
Mr. Meinhardt earned his B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2008. He currently resides in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles with his wife.
Stephen Apfel is a Senior Analyst at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible researching the investment needs of buyers and sellers of commercial real estate and providing client support services, including market research, financial analysis and due diligence review.
Prior to joining Pegasus Investments in 2018, Mr. Apfel was an Associate at JMF Development, a boutique development firm in Los Angeles. While at JMF, Mr. Apfel was responsible for sourcing, underwriting and overseeing creative office space and luxury residential redevelopment projects in Southern California. Mr. Apfel also assisted with the early development stages of “5th and Hill,” a 52-story mixed-use tower in Downtown Los Angeles. Additionally, Mr. Apfel acted as in-house office leasing agent, helping the firm maintain above-90% occupancy throughout his tenure. While in college, Mr. Apfel worked with a wealth management team at Merrill Lynch, where he researched equity investments and maintained client relationships.
Mr. Apfel received his B.S. in Business Administration from Touro College in 2017. Mr. Apfel lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Sydney, and their two children.
Michael Spector is Director of Sales & Operations at Pegasus Investments, where he manages the production of the investment sales team and oversees the operational integration across all three Pegasus platforms. Mr. Spector is responsible for all matters involving the company’s information technology, business development strategies, agent recruitment and training, financial forecasting, budgeting and reporting to the Executive Committee. Additionally, Mr. Spector’s responsibilities extend to all matters relating to the company’s marketing initiatives involving its CRM, communications, website and third party systems. Since joining Pegasus Investments in 2015 as an Associate focused on net leased investment sales, Mr. Spector has driven the custom development of the company’s CRM and website and has led several extensive nationwide business development initiatives.
Prior to joining Pegasus, Mr. Spector was an Acquisitions Analyst at 9Mile Investments, a Los Angeles based commercial real estate investment firm specializing in the acquisition, redevelopment and management of value-add retail and multifamily properties throughout Southern California. Mr. Spector’s role at 9Mile focused on sourcing new opportunities, assisting in the disposition of realized investments, and providing acquisition analysis. Prior to becoming a real estate professional, Mr. Spector worked at Oppenheimer as an Associate Director of Investments within the Paradigm Private Client Group where he specialized in fixed income, syndicate equities and cash management solutions for the firm’s high net worth clientele. Previously, Mr. Spector served as a Financial Advisor within the private wealth management group at Merrill Lynch’s Beverly Hills office.
Mr. Spector graduated from Syracuse University with a B.S. in Finance in 2009. Mr. Spector grew up in Baltimore, Maryland where he co-founded the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) YL Mid-Atlantic Chapter. Mr. Spector resides in West Hollywood and continues his passionate involvement with the FIDF’s Los Angeles chapter where he serves as Executive Board Member and Chair of its annual gala.
Andrea Bustamante is Head of Marketing at Pegasus Investments, where she is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s marketing platform. Ms. Bustamante works closely with the Sales & Leasing team in connection with the marketing of all of the company’s property listings, including the design and creation of marketing packages; the design, creation and scheduling of email marketing campaigns; and the management and maintenance of the company website, social media accounts and third party systems. Additionally, Ms. Bustamante spearheads initiatives to improve all aspects of digital marketing, including website and CRM development and email marketing automation. Since joining Pegasus Investments as a Marketing Associate, Ms. Bustamante has overhauled the company’s digital marketing efforts and has implemented state of the art marketing technologies and processes to increase operational efficiency and deliver optimal results for the company’s clients.
Prior to joining Pegasus Investments in 2017, Ms. Bustamante worked as a Property Marketing Specialist within the Marketing Department at Matthews Real Estate Investment Services, a commercial real estate brokerage firm in El Segundo.
Ms. Bustamante graduated from UC Berkeley in 2015 with a B.S. in Genetics and Plant Biology. Originally from Manhattan Beach, Ms. Bustamante currently resides in Santa Monica.
Talia Tonti is the Office Manager at Pegasus Investments, where she is responsible for managing the day to day needs of the entire Pegasus team.
Prior to joining Pegasus Investments in 2017, Ms. Tonti worked as Program Manager & Promotions Manager within the Marketing Department at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Downtown Los Angeles, where she had a successful track record of project management, public outreach and event planning to increase enrollment in the college.
Ms. Tonti received a B.A. in Business and Communication from Carlow University in 2009. Ms. Tonti is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has resided in the Hollywood area since 2009.