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. 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 and its sister companies, Pegasus Capital Markets and Pegasus Asset Management.
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 an Executive Vice President 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. Mr. Kritzer also sits on the Executive Committee of Pegasus and is involved in all aspects of strategic planning and corporate governance for Pegasus Investments and its sister companies, Pegasus Capital Markets and Pegasus Asset Management.
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 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.
Aaron Aszkenazy is an Associate Vice President at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible for business development, marketing, financial analysis and transactional coordination. Mr. Aszkenazy specializes in the acquisition and disposition of high quality, stabilized, income producing net leased retail properties and leverages his relationships with investors, developers and brokers to facilitate transactions throughout the country. Mr. Aszkenazy has experience in nearly all asset classes of commercial real estate, including retail, office and multifamily, and his clients include 1031 exchange buyers, private high net worth individuals, family offices, developers and institutional investors.
Mr. Aszkenazy received a B.A. in Business Administration, with a focus on Marketing and Management, from the University of Miami School of Business Administration in 2010.
Brian Wolfman is a Senior Associate at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible for servicing the investment needs of buyers and sellers of single- and multi-tenant net leased retail properties throughout the country. Mr. Wolfman’s clients include private high net worth investors, developers and institutional investors and his responsibilities encompass deal sourcing, underwriting, financial analysis, market research and due diligence review.
Prior to joining Pegasus Investments in 2012, Mr. Wolfman was an Analyst at a regional commercial real estate investment firm based in Colorado.
Mr. Wolfman received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Colorado (Boulder) in 2011. Mr. Wolfman was raised in Laguna Hills, California and lives with his wife, Leah, in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Daylin Ackerman is an Associate 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 fiancé, Dana, in Los Angeles.
Katherine Weaver is a Senior Analyst 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.
Michael Spector is an Associate at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible for business development and servicing the investment needs of buyers and sellers of commercial real estate. Mr. Spector’s responsibilities include market research, financial analysis and due diligence review.
Prior to joining Pegasus in 2015, Mr. Spector was an Acquisitions Analyst at 9Mile Investments, a regional commercial real estate investment firm in Los Angeles, where he was responsible for sourcing and analyzing all deals brought to the firm. Before Mr. Spector became a real estate professional, he was a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch, where he earned his Series 7 and 66 securities licenses. Mr. Spector was then recruited by Oppenheimer as Associate Director of Investments for the Paradigm Private Client Group, specializing in fixed income, syndicate equities and cash management solutions for high net worth individuals.
Mr. Spector graduated from Syracuse University with a B.S. in Finance in 2009. Mr. Spector was raised in suburban Baltimore, where he co-founded the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces YL Mid-Atlantic Chapter. Mr. Spector now resides in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles and continues his involvement with the FIDF’s Los Angeles chapter, of which he is an Executive Board member and Vice Chair of their annual gala.
Tony Veiller is an Analyst 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.
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 2005. Ms. Tonti is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has resided in the Hollywood area since 2009.
Chad Buelow is a Managing Director at Pegasus Capital Markets, where he arranges and structures financing for commercial real estate investments throughout the country from commercial banks, CMBS lenders, credit unions, debt funds and life insurance companies. Mr. Buelow’s experience includes permanent, bridge and construction financing secured by virtually all property types, with a focus on retail shopping centers, office buildings and multifamily properties. In addition, Mr. Buelow represents financial institutions in connection with the disposition of performing and non-performing loans and REO properties. Mr. Buelow also sits on the Executive Committee of Pegasus and is involved in all aspects of strategic planning and corporate governance for Pegasus Capital Markets and its sister companies, Pegasus Investments and Pegasus Asset Management.
Before founding Pegasus Capital Markets in 2013, Mr. Buelow was Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Verona Capital Markets Inc., a boutique real estate investment banking firm based in Los Angeles, where he arranged debt and equity financing for institutional and middle market clients and represented financial institutions in connection with the disposition of distressed assets.
Prior to his experience at Verona, Mr. Buelow was a Senior Associate at Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, a national real estate law firm headquartered in Los Angeles, where he was a real estate finance attorney specializing in the representation of lenders and borrowers in connection with mortgage and mezzanine loan transactions. While at Pircher, Mr. Buelow supervised the closing of hundreds of loans in California and throughout the country involving all types of commercial real estate – including retail shopping centers, office buildings, apartment complexes, medical office buildings, hotels, warehouses, industrial complexes, self storage facilities, mobile home parks, film studios and raw land. Mr. Buelow’s experience included the structuring of fixed and floating rate loans, conduit and portfolio loans, permanent loans, bridge loans, construction loans, land loans, junior mortgage loans, mezzanine loans, leasehold loans, A/B note structures, promissory note splits, loan participations, loan modifications and workouts, loan purchases and sales, loan assumptions and intercreditor agreements. Before joining Pircher, Mr. Buelow was an Associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Cooley Godward LLP in Palo Alto, California.
Mr. Buelow received a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 2000. In 1997, he received a B.A., with Distinction, in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Buelow has been a member of the State Bar of California since his admission in December, 2000, and is a member of its Real Property Law Section.
Tyler Johnson is an Analyst at Pegasus Capital Markets, where he is extensively involved in the day to day operations of the firm to service the needs of all of the firm’s clients. Mr. Johnson is actively involved in each transaction handled by Pegasus Capital Markets, from the initial loan underwriting and sizing, to marketing and identification of a lender to loan closing. Mr. Johnson interacts with all types of lenders, including CMBS lenders, local banks, national commercial banks, credit unions and life insurance companies and is intimately familiar with the underwriting standards and closing processes of each lender type. Mr. Johnson has developed a client focused, detail oriented approach and works diligently to be an advocate for the client throughout the entire loan process.
Prior to joining Pegasus Capital Markets in 2014, Mr. Johnson was an Investment Sales Associate at Charles Dunn Company in Los Angeles, where he focused on the Beverly Hills and West Los Angeles multifamily markets and was primarily responsible for market research and business development.
Mr. Johnson received a B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in Entrepreneurship and Finance from Chapman University in 2013. Mr. Johnson was raised in the San Fernando Valley and lives in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Seth Bell is a Vice President at Pegasus Asset Management, where he oversees the management and operation of over 50 properties encompassing more than 700,000 square feet and over 100 tenants. Mr. Bell provides owners of net leased retail properties with strategic planning, operations management, development consulting, detailed financial reporting and leasing supervision. In this role, Mr. Bell is responsible for the establishment and implementation of strategies to optimize the overall performance of commercial real estate investments, with a focus on improving the underlying asset’s value and maximizing returns for property owners.
Prior to joining Pegasus Asset Management in 2014, Mr. Bell was a Senior Account Executive at PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: PFSI), where he was responsible for retail production and was involved in all aspects of the business, including portfolio origination management, lead generation, marketing and implementation of policies and procedures. Prior to being promoted to retail production, Mr. Bell served as an analyst for the company’s loss mitigation department, where he was responsible for managing and analyzing portfolios of non-performing assets.
Before joining PennyMac, Mr. Bell was an Asset Manager at Adler Realty Investments, where he provided support for the ground up construction of several retail centers and directed the day to day operations of a 600,000 square foot portfolio of shopping centers. While at Adler Realty, Mr. Bell assisted in the oversight of all leasing activity, tenant improvements, investor reporting and budget creation. Mr. Bell also served in various internship programs for Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE: DEI) while attending college.
Mr. Bell received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2009 and lives in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles with his fiancé, Katie.
Justin Herman is an Asset Manager at Pegasus Asset Management, where he is involved in the day to day operations of all properties currently under the management of the firm. Mr. Herman is primarily responsible for promptly addressing property related requests from national and local tenants on behalf of owners of commercial real estate throughout the country. In addition, Mr. Herman prepares property level accounting, periodic financial reports and annual budgets for property owners and their lenders.
Prior to joining Pegasus Asset Management in 2015, Mr. Herman served as a Credit Analyst and Personal Banking Officer at 1st Century Bank in Santa Monica, California, where he drafted credit proposals and provided account management services to clients.
Justin received a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Boston University in 2013. Mr. Herman was raised in Sherman Oaks, California and now resides in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Jonathan Khoury is a Portfolio Accountant at Pegasus Asset Management, where he oversees the financials of over 50 properties encompassing more than 100 tenants. Mr. Khoury’s responsibilities include ensuring all payables and receivables have been processed, paid and recorded. In addition, Mr. Khoury is responsible for the management of all portfolio bank accounts. In this role, Mr. Khoury facilitates a close relationship with property owners by maintaining all books and records, creating periodic budgets and projections, and processing ownership distributions.
Prior to joining Pegasus Asset Management in 2016, Mr. Khoury was an associate at Marcus and Millichap (NYSE: MMI), where he was responsible for assisting clients in the acquisition and disposition of a variety of commercial properties. Mr. Khoury was involved in all steps of the process including lead generation, portfolio management, marketing and underwriting.
Prior to joining Marcus and Millichap, Mr. Khoury was a recoveries accountant at Macerich (NYSE: MAC). Macerich, a self-managed Real Estate Investment Trust, is the third-largest owner and operator of shopping centers in the United States. While at Macerich, Mr. Khoury worked on the operating team where he was responsible for maintaining common area maintenance costs, taxes and utilities at four Southern California shopping mall locations.
Mr. Khoury received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of San Francisco in 2013, where he was elected Budget and Finance Chair of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. Mr. Khoury was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley and currently resides in the Northridge neighborhood.