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.
Michael Spector is Director at Pegasus, where he manages the production of the investment sales team and oversees the operational integration across all three Pegasus platforms. Mr. Spector serves on the Executive Committee and is responsible for all matters involving the company’s internal policies, information technology, business development strategies, agent recruitment and training, compliance, financial forecasting, budgeting and reporting.
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 alongside Aaron Garcia, Marketing Director at Pegasus. Since joining Pegasus Investments in 2015, Mr. Spector has driven the custom development of the company’s internal process automation, CRM and deal tracking software across all three Pegasus platforms.
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 Brentwood 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.
Mr. Spector is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in California, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Kansas, Missouri and Washington.
Kyle Gulock is an Executive Vice President at Pegasus Investments. Being Los Angeles based allows Kyle to have deep rooted relationships with local property owners as well as many 1031 exchange purchasers seeking to export capital into properties across the United States. Moreover, Mr. Gulock provides a full range of investment advisory services to his clients, from high net worth individuals to institutional investors, developers, and capital groups.
Prior to joining Pegasus Investments, Mr. Gulock had been involved in numerous significant transactions at Kidder Mathews and Charles Dunn Company, including the sale of a 50,000 square foot office building located in Los Angeles, and net leased by 20th Century Fox, and a full city block in Beverly Hills currently being utilized as a retail property and is slated for future redevelopment. Further, Mr. Gulock has represented a former owner/operator of 110+ single tenant Wendys award in 2014. Mr. Gulock is fiercely dedicated to providing his clients with exceptional service and market expertise.
Katherine Weaver is a Senior 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.
Daylin Ackerman is a Senior 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.
Andrew Cohen is the Vice President of Leasing 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.
Tony Veiller is a Senior Associate at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible for business development and supporting the investment sales and advisory business.
While at Pegasus, Mr. Veiller has been directly involved in the sale of over $1 billon of commercial real estate assets throughout the country with responsibilities including market research, financial analysis, due diligence review, LOI / PSA negotiations and transaction coordination. Mr. Veiller has worked directly with a broad range of Pegasus clientele, ranging from publicly traded REITs to developers, high net worth individuals, family trusts, life insurance companies, pension fund advisors and other institutional investment firms.
While in college, Mr. Veiller completed two internships with Pegasus Investments. First, as analyst on the advisory team and second, as an asset manager for the real estate portfolio of the firm’s client, Skydance Media.
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.
Michael Asarch specializes in single and multi-tenant retail properties as part of a West Los Angeles-based team with solid experience and a strong track record.
Prior to joining Pegasus, Mr. Asarch specialized in the acquisition and disposition of retail investments with Kidder Mathews, and previously Charles Dunn Company, focusing on anchored shopping centers throughout the Greater Los Angeles area. Mr. Asarch’s experience and passion for retail investment help his team cultivate new opportunities and relationships. He prides himself on his persistence, keen market knowledge and enduring client relationships.
Matt Kramer is a Senior Associate at Pegasus, where he specializes in advisory services for quick service restaurant-occupied properties. His team, consisting of Kyle Gulock, Tony Veiller, Michael Asarch and Dylan Cohen, focuses on the disposition and acquisition of net leased retail properties.
Mr. Kramer has built his reputation on exclusively representing buyers and sellers for real estate opportunities that produce long-term, stable cash flow. He shares his clients’ desire for shrewd value-add solutions, and has the flexibility to mine opportunities for a wide range of capital placement requirements. Mr. Kramer’s clients trust his expertise in quick service restaurants and his thorough understanding of the unique strategies required for these assets.
Prior to joining Pegasus, Mr. Kramer provided net lease advisory services while working at Kidder Mathews, and previously Charles Dunn Company, in Los Angeles. Mr. Kramer began his career handling administration and business development at a Los Angeles-based law firm, that specialized in franchise law and litigation, where he deepened his understanding of franchise operations.
Mr. Kramer graduated from University of Oregon and currently resides in West Los Angeles.
Jacob Zweig is an Operations Manager at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible for assisting with the oversight of the operational integration across all three Pegasus platforms. Mr. Zweig helps to improve the efficiency of the business by contributing to the custom development of its CRM tool, communications, and third-party systems. Mr. Zweig also assists with the company's information technology needs, business development strategies, financial forecasts and budgets.
Before joining Pegasus, Mr. Zweig worked as a Trading Analyst for Virtu Financial, one of the world's largest market-making firms, located in the Financial District in Manhattan. At Virtu, Mr. Zweig was responsible for automating various trading processes, financial reconciliations, and monitoring risk.
Mr. Zweig graduated from Boston University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, focusing on computer infrastructure and hardware programming. Mr. Zweig currently resides in Beverly Hills.
Aaron Garcia is Marketing Director at Pegasus Investments, where he manages all marketing-related processes and oversees the implementation of Pegasus Investments' marketing strategy. Mr. Garcia is responsible for all matters involving the company's branding, advertising, and content production, from new pursuit materials to property marketing content. He is also responsible for the successful implementation of marketing technologies that support the company's digital marketing operations.
Before joining Pegasus, Mr. Garcia was a Client Services Coordinator at CBRE, an international commercial real estate firm. Working within a multifamily specialty team covering the greater Los Angeles region, he managed all aspects of marketing strategy, coordinated escrow transactions, executed financial underwriting, and provided client service. Prior to working in the real estate sector, Mr. Garcia worked in enterprise software sales and management consulting for Ackert, a Los-Angeles-based advisory serving the professional services sector. Previously, Mr. Garcia spent several years working in the outdoor sports industry, contributing to marketing operations and leading in-house photographic production for Jenson USA, a prominent e-commerce cycling retailer.
Mr. Garcia graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a B.A. in Economic and Administrative Studies. He grew up in the Inland Empire region of Southern California and resides in Culver City.
Noah Berko is an Operations Manager at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible for assisting with the oversight of the operational integration across all three Pegasus platforms. Mr. Berko helps to improve the efficiency of the business by contributing to the custom development of its CRM tool, communications, and third-party systems. Mr. Berko also assists with the company's information technology needs, business development strategies, financial forecasts and budgets.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Berko worked as a Risk Consultant at KPMG. At KPMG, Mr. Berko was responsible for utilizing complex data analysis tools to comprehend large data sets, enhancing the cybersecurity of various clients' ERP environments, auditing business process controls, and managing offshore and internal teams.
Mr. Berko graduated from The Ohio State University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management & Information Systems and a minor in Computer Science Engineering. Mr. Berko grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and currently resides in Beverly Hills.
Carmela de Vera is a Marketing Associate at Pegasus Investments, where she is responsible for supporting the company’s marketing operations. Her role includes coordinating marketing projects, creating marketing collateral, and assisting in the execution of both digital and physical marketing campaigns.
Before joining Pegasus in 2020, Ms. de Vera worked as a Marketing Coordinator at Elevation Corporate Health where she was responsible for brand development, managing social media, market research/analyses, and content creation.
Ms. de Vera graduated from Rutgers University in 2017 with B.A. in Economics and Communication. Carmela grew up in New Jersey and has been a resident of Los Angeles since 2018.
Chase Middaugh is a Senior Graphic Designer at Pegasus Investments, and is responsible for designing, creating, and editing branding and marketing materials, as well as assisting with various other initiatives within the marketing department.
Prior to joining Pegasus, Mr. Middaugh held similar roles at Hanley Investment Group in Corona Del Mar, California, and Legend Partners in Denver, Colorado. Before working in the real estate industry, Mr. Middaugh worked in the foodservice equipment industry at Pride Centric Resources and Tundra Restaurant Supply in Colorado.
Mr. Middaugh grew up in Macon, Georgia and Buffalo, New York. He currently lives with his partner in Long Beach, California.
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.