Regional VP, San Francisco
Office: 415.879.9000 • Cell: 801.702.7887 • E-mail Jeff
Kingsbarn is a leading DST real estate sponsor with a proven track record. Over the past five years we have acquired 58 properties throughout the United States with an aggregate value of over $400 million. Our management team has extensive experience with syndicated offerings, having managed the acquisition of more than $2 billion of real property. Our various investment programs include DSTs, investment funds, and our exclusive Managed-Direct Ownership™ program.
Our structured investment programs are designed to allow individual investors access to institutional-grade properties. Our California interstate offerings are unique to the industry and allow California investors to be advised by licensed real estate professionals. We are an investor-centric firm operating to serve our clients first with integrity and professionalism.
Bay Area South
Office: 408.412.9000 • Cell: 408.910.7707 • E-mail James
James Yoder is Kingsbarn’s Regional Vice President managing the South Bay Area markets in Northern California. James educates agents and investors about strategic 1031 exchange opportunities by providing the Kingsbarn investment portfolio with customizable secure investments. James brings experience from the CRE brokerage sector where he spent the past four years at Colliers International in San Jose. James portfolio included over 500K sq. ft. of property representing private and public funds
James is a Bay Area native and he attended Valley Christian High School and Menlo College, where he graduated with a business marketing degree. Real Estate Law classes and family CRE roots led him into brokerage after graduation. James worked at DAYoder CRES for two years before joining Colliers International in late 2016 and finally moved to the Kingsbarn Real Estate Capital team in 2020.
Outside of work, James spends his time with his beautiful wife and children in their hometown of Willow Glen, escaping to Tahoe on the weekends.
Los Angeles - South
Office: 424.343.9000 • Cell: 630.247.5881 • E-mail Louie
As Regional Vice President for Kingsbarn Real Estate Capital, Louie Goros leverages his brokerage background and extensive knowledge of commercial real estate to provide his clients with structured real estate investments through Kingsbarn’s diversified investment programs.
Prior to joining Kingsbarn, Louie helped lead a large brokerage team at Marcus & Millichap with over $400,000,000 in transaction volume. There, he specialized in acquisitions and dispositions of multifamily apartment buildings in San Diego County and facilitation of 1031 exchanges. During Louie’s career in brokerage, he represented a wide range of investors, helping them create and preserve wealth through investment sales and advisory services.
Louie proudly served in the United States Marine Corps with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion at Camp Pendleton, CA. Following his honorable discharge from the military, Louie went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a concentration in small business management and entrepreneurship from the University of Phoenix.
Outside of the office, Louie enjoys staying fit and spending time with his wife, Brogan, and two-year old daughter, Taya.
Los Angeles - North
Office: 424.343.9000 • Cell: 619.578.8807 • E-mail Chris
Chris Aguirre is Kingsbarn’s Regional Vice President overseeing the North Los Angeles market.
Prior to joining Kingsbarn, Chris was a Senior Associate of The Harris Group, a team with over $9 Billion of investments sales across 700+ transactions within the Marcus and Millichap umbrella.
He was also the Director of Property management for a commercial real estate firm based out of Beverly Hills where he oversaw an apartment portfolio consisting of nearly 1,000 units. During his time in property management, Chris was directly responsible for overseeing all functions of management and repositioning over 60 apartment buildings. With his dynamic background of brokerage and property management, Chris is uniquely positioned to provide unparalleled advisory services to clients looking to exchange into Kingsbarn’s diversified investment programs.
Chris also brings 8 years of military experience where he was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force. He is a veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns where he earned various medals, including the Achievement Medal and Accommodation Medal for going above and beyond in his service. As a veteran, Chris has embodied three core values from the Air Force, which he continuously applies when helping clients: integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all he does. He holds a BA in Sociology from UCLA.
Office: 562.452.9000 • Cell: 818.232.1050 • E-mail Matt
Mr. Ayer has been responsible for raising over $100M over the past five years for Kingsbarn’s various investment programs. Mr. Ayer is a 24-year commercial real estate executive who has enjoyed success both an an entrepreneur and as a commercial broker. Prior to joining Kingsbarn, Mr. Ayer founded Equity Capital Partners where he purchased 92 non-performing and sub-performing loans over a four-year period in which he was able to restructure and/or recapitalize all of the purchased notes. Before the great recession, Mr. Ayer was a highly successful commercial broker starting out with Marcus & Millichap and then with Re/Max Commercial. In 2006 Mr. Ayer was the number 4 broker at Re/Max worldwide. Mr. Ayer graduated from the University of Oregon in 1996 with degrees in Business Administration and Psychology.
Office: 909.340.9000 • Cell: 559.916.9035 • E-mail Katelen
Kingsbarn Real Estate Capital is proud to announce the addition of Katelen Weisenberger as Regional Vice President for Central California. Drawing from her extensive legal background and prior real estate experience, Katelen provides her clients with comprehensive investments through Kingsbarn’s California Offerings and Managed Direct Offerings. But, most importantly, she earns the respect of her clients by working tirelessly on their behalf and by always offering candid advice.
A Central California local, Katelen comes to Kingsbarn with a unique perspective. She started out leading the business development program at an INC. 500 software company, where she helped it more than quadruple in size. Having worked in both a real estate litigation setting and as a realtor, her past clientele varies between small residential individuals and large corporate agricultural owners. Her passion and past transactions show a well-rounded take on the Central California Market and her familiarity with trust and asset management means she is no stranger to the creative transactions needed in today’s real estate investment scene.
Katelen received her Bachelors in Political Science and Pre-Law Certification with honors from California State University, Fresno. She also holds a Juris Doctor from the San Joaquin College of Law. Apart from her real estate endeavors, she enjoys traveling abroad, and hiking with her German short-haired pointer (Oliver).
Office: 909.340.9000 • Cell: 951.225.5358 • E-mail Alex
Alex Hardick serves as Kingsbarn’s Regional VP for Inland Empire, and is focused on expanding the DST market in this critical region. Alex is committed to helping clients meet their 1031 exchange needs through Kingsbarn’s California offerings.
Alex began his career in real estate appraisal, specializing in multi-family properties throughout Los Angeles County and Southern California. He was responsible for evaluating market conditions and property viability for private and institutional investors. Alex has spent the last 6 years with Booz Allen Hamilton, a top-tier management consulting firm, where he was instrumental in assisting multi-billion dollar organizations achieve their organizational and financial goals. Alex’s success in both industries is attributed to his keen sense for identifying corporate and market inefficiencies. Throughout his career, Alex has fostered exceptional client relationships built on trust and attentiveness.
Alex holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, and is completing a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Diego’s School of Business.
Office: 858.240.9000 • Cell: 412.260.6034 • E-mail James
As Kingsbarn’s Regional Vice President for San Diego, James Rossi utilizes his tax planning and financial planning background to provide simplified 1031 exchange solutions to accredited investors.
James comes to Kingsbarn having worked as a financial advisor for high net worth individuals at one of the fastest-growing wealth management firms on the west coast, WestPac Wealth Partners. As a financial advisor, James helped his clients minimize the impact of taxes on their wealth and helped his clients construct plans to pass that wealth on to the next generation efficiently. Prior to that, James served as an officer in the Navy for six years after graduating from the United States Naval Academy.
James holds a B.S. in Economics from the United States Naval Academy where he was also Co-Captain of the football team. He is currently completing a Master in Business Administration from California Lutheran University. In his free time, he enjoys going to the beach with his wife and two dogs, working out, playing golf, and he never misses a Navy football game.