Ben Keisari | President
BGK Investments, Inc.
Mr. Keisari began his career in real estate working with developers selling newly built custom and tract homes throughout the San Fernando and Conejo Valleys in Southern California. In 2000, he joined the team at the RE/Max Grand Central Real Estate Brokerage Company as a residential real estate agent specializing in distressed property acquisitions.
In 2004 Keisari joined Peak Financial Partners, Inc. an investment fund joint venture, as acquisition manager. At Peak Financial Partners, Inc., Mr. Keisari specialized in the acquisition of distressed real estate assets, his training at Peak Financial Partners, Inc. included extensive time learning valuations, cash flow analysis, risk analysis, collection / loss mitigation and loan servicing. Mr. Keisari managed portfolios of distressed real estate assets leading to his success as an asset and portfolio manager. And sharpening his knowledge of real market rates.
Mr. Keisari started BGK Investments, Inc. in 2010. BGK Investments has developed from being a small note sales business into a full scale loan acquisitions fund. The job requires rigorous research and analysis of real estate with limited information as is with “note” purchasing. Valuation is determined by market research and using various online tools to best asses area fundamentals and data. Mr. Keisari uses his real world experience along with all of the tools available to him in order to determine the most accurate property values in this ever changing market.
Financial institutions that Mr. Keisari works with include Chase, Old Republic Equity Credit Services, Inc., Bayview Financial, United Mortgage Loan & Investment, GE Commercial Finance, GMAC, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, PNC f.k.a. National City Mortgage.
Mr. Keisari uses the following tools to obtain the most accurate market data :
- CRISNET MLS Matrix – Southland Regional Association of Realtors, Inc.
- LoopNet – comprehensive resource for commercial real estate.
- Costar – #1 Commercial Real Estate Information Company
- Websites : Zillow, eappraisal, truilia, realestateabc.com, Realtor.com
Mr. Keisari is a licensed California Real Estate Agent and currently resides in Woodland Hills, CA with his Wife and Daughter.