The Team — Dedicated to earning the highest returns on your capital.
James Paine, Partner
James is the managing partner at West Realty Advisors & the Head of Acquisitions James oversees the daily operations of the firm and is responsible for managing the portfolio and raising capital. His main focus is identifying and executing on innovative investment strategies. James' strengths include creating systems for complex procedures and identifying new markets and investment opportunities. James has over 10 years of experience in real estate investing, fund management and operations, and is a frequent speaker on the topic.
Dillon Bell, Chief Operating Officer
Dillon is responsible for oversight on all real estate transactions. His oversight includes insuring quality acquisitions, renovations, and achieving the highest re-sale value possible. Dillon utilizes his strong construction background to oversee all renovations projects while balancing cost efficiency and speedy turn time. Dillon is also responsible for WRA MW, the company's rental fund in the Chicago market. A graduate of the University of California, Irvine, Dillon played baseball for the Anteaters in the 2007 College World Series.
Sean Collins, Senior Acquisitions Analyst
Sean overseas the sourcing, negotiation and acquisition of assets in the portfolio. Sean worked at Grubb and Ellis BRE as well as SD Homes prior to joining West Realty Advisors. Sean graduated from San Diego State University with a B.S. in Business and Real Estate.
Dina Ahmed, Asset Manager
Dina manages the assets in the portfolio from acquisition to disposition, and oversees the renovations of each project. She is also responsible for the team's database, project management software, and systematization of key processes. Dina graduated from the Faculty of Law, Ain Shams University in Egypt.
Christell Abalos, Junior Accountant
Christell performs various accounting duties such as AR, AP, payroll, and weekly/monthly reconciliations while working alongside TGG accounting. Christell graduated from San Diego State University with a B.S. in Business Administration with concentration in Finance.
Molly Tash, Executive Assistant
Molly supports management using a variety of project management, communication, and organizational skills. She manages the day to day operations of the office and maintains correspondence with the clients and vendors. Molly is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and currently serves in the active reserves.
Ashley Peth, Senior Accounting Manager
Ashley Peth was born and raised in Huntington Beach, CA. She is a major sports fan and volunteers as a youth sports coach. Her accounting experience is wide ranging from non-profit, private equity, professional services, and real estate. Ashley graduated Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, Accounting from San Diego State University.
Nancy Brzezniak, Controller
Nancy oversees all accounting and fund reporting. Nancy has experience with progressive corporate financial planning and management ranging from start-ups and IPOs to multi-site Fortune 500 companies. Nancy has held U.S. and international based responsibility for accounting, corporate planning and budgeting processes as well as management, personnel administration, facilities planning and the development of corporate financial strategy and policy.
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