Joel has been involved in multi-family residential and commercial real estate for the past twenty five years. For the last ten years, Joel has been President of ABL Properties, Inc. in which he oversees the day-to-day operations of 886 apartment units (nine properties) and 250,000 square feet of commercial space. In addition to overseeing daily operations, his responsibilities include the acquisition and dispositions of properties, long-term financing, and fiscal management. Under his guidance, ABL smoothly managed the sale and transition of five properties (1028 units) in 2007 to three institutional buyers. Joel started his career in construction management working in large scale project management for Barry Swenson Builders and Archstone Communities. In 2001, Joel joined KG Real Estate as a Sales/Leasing Associate and headed the project management for tenant improvements. While at KG, he also managed the development of a new multi-family development and one historical commercial renovation project. Joel has a BSBA from Chapman University and an MBA from the University of Oregon. In his “spare” time Joel is very active as an officer of a number of non-profit organizations and currently as Co-President of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley. Joel is a licensed sales associate in the state of California.