Kingsbarn Realty Capital acquires commercial real estate assets throughout the United States. We offer both direct and indirect real estate investments and provide our clients with the opportunity to invest in our various structured real estate private placements. Kingsbarn's management team has extensive experience developing, managing, and sponsoring a diverse array of stabilized core properties and income-driven investment funds. The company offers competitive, risk-adjusted returns to investors through its diversified investment programs.
Managing Partner Jeff Pori is a real estate entrepreneur and investor. As the developer of Kingsbarn's structured offerings and investments, Jeff directs all aspects of the company from executing acquisitions and financing to initiating strategic direction and managing all company resources. His desire to aid individual investors sparks his overall vision to provide not only tax-advantaged investments, but solutions that are passive, reliable, and strong. Jeff's comprehensive 25+year career in commercial real estate, which includes construction and development, syndications, finance, and property operations, serves Kingsbarn and its investors well. Jeff fully understands every aspect of creating sound investments that are income-driven and based on solid real estate fundamentals.
Prior to Kingsbarn, Jeff co-founded two companies which were focused on the acquisition of commercial real estate investments. As president of TREC Investment Realty, Jeff led the company's acquisition of more than $400 million of commercial properties throughout the United States. These properties were then developed into tenant-in-common investment offerings and sold to exchange investors. As managing director of Transwestern Investment Realty, Jeff directed the firm's closing of $1.2 billion of commercial real estate transactions and management of more than 1 million square feet of commercial properties. Jeff's initial foray into real estate included the construction and development of more than 100 commercial and multi-family properties and more than 1,000 single family homes in the Las Vegas valley.
Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jeff received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Kingsbarn's Executive Vice President Jeff Farnsworth is a seasoned executive with extensive hands-on experience in business leadership, operations and finance. Jeff has a demonstrated track record of analyzing business conditions, implementing sound corporate procedures, and significantly enhancing the financial strength and overall efficiencies of businesses. He is instrumental in directing Kingsbarn's expansion strategy, opening additional offices in Orange County, San Francisco and Seattle. Jeff oversees the creation of new revenue channels and the growth and maintenance of investor relationships.
Prior to Kingsbarn, Jeff founded and co-founded three companies focused on business and real estate acquisitions. Jeff directed the organizations' overall financial positions, liquidity, growth, and financial stability. Throughout his career, Jeff has cultivated excellent banking and investor relationships, acquiring over $100 million of corporate assets and financing.
Jeff received Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Human Resource Management from Southern Utah University. He also was awarded a Master of Business Administration from Utah State University's Jon M. Huntsman School of Business.
Mark specializes in the acquisition of office, retail, multifamily and student housing properties and the equity placements associated therewith.
Prior to Kingsbarn, Mark was the co-founder and president of SCI Real Estate Investments (1994-2010). Mark led the private real estate syndication firm to be a nationally recognized leader in "Class A" property acquisitions, purchasing over 150 properties valued at over $2 billion. Mark led the equity division of SCI and successfully capitalized over $800 million in investor equity from over 1,000 private investors.
Mark Paul was a managing director of the REO divisions of Merrill Lynch Realty and Prudential California Realty (1978-1993). While there, Mark was responsible for the resale of over 1,400 lender-owned foreclosed properties for Bank of America, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington Mutual Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, and many of the nations' largest lenders.
Mark and his wife Renee are the co-founders of "Racing for Hope" a thoroughbred horse racing event held each March at Santa Anita Race Track benefiting The City of Hope that has contributed over $500,000.
As Vice President of Business Development for Kingsbarn, Steven Prescott possesses a comprehensive knowledge of commercial real estate and financial services. Working with registered investment advisors, family offices, and independent financial advisors, Steven helps provide real estate investments and structures to benefit to their clientele.
Prior to joining Kingsbarn, Steven served as a financial wealth advisor for five years with Wells Fargo Advisors where he guided private wealth clients with over $100 million in assets. He developed custom defined-benefit pension plans for affluent middle-market business owners for tax deferral and estate planning. At Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Steven helped raise $100 million in assets to the firm as a financial advisor. Prescott's real estate and financial industry experience includes three years as an office and industrial specialist, where he was responsible for capital market transactions, banking relationships, and communication with investor and analysts.
Steven is a Certified Financial Planner who holds a Bachelors degree in International Economics and Finance and a Master of Business Administration from San Diego State University.
Douglas A. Britton is a practicing attorney and the President of IM Services, which provides or has provided independent manager and like corporate services to over 1,800 separate "single-purpose entities" (a term of art used by rating agencies with respect to borrowers required to be formed to accept certain securitized loans) in connection with over 90 major real estate projects. Prior to founding IM Services, Mr. Britton was President of DAAIS.com which provided automated legal document and information management services, emphasizing automation of commercial loan transactions for banks. Prior to that, Mr. Britton was Vice President of QCL, Inc., a commercial printing company, and was responsible for all aspects of day-to-day operations during a six-month transition from acquisition until installation of permanent management.
From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Britton served as special counsel for Hirschler Fleischer in the representation of clients, primarily in lending, securities, real estate syndication, Uniform Commercial Code, TIC exchanges and general contractual matters. From 1988 to 1992, Mr. Britton was Senior Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for First Hospital Corporation, a health care holding company. Mr. Britton began his legal career as an Associate attorney at Hunton & Williams, specializing in commercial lending and other commercial transactions.
Mr. Britton received his JD from the University of Virginia in 1985 and his BA in English from the University of Virginia in 1981. He is a Director of Novana Analytic Systems and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Virginia School of Law.