Ken Chasin is the Founder of Pegasus Investments, where he remains involved in the day to day operations of the firm and is responsible for providing policy guidance and strategic advisory in connection with all aspects of the firm’s investment sales platform. For nearly three decades, Mr. Chasin has utilized his expertise and experience to provide a full range of investment sales advisory services to his clients throughout the country, with a focus on Southern California. Mr. Chasin also sits on the Executive Committee of Pegasus and is involved in all aspects of strategic planning and corporate governance for Pegasus Investments.
Before founding Pegasus Investments in 1988, Mr. Chasin began his career in commercial real estate in the late 1970s with a Southern California based syndication company. As the Vice President of Sales and Acquisitions, Mr. Chasin specialized in the development, acquisition and repositioning of shopping centers and apartment buildings primarily in California and Texas. Mr. Chasin’s responsibilities ranged from business development and deal sourcing to project financing and execution. Prior to transitioning into commercial real estate, Mr. Chasin was an executive in the aerospace industry at Rockwell International, which was ultimately acquired by Boeing Integrated Defense Systems.
Mr. Chasin received a B.A. in Business Administration from Miami University in 1964 and later performed his graduate studies at the Anderson School of Business at the University of California, Los Angeles. After completing his studies, Mr. Chasin served as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard.
David Chasin is the President & CEO of Pegasus Investments, where he oversees all aspects of the firm’s investment sales platform. Mr. Chasin specializes in the acquisition and disposition of net leased retail properties throughout the country and provides a full range of investment advisory services to his clients, which range from 1031 exchange buyers and high net worth individuals to publicly traded REITs, life insurance companies, pension fund advisors and family offices. Mr. Chasin leverages his relationships with investors, developers, property owners and retailers to arrange the sale of high quality, stabilized, income producing net leased retail properties throughout the country.
Prior to joining Pegasus Investments in 2005, Mr. Chasin was a Financial Analyst in the Corporate Finance Group at Universal Music Group, a division of Vivendi Universal, headquartered in Santa Monica, California, where he was primarily responsible for supporting the Senior Vice President of Finance and the Chief Financial Officer of North American Operations. While at Universal, Mr. Chasin focused on providing consolidated financial reporting for the various business units within Universal Music Group, which included Interscope Records, Geffen Records, A&M Records, Island Def Jam Records and DreamWorks Records, among others. Mr. Chasin’s experience included creating album sales projections, reconciling artist royalties with advances and analyzing potential digital revenue streams.
Mr. Chasin received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Southern California in 2004, where he was elected Senator of the Associated Student Body. Prior to transferring to the University of Southern California in 2002, Mr. Chasin attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied Political Science, Economics and Business Administration. Mr. Chasin is active in various community and charitable organizations throughout Los Angeles, most notably the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Mr. Chasin has served as Vice Chair of the Real Estate and Construction Division’s dinner committee within the Jewish Federation and continues to play an active role within its leadership. Mr. Chasin resides in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles with his wife, Meredith, daughter, Willa, and son, Spencer.
Daylin Ackerman is a Managing Director at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible for business development and supporting the investment sales and advisory business.
Prior to joining Pegasus in 2015, Mr. Ackerman was an Analyst for JRK Property Holdings, a large owner of multifamily and hotel properties across the country. While at JRK, Mr. Ackerman was responsible for the day to day asset management, financial analysis and monthly reporting for a portfolio of multifamily properties.
Before JRK, Mr. Ackerman was the Manager of Business Development for PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: PFSI), a publicly traded non-bank mortgage company focusing on the origination and servicing of residential mortgage assets. Mr. Ackerman was responsible for the acquisition of mortgage servicing assets on behalf of the firm and its managed publicly traded real estate investment trust, PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE: PMT). Mr. Ackerman also managed the firm’s acquisition and financing of mortgage servicing assets from conduit clients through the development and establishment of structured financial transactions between the two public companies. In addition, Mr. Ackerman assisted with raising a private equity fund to invest in distressed whole loans and with the company’s $250 million initial public offering (IPO) in 2013.
While in college, Mr. Ackerman was an Analyst at Citi-Smith Barney and One Capital Management, where he was responsible for equity research of publicly traded REITs and the rebalancing and management of high net worth client accounts.
Mr. Ackerman received his B.S. in Business Administration, with a focus on Finance and Entrepreneurial Studies, from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California in 2009. Mr. Ackerman lives with his wife, Dana, in Los Angeles.
Katherine Weaver is a Senior Vice President at Pegasus Investments, where she specializes in advising clients on the acquisition and disposition of net leased retail, shopping centers and healthcare properties throughout the United States. Katherine provides a full range of investment advisory services to her clients, which include developers, owner/operators, REITs, private equity funds, family offices and private investors. She specializes in advising clients on sale-leaseback and traditional portfolio sales, 1031 exchanges, lease 'blend-and-extends' and traditional single-asset acquisitions and dispositions. Katherine's commitment to her clients and creative deal-making strategies has enabled her to complete many large retail and healthcare portfolio sales with record pricing.
Prior to joining Pegasus in 2015, Katherine traded agricultural commodities at The Scoular Company, a large privately owned agricultural merchandising firm. Katherine graduated cum laude from Furman University with a B.A. in Economics. She was raised in Kansas City and now lives with her husband and son in Los Angeles.
Andrew Cohen is the Vice President of Leasing at Pegasus, where he is primarily responsible for spearheading and managing the leasing program, representing both landlords and tenants in net lease retail leasing transactions. Mr. Cohen provides value to owners of retail property and tenants alike through his deep network of relationships, tenacious outreach, in-depth knowledge of the markets in which he works and creative out-of-the-box strategizing. Mr. Cohen leverages his relationships within the leasing market to provide high quality, maximized performance for all clients.
Prior to joining Pegasus in 2018, Mr. Cohen was responsible for overseeing the leasing division at Coda Brokerage in Los Angeles, where he transacted both the in-house leasing program for Coda Equities as well as third party leasing for landlords and tenants throughout Los Angeles. Before joining Coda Brokerage, Mr. Cohen worked in Investment Sales Brokerage at Concord Real Estate Services in Beverly Hills.
Mr. Cohen grew up near Chicago, Illinois and received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2005.
Tony Veiller is a Vice President at Pegasus, where he specializes in business development and sales advisory services within a fully integrated platform, with capital markets and asset management.
While at Pegasus, Mr. Veiller has been directly involved in the sale of over $1 billon of commercial real estate assets throughout the country, advising clients with all aspects of transactional support, including deal origination, property valuation, market research, financial analysis, and due diligence review. Mr. Veiller has advised a broad range of Pegasus clientele, ranging from publicly traded REITs to developers, high-net-worth individuals, family trusts, life insurance companies, pension fund advisors, and other institutional investment firms.
Mr. Veiller received a B.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder and currently resides in Los Angeles.
Michael Asarch specializes in single and multi-tenant retail properties as part of a West Los Angeles-based team with solid experience and a strong track record.
Prior to joining Pegasus, Mr. Asarch specialized in the acquisition and disposition of retail investments with Kidder Mathews, and previously Charles Dunn Company, focusing on anchored shopping centers throughout the Greater Los Angeles area. Mr. Asarch’s experience and passion for retail investment help his team cultivate new opportunities and relationships. He prides himself on his persistence, keen market knowledge and enduring client relationships.
Jacob Zweig is an Operations Manager at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible for assisting with the oversight of the operational integration across all three Pegasus platforms. Mr. Zweig helps to improve the efficiency of the business by contributing to the custom development of its CRM tool, communications, and third-party systems. Mr. Zweig also assists with the company's information technology needs, business development strategies, financial forecasts and budgets.
Before joining Pegasus, Mr. Zweig worked as a Trading Analyst for Virtu Financial, one of the world's largest market-making firms, located in the Financial District in Manhattan. At Virtu, Mr. Zweig was responsible for automating various trading processes, financial reconciliations, and monitoring risk.
Mr. Zweig graduated from Boston University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, focusing on computer infrastructure and hardware programming. Mr. Zweig currently resides in Brentwood.
Noah Berko is an Operations Manager at Pegasus Investments, where he is responsible for assisting with the oversight of the operational integration across all three Pegasus platforms. Mr. Berko helps to improve the efficiency of the business by contributing to the custom development of its CRM tool, communications, and third-party systems. Mr. Berko also assists with the company's information technology needs, business development strategies, financial forecasts and budgets.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Berko worked as a Risk Consultant at KPMG. At KPMG, Mr. Berko was responsible for utilizing complex data analysis tools to comprehend large data sets, enhancing the cybersecurity of various clients' ERP environments, auditing business process controls, and managing offshore and internal teams.
Mr. Berko graduated from The Ohio State University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management & Information Systems and a minor in Computer Science Engineering. Mr. Berko grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and currently resides in the Brentwood neighborhood in Los Angeles.
Aaron Garcia is Marketing Director at Pegasus Investments, where he manages all marketing-related processes and oversees the implementation of Pegasus Investments' marketing strategy. Mr. Garcia is responsible for all matters involving the company's branding, advertising, and content production, from new pursuit materials to property marketing content. He is also responsible for the successful implementation of marketing technologies that support the company's digital marketing operations.
Before joining Pegasus, Mr. Garcia was a Client Services Coordinator at CBRE, an international commercial real estate firm. Working within a multifamily specialty team covering the greater Los Angeles region, he managed all aspects of marketing strategy, coordinated escrow transactions, executed financial underwriting, and provided client service. Prior to working in the real estate sector, Mr. Garcia worked in enterprise software sales and management consulting for Ackert, a Los-Angeles-based advisory serving the professional services sector. Previously, Mr. Garcia spent several years working in the outdoor sports industry, contributing to marketing operations and leading in-house photographic production for Jenson USA, a prominent e-commerce cycling retailer.
Mr. Garcia graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a B.A. in Economic and Administrative Studies. He grew up in the Inland Empire region of Southern California and resides in Culver City.
Carmela de Vera is a Marketing Associate at Pegasus Investments, where she is responsible for supporting the company’s marketing operations. Her role includes coordinating marketing projects, creating marketing collateral, and assisting in the execution of both digital and physical marketing campaigns.
Before joining Pegasus in 2020, Ms. de Vera worked as a Marketing Coordinator at Elevation Corporate Health where she was responsible for brand development, managing social media, market research/analyses, and content creation.
Ms. de Vera graduated from Rutgers University in 2017 with B.A. in Economics and Communication. Carmela grew up in New Jersey and has been a resident of Los Angeles since 2018.
Kendra Fitzgerald is a Marketing Associate at Pegasus Investments, where she is responsible for supporting the company's marketing operations. Her role includes coordinating marketing projects, creating marketing collateral, and assisting in the execution of both digital and physical marketing campaigns.
Prior to joining Pegasus in 2023, Kendra worked as a Marketing Specialist and Quality Manager for BMA USA, Inc., a culinary oil company in Van Nuys, California. There, she oversaw various marketing processes, including website design, content creation, brochures, catalogs, trade show materials, and other marketing assets. Additionally, she managed quality control, ensuring adherence and compliance with FDA and food industry regulations. Before working at BMA, she worked in a range of marketing-focused roles focused on website design, e-mail marketing, social media marketing, print & digital design, and content creation.
Ms. Fitzgerald graduated from California State University, Fullerton in 2019 with a B.A. in Communications, Advertising. She grew up in the Inland Empire and moved to Westwood, California with her fiancé, Erick, in 2021.
Tina Serrano is the Executive Assistant to David Chasin & Office Manager at Pegasus Investments, where she is responsible for assisting Mr. Chasin with his day-to-day and supporting the company’s administrative operations. Ms. Serrano helps to maintain organization in the company via scheduling, phone/office maintenance, handling correspondence and more.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Serrano worked at a tech start-up, Wag Labs Inc. Ms. Serrano was responsible for assisting the founders, arranging meetings, coordinating team events, and space planning. Ms. Serrano grew up in San Jose, CA and currently resides in Hollywood.