Investments
Robert Dougherty
Partner

Robert Dougherty is a Partner of Buchanan Street Partners. He is responsible for ensuring strict underwriting standards, risk analysis, due diligence, pricing and structuring on Buchanan investments. He is a member of the Buchanan Investment Committee and a Portfolio Manager of several institutional separate accounts. Robert is integral in the incubation of new funds and investment programs. He has 26 years of commercial real estate experience including 10 years with CarrAmerica Realty Corporation and has an extensive background in acquisitions, financing, and asset management of office properties and retail centers that includes property transactions totaling in excess of $1 billion. Prior to joining Buchanan, Robert headed up his own retail investment advisory firm and also held investment and asset management positions with First Washington Realty and The Crosland Group, Inc. He holds a B.S. in Commerce from the McIntire School at the University of Virginia.

Kevin Hampton
Executive Vice President

Kevin M. Hampton is responsible for sourcing, developing, acquiring and stabilizing multifamily communities. Mr. Hampton has over 26 years of multifamily development and acquisition experience in both the public and private multifamily sectors throughout California, Colorado, Utah, Texas and Arizona. Mr. Hampton has developed and acquired over 14,000 multifamily units with a market value of over $3 Billion.

Prior to joining Buchanan, Mr. Hampton was responsible for multifamily investment strategy and execution as President of PLC Apartments. Prior to PLC, Mr. Hampton directed development and investment operations throughout the Western United States at Associated Estates, a publicly traded REIT. Previous to that Mr. Hampton as Vice President of Development oversaw multifamily developments at Western National Realty Advisors and prior thereto Mr. Hampton worked with Archstone/Ameriton Properties where he was responsible for internal development and joint-venture investment strategies on a national level. Mr. Hampton earned a BA in Economics from the University of Colorado, at Boulder, and is a licensed California Contractor and Real Estate Broker.

Mark Oddo
Senior Vice President

Mark Oddo is responsible for the underwriting, due diligence, and ongoing asset management of fund investments. Mark has over 25 years of real estate experience. Prior to joining Buchanan Street Partners, Mark led the asset management function for the institutional advisory group of Draper and Kramer, Inc. based in Chicago. He possesses a diverse professional background including construction management, lending, consulting and underwriting of institutional quality real estate located throughout the United States in all major real estate asset categories. Mark received a B.S. and an MBA in Finance from DePaul University.

Joseph Maehler
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

Joseph Maehler has over 15 years of real estate debt and equity experience and is responsible for leading the Buchanan Mortgage Holding efforts which include sourcing, structuring and underwriting real estate debt investments.  Previously Joseph led the national investment efforts at Waypoint Homes (NYSE: SWAY now NYSE: INVH).  Joe originally joined Waypoint Homes in 2011 as the founder of the Southern California operation. As the head of Southern California he oversaw the early stages of growth for the company having bought over 2,000 homes and invested approximately $300.0MM in the infant stages of the single family residential industry.  Ultimately Joe was promoted to running investments nationwide for Waypoint Homes where he helped see the company’s national expansion and various mergers with Starwood Property Trust in 2014 and Colony American Homes in 2016.  Upon his exit the resulting $7.7B company owned or managed over 35,000 homes nationwide.

Joseph Maehler began his career in 2003 with Buchanan Street Partners where he worked on structured debt and equity for commercial real estate transactions and was involved in the closing of over $3.0B worth of CMBS, mezzanine debt, bridge and equity capitalization.

Brian Payne
Vice President

Brian Payne is responsible for the acquisition and asset management of equity investment opportunities. Brian has over sixteen years of real estate experience and possesses an extensive background in acquisitions, financing, development and asset management across all major real estate asset categories that includes transactions in excess of $1 billion. Prior to joining Buchanan, Brian worked with LNR Property Corporation where he was responsible for the development and asset management of assets located in California and Arizona. He also led the underwriting and due diligence efforts for various real estate product types. Prior to LNR, he worked with The Carlyle Group as an analyst for the company's U.S. real estate funds.

Brian graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Maryland. He earned a CPA designation and is an active member of the NAIOP Young Professionals Group.

Kimberly Kanen
Vice President

Kimberly Kanen is responsible for the underwriting, financing, and closing of new investments; managing the formulation and implementation of strategies for each property, and ultimately overseeing the disposition of assets at the end of their holding period. Prior to joining Buchanan, she was Director of Asset Management & Leasing for The Garrett Group, a land and investment management company with 2.5 million square feet of office and industrial product under ownership. Kimberly has over 28 years of commercial real estate experience including portfolio management for The Irvine Company where she was the Portfolio Manager for 4.2 million square feet of Class A office space in Orange County. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Real Estate Finance from the University of Southern California.

Matthew Haugen
Vice President

Matt Haugen is responsible for sourcing equity investment opportunities in Orange County, San Diego, Houston and Dallas. Matt has nine years of institutional real estate investment experience. In his ten years with Buchanan Street Partners Matt has also been a lead analyst in the origination of over $500 million in debt placement business and the lead analyst in the asset management of principal investments valued at over $750 million.

Matt graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate Finance from the University of Southern California. He is an active member of the NAIOP Young Professionals Group.

Corbin Duer
Investment Analyst

Corbin Duer is responsible for investment analysis. Prior to joining Buchanan Street Partners, Corbin was a senior analyst for Allianz Asset Management, parent company of PIMCO, where he worked on all cash related activities for PIMCO’s domestic and global business units. Corbin graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and is currently a CPA Candidate.

Gabe Gonzales
Investment Analyst

Gabe Gonzales is responsible for investment analysis on multi-family acquisitions and asset management of newly acquired properties. Prior to joining Buchanan Street Partners, Gabe was a real estate analyst for Pacific Life Insurance Company, where he worked within their real estate investment division on the portfolio management team monitoring their $14 billion dollar commercial mortgage portfolio. Prior to Pacific Life, Gabe worked at The Bascom Group, a real estate private equity firm focused on multi-family investments, where he focused on acquisitions for their fourth value-added fund.

Gabe is a graduate of Azusa Pacific University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and is currently attaining his MBA from Concordia University in Irvine where he will walk in Spring of 2020.

Michael DeFoe
Assistant Vice President

Michael DeFoe has joined Buchanan Street Partners as assistant vice president, bringing 11 years of experience acquiring and managing commercial real estate for institutional investors. In his new role, Michael is responsible for sourcing and underwriting equity investments in the San Francisco Bay Area and Denver. In addition, he handles portfolio management responsibilities for Buchanan Street’s institutional pension fund clients.

Prior to Buchanan Street, Michael was a member of the investment team at KBS where he participated in the underwriting and acquisition of more than $1 billion in office assets.  Michael also had asset management responsibilities for a 4 million-square-foot office portfolio.

Chris Cervisi
Assistant Vice President

Chris Cervisi is responsible for sourcing, structuring and underwriting real estate debt investments on behalf of Buchanan Mortgage Holdings (BMH). Chris has over eight years of equity and debt experience across the major property types. Prior to joining Buchanan, he worked at Jupiter Holdings LLC where he was focused on acquisitions and asset management, including underwriting, market research, business plan formulation, reporting of fund investments, and dispositions.

Prior to joining Jupiter, Chris was a Workout Officer in the CRE Special Assets Group at Union Bank and completed its Commercial Credit Training Program. Chris received a B.S. in Finance from San Diego State University, and is also a level 3 candidate for the CFA Designation.

Christopher Gaudreau
Assistant Vice President

Chris Gaudreau is responsible for sourcing, structuring and underwriting debt investments and maintaining capital market relationships on behalf of Buchanan Mortgage Holdings. Chris has over eleven years of experience in commercial real estate lending. Prior to joining Buchanan, Chris worked for Sunwest Bank where he was responsible for originating over $250 million in bridge, construction and term loans across all asset classes. He also led Sunwest’s analyst training program and assisted in due diligence for loan portfolio acquisitions. Prior to Sunwest Bank Chris worked at U.S. Bank where he was a relationship manager in its Special Assets Group.

Chris graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Pepperdine University and holds a Certificate in Real Estate from the Merage School of Business at University of California, Irvine. He is a graduate of the NAIOP Young Professionals Group and an active member of the YPG Alumni Committee.