Our Team

INVESTMENT TEAM
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DANIEL KATZ

CEO & CO-FOUNDER

CA Lic. # 02081544
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Specialization / Experience

  • As CEO, Daniel leads the sales strategy, marketing, and analytics for Magnify. He is a Harvard MBA and former Bain consultant who has been instrumental in helping executive teams at multiple Fortune-500 companies solve critical business issues.

  • At Magnify, his focus is on optimizing, streamlining, and scaling the business. Coming from a highly data-driven background at LinkedIn, he has built many quantitative tools to help the team and investors better price and analyze deals.

  • With his expertise in strategy, finance, and negotiations, he has helped clients maximize their return-on-equity, reposition assets, and quickly grow their real estate portfolios.

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Education

  • Harvard (HBS)

    • MBA Masters Degree 

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    • Economics Degree

    • Chemistry & Management Minors

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ERIC KATZ

CIO & CO-FOUNDER

CA Lic. # 01900078
  • LinkedIn

Specialization / Experience 

  • As CIO, Eric leads the investment team at Magnify. He specializes in representing sellers and buyers of apartment buildings across California and also has considerable experience in office and retail.

  • Eric is also experienced raising capital and syndicating exclusive deals with our investor base.

  • He is a 1031 tax deferred exchange specialist and is an expert salesman and negotiator. He has received many awards during his career, including: 
    - Platinum Achievement, 2017
    - Top 10% of agents in North America, 2016
    - Million Dollar Achievement,  2016                  -Gold Nat'l Sales Achievement Award, 2014

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Education

  • Babson College

    • Entrepreneurship Degree

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude

    • The highest ranking undergraduate program for Entrepreneurship

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DAVID KATZ

COO & CO-FOUNDER

CA Lic. # 01971921
  • LinkedIn

Specialization / Experience 

  • As COO, David leads the operations at Magnify in addition to being a lead broker who actively meets face-to-face with owners of apartment buildings in the Bay Area. He has been instrumental in helping numerous clients rapidly increase their return-on-investment and bolster annual cash flows.

  • He is an expert in helping clients utilize 1031 exchanges to minimize their tax liability and improve their returns, and he is also experienced in triple-net deals and leases.

  • David also founded a property management company and quickly scaled it to 350+ units, giving him in-depth experience in building operations and a strong pulse on market dynamics and trends.

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Education

  • University of Southern California (USC)

    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

    • Minor in Real Estate Development

    • Focus in Entrepreneurship

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WILL THARP

SR. INVESTMENT ADVISOR

CA Lic. # 01984173
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Specialization / Experience 

  • As a broker on one of the most active teams in the Bay Area, Will specializes in the analysis, marketing, acquisition, and disposition of multifamily properties in the South Bay and Peninsula.

  • He is also adept in utilizing 1031 tax deferred exchanges.

  • Will is committed to helping his clients net the most money when selling at record high prices and achieving competitive terms for the sale of their property. 

  • He ensures his clients create and preserve their wealth by providing the best investment sales, financing, property management, research, and advisory services available.

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Education

  • Menlo College

    • B.S. Degree in Business Administration

    • Concentration in Marketing


       

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AMIT URBAN

SR. REAL ESTATE ADVISOR

CA Lic. # 01998926
  • LinkedIn

Specialization / Experience 

  • As a real estate professional for over ten years, Amit works with local rental property owners and investors to maximize their returns, guide them through regulations, and build a plan to help achieve their investment and lifestyle goals.

  • Amit has a strong international connection, with fluency in both Hebrew and Chinese.

  • He specializes in income properties (residential, multifamily, and commercial) and redevelopment opportunities, as well as:
    - Real Estate Investment Sales
    - Triple Net Leased Properties
    - Delaware Statutory Trusts                                - 1031 Exchange process

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Education

  • UCLA

    • B.A in International Development Studies

    • Minors: Chinese & PoliSci

  • John Hopkins:

    • Graduate Certificate in Int'l Studies

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KYLE DE MATTEI

INVESTMENT ADVISOR

CA Lic. # 02146792
  • LinkedIn

Specialization / Experience 

  • As an investment advisor at Magnify,
    Kyle specializes in the analysis, marketing, acquisition, and disposition of multifamily properties in South Bay and has a strong background in construction management.

  • Kyle is committed to helping his clients create and preserve their wealth by providing the best investment sales, financing, property/construction management, research, and advisory services available.

  • He is also adept in 1031 exchanges.

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Education

  • Santa Clara University

    • B.S. Degree in Finance

    • Minor in Real Estate

  • Santa Barbara City College​

    • A.S. in Business Administration​

    • A.A. in Behavioral Science

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WILL RILEY

INVESTMENT ADVISOR

CA Lic. # 02155155
  • LinkedIn

Specialization / Experience 

  • Will is an investment advisor at Magnify with a strong finance and analytics background

  • He works with local rental property owners and investors to maximize their returns, guide them through regulations, and build a plan to help achieve their investment and lifestyle goals.

  • He specializes in real estate investment sales (residential, multifamily, and commercial) and 1031 exchanges.
     

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Education

  • Santa Clara University

    • B.S. Degree in Finance

    • Minor in Real Estate

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