Magnify Equity

OUR TEAM

Our seasoned institutional advisors, with 50+ years of experience and an extensive investor network, leverage innovative marketing for top results in price, terms, and speed

Our Experts

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MEET THE MAGNIFY TEAM

Daniel Katz

CEO & Co-founder

As CEO, Daniel leads the sales strategy, marketing, and analytics for Magnify.

Past Experience

Education

  • Harvard (HBS)
    • MBA Masters Degree
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Economics Degree
    • Chemistry & Management Minors

Eric Katz

CIO & Co-founder

As CIO, Eric leads the investment team at Magnify.

Past Experience

Education

  • Babson College
    • Entrepreneurship Degree
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
    • The highest ranking undergraduate program for Entrepreneurship

David Katz

COO & Co-founder

As COO, David leads the operations at Magnify .

Past Experience

Education

  • University of Southern California (USC)
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration
    • Minor in Real Estate Development
    • Focus in Entrepreneurship

Will Tharp

Associate Vice President

Specializes in the analysis, marketing, acquisition....

Past Experience

Education

  • Menlo College
    • B.S. Degree in Business Administration
    • Concentration in Marketing

Amit Urban

Associate Vice President

Amit works with local rental property owners....

Past Experience

Education

  • UCLA
    • B.A in International Development Studies
    • Minors: Chinese & PoliSci
  • John Hopkins:
    • Graduate Certificate in Int'l Studies

Kyle De Mattei

Senior Investment Advisor

Kyle specializes in the analysis, marketing, acquisition....

Past Experience

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​

Will Riley

Senior Investment Advisor

Will is an investment advisor at Magnify with a strong finance..

Past Experience

Education

  • Santa Clara University
    • B.S. Degree in Finance
    • Minor in Real Estate

Peyton Reilly

Investment Advisor

Kevin Jones

Investment Advisor

Mia Barcelona

Senior Marketing & Research Coordinator

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What Sets Us Apart?

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Daniel Katz

CEO & Co-founder

CA Lic. # 02081544

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.

Education

  • Harvard (HBS)
    • MBA Masters Degree
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Economics Degree
    • Chemistry & Management Minors

Eric Katz

CIO & CO-FOUNDER

CA Lic. # 01900078

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 in 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

Education

  • Babson College
    • Entrepreneurship Degree
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
    • The highest ranking undergraduate program for Entrepreneurship

David Katz

COO & Co-founder

CA Lic. # 01971921

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.

Education

  • University of Southern California (USC)
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration
    • Minor in Real Estate Development
    • Focus in Entrepreneurship

Will Tharp

Sr. Investment Advisor

CA Lic. # 01984173

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.

Education

  • Menlo College
    • B.S. Degree in Business Administration
    • Concentration in Marketing

Amit Urban

Sr. Real Estate Advisor

CA Lic. # 01998926

Specialization / Experience

As a real estate professional for over ten years, Amit works with local rental property owners and investors to help 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, - 1031 Exchange process

Amit offers securities through Concorde Investment Services, LLC (CIS), member FINRA/SIPC and independent of Magnify Equity. Delaware Statutory Trusts are speculative, illiquid, and may carry a high degree of risk – including the potential loss of the entire investment. Individuals should consult the appropriate professional regarding your individual circumstance.

Education

  • UCLA
    • B.A in International Development Studies
    • Minors: Chinese & PoliSci
  • John Hopkins:
    • Graduate Certificate in Int'l Studies

Kyle De Mattei

Investment Advisor

CA Lic. # 02146792

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.

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​

Will Riley

Investment Advisor

CA Lic. # 02155155

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.

Education

  • Santa Clara University
    • B.S. Degree in Finance
    • Minor in Real Estate

Peyton Reilly

Real Estate Investments

CA Lic No. 02204741

Peyton@MagnifyEquity.com

Specialization / Experience

As an investment advisor at Magnify, Peyton specializes in the acquisition, disposition, and analysis of multifamily properties in the East Bay. With a solid background in sales, accounting, and design, Peyton brings a well-rounded perspective to her role, enabling her to evaluate properties comprehensively and enhance their value.

Her commitment lies in creating and preserving wealth for her clients by maximizing investment returns and offering tailored strategies. Peyton is dedicated to guiding her clients through the intricacies of the real estate market, ensuring informed decisions that align with their financial objectives.

Education

  • Santa Clara University
    • B.S. in Business Management
    • Minor: Entrepreneurship
    • Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Kevin Jones

Investment Advisor

CA Lic. DRE# 02221567

Kevin@magnifyequity.com

Specialization / Experience

Kevin specializes in investment sales in the Bay Area and is an expert in helping clients grow their portfolios and make key strategic decisions. Kevin is well versed in economics allowing him to offer appropriate insight when making portfolio changes.

With a strong understanding of 1031 exchanges, cash-out refinances, home equity loans(HEL) and home equity lines of credit (HELOC) Kevin is sure to present all options to find the most efficient course of action with the intent to yield higher overall returns.