Harvey has over 40 years of experience in both real estate and private equity as an operator, entrepreneur, board member and investor. Previously, Harvey served as President & CEO of Grace Home Centers West, which operated 90 home improvement centers in the western United States and was President & CEO of Ole’s Home Centers, Inc., which was the sixteenth largest home improvement center chain in the United States when it was sold to W.R. Grace. Harvey was also the founding CEO and Chairman of Stør. Harvey earned a MBA from Columbia University.
Peter co-leads KCB’s real estate platform with Megan. His primary focus is on investment strategy, risk management, and relationships with partners. Since joining KCB in 2003, Peter has raised and deployed over $400 million of capital into 120 properties with an asset value of over $1.6 billion.
Peter serves as a member of the Board of Directors of several companies, including ThriftBooks (the largest e-retailer of used books), Spiral Binding (the largest independent business-to-business supplier of document finishing and binding supplies and equipment in the U.S.), and Intellectual Holdings (a managed service organization for 10 men’s concierge healthcare centers branded as Revibe Men’s Health).
Peter has been a board member for several not-for-profit institutions.
Peter earned a B.A., with highest honors, from Princeton University, a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School and a Doctorate in Music Composition from the University of Texas. Peter’s compositions have received international awards and recognition.
Megan co-leads KCB’s real estate platform. She is responsible for executing the Partnership’s investment strategy, including the deployment of capital and management of real estate portfolio, which comprises $1.5 billion of real estate assets. During her tenure at KCB, Megan has closed over 35 deals with an asset value of over $800 million.
Megan services as a member of the Board of Directors of several companies including Spiral Binding (largest independent business-to-business supplier of document finishing and binding supplies and equipment in the U.S.), ThriftBooks (the largest e-retailer of used books), and Intellectual Holdings (a managed service organization for 10 men’s concierge healthcare centers branded as Revibe Men’s Health).
Prior to joining KCB, Megan was an Associate at Grayhawk Capital, where she was responsible for acquisitions and portfolio management of early to growth stage technology companies. Megan earned a BS in Finance from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and holds a certificate in International Business.
Fred serves as KCB’s CFO and COO. His responsibilities leverage over 25 years of experience in the areas of investment due diligence, structuring and stewardship, financial and tax planning and reporting, HR, philanthropic planning, and other operational matters.
Fred serves as a director for Spiral Binding (the largest independent business-to-business supplier of document finishing and binding supplies and equipment in the U.S.) and several not-for-profit organizations. He is a Policy Circle member of the RAND Corporation.
Prior to joining KCB, Fred was a partner in EY’s Private tax and family office advisory teams. Fred previously served for 17 years in a number of roles at Saban Capital Group and was CFO and EVP when he moved to a similar role at Oakmont Corporation. Prior to his operating roles at Saban and Oakmont, he worked for nine years focused primarily on global tax and M&A at Deloitte. Fred has served as a director for various public and private companies over the years.
Fred earned a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a CPA.
Romayh El Jurdi
Romayh focuses on investment development, including new deal sourcing and origination, as well as deal execution, including leading all aspects of acquisition processes, capital structure, and negotiation of JV terms and third-party agreements for KCB’s real estate platform.
Romayh has participated in the closing of over 15 deals with an asset value of over $400 million during his tenure with KCB. He also oversees the preparation of investment memorandums, analyzes market trends, and smoothly transitions the deals to the portfolio management team until stabilization of the assets.
Prior to joining KCB, Romayh worked in Dubai where he served as a construction process engineer for a developer of commercial, residential, and hospitality projects. Romayh has a Master’s degree in real estate finance and development from Harvard University, where he graduated with distinction, and holds a B.E. in civil and environmental engineering from the American University of Beirut.
Mario’s primary focus is the oversight of KCB’s Partnership portfolio which consists of 2,435 multifamily units, 830 healthcare units, 1,124 hotel keys, 1,113 storage units, and nearly 2,000,000 SF of commercial space throughout the U.S. valued at over $1.25 billion.
Prior to joining KCB, Mario worked for JRK Property Holdings with direct oversight of approximately 4,000 multifamily units across multiple US regions. He was responsible for in-depth reviews of the P&L, yearly budgeting and quarterly reforecasting of property performance, revenue management and expense control. Mario graduated from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business with a major in finance and real estate.
Partner Relations Vice President
Serving as Vice President of Partner Relations, Jana’s primary focus is on establishing and maintaining strong, lasting relationships with KCB’s partners. Her role involves providing consistent communication, personalized service, and detailed support to ensure a successful, trusted partnership. Jana has dedicated her professional life to successful business relationships in the real estate industry.
Prior to joining KCB, Jana served as Vice President/Sr. Sales Executive for Old Republic Title, in their Builder and Commercial Services Division in the Bay Area. Her strengths in operations coordination, business development strategy, and focus on outstanding service earned her the Circle of Excellence Award in 2018 and again in 2020. Jana holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College of Moraga, and her passion for lifelong learning led her to Holy Names University, where she earned a master’s degree.
Lorin’s primary focus is on acquiring and supporting the portfolio companies managed by KCB Private Equity, an affiliated company. He also serves on the Investment Committee for KCB Real Estate. Lorin has over 20 years of business experience, including 10 years of experience directly managing retail operations for national as well as growing chains. Lorin serves as a member of the Board of Directors of several companies, including Spiral Binding (largest independent business-to-business supplier of document finishing and binding supplies and equipment in the U.S.), ThriftBooks (largest e-retailer of used books), and Intellectual Holdings (a managed service organization for 10 men’s concierge healthcare centers branded as Revibe). Lorin also serves as the treasurer of Sequoyah School. Lorin earned a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Colby College and an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.
Eduardo focuses on the financial modeling and due diligence of investment opportunities for KCB’s real estate platform. He also performs market analysis and prepares investment memorandums.
Prior to joining KCB, Eduardo spent 6 years working as a software engineer, most recently for GoFundMe, a high traffic fundraising platform that sees billions of donation dollars each year. Eduardo brings a unique software engineering background to the real estate industry, a skillset he regularly uses to automate systems and streamline financial modeling. He also has entrepreneurial experience from an eCommerce business he created in 2016 and a multifamily real estate sponsor group he helped build in 2019.
Eduardo earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from UC Berkeley.
Portfolio Management - Associate
Sam focuses on portfolio management with oversight of 2,435 multifamily units, 830 healthcare units, and approximately 2,000,000SF of commercial space valued at over $1.25 billion.
Prior to joining KCB, Sam worked for Lincoln Avenue Capital, one of the nation’s leading affordable housing developers, where he was on the asset management team which was responsible for a portfolio of 52 properties with over 10,000 affordable apartments. Prior to that he worked for BridgeInvest, a real estate lender where he focused on asset management, deal execution, and construction administration on developments across all asset classes. Sam started his career with Magellan Development Group, assisting with construction management of luxury high-rise developments in Miami and Chicago. Sam is a graduate of The University of Miami and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science. He also has a real estate license in Florida.
Acquisitions Senior Analyst
Christel supports KCB’s Portfolio Management team with managing and adding value for the multifamily healthcare, and industrial properties. She also assists the acquisitions team with the initial underwriting and market research.
Prior to KCB, Christel co-founded Placemaker Real Estate LLC, a private equity firm based in Florida that acquires and manages multifamily and industrial properties in Florida and the Midwest. Christel raised a fund of over $25 million and participated in the closing of over 10 deals. Christel led the process from acquisitions, including underwriting, market analysis, and due diligence, through closing. She also managed a team overseeing interior and exterior renovations in addition to the day to day and portfolio management of owned properties.
Christel graduated from Harvard University with a Master’s in Real Estate Development and from Politecnico Di Milano with a Bachelor’s in Architecture.