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ABOUT US

Our team has effectively managed large developments, overseeing complex projects from the pre-development stages to project completion.

Kingsbarn Capital & Development was founded as the company’s real estate private equity and development arm to expand its product offerings for investors to include ground-up development and other real estate private equity opportunities. Our highly-experienced management team has a significant track record in office, industrial, medical, retail, and multifamily projects, as well as homebuilding, land development, and entitlements. The management team has acquired, sponsored, and closed over $10 billion of commercial properties throughout the United States. Kingsbarn is especially adept at sourcing high quality properties from a vast array of data and technology resources in addition to maintaining high‐level relationships with some of the nation’s largest property owners and respected real estate professionals. Our strategic partnerships enhance our ability to design and build projects that meet our stringent criteria for quality and budget containment allowing us to produce out-sized risk adjusted returns.

Kingsbarn Capital & Development has multiple investment strategies, including core, core-plus, build-to-core, value-add, and opportunistic. Kingsbarn Capital & Development’s current portfolio consists of both existing and under development real estate investments across several property types and locations including multifamily communities, hospitality, retail, industrial, and for-sale residential.

Experienced management team with success in multiple cycles

Creative deal and partnership structures

Vertically integrated team works collaboratively

Hands on and detail-oriented approach

Extensive network of real estate professionals and investors

Co-invest significant amounts to align interests with investors

Sustainability

Kingsbarn pursues green certifications on all of our development projects to help enhance the quality of life for our customers, fight  global climate change, and save money through more energy-efficient buildings.

Jeff Lambert
Senior VP,  Development

Jeff Lambert, Senior Vice President of Development, joined Kingsbarn Capital & Development in August 2022. Mr. Lambert is responsible for the construction oversight of new development projects.  He has over 27 years of experience with construction oversight consisting of front-end ROM’s, design review and V.E., contract negotiations, construction QA/QC, scheduling and close out. Jeff has overseen the overall development process for 7 years and the construction for new developments for 27 years. His experience includes residential, commercial, and semi-conductor construction and development.  Prior to Kingsbarn Capital & Development, he was an SVP of Development at Essex Property Trust, Sr. Project Manager at SEG Corporation, A.D. Seeno Development, Legacy Partners Commercial, and Intel.  He graduated with a B.A. in Design from the University of California Los Angeles in 1995.

Brendan Murphy
Development Manager

Brendan is a Development Manager responsible for the acquisition, planning, development, construction, and operations of various real estate investments across asset classes.  Prior to joining Kingsbarn, Brendan worked as a development manager for Nevada HAND, the largest affordable housing developer and operator in the State of Nevada.  While there, he managed numerous land acquisitions, multifamily and mixed-use developments, infill redevelopments, and value add projects in the greater Las Vegas MSA.  Additionally, Brendan was responsible for asset managing portfolio debt maturities with extensive experience in Freddie, Fannie, and bank financing.
After graduating from the United States Military Academy West Point with a B.A. in Management, Brendan became a commissioned officer in the United States Army.  Brendan served six years as an officer with the rank of Captain in the 101st Airborne Division and 1st Infantry Division.  After serving in the Army, Brendan went on to pursue advanced studies and graduated from Georgetown University with a Master’s in Real Estate.

Gerri Shaw
Executive Assistant

Gerri Shaw is an administrative professional with experience in multiple industries, including finance, healthcare and non-profit. She has demonstrated success in strategic planning, operations, project management, customer service and human resources.
With over 25 years of successfully working and communicating with C-level executives and key stakeholders, Gerri has made integrity, trust, and attention to detail an integral part of her role, making her an important member of the Kingsbarn team.

Jimmy Warren
Investment & Development Associate

As an Investment & Development Associate, Jimmy Warren is responsible for analyzing investment and development opportunities. Jimmy brings a wide array of knowledge and experience from several sectors of the commercial real estate industry.
Prior to Kingsbarn, Jimmy worked at Rialto Capital, where he managed a portfolio of REO assets throughout the Western half of the United States. He was also responsible for underwriting new and existing CMBS loans throughout the Country. Jimmy began his career at Altus Group, where he was an integral part of the valuation team engaged to manage the valuation process on behalf of institutional asset managers. Jimmy received his BA in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin.

John Stack
VP, Development Manager

John Stack has spent more than 20-years in the real estate industry and experienced in land acquisition, land development, construction management, property management and civil engineering. As Vice President of Kingsbarn Capital and Development, John is responsible for the company’s ground-up development and infill redevelopment projects.
Prior to joining Kingsbarn, John was VP of Development at a private development company in San Francisco where he managed open-air shopping centers, multifamily, mixed use and student housing developments in California, New York, North Carolina, and Oregon.
John began his career as a civil engineer in Orlando Florida as a senior project engineer designing master planned commercial and single-family home developments. He worked with notable companies including Disney, Universal Studios Orlando and Tupperware International. He later joined Toll Brothers and managed multi phased developments in the Orlando and Jacksonville areas. John received his BS in Civil/Environmental Engineering from the University of Central Florida.

Ray Jones - JD
General Counsel

Ray Jones serves as General Counsel for Kingsbarn, with primary oversight over all legal matters. As General Counsel, Ray brings over 20 years’ experience engaged in a sophisticated commercial real estate, finance, and securities practice advising owners, lenders, developers, and sponsors in the acquisition, disposition, development, financing, and syndication of myriad property types, including retail, office, medical, industrial, condominium, condominium-hotel, single and multi-family residential, and mixed-use properties, as well as master-planned communities. In addition, Ray has advised clients on a broad range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, business structuring, business immigration, and cross-border transactions. Ray has assisted his clients acquire and develop billions of dollars’ worth of real estate. 
Prior to joining Kingsbarn, Ray was a Partner and Counsel with two AmLaw 200 law firms and worked as Regional Counsel for one of the largest publicly-traded homebuilders in the United States. 

Phil Mader
President

As Chief Investment Officer of Kingsbarn and President of Kingsbarn Capital & Development, Phil brings over 30-years of experience in real estate development, investment management, acquisitions, multifamily development, homebuilding, land development and urban planning. Phil has deep experience as an investor, developer and operator for prominent international and domestic private equity, homebuilding and multifamily firms.
Phil has held executive positions at Black-Rock, Taylor Woodrow Homes, Prometheus Real Estate Group, and Essex Property Trust. As a former Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for BlackRock, the world’s largest investment management firm, Phil led and managed the Residential Fund of $400+ Million and the firm’s U.S. Land and Housing Strategy. Under his management, it achieved the highest returns of BlackRock’s closed-ended, full-cycle, real estate funds.
Phil has a proven business acumen focused on leadership, business and investment analysis and strategy, and execution. He has directed the overall development of 37 single family and multifamily communities, spread across 7,000+ lots, homes, condominiums and apartments, valued at over $2 billion.

Jeff Pori
CEO

Jeff Pori is a real estate entrepreneur, investor and developer. Jeff’s comprehensive 30-year career in commercial real estate includes construction and development, syndication, finance, brokerage, and asset management. Jeff has excelled in creating tax-advantaged, syndicated real estate offerings that are income-driven and possess solid real estate fundamentals. As a principal in a publicly traded construction and development company, Jeff was integral to the construction and development of 125 commercial and multi-family properties and more than 1,000 single family homes.
Additionally, Jeff held the primary responsibility for the oversight and management of a portfolio of more than 2,000 apartment units, most of which were developed utilizing Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), and 30 commercial properties that encompassed over 2,000,000 sq. ft. of retail centers, office parks and industrial facilities.