Karl Slovin

Karl Slovin

President,
MWest Holdings

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Karl Slovin

President,
MWest Holdings

Karl Slovin is responsible for directing all business activities for MWest Holdings. One of the three initial equity investors in MWest Holdings, he assumed control of day-to-day operations in 2003. As president, Mr. Slovin oversees acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, financing, leasing, and legal matters. Mr. Slovin is a member of Business Leaders Taskforce for Homelessness, a groundbreaking partnership of United Way of Greater Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce working to end chronic and veteran homelessness in Los Angeles. A graduate of Wesleyan University with high honors, he lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their three children.

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Matthew Ellis

Matthew Ellis

Chief Investment Officer,
MWest Holdings

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Matthew Ellis

Chief Investment Officer,
MWest Holdings

Matthew Ellis oversees the acquisition and capital markets group at MWest Holdings, where he is responsible for acquisitions, dispositions, and financing. Prior to joining MWest in early 2009, Mr. Ellis worked for Wachovia Securities in structured finance, originating over $5 billion in first-mortgage, bridge, mezzanine, preferred-equity, and equity solutions. Mr. Ellis received a bachelor’s degree in geography and economics and a master’s degree in economics and finance from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Vlady Sheynin

Vlady Sheynin

Vice President and Director of Asset Management,
MWest Holdings

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Vlady Sheynin

Vice President and Director of Asset Management,
MWest Holdings

Vlady Sheynin is responsible for profit maximization of the firm’s portfolio, investor relations, and business-plan execution. Prior to joining MWest Holdings, he served as vice president of operations at Urban Pacific Realty Advisors. Mr. Sheynin has had broad experience in ground-up development and asset management during his 20-year career. He attended the University of Southern California, where he majored in finance and real-estate development.

Kyung Jin Lee

Kyung Jin Lee

Controller,
MWest Holdings

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Kyung Jin Lee

Controller,
MWest Holdings

Kyung Jin Lee oversees the accounting practices, principles, procedures and initiatives for MWest Holdings. Prior to joining MWest, Mrs. Lee worked at The Picerne Group, LBA Realty, and Deloitte offering over 13 years of experience in accounting. She received a bachelor’s degree in business economics with a minor in accounting from UCLA. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis, and reading books.

Jamie Pawlowicz

Jamie Pawlowicz

Director of Capital Projects,
Polaris Property Management

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Jamie Pawlowicz

Director of Capital Projects,
Polaris Property Management

Jamie Pawlowicz is responsible for the capital projects group at Polaris Property Management, where he is responsible for the design and construction of the firm’s portfolio. Prior to joining Polaris, Mr. Pawlowicz worked within project management, construction and architecture, which provides him insight into all areas of the development cycle, where he has successfully completed over 70 Projects. Mr. Pawlowicz received a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Design and Technology BSC (with honors) from Coventry University in the UK.

Kathleen Wolf

Kathleen Wolf

Marketing Director,
MWest Holdings

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Kathleen Wolf

Marketing Director,
MWest Holdings

Kathleen Wolf directs the marketing strategies for MWest Holdings and Polaris Property Management as they continue to grow and focus on their vision of transformational development and innovative residential market expansion. Mrs. Wolf brings over 20 years of extensive marketing experience, previously working as the National Marketing Director for a worldwide corporate housing company, and a national multifamily company where she managed the marketing strategy and tactics for a portfolio of over 20,000 units.

Jackie Ocampo

Jackie Ocampo

Senior Regional Manager,
Polaris Property Management

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Jackie Ocampo

Senior Regional Manager,
Polaris Property Management

Jackie Ocampo is responsible for overseeing the operation of MWest Holdings' owned and managed multifamily portfolio across Southern California. She plays a chief role in helping position the company as a premier real estate services firm and leader in LA’s multifamily housing industry. Ms. Ocampo has over ten years experience in the multifamily industry and is a licensed real-estate agent. Prior to joining Polaris, she spent six years as a multi-site manager assisting in administrative operations and accounts receivable for 2,200 units.

Mark Groves

Mark Groves

Regional Manager,
Polaris Property Management

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Mark Groves

Regional Manager,
Polaris Property Management

Mark Groves is responsible for managing operations for a dedicated portfolio for MWest’s California multifamily assets. Mr. Groves has fifteen years of experience in commercial property sales and six years in property operations. Prior to joining Polaris Property Management, he managed large, luxury apartment communities for Irvine Company, AvalonBay and Archstone. He received his Bachelor of Science in Aviation with a concentration in Flight Operations and a minor in Criminal Justice and Business Administration from SJSU, and also a graduate of the Criminal Justice Training Center in San Jose, CA where he spent two years as a Reserve Police Officer with the San Jose PD. He is a licensed Private Pilot, holds his Real Estate Broker License and is an Accredited Residential Manager (ARM).

Juliet Shirvani

Juliet Shirvani

Regional Manager,
Polaris Property Management

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Juliet Shirvani

Regional Manager,
Polaris Property Management

Juliet is responsible for managing operations for a dedicated portfolio of MWest's multifamily assets in California.

Debra Haro

Debra Haro

Regional Manager,
Polaris Property Management

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Debra Haro

Regional Manager,
Polaris Property Management

Debra is responsible for managing operations for a dedicated portfolio of MWest's multifamily assets in California. Mrs. Haro has over ten years of experience in the multifamily industry. Prior to joining Polaris, she spent six years managing large, multi-site apartment communities for Laramar Group.

Jerry Diaz

Jerry Diaz

Associate Director of Capital Projects,
Polaris Property Management

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Jerry Diaz

Associate Director of Capital Projects,
Polaris Property Management

Jerry Diaz is responsible for overseeing and supervising all unit upgrades and maintenance in the Los Angeles portfolio. Mr. Diaz comes to Polaris from The Olsen Company, bringing extensive experience in new multi-family home developments spanning from off-site work through managing and sustaining HOA (Homeowner Associations) relationships.

Fil White

Fil White

Regional Maintenance Manager,
Polaris Property Management

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Fil White

Regional Maintenance Manager,
Polaris Property Management

Fil White is responsible for overseeing and supervising all maintenance staff in the Los Angeles portfolio for Polaris Property Management. Mr. White comes to Polaris with over 21 years of experience within the multifamily industry, and has worked on a portfolio ranging from garden style apartment communities to high-rise office buildings within the US and abroad.

Samuel Kuiumdjian

Samuel Kuiumdjian

Acquisitions Associate,
MWest Holdings

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Samuel Kuiumdjian

Acquisitions Associate,
MWest Holdings

Samuel Kuiumdjian is responsible for deal sourcing, acquisition underwriting, due-diligence coordination, and investment reporting. Mr. Kuiumdjian graduated from the University of Southern California in 2015, receiving a bachelor’s of science degree in policy, planning, and development with an emphasis in real-estate development and a minor in real-estate finance. Mr. Kuiumdjian previously worked at Rosano Partners as a research analyst, where he created investment marketing packages, focusing mainly on financial analysis.

Noelle Hirneise

Noelle Hirneise

Legal and Compliance Manager,
MWest Holdings

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Noelle Hirneise

Legal and Compliance Manager,
MWest Holdings

Noelle J. Hirneise is responsible for the implementation and execution of strategies, programs, policies, and initiatives for MWest Holdings. Ms. Hirneise previously worked as an attorney specializing in business litigation and HOA matters and for DHGH as a Real Estate Analyst. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law.

Dominic McClure

Dominic McClure

Asset Manager,
MWest Holdings

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Dominic McClure

Asset Manager,
MWest Holdings

Dominic McClure is responsible for the asset management of the MWest investment portfolio located in California, New York, and Texas. Prior to joining MWest Holdings, he served as an associate at HUBB NYC Properties, focusing on debt financing, leasing, and business plan execution for a portfolio of value-add multifamily, retail, and mixed-use properties in Manhattan. Mr. McClure received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Columbia University and his MBA from USC Marshall School of Business.

Pietro Rovelli

Pietro Rovelli

Construction Project Manager,
Polaris Property Management

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Pietro Rovelli

Construction Project Manager,
Polaris Property Management

Pietro Rovelli is responsible for managing ongoing construction projects and creating supply chains for MWest Holdings’ owned and managed multifamily portfolio. Prior to joining Polaris, he previously worked as an architect for Pica + Sullivan in Los Angeles and was a real estate analyst at FedEx in their headquarters in Amsterdam. Mr. Rovelli received his bachelor’s degree in architecture from the Polytechnic of Milan in Italy and his master’s degree in real estate from Delft University in the Netherlands.

Hannah Lipman

Hannah Lipman

Human Resources Representative,
MWest Holdings

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Hannah Lipman

Human Resources Representative,
MWest Holdings

Hannah Lipman supports senior management in maintaining all digital and physical assets relating to the firm’s portfolio; creates and maintains retention schedules; assists with the daily operations of the firm with a focus in human resources. She joined MWest in March 2013 following graduation from California State University, Northridge, where she received a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She is currently working toward her certificate in human-resource management at UCLA Extension.

Kyle Kokkales

Kyle Kokkales

Marketing Associate,
Polaris Property Management

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Kyle Kokkales

Marketing Associate,
Polaris Property Management

Kyle Kokkales assists with all facets of marketing for Polaris Property Management. Prior to joining Polaris, he previously worked as the Marketing Strategy Manager at Cottage Inn Management, developing growth strategies for a 50+ unit franchise chain. Mr. Kokkales received his bachelor's degree in marketing (with honors) from Western Michigan University.

Lydie Lyons

Lydie Lyons

Executive Assistant/Office Manager,
MWest Holdings

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Lydie Lyons

Executive Assistant/Office Manager,
MWest Holdings

Lydie Lyons provides administrative support to the President of MWest Holdings and the executive team. She handles all aspects from arranging meetings, calendaring, travel arrangements, budgeting, reporting and much more. She is also responsible for all office management activities and staff. Prior to joining MWest Holdings, Mrs. Lyons comes to us with an extensive background in the executive support field and has worked for multiple executives from international firms over the past 18 years.

Ann Bueno

Ann Bueno

Polaris Property Management

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Ann Bueno

Polaris Property Management

Farnoush Dehghan

Farnoush Dehghan

Polaris Property Management

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Farnoush Dehghan

Polaris Property Management

Simonette Tantamco

Simonette Tantamco

Polaris Property Management

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Simonette Tantamco

Polaris Property Management

Alma Ramirez

Alma Ramirez

Polaris Property Management

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Alma Ramirez

Polaris Property Management

Nikolina Georgieva

Nikolina Georgieva

Polaris Property Management

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Nikolina Georgieva

Polaris Property Management

Rafik Hanna

Rafik Hanna

Polaris Property Management

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Rafik Hanna

Polaris Property Management

Janet Dilanchian

Janet Dilanchian

Polaris Property Management

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Janet Dilanchian

Polaris Property Management

Luvina Rosdiana

Luvina Rosdiana

Polaris Property Management

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Luvina Rosdiana

Polaris Property Management

Bryan Rincan

Bryan Rincan

Polaris Property Management

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Bryan Rincan

Polaris Property Management

Carol Paek

Carol Paek

Polaris Property Management

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Carol Paek

Polaris Property Management

Maria Velasco

Maria Velasco

Records Administrator,
MWest Holdings

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Maria Velasco

Records Administrator,
MWest Holdings

Maria Velasco is responsible for accurately, securely and efficiently managing all physical and electronic files. Ms. Velasco has a creative writing degree from the University of California, Riverside.

Rose Marston

Rose Marston

Receptionist,
MWest Holdings

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Rose Marston

Receptionist,
MWest Holdings

Rose Marston is responsible for the Reception Desk and assists in the daily operations of the office. Ms. Marston brings 17 years of administration experience from the Enterntainment Industry.