Our Team
Meet our team
Lon Welsh
Founder & Managing Partner

• MBA, Vanderbilt
• 8 yr strategy consulting: Deloitte, Accenture • 20+ years of commercial RE acquisition, development and value-add
• 20%+ average IRR over lifetime
• Founder/CEO largest independent Colorado brokerage, Your Castle Real Estate, 750 agents

Chris Lopez
General Partner - Chief Marketing Officer

• 20+ years digital marketing experience
• Runs largest CO RE investing Podcast
• 10+ years of owning and managing rental properties
• Host of the Denver Investment Real Estate Podcast
• Host of Bigger Pockets’ House Hackerz Show

Vital Aelion
General Partner - Chief Investments Officer

• BSc, MS at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
• MBA, New York University
• PhD, Carnegie Mellon.
• Extensive experience corp finance, M+A
• Owns and manages 90+ residential rental properties
• 20%+ average IRR over lifetime

Brent Guyor
General Partner - Portfolio Management

• 20 years RE acquisition, development land use across multiple states
• 20%+ average IRR over lifetime
• 15+ years owning resi rental properties
• Experienced in Urban and Resort RE markets • Accountant KPMG, BS Accounting MI State

Dr. Sara Cheng
General Partner - Marketing

• MD, PhD Univ Michigan Medical School
• Owner of rental properties in CO, TX, and MI
• Runs Physician-investor network groups
• Strong healthcare services professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 

Richard McGirr
General Partner - Chief Technology Officer

• 8-year background in Fortune 100 Software Consulting & Venture Capital
•Co-Chair of the Real Estate Committee of US Chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong
• Founder of real estate portfolio analytics SaaS platform Property Llama

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