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Kyle Kazan

Kyle Kazan

Formal First Name
Kyle
Dates
1967 - present
Location

Kyle Kazan is a seasoned investor and expert manager of private equity funds with over 20 years of domestic and international experience. Kyle is Co-founder, Chairman, and CEO of Glass House Brands, one of the fastest-growing, vertically integrated cannabis companies in the United States, with cultivation, processing, distribution and retail operations in California. He is the Founder and Chairman of Beach Front Property Management, and also Founder and Managing Member of Beach Front Properties LLC, a real estate syndication company. Kyle has a track record of growing de novo companies to industry leadership in the fields of fund/asset management, property management and insurance. Previously, he was into real estate, launching a total of 23 Private Equity funds with a current estimated value of owned and managed properties that stands above $2.75 billion. In addition, Kyle is a frequent guest professor at NYU Stern School of Business, USC Marshall Business School, and UCLA Anderson School of Management.

REAL ESTATE CAREER

  • Kyle's portfolio spans residential and commercial properties across the United States, China and Germany.

  • He focused on distressed properties, earning him a reputation as both an impact investor and vulture investor.

  • He is an expert in repositioning rundown properties into stable assets as well as a court certified expert in property management.

  • He also has experience turning properties into pride of ownership properties with high occupancy, above market rents and high ratings from residents.


EARLY CAREER

  • Prior to forming BFPM and BFP, Kyle was a special education teacher and subsequently served for five years in law enforcement.

  • He has been a vocal advocate for police reform and ending the War on Drugs and its injustices.

  • He served on the boards of multiple international investment and hedge funds before voting in 2016 to the regulated cannabis industry.


AFFILIATIONS

  • Founder & Chairman, Beach Front Property Management

  • Co-Founder & Managing Member, Beach Front Properties

  • Director, Dalton Distressed Mortgage Fund

  • Director, Dalton High Yield Mortgage Fund

  • Director, Kings Bay Investment Company


MEDIA & APPEARANCES

  • He has appeared in many media outlets ranging from CNN to Fox.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.