Team Member

Amer F. Kasm

Principal

Mr. Kasm is a Principal and Co-Founder of IRA Capital. He is responsible for directing IRA’s investment strategy and overseeing the firm’s asset and portfolio management processes. Throughout his career, Mr. Kasm has been involved in the financing, acquisition, and development of transactions valued in excess of $2.5 Billion across a range of asset classes including multifamily, retail, office, and industrial.  Prior to co-founding IRA Capital in 2010, Mr. Kasm founded and operated AZUR Realty Partners, a full-service real estate firm where he was responsible for investment, development, and asset management activities for its own account and select third-party clients.  Mr. Kasm began his career in the capital markets division of a national commercial real estate brokerage firm, where he advised both private and institutional investors.

Mr. Kasm earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Masters of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California.  He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and is a member of several commercial real estate organizations, and also actively dedicates his time to various non-profit organizations and philanthropic causes.  Mr. Kasm currently resides in Newport Beach with his wife and three children.