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 $1 Billion across a range of asset classes including multifamily, retail, office, and industrial.  Prior to co-founding IRA Capital, 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 real estate career as an investment broker with several large commercial brokerage houses, where he represented 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 actively involved in various commercial real estate organizations.  Mr. Kasm actively dedicates his time to a number of non-profit organizations and philanthropic causes, and also enjoys being a guest speaker at universities and conferences.  Mr. Kasm currently resides in Newport Beach with his wife and two children.