Titan Real Estate Investment Group, Inc. is a private investment firm with affiliated companies that own and operate commercial, industrial, multi-family residential, cold and refrigerated storage operations, and senior housing (independent and assisted living) real estate nationwide. Since its inception in 2003, Titan has acquired more than six million square feet of commercial property and 20,000 multifamily units valued at more than $2 billion. Titan consistently generates strong cash flows and capital appreciation by acquiring and proactively managing real estate opportunities in high-demand and high barrier-to-entry industries. Our primary focus is on value creation with managed risk. The firm’s commercial division is based in Los Angeles, California and its multifamily division is based in Greenville, South Carolina.
The Titan Team
Kevin P. Kaseff, Managing Partner
Kevin Kaseff is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Titan Real Estate Investment Group, Inc. Titan is a commercial real estate investment firm focused on the acquisition of office, multi-family, industrial and retail properties throughout the United States. Mr. Kaseff runs the company and oversees Titan’s commercial property division.
With more than 20 years of broad experience, Mr. Kaseff has successfully completed and managed commercial real estate transactions both nationally and internationally, including assignments in Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia.
Prior to founding Titan, Mr. Kaseff was a Managing Director of Insignia Financial Group (NYSE:IFS), responsible for identifying, structuring and overseeing joint venture investment opportunities in the Western United States and Asia.
Mr. Kaseff has also held senior positions at Greenwich Group International and Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company. He earned his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Mr. Kaseff is a guest lecturer for the University of Southern California’s Entrepreneur Program, serves on the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Board of Visitors and the Chair of the Owen Real Estate Advisory Council.
Derek Graham, Managing Partner
Derek Graham is the co-founder and co-Managing Partner of Titan Realty Fund I and Titan Realty Investors II, LLC.
Mr. Graham's professional background includes founding Odyssey Properties Group, Inc. in 2003 (a private investment firm focused on acquiring income properties nationwide). Mr. Graham's career also includes 23 years of commercial investment brokerage experience where he emerged as a leading investment sale broker in national investment sale transactions in the range of $5 million to $75 million (CBRE for 14 years, Insignia/ESG, Inc. for 2 years and Studley, Inc. for 7 years where he continues to transact select assignments).
Mr. Graham received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Princeton University where he was a three-time, first team All-Ivy league wide receiver and a free agent wide receiver with the San Diego Chargers.
Eric Hulander, Principal
As Principal, Mr. Hulander’s primary responsibilities include asset management, overseeing the acquisition process, and investor reporting.
Mr. Hulander joined Titan in 2004. His experience prior to joining Titan includes 10 years at US Cellular, one of the nation’s largest wireless telecommunications providers. As Manager of RF Planning & Engineering, he helmed the company’s largest of seven engineering groups. He was responsible for coordinating a team of 15 engineers and annual construction budgets of over $40 million during an aggressive growth period that saw the US Cellular network expand five fold. He is intimately familiar with real estate property acquisitions and leasing, environmental studies, zoning approval, and federal licensing. He provided analysis for corporate acquisitions, mergers and as well as partnership relations teams. Mr. Hulander also prepared and developed market growth plans.
Mr. Hulander received a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of California as well as a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois. He is also a member of the Screen Actors Guild, a voting member of the National Academey of Recording Arts and Sciences, and a lifetime member of Mensa.
Caryn Shapiro, CPA, Controller
As Controller, Ms. Shapiro’s primary responsibility includes the preparation of monthly Financial Statements and the related accounting functions for all Titan Limited Liability Companies. She also handles the Titan Real Estate Investment Corporation accounting.
Ms. Shapiro’s experience prior to joining Titan includes 13 years of public accounting experience working on various service industries. Her main concentration was real estate partnerships, preparing Financial Statements through to the tax returns for partnerships and corporations. In her public accounting experience, she also prepared tax returns for wealthy individuals. Her Public Accounting experience provided her training and supervision in all areas of accounting. Her background also includes many years of working in the private sector in such areas as property management, architecture and a not for profit companies.
Ms. Shapiro received a Bachelor’s degree from California State University at Northridge. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant with the State of California.