Kase Abusharkh is the Founding Principal of The Kase Group (TKG). TKG specializes in the sale of single and multi-tenant net leased retail and industrial assets across the country. Prior to going independent of SVN, TKG was one of the top producing offices at SVN nationwide and continues to lead the marketplace as an independent boutique brokerage. Mr. Abusharkh has been involved in the acquisition and divestiture of over $3 billion in assets since joining in 2004. Mr. Abusharkh attended Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory in San Francisco and St. Mary’s College of California majoring in Economics and Business Administration. Mr. Abusharkh has 17 years’ experience in commercial real estate finance, acquisition, disposition and development. Mr. Abusharkh also helped form Sutter & Pierce EPC, LLC, a diverse real estate investment group based in Northern California. Its primary area of focus is the acquisition and development of single and multi-tenant net leased retail projects, as well as multi-family and self-storage projects. Most recently, Mr. Abusharkh has served as the Chief Investment Officer for a publicly registered non-traded REIT, American Realty Capital- Retail Centers of America, Inc. During his 3-year tenure as Chief Investment Officer, he helped successfully complete the $1.2 billion equity raise and over saw the acquisition of over $1 billion worth of multi-tenant retail shopping center space. Mr. Abusharkh concluded his time at American Realty Capital- Retail Centers of America, Inc. by successfully seeing through its merger with American Finance Trust Inc. to create a $4 billion diversified REIT. Along with his brother, Jacob, Mr. Abusharkh founded the Kase, Jacob and Jeannine Abusharkh Endowment, which provides a 4-year scholarship to a deserving student touched by illness at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory. Mr. Abusharkh also supports kidney transplantation research through the Kase, Jeannine and Jacob Abusharkh Endowment in association with Stanford University Hospital’s Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine, which helps to improve clinical outcomes of kidney transplantation. Over the years, Mr. Abusharkh has been recognized for his dedication to his business as well as his community. Mr. Abusharkh serves as a member of the Board of Regents of Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory.