Edward Marek


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Since starting in the real estate business in 1979, Mr. Marek has built a track record of success as an investor, developer, broker, lender, and manager of commercial real estate. After working at the Charles Dunn Company for seven years and a brief stint with Sycamore Financial Group, Mr. Marek, along with Mr. McBride formed Capital Lending Resources (“CLR”) and Capital Real Estate Advisors (“CRA”) in 1994. Since the formation of these two companies, Mr. Marek has participated in over $1 billion dollars worth of real estate and finance transactions. Additionally, Mr. Marek has been actively involved in numerous real estate investment and development projects as an owner and managing partner. Mr. Marek’s broad range of experience in both the investment and financing arenas provide him with a unique and balanced perspective when analyzing and structuring loans. Mr. Marek’s clients include such national firms as Rite Aid Drug Stores (as a preferred developer), Chicago Title, American Golf, Regency Centers, and Wachovia Securities (now Wells Fargo Bank).

Mr. Marek is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Urban Land Institute (ULI), California Mortgage Association (CMA), and Rainmaker U. His charitable affiliations include the California Heart Center Foundation, Maryvale, Catholic Big Brothers, and his alma mater Crespi High School, where he previously served on the Board of Directors. Mr. Marek resides in Westlake Village with his two children. Mr. Marek has an undergraduate degree from California State University, Northridge, and a graduate degree from the University of Virginia.

William McBride


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Mr. McBride has over 27 years of lending experience and is a veteran of the banking and brokerage industries. He started his career as a residential loan officer with California Federal Bank (“Cal Fed”). In his first full year at Cal Fed, Mr. McBride demonstrated an aptitude for generating business and emerged as one of the top producing loan officers. He was a member of the bank’s President’s Club for four straight years and was Cal Fed’s number one loan officer nationwide twice during his career. In 1993, Mr. McBride left Cal Fed and took a position as a loan officer with Sycamore Financial Group where he became the company’s top producing loan officer. He was later promoted to manager and along with his colleague, Ed Marek, managed the Santa Monica office which became the most successful branch office in the company.

In 1994, Messrs. McBride and Marek formed Capital Lending Resources (“CLR”), a full-service mortgage brokerage and banking company, and Capital Real Estate Advisors (“CRA”), a full-service commercial real estate company. Mr. McBride runs the day-to-day operations of CLR and is responsible for overseeing and managing all loan officers and staff. In 2010, Messrs. McBride and Marek formed West Bay Capital, LLC. Mr. McBride is primarily responsible for raising capital for West Bay, managing personnel, and making loan decisions along with Mr. Marek. Today, Mr. McBride is a top producing loan originator and represents some of Southern California’s most prominent leaders in the entertainment, legal, sports, and professional fields. He is a longtime supporter of the Lunada Bay Little League as a past board member, coach, and fundraiser. He is actively involved in charitable efforts for his alma mater, Crespi High School, as well as Palos Verdes High School (lacrosse and basketball), Maryvale, and the Cager AAU basketball program. Mr. McBride is married with two children. He is a graduate of California State University, Northridge.

Michael Poyer


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Mr. Poyer brings over 30 years of commercial real estate knowledge and experience in a wide variety of disciplines to the West Bay team. He began his career with Charles Dunn Company in 1981 with a focus on retail sales and leasing. Later on, he developed a niche specializing in institutional property sales and represented numerous religious and educational entities in the acquisition and disposition of various real estate properties throughout the Western U.S. While at Charles Dunn, Mr. Poyer received numerous sales honors including the Salesman of the Year Award for the entire company and eventually was named a Partner in 1986. His leadership and sales abilities were evident early on and he was given the responsibility of training new sales associates throughout his 18-year career with the firm. In 1998, Mr. Poyer joined Daum Commercial Real Estate Services, where he added office leasing services to his repertoire. Working with an ever-expanding client base his success continued at Daum.

In 2001, he left Daum and joined Capital Real Estate Advisors and Capital Lending Resources where he continued his commercial real estate specialties and expanded his services to include commercial and residential financing. Mr. Poyer holds a California Real Estate Broker’s License, is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and is an alumnus of Rainmaker U. He has remained active in his church – St. Maximillian Kolbe in Oak Park and his alma mater – Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, and has served on an auxiliary board at Mt. Saint Mary’s College in West Los Angeles for over 10 years. Mr. Poyer is married with two adult children, one grandchild and is a graduate of California State University, Northridge (CSUN).

Darren Hill


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Darren Hill is a Managing Director at Capital Real Estate Advisors (“CRA”). Mr. Hill is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, documenting, and closing West Bay transactions. Mr. Hill reviews all due diligence materials and works closely with West Bay’s attorneys, title and escrow officers, and other consultants to ensure all of the appropriate documentation is received and satisfactory prior to a loan funding.

Prior to CRA, Darren was a Director at CBRE Investors – Strategic Partners for 7 years. Darren was responsible for sourcing, underwriting and closing value-add and opportunistic investments, including direct equity and joint ventures, for a series of closed-end commingled funds with assets in excess of $10 billion. Darren’s achievements included 30 acquisitions totaling $2.1 billion and dispositions in excess of $1.3 billion. Prior to CBRE Investors, Darren was an Assistant Investment Manager at American Realty Advisors in Glendale, CA. At American, Darren closed complex structured investments on behalf of a value-added fund focused on retail repositioning and development. Investment structures included subordinate debt and joint venture equity. Darren closed over $75 million in investments to kick off a new fund and investment program. Darren also managed a portfolio of debt and equity investments totaling nearly $100 million. Darren received his Bachelor of Science degree in real estate from Arizona State University in 1996 and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in 1999.

Adam Deragisch


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Mr. Deragisch is a Vice President at Capital Lending Resources, Inc and is West
Bay Capital’s Fund Administrator. Mr. Deragisch works directly with West Bay’s
professional fund partners and is responsible for the daily operations of the fund.
Mr. Deragisch interacts directly with fund investors, is a member of the loan
committee, assists in the loan origination process, and manages loan servicing
along with asset management for the portfolio. In addition to these duties, Mr.
Deragisch is the team lead for financial, compliance, and audit reporting to all of
West Bay’s regulatory agencies.
Prior to joining Capital Lending in 2009, Mr. Deragisch was the primary
commercial and residential insurance adjuster for the greater Los Angeles area
for Travelers Insurance Company. While at Travelers, Mr. Deragisch was in
charge of managing 10 other adjusters throughout California and the
Southeastern United States. Mr. Deragisch worked directly with contractors and
policyholders in the valuation and rebuilding of commercial and residential
properties damaged by casualties. Mr. Deragisch also served as the training
director for incoming personnel to the commercial claims division for Southern
Mr. Deragisch holds a B.A. from Loyola Marymount University in Business
Management and Administration, a M.S. from Georgetown University in Real
Estate and is Capital Lending’s Real Estate Broker of Record. Mr. Deragisch has
remained active in the development departments at his alma mater’s – Loyola
Marymount University, Georgetown University, and Jesuit High School in
Sacramento, California. Mr. Deragisch sits on the board of directors and is an
active volunteer for the Los Angeles Maritime Institute, an organization that
focuses on tall ship sail and maritime training to underprivileged teenagers. Mr.
Deragisch resides with his wife and two children in Redondo Beach, California.

Kevin Prince


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Mr. Prince began his career in the commercial real estate industry in 2013 as an analyst for Faris Lee Investments where he assisted in the underwriting and marketing of retail properties for sale. Following his time at Faris Lee, Mr. Prince joined Clippinger Investment Properties where he worked primarily in acquisitions and served in many other areas alongside the President, including roles in dispositions, leasing and property management.

Since 2015 Mr. Prince has served as Director of Originations for West Bay Capital. In this capacity Mr. Prince leads all origination efforts including underwriting, closing and servicing of loans. In 2021, Mr. Prince and his family moved to Tennessee and established an office for West Bay in the city of Franklin with a focus on growing originations in the Southeast region. Mr. Prince received his B.A. in History from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he was captain of the football team and the starting quarterback for three seasons. Mr. Prince is married with two children and resides in Nolensville, TN.

Nicholas Oertli


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Mr. Oertli began his career in the commercial real estate industry in 2016, working with several different private real estate investment companies where he assisted in the acquisitions of both residential and commercial properties. Mr. Oertli is an experienced professional in the field of sales and acquisitions.

As Director of Acquisitions for Capital Real Estate Advisors (CRA), Mr. Oertli is responsible for generating new deals for (CRA) to pursue. Mr. Oertli received his B.S. in Biology from California Lutheran University where he was captain of the first NCAA Volleyball team In which he was the starting middle for 2 seasons before retiring to pursue his career in Real Estate. Mr. Oertli resides in Ventura County.

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