Leadership

Paloma Realty Partners is reflective of Los Angeles’ dynamic community of innovators and doers striving for the best. Paloma Realty Partners is driven by the principle that our success is hinged on the success of our clients. We are committed to leveraging our experience, knowledge and network to make sure our clients succeed. 

 
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+ Chris Cunningham, Principal

With over 12 years of high-level tenant representation, corporate advisory, and strategic planning experience totaling more than $750M in transactions, Chris is one of the most prolific and respected brokers in the West Los Angeles technology, entertainment, and start-up communities. Chris is a graduate of the University of Arizona and is a member of Los Angeles Commercial Realty Association, Venice Chamber of Commerce, Gentlemen’s Dinner Club (GOTY), and UrbanizeLA. Chris is also a frequent speaker at industry related events as a Silicon Beach expert. Outside of PRP, he’s an avid golfer, sailor, outdoorsman, and Dodger fan. Tequila is the adult beverage of choice and on the weekends he’s found in Palm Springs, Big Bear Lake, or home at the beach with his wife Jordan, daughter Vivienne, and chihuahua, Cali.

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+ Oliver Fries, Principal

A true entrepreneur at heart, Oliver’s level of commitment to creative business opportunities is what sets him apart from our competition. Having overseen projects totaling more than 350,000 SF of office, multi-family, and retail development, having sold over $250MM in investment properties, and having advised some of the nations most prominent developers over his 8 year career, he’s positioned our capital markets and investment team at the cutting edge of an ever changing industry. He is a graduate of UC San Diego and is a candidate for USC’s dual masters in real estate development and business administration. Besides being the reason PRP has any Style Points, Oliver makes surfing look easy, and as a resident, is a fixture in the Venice Canals community.

 

The Team

 
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+ Viktor Simco, Associate Director

With significant experience in office, retail, multi-family, and industrial investment opportunities, Viktor has facilitated highly complex and substantial acquisitions / dispositions throughout his career. After graduating with an International Business degree from University of Minnesota, he moved to Venice and became a natural fit on the PRP team. He is currently licensed in California and Nevada while furthering his education in Real Estate Development at UCLA. Viktor is an advocate for the mitigation of homelessness in LA, a member of Athletes Touch, former pro snowboarder, beach volleyball juggernaut, and try-hard golfer.

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+ Chris Eismann, Associate Director

Chris combines vast knowledge of local markets with his easygoing demeanor and insight to provide unmatched service to his clients. He’s facilitated deals as a tenant representation specialist in the office, retail, and restaurant sectors over his 4 years of experience. Chris's priority is to put his client's first, and always thinks outside the box to deliver outstanding results. Originally from the East Coast, he has lived in Venice since moving to California in 2011. Chris is a graduate of Rider University in New Jersey with a BFA in English and Interpersonal Communications. If Chris is not at his desk, you will likely find him spending time with family and friends, on the golf course, or at the beach.

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+ Dean Harada, Associate Director

Dean brings with him over 10 years of hospitality, retail, and restaurant experience. Having been an integral part of some of the most inventive and prominent mixed use projects on the East Side. This expertise has set Dean up as the go to man for the development of retail, office, and multi-family properties throughout Silver Lake, Echo Park, and DTLA. As an entrepreneur and business owner himself Dean knows just how important the right property is to the success of any venture. His affability in combination with his hands on approach to client relations and his first hand experience as a business owner in Los Angeles put him in prime position to understand clients' needs. Originally from Hawaii, he graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music and is a foodie, classically trained guitarist, entrepreneur, developer, and the coolest guy you’ll come across.

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+ Ariel Barber, Administrator

Ariel is the glue that holds it all together. She is responsible for ensuring each and every detail is handled properly throughout our projects and she consistently operates at the highest of levels from beginning to end. Her experience in overseeing daily operations for real estate and hospitality assignments over her 4-year career has provided her with an invaluable skill set which keeps PRP operating at maximum efficiency. When not taking on PRP projects, Ariel is an, an accomplished actor, has an amazing photography eye, and is a true patron of the arts.