Andre Gutierrez
Andre GutierrezDirector of Loan Operations
Andre Gutierrez began his career in the real estate finance business over a decade ago. He is responsible for the underwriting analysis of loan transactions and is the front line contact for many of the firm’s lending partners. Prior to joining KL Capital Partners, he co-founded Bridgeline Capital Group, a San Francisco-based real estate finance company.

Andre graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelor’s Degree. He currently resides in San Mateo.

T 415.230.4290
CalBRE: 01738271 | NMLS: 251241

Casey Mondragon
Casey MondragonSenior Originator
Casey Mondragon is a top producer at KL Capital Partners. He originates both residential and commercial real estate loans. He is also the head of the firm’s VA financing department. Before beginning his career in real estate finance, he was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force.

Casey graduated from Touro University International with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He currently resides in San Francisco.

T 415.230.4324
CalBRE: 01883130 | NMLS: 343983

Christopher Chung
Christopher ChungDirector
Chris Chung focuses on long-term strategy and corporate governance. Prior to joining KL Capital Partners, he was one of the founding partners of Altius Enterprises, which controlled assets ranging from commercial real estate to internet properties. In addition to his role at KL Capital Partners, Chris is a lieutenant in Navy Medicine.

Chris graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and a minor in Managerial Economics. He later earned his MBA from the Wharton School of Business and DDS from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry. He currently resides in Dublin.

T 415.692.3332
CalBRE: 01442721

James Lee
James LeeDirector
James Lee manages day-to-day operations for KL Capital Partners. He focuses on business development and the firm’s overall strategy. Prior to co-founding KL Capital Partners, James worked in management and operations in the sales and marketing consulting sector of the technology industry.

James graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor’s Degree in Managerial Economics. He currently resides in San Francisco.

T 415.230.4295
CalBRE: 01897626 | NMLS: 1119494

Karlo Agustin
Karlo AgustinSenior Originator
Karlo Agustin is a top producer at KL Capital Partners. He originates both residential and commercial real estate loans through his broad network of referral sources. Prior to launching his career in real estate finance, he worked in forecasting, planning and analysis at one of the nation’s largest retail companies.

Karlo graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. He currently resides in Concord.

T 415.230.4303
CalBRE: 01872265 | NMLS: 332741

Yilam Kang
Yilam KangPrincipal
Yilam Kang’s primary responsibility is business development and the sourcing and management of the firm’s capital sources. Since beginning his real estate finance career in 2002, he has been involved with the origination and execution of a full range of commercial and residential transactions. Prior to KL Capital Partners, he was a co-founder and top producer of Bridgeline Capital Group, a San Francisco-based real estate finance company.

T 415.692.3332
CalBRE: 01740735 | NMLS: 332294