“Individual commitment to a group effort–that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”
Following years of success in New York City, Mr. Nehmadi began expanding the firms reach by acquiring properties in major gateway cities across the United States and Central America.
In response to demand for short-term, quickly accessible commercial real estate financing, Mr. Nehmadi founded Republic Funding LLC in 1993. Since inception, the entity has provided borrowers over 200 competitively-priced bridge loans for the purpose of acquiring, repositioning and renovating existing commercial real estate.
Mr. Nehmadi has overseen the growth of the firm to include over 40 active investment properties throughout the United States.
At Republic, Ms. Jafari cultivates assets by driving value through incredible experiences and communities.
Ms. Jafari credits her organizational capacity, quick thinking and ability to gather community due to early work as a human and civil rights activist. Driven by a deep sense of justice, she strategizes and builds for projects that value joy, human dignity and growth in balance with the gifts of our natural environment.
Prior to joining the Republic Investment team she was the office manager of a prominent Beverly Hills Sports Chiropractic office which went along with her Personal Fitness Training and Nutritional Planning for clients.
Clinnie attended the Art Institute of Los Angeles with a major in computer animation and a minor in graphic design.
His career includes construction supervision, management and contracting work in California for twenty five years. He was also a key person in the startup of two construction companies that enjoyed tremendous growth and success during his time with them.
Prior to joining Republic Investment Company, Mr. Kunkle has been building high-end custom homes throughout California as an Owner's Rep. and General Contractor for owners and investors.
Currently, Mr. Kunkle oversees, manages and consults on construction and pre-construction activities for Republic Investment Company.
Most of Mr. Kunkle's work is done alongside designers, architects, engineers, contractors and tradesmen; as well as, with building officials and stake holders to efficiently plan, entitle and perform property improvements.
Justin practically grew up on construction sites working for his father and other builders and has journeyman level experience with most major trades.
He has built houses from the ground up with his own two hands.
Justin has a keen affection for good design and thoroughly enjoys building great things.
He is also an avid outdoorsman who has summited some of California’s highest peaks, including Mt. Whitney.
Justin can often be found at the beach body surfing and relaxing with his family.