Danny began his real estate career in 2002 at KB home, one of the nation’s largest public home building companies. As a recent college graduate, KB home proved to be an ideal training ground. Danny enjoyed working hard during the heart of the US residential real estate boom in various roles including construction superintendent, project manager, and land acquisition associate. Danny still views his four-year experience at KB home as a true building block for the rest of his career.
In 2006 Danny joined hearthstone advisors, an institutional equity advisor to several of the nation’s largest pension funds. Asa VP of investment management, Danny oversaw the underwriting and asset management of projects across the country that totaled more than $500MM in equity. During the eight years that Danny worked at hearthstone he grew into leadership roles and greatly expanded his range of experience on the investor side of real estate development.
In 2013 Danny joined mountain real estate capital (MREC), an advisor to private equity real estate funds. As regional director of asset management, Danny oversaw underwriting and asset management for MREC’s west coast office. During the five years that Danny worked at MREC he was pivotal in growing MREC’s west coast footprint, served in leadership roles, and helped develop best-in-class underwriting, asset management, and reporting procedures.
Recognizing a need in the institutional real estate sector for tailored and nimble asset management, underwriting, and investment services, Danny formed Harvest Real Estate Services in January 2018.
Danny graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, with a degree in city and regional planning and with a minor in real property development. He enjoys an active lifestyle in San Diego with his wife and two rambunctious boys.
Based in Dallas Texas, Leif joined Harvest Capital in February 2020 to build out the firm’s FP&A capabilities and expand the bandwidth and footprint of its asset management and other advisory services. Prior to joining Harvest, Leif spent 14 years at Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment manager. Most recently Leif served at Värde as a Director, leading the operations, valuation, and FP&A for the firm's US real estate equity and private debt business.
Leif graduated from the University of North Dakota with a degree in financial management.
Kevin has more than 40 years of in-depth financial experience in both the public and private accounting sectors and currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Harvest Capital and Harvest Real Estate Services
Kevin was previously the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Mountain Funding, a mezzanine real estate lender, and Mountain Real Estate Capital, an equity investor in residential joint ventures with land developers and homebuilders. Kevin implemented the systems, controls and infrastructure required to create a successful major real estate investment platform which originated over $1.0 Billion in investments, consisting of 79 closed deals and more than 250 legal entities. Project level returns achieved since inception were 20.6% IRR and 1.74x multiple. Approximately half of the invested capital was in residential homebuilding partnerships, achieving 23.4% IRR and 1.94x multiple, while the other half was invested in residential land development ventures, achieving 17.0% IRR and 1.54x multiple. Approximately 20,000 acres of land were acquired to produce approximately 42,000 residential lots/homes in 20 states throughout the US, with 27 operating partners.
Prior to joining Mountain, Kevin served as the Senior Vice President of finance for The South Financial Group, a $15-billion bank holding company with locations in the Carolinas and Florida. Mast’s previous experience also includes serving as a Senior Audit Manager with Ernst & Young in Tulsa, Oklahoma, one of the four largest accounting firms in the world. Mast also served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Citizen’s Bank & Trust in Wichita, Kansas until its sale in 1991 and as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Emergent Business Capital, an SBA Lending business, in Greenville, South Carolina. Mast earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Kansas State University in 1982. He is a member of the North Carolina Association of CPA’s, the South Carolina Association of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.
Joe Anfuso joined Harvest Capital in 2023 as Vice President where he is focused on managing the firms existing loan portfolio as well as all aspects of new deal originations and due diligence activities.
Mr. Anfuso has over 18 years of experience in real estate investment, development, and management during his career. Prior to joining Harvest, Mr. Anfuso was the Director of Asset Management for Tower 16 Capital Partners, where his responsibilities included operational oversight and investment management of the company’s 6,000-unit value-add multifamily portfolio. Prior to Tower 16, Mr. Anfuso worked for over 7 years at Presidio Residential Capital, a real estate private equity firm located in San Diego, CA. where he led all new debt and equity originations.
Mr. Anfuso graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Northern Arizona University and a Master’s in Real Estate degree from the University of San Diego.
Andrew is a CPA, with more than ten years of experience in the real estate finance industry and is currently Vice President for Harvest Capital and Harvest Real Estate Services.
Andrew has worked in the private real estate industry since 2013 with primary responsibilities including preparing and maintaining tax financials and taxable income estimates, estimated payments, extensions, and tax returns for 150+ LLC real estate entities, as well as overseeing treasury functions for these entities. He was also heavily involved in all aspects of investor relations. More recently, Andrew is involved in loan underwriting and analysis as well as the set-up of new real estate projects and maintenance and monitoring of borrower projections. Andrew is also experienced in preparing and reviewing both corporate and project financial statements and trial balances, as well debt covenant compliance certificates. Experience includes both equity investments in joint venture partnerships as well as loan servicing processes for loans to real estate developers, and analysis of investment opportunities and assistance through the closing process.
Andrew started his career in public accounting. He served for two years at PriceWaterhouseCoopers working with high-net-worth individuals and spent a 6-week rotation in Manhattan in the New York Metro Real Estate Tax Department. Andrew also worked with Langford de Kock LLP, a public accounting firm, for two years in the tax and audit department where he focused on international clients with US subsidiaries in manufacturing and distribution. Andrew graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008 with bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Economics, and earned a Master of Accounting degree in 2009 from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC-CH. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, as well as the North Carolina Association of CPAs.
Rachel has more than 20 years of office experience, with particular emphasis on staff accounting responsibilities, accounts payable processes, and Office Manager responsibilities.
She has more than 12 years of experience in the real estate investment and lending business where her responsibilities include various roles in loan servicing, including posting borrower payments, reviewing and recording loan advances, sending monthly borrower interest statements, tracking and updating borrower insurance information, property tax payments, and tracking and updating borrower financial statements and compliance certificates.