Steve McKenzie

Founder at Channel West Group

Steve McKenzie

Steve McKenzie

Founder at Channel West Group

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Steve McKenzie is the founder and managing partner of Channel West Group, a boutique real estate investment and advisory firm based in Malibu, California. Channel West focuses on commercial property investments in the Hawaii and West Coast markets with an emphasis on hotel and resort properties. Currently, the firm has equity interests in assets located in Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Honolulu.

Prior to founding Channel West, Mr. McKenzie was a Partner and Managing Director of the commercial real estate investment banking firm Eastdil Secured. He has been active in commercial real estate finance and investments since 1986, and has arranged or participated in over $10 billion of transactions over the course of his career. Significant clients Mr. McKenzie represented in his investment banking career include Cerberus Capital Management, The Blackstone Group, JP Morgan Investment Management, Principal Financial, Prudential, MetLife, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Mr. McKenzie has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Children's Tumor Foundation since 2008, and currently serves on the development and fiscal affairs, audit, and finance committees of the Board.

Mr. McKenzie is married to Alyson McKenzie and they reside in Malibu, California with their three children, Graham, Andrew, and Sarah Grace. Andrew McKenzie was diagnosed with NF1 as an infant in 1997, and both Steve and Alyson have been active with the Foundation for approximately fifteen years.

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Channel West Group

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Malibu, CA, United States

Number of Boards

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Co-Founder at Children's Tumor Foundation

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President at Children's Tumor Foundation

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President, Arkansas Chapter at Children's Tumor Foundation

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Co-Founder at Lucini Italia Co. LLC

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Vice President at Earle Associates

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NII Holdings, Inc.

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Former Professional at Galloway Promotions, Inc.

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Chair of the Department of Genetics & Director of the Heflin Center for Genomic Sciences at The University of Alabama

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Co-Managing Partner at Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman, LLP

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Steve McKenzie
Founder at Channel West Group
Education
BA in Economics
Career History
Founder
Current
Managing Director
1996 - 2005

Eastdil is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wells Fargo Bank. The company specializes in the brokerage and financing of commercial and residential buildings -- primarily office buildings -- for institutional and private investors. With offices in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC., the firm has completed more than $63 billion in transactions. The company was founded in 1967, and specializes in the financing, disposition, merger & acquisition and asset management of commercial real estate.

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Eastdil Secured LLC provides real estate investment banking services. It offers wholesale and mortgage banking, investment banking, insurance agency, mortgage-backed securities & brokerage services. It has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, Boston, San Diego and Silicon Valley. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Steve McKenzie is affiliated with Channel West Group, Eastdil Realty, Inc., Eastdil Secured LLC

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