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The difference between an excellent real estate investment and an average one is more than location, acquisition terms, or financing - it is the management team behind the investment. The skill and experience of management determine the quality of all phases of operations.

Steve S. King Chief Operating Officer
Steve S. King

Mr. King has accumulated over three decades of tenure with RK Properties including positions involving Sales/Acquisitions, Investor Relations, Broker Dealer services and Property Management. Mr. King has a broad understanding of all business facets of RK Properties. Mr. King’s responsibilities include working closely with our Sales and Acquisition team and is part of our internal investment committee. He also works with registered representatives and potential investors to promote investment opportunities. Mr. King is also actively involved in property management and property performance reviews. Mr. King has been a licensed California real estate agent since 1993. He is also a licensed real estate broker in both Nevada and North Carolina. He is a registered principal of Rance King Securities. He holds a Business Administration degree with a minor in Marketing from California State University, Fullerton.

Cathy A. King Vice President
Cathy A. King

Ms. King has been involved in all aspects of the real estate business since her graduation from the University of Southern California in 1979 with a B.S. in Business Administration and M.B.A. in Real Estate Finance. Ms. King and has been actively involved in sales and acquisitions, investor relations, accounting, loan negotiations, human resources, 401K, insurance and property management at RK Properties since 1986. Prior to joining RK Properties,

Ms. King was Vice President of wholesale marketing for IDM Corporation in Long Beach and Assistant Vice President of Private Investments for E.F. Hutton in Los Angeles where she gained exposure to syndication of real estate, timber, films, oil and gas, cable, vineyard and biotech investments throughout the US with multinational investors. In addition, she worked at Coldwell Banker Commercial in Los Angeles where she managed a portfolio of industrial,retail and office properties and reported to many asset management owners. She is a registered principal of Rance King Securities and holds a Arizona , California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon and Texas real estate broker license.

Marilyn P. Munson V.P. Marketing & Communications
Marilyn P. Munson

Ms. Munson holds an Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina and South Carolina real estate broker license. Additionally, she holds a securities license and is a Registered Principal of Rance King Securities. She earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Barry University in Miami, Florida and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Prior to joining RK Properties Ms. Munson was the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Memorial Healthcare System, one of the largest public healthcare systems in the nation.

Tanja Pierce Director of Operations
Tanja Pierce

Ms. Pierce is the Director of Operations and first worked with RK Properties in 1984. She returned in August 2007, first as assistant controller, then promoted to Director of Operations in the summer of 2008.

Ms. Pierce is responsible for the operations of the corporate office This includes operations in Banking, oversight of the Human Resources for the multi-state labor force, co-Trustee for the company’s retirement plan, assists legal counsel with RK Securities compliance related to regulatory State and Federal securities matters, and oversight of operations for RK Properties and its affiliates.

Previously, she held executive positions with Watt Companies, O’Healy Commercial Real Estate Services, The Media News Group and the Newspaper Guild of Los Angeles. She holds an MBA with an emphasis in Finance and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She is also a licensed California real estate agent.

Donna Martin IT Director & Information Securities Officer
Donna Martin

Ms. Martin joined RK Properties in 2002. She was trained primarily on Microsoft Technology & infrastructure, supplementing with additional training as technology changes occur. Her professional skills include budgeting to implementation in networking, application programming and administration. Her previous employment included implementation and administration of a multi-site 24/7 manufacturing environment with over 500 employees.

From Azure AD, O365 platform, user training, hardware configuration and desktop support Ms. Martin supports all of RK Properties from beginning to end with the most current information technology has to offer.

David Griffith General Counsel
David Griffith

Mr. Griffith is the President of the Law Office of David M. Griffith, a Professional Corporation, Long Beach, California. Mr. Griffith has 39 years of specialized legal experience in counseling the real estate investment and syndication industry in the areas of real estate acquisitions and dispositions, finance, land use, development, leasing, 1031 exchanges, litigation and securities law related issues. His client list represents a broad cross section of Southern California private real estate and smaller public companies. He has served as legal counsel to RK Properties since 1987 and been in-house general counsel since 2005. Mr. Griffith also acts as the Principal Operations Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for RKSC and holds FINRA Series 22, 39, 63 and 99 licenses. Mr. Griffith was educated at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia (J.D.) where he was a Member of the William and Mary Law Review and received his undergraduate education from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina (B.A., cum laude). He is a member of the State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County and Long Beach Bar Associations.

Alejandra Aguilar Administrative Assistant

In 2012 Ms. Aguilar began working in the property management industry in Orange County, California. She started as a professional leasing consultant, where her exceptional customer service relations skills were quickly developed. She gained knowledgeable experience, along with several years of Fair Housing and Preventative Law training. She soon became an on-site resident manager supervising daily reports, property staff, leasing, advertising, and the handling of resident concerns. Seeking Growth in the property management industry and being literate in English and Spanish her skills motivated her to advance to the hospitality field as a Hotel Front Desk Manager. In February of 2020 Alejandra Aguilar joined RK Properties. Ms. Aguilar assists the director of operations with various projects, FINCEN, annual 401K audits, and maintaining and organizing corporate documentation.