Our Experienced Team
Our Experienced Team
Kevin is the managing partner of Kiernan-West and a member of its board of directors and underwriting committee. His career in real estate development spans over 30 years. He founded The Kiernan Companies in 1995 specializing in commercial build to suit services. Kevin has an extensive track record of developing industrial, office, and retail for many Fortune 500 tenants. His first build to suit for FedEx occurred in 1996, a logistic call center located in Tucson Arizona. He has developed projects in Canada and throughout the United States, specializing in complicated and difficult entitlement projects.
Mike is Kiernan-West’s COO and brings over 25 years leading operations in technology, medical and logistics corporations. He has held Vice President and above roles in two Fortune 500 companies and has a passion for building high morale, customer-centric organizations. Mike has a MS in Industrial Engineering and a BS in Systems Engineering, both from the University of Arizona. He and his wife Andrea live in Phoenix, Arizona and are passionate supporters of multiple disability related organizations.
Jerry manages strategic planning, lease administration and tenant relations at Kiernan-West. Jerry earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from San Jose State University. Prior to joining Kiernan-West, Jerry held several management positions with the nation’s largest LTL transportation company, most recently serving as Managing Director—Facilities with responsibilities for strategic planning, real estate, design, construction, and maintenance for a 400+ facility network.
Gerald joined Kiernan-West in 2019 as Director of Construction. Prior to joining the team, Gerald worked as a General Contractor for The Kiernan Companies. Gerald’s previous experience includes 22 years at Olaf Anderson Construction Company, a design-build general contractor, managing turn key projects from the first phone call, through construction, warranty and service. Project experience includes medical, retail, office, warehousing, automotive and cold storage. Gerald prides himself on repeat business though the building of trust with customers, contractors and subcontractors.
Greyson joined Kiernan-West in 2019 and serves as Project Manager focusing on project entitlement and pre-construction activities. Previously, Greyson worked for WESTliving where he managed entitlements, new construction and capital improvement projects across West’s seniors housing portfolio, which sold to MBK Senior Living in 2018. Greyson has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco with an emphasis in International Business.
Gina is a partner at Mendelsohn Oseran & Spencer, PLC, in Tucson, Arizona. Gina attended the University of Southern California (BS in Business Administration), and the University of Utah College of Law (Order of the Coif). Gina has been practicing law for 20 years, and is counsel to Kiernan-West. She handles all legal aspects of the projects.
Marc is CFO and a board member for Kiernan-West. Marc joined West Partners in 2010 and prior to joining West Partners he managed the Deloitte Tax’s Private Client Services practice in Orange County. Marc was also previously a Managing Director of myCFO. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Bar Association, and the California Society of CPAs. In addition, Marc sits on numerous charitable boards in both Orange County and San Diego County. Marc has a B.S. in Business Administration with an option in professional accountancy from California State University, Long Beach and a J.D. from Western State University College of Law.
John Buza is the President of J.A. Buza Corp. and sits on the board of Kiernan-West. He is a General Contractor with over 45 years of experience in residential and commercial construction on both the East and West Coasts. He has worked with the West organizations for 30 years in a variety of building and development projects. He received his degree from SUNY at Canton, NY.