OUR TEAM

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Kenny Alameda entered real estate in 1986 after building his first multifamily complex in La Mesa, CA. That same year, he completed a senior housing project in Oceanside, CA, which was later sold to the City of Oceanside. Since then, he has transitioned from an LP Investor to directly acquiring units, amassing a portfolio of 1,415 multifamily units in AZ, NM, OR, TX, and WA.

KENNY ALAMEDA

Co-Founder, Clipper Capital Group
President, Clipper Oil

Kenny Alameda is the President of Clipper Oil, a global wholesaler and supplier of marine fuels and lubricant oil. Since Clipper Oil's founding in 1985, he has seen the business expand into new markets with a diverse set of clientele. Mr. Alameda now oversees long term strategic planning and business opportunities.

 

Mr. Alameda has also spent time as the Vice President of Procurement and Vessel Operations for Bumble Bee Seafoods from 1978-1981 and as President of Cape Fisheries in 2001.

Since turning over the day to day operations of Clipper Oil to his son Kevin in 2006, Mr. Alameda has expanded his passion for owning real estate across the Western U.S. and sets the strategic heading for Clipper Capital Group.

 

Mr. Alameda entered real estate in 1986 after building his first multifamily complex in La Mesa, CA. That same year, he completed a senior housing project in Oceanside, CA, which was later sold to the City of Oceanside. Since then, he has transitioned from an LP Investor to directly acquiring units, amassing a portfolio of 1,415 multifamily units in AZ, NM, OR, TX, and WA.

 

He received a Presidential Appointment from President Obama and served as the United States Commissioner for the Conservation and Management of Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Oceans.

 

Mr. Alameda received a B.S. in Marketing from San Diego State University and is an avid sports fan. He also enjoys yellowtail tuna fishing, golfing, and hunting.

Blair Pruett has over 20 years of experience in the acquisition, management, and disposition of investment grade real estate spanning all asset classes. Beginning in 2010, Mr. Pruett has participated in the acquisition of each property in the portfolio. In addition to direct ownership, Mr. Pruett has previously participated as an LP in various syndications featuring units in AZ, CO, NM, OR, and UT. 

BLAIR PRUETT

Co-Founder, Clipper Capital Group

Blair Pruett has over 20 years of experience in the acquisition, management, and disposition of investment grade real estate spanning all asset classes. Beginning in 2010, Mr. Pruett has participated in the acquisition of each property in the portfolio. In addition to direct ownership, Mr. Pruett has previously participated as an LP in various syndications featuring units in AZ, CO, NM, OR, and UT. 

Mr. Pruett's real estate career began in the late 90’s working for various merchant homebuilders throughout southern CA where he quickly rose through the divisional ranks. Using the GFC as an opportunity, he founded Northstar Pacific Partners in 2008 to assist banks and institutional capital providers manage their distressed real estate with engagements in northern CA, NV, CO and AZ.

His previous exposure provided an excellent conduit to acquire new opportunities that culminated in the sale of a number of entitled assets to regional public and private homebuilders. 

Throughout his career, Mr. Pruett has also served as an expert witness given his vast experience in real estate finance, entitlement, development and construction. Mr. Pruett received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Southern California and is a licensed real estate broker in CA.

 

Blair, his wife Kristen, and two daughters reside on a property that he entitled and developed in coastal north San Diego County. His free time is occupied with jui-jitsu, paddleboarding, and camping.

TEAM MEMBERS

LORI GREEN

Entity Management, Clipper Capital Group

Lori Green oversees Office Management and Accounting at Clipper Capital Group where she also ensures daily administrative operations run smoothly.

Lori has spent the past three years contributing to the successful and timely completion of real estate transactions and entity management.

Prior to joining Clipper Capital Group, Lori spent several years serving as an Office Manager, Executive Assistant and Accounting Manager in the Information Technology industry in San Diego.

Lori holds a B.S. in Interior Design from Colorado State University as well as a Professional Certificate in Accounting Management from San Diego State University.

JARET LAROCCO

Marketing & Executive Assistant, Clipper Capital Group

Jaret LaRocco oversees Clipper Capital Group's branding and marketing strategy for all internal and external communication as well as digital, web, and print media.

 

Through marketing reviews and optimizing the organization’s online and print content, he hopes to boost renter interest and tenant turnover as well as improve the Company’s online strategy.

Prior to joining Clipper Capital Group, Jaret worked in customer service.

Jaret received a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of San Diego with an emphasis in Group and Team Development and has a growing interest in digital marketing and social media.