Allied Argenta boasts a team of industry veterans with experience in all facets of multifamily investment, ownership and operations.
Our industrious team of professionals work diligently to provide our clients and investors turnkey solutions for their multifamily real estate investments. Our comprehensive acquisition process, and subsequent asset management services and unique exit strategy, helps to ensure that we provide outsized returns for our clients. We take great pride in the success of our assignments. Please contact us to discuss your interests.
The Leadership Team for Allied Argenta has extensive backgrounds in multifamily acquisitions, finance, operations, and rehabilitation.
Our leadership team has:
- Completed Hundreds of Millions in Real Estate Transactions
- Completed Transactions in over 12 different states
- Financed Hundreds of Millions in Multifamily Projects
- Management of Thousands of Units in 6 different states
- Secured Tax Exempt Bond Financing Over 50 Projects
- Underwritten over 150 Tax Credit Properties Resulting in Over $800 Million in Equity Investments
- Worked directly with over 10 Housing Authorities developing financing strategies to meet their capital needs
- Construction and Renovation of Hundreds of Multifamily Housing Units in multiple states
Tax Credit Properties
Million Dollars in Equity
Principal and CEO
Principal and COO
Director of Acquisitions
VP, Community Development
President & Founder, Hayes Gibson Property Services
Director of Development
Director of Construction
Construction Development Director
Senior Financial Analyst
Senior Construction Accountant
Quotes from Partners
Allied Argenta demonstrated superb skill and dedication and was backed by a powerful, mission – oriented project team for the Summerhill project in Las vegas. From day one Allied Argenta managed this project with Professionalism and Integrity exceeding all standards. It was my pleasure to have been a partner in this project.
Argenta Construction Group is truly a professional team that can access the project, develop a scope of work, source the materials needed to complete the project, schedule timely deliveries of product and complete the work required with excellence. “I am proud to be an integral part of the Argenta Construction Group team! Thank you for the opportunity to work with you! I look forward to your future projects.
We have been partnering with Allied since 2007, first as the Tax Credit Group and now as CBRE Affordable Housing. Allied consistently exhibits professionalism and demonstrates knowledge in the affordable housing industry. It is our pleasure to have a continuous relationship with Allied.
Allied is a great Ownership group to work with. They are very supportive, involved, and they really care about their assets.
Principal and CEO
Chuck O’Neal is the Principal and CEO of Allied Argenta‘s group of companies. Since 2001, Chuck has been a Principal with Bridge Ventures and Bridge Equity Partners which own and manage a portfolio of companies and real estate assets ranging from light manufacturing to specialty trades to mechanical and electrical engineering as well as commercial and multifamily real estate. Chuck also led the efforts in
the rehabilitation of a historicproperty. He currently serves on the Board of Salas O’Brien Engineers, Inc., which provides engineering and consulting services for energy, technology and infrastructure projects with an emphasis on energy efficiency and sustainable design.
Following successful ventures in the financial services industry, Chuck founded and managed a consulting and project management company that performs site acquisition, planning, architecture and engineering, in addition to both construction and property management for thousands of cellular sites for wireless carriers. Chuck also served on the board of Site Management Solutions, Inc. which manages and sublicenses hundreds of cellular sites to wireless telecommunications carriers in the public right-of-way. Chuck’s diverse business experience enables him to effectively analyze investment opportunities and implement strategies to appreciably enhance their value.
Chuck holds an MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of Notre Dame where he graduated with High Honors and was presented with the Dean’s Award. He also holds a B.A. in business economics from the University of California, Riverside and has his California Real Estate Broker’s license. Chuck is married with two children and lives in Santa Monica, California.
Anthony Jowid brings more than 20 years of operations, sales, marketing, and management experience to the Allied team. Prior to joining Allied Argenta, he was an Officer for the Rabine Group, a $200 Million group of companies focused on construction services and fuel distribution. He was charged with designing, implementing, and managing all sales and marketing efforts for the group’s 15 different companies. The Rabine Group was ranked as one of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in Illinois for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and listed in Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 fastest-growing companies in North America for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012. He was on the Board of the Schaumburg Business Association, as well as a member of the Executives’ Club of Chicago where he was on the Real Estate and Professional Services committees.
Prior to Rabine, Mr. Jowid was a Regional Vice President and equity partner with CertaPro Painters, North America’s largest painting company. During his nine years at CertaPro, he was an integral member of the executive team, which grew annual revenue from $60 Million to $200 Million in four years. His focus was on building and supporting operational, marketing, sales, and financial systems.
Anthony also co-founded and was a Vice President of Operations for Marathon Development Group, a real estate development company focused on developing residential communities. He was part of Marathon Homes, a subsidiary of Marathon Development Group, which built and sold over $40 million of single-family homes.
Anthony was a mentor for nine years to at-risk, inner-city youth, and served on the Board as well as the Interview, Selection, Disciplinary, and Marketing committees for Denver Urban Scholars. He was selected as the 2009 Male Mentor of the Year and 2011 Impact Person of the Year.
Anthony holds an M.B.A. with a concentration in International Business and a B.B.A. in Marketing from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business. Anthony is married with two children and lives in Santa Monica, California.
Brian Corbell, brings to Allied an extensive experience in acquisitions and asset management. Having worked for several institutional real estate developers and investors over his 20 year career, Brian has completed acquisitions of over $400mn in multifamily and other product types, asset managed $1.5bn loan and hard asset portfolios, developed property as a principal, and monetized historic tax credits.
Brian previously served as Head of Asset Management for Legg Mason Real Estate Investors where he asset managed $1.5bn of loan and hard asset portfolios across the U.S. and as Vice President at ING Realty Partners investing joint venture equity with developers in the western U.S. Previous to this, he spent 10 years in Japan where he acquired multiple property types throughout the country and became fluent in Japanese. Brian holds a B.A. in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara and is a California Real Estate Broker.
Yvonne Delgadillo brings with her extensive experience in nonprofit management, business development and grant writing. Her responsibilities include identifying and securing project grants and soft loans, developing housing models for developmentally disabled adults, research and project development as well as asset management.
Prior to her joining Allied, she worked as the Executive Director of a community development corporation along the US-Mexican border. As the Executive Director she incorporated innovative business practices to develop and grow the opportunities available to the organization. In six years, she increased the annual operating budget almost tenfold, and developed fee-for-service and revenue development opportunities for the organization’s long-term sustainability. During this time the organization also secured and managed a grant portfolio in excess of $15 million.
Yvonne has a Master’s of Nonprofit Administration Degree from the University of Notre Dame, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona and is a Certified Economic Development Professional (CEcD) through the International Economic Development Council. Yvonne currently resides in Santa Monica, California.
Carson is the President and founder of Hayes Gibson Property Services in Bloomington, Indiana, an affiliate partner of Allied Argenta. For over fifteen years, Carson was also a Senior Associate with the National Center for Housing Management (NCHM) in Washington D.C. In that capacity, he trained thousands of industry professionals on all facets of affordable housing throughout the United States. Carson has authored several publications on affordable housing and developed a video training series on housing management with NCHM.
Under his leadership, Hayes Gibson Property Services has received numerous national and state awards for best practices and innovations in housing management. Carson has been inducted into the Kentucky Housing Fall of Fame. Carson is a long-time real estate broker and graduate of Indiana University’s School of Education.
Hart Comess-Daniels brings nearly a decade of experience in the LIHTC industry. His responsibilities include underwriting potential acquisitions, conducting market and additional research related to acquisition opportunities, aiding in the new deal closing process, and engaging in ongoing financial analysis and research related to asset management.
Prior to joining Allied, Hart was an Account Manager with Boston Financial Investment Management. As Account Manager, he underwrote LIHTC transactions in over 25 states and closed more than $300 million in investor equity. Prior to his time at Boston Financial, he began his career as a project manager for two Southern California-based LIHTC developers where he gained valuable experience in site acquisition, finance, government agency negotiations, planning, design, and construction.
Hart received his bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Brandeis University. When he’s not in the office, you can find him on the tennis court, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.
Chad Ceccola is an Asset Manager who oversees the management of Allied Argenta’s growing property portfolio. He started his Allied career in 2017 as an Associate, underwriting potential deals and learning the fundamentals of LIHTC acquisitions and development.
Prior to joining Allied, Chad had over a decade of experience in property management and leasing as well as client, tenant, and vendor relations. He worked as a property manager in Los Angeles, overseeing the management of six multifamily apartment complexes and nine single-family residences. Chad is also a Certified Property Manager in the State of Oregon.
Chad received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis. Outside of the office, Chad spends his time enjoying the outdoors. In 2011 and 2015, Chad backpacked for nine days and a hundred miles to the summit of Mount Whitney to raise funds and awareness for The Pathway Home, a transition center for veterans with PTSD.
Andrew Sanders brings over a decade of experience in the financial industry. His responsibilities include preparing cash flow projections for acquisitions and development, conducting market research, assisting in the preparation of tax credit, bond, and soft fund applications, and supporting the team in closing acquisitions.
Before joining Allied, Andrew was an analyst at PREDEX Capital Management, an SEC-registered investment advisor to a 1940 Act mutual fund. He participated in portfolio management, daily asset valuations, performed analysis and due diligence on private real estate funds, and developed relationships with leading institutional fund sponsors. Before this, he created private placement memorandums for the sale of LLC membership units and Regulation D Limited Partnerships.
Andrew received his Bachelor’s in Economics from James Madison University. In his leisure time, he enjoys world literature and music and hiking, camping, and surfing.
Faisal Saleem is a Sr. Construction Accountant with Argenta Construction Group. Since 2003, Faisal has been involved in affordable housing projects’ accounting. Expert in many cutting-edge technologies such as Sage 300, 100, Procore, USGN Global platform, Smartsheet, etc., to help create and implement new processes and procedures. Trained as an auditor with an IT background and huge construction accounting exposure is a perfect combination for his position at Argenta Construction Group.
Faisal holds a Chartered Accountant Certificate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Commerce from Karachi University, Business and Accounting Certificates from Institute of Business Administration, and a holder of ACCP (Aptech Certified Computer Professional) Certificate. Faisal is married with four children and lives in Corona, California.
David Walls brings over 20 years of construction-related experience. Before Argenta, David worked for an affiliate, Hayes Gibson Property Services, and its Accounting Department for 10 years overseeing the financial activity of 32 projects during this time. Before HGPS, David was President of Stone Cabin Design, a custom design/build company producing an average of 40 projects a year. He has several years of carpentry, cabinetry/design, and estimating experience.
David has significant experience in all phases of building, execution, and management of the housing development process. He has a natural ability to organize, supervise, and build trust with key organization members. He supports pre-construction and construction projects in multiple states. David plays an essential role through most of each project’s cycle, from development to construction completion. His education was directed towards Architectural Preparation courses, emphasizing Math, Art, Design, and Drafting. David is married to Judy of 29 years, and they have a son Tabor.
Hayden Lockhart is an experienced project manager with over 15 years of construction management and general contractor experience. Hayden managed large and small projects coordinating architects, building engineers, government officials, subcontractors, and property management professionals to meet client timelines and budget constraints.
Hayden served as Managing Partner of Spectrum Installations & Improvements, LLC from 2004 until 2016. As Managing Partner, Hayden led approximately 10,000 residential and commercial renovation projects. During his time with Spectrum, Hayden developed operations in several states including California, Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia. Hayden expanded operations with each location growing to over $1 million in annualized sales at the end of the first year of operations.
Hayden’s commercial experience includes renovation and repairs in Wegmans and Safeway grocery stores, complete remodeling of Ford dealership showrooms, reconfiguring 130+ 7-11 convenience stores while the stores stayed open throughout the process. Hayden also managed apartment building and hotel remodels totaling several hundred units.
Hayden earned his B.S. from the University of California Riverside. When not working Hayden enjoys traveling, fly fishing, and hiking.
Douglas Wood has over 30 years of construction and project management experience. Prior to joining Argenta Construction, Doug spent several years focused on managing the renovation and new construction of hospitality, commercial, retail, and municipality projects. He ensured the successful completion of numerous national clients such as Hilton, Marriott, Sheraton, IHG, and Holiday Inn.
Doug owned and operated a multimillion-dollar construction company performing structural restorations, repairs, buildouts, and additions on single and multifamily homes, condominiums, and commercial buildings.
Mr. Wood spent many years as a Vice President, Senior Project Manager, and Construction Manager for regional and national construction companies rehabilitating and constructing new industrial projects, water production and wastewater treatment plants, power generation and transmission projects as well as high-rise structural and waterproofing projects.
Doug served in the U.S. Navy as a Petty Officer 2nd Class worked as an Avionics Technician and obtain his status as an Aviation Warfare Specialist.
Jason has spent the last 13 years in the affordable housing industry. Most recently, he’s been successfully structuring and closing on 15 acquisition rehabilitation projects representing approximately 1,400 units for a national affordable housing developer. Before that, Jason originated $500M+ in affordable housing tax credit investments representing 5,000 units for CREA, a premier national tax credit syndicator.
Jason started his career with an Illinois affordable housing developer and developed, constructed, and managed 25 properties containing over 1,300 units. Jason holds a J.D. and an M.B.A. from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Benedictine University. He is a licensed attorney and CPA in Illinois. He is married with two children and lives in the Indianapolis area.
Martin Casagrand brings over 15 years of construction project management, property management, and construction contracting. Before joining Argenta, Marty was a Senior Project Manager for an affordable housing developer and general contractor. He led six (6) Project Managers in several states, successfully remodeling and rehabilitating multifamily properties totaling approximately $35 million.
Marty was a Manager of Capital Improvement Projects and supervised 22 simultaneous construction projects for a portfolio of 29 multifamily apartment communities totaling approximately 3,000 units throughout the Midwest, South, and Texas. Marty also owned a property management company and managed 75 rental properties.
Mr. Casagrand served in the U.S. Army as a Captain of the 82nd Airborne Division.
He holds a Master’s in Project Management, Construction Management, and Professional Studies of Real Estate and a Bachelor’s in Communications. He is a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), a LEED Green Associate, has his Real Estate License, and is OSHA 10 Certified.