Kelton Capaital Partners, LLC ("Kelton") is a real estate investment and development company founded in 2015 by Michael Holton and Kevin Smith who have been successfully sourcing, underwriting, structuring and managing real estate investments since 2010. Kelton is focused on identifying and acquiring unique real estate investment opportunities through extensive property specific analysis, and executing their strategy through hands on asset management. Kelton and its Partners have invested in the following areas:
- Bridge Financing
- Land Entitlement & Development
- Residential Single Family Rentals
Mike is a co-founder of Kelton and shares the responsibilities of evaluating new investing opportunities, portfolio management and business development with Kevin. In addition to forming Kelton, Mike has spent ten years working in project management in the defense industry. He has had the privilege of working at Fortune 500 firms including Lockheed Martin and L-3 Communications. Mike has had a strong interest in the Orlando real estate market from a young age and acquired his first property in 2009 and quickly realized the great opportunity the Central Florida real estate market had to offer. Mike received his Bachelor's degree in 2006 and his Master's in Business Administration in 2009 from the University of Central Florida.
Kevin is a co-founder of Kelton and shares the responsibilities of evaluating new investing opportunities, portfolio management and business development with Mike. Prior to forming Kelton, Kevin spent nine years working on the institutional fixed income desks of various Wall Street brokerage firms including Sandler O’Neill, Guggenheim Securities and Bear Stearns & Co. Kevin focused on the distribution of real estate related securitized products including residential and commercial mortgage backed securities (RMBS and CMBS). His interest in the financial markets combined with having a front row seat to the housing crisis prompted Kevin to begin evaluating real estate investment opportunities and subsequently acquired his first property in 2010. Kevin graduated from the University of Miami (FL) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance.