About Us

Direct Access. Turnkey Apartment Investments. Professional Operators.

With over 35+ years of combined professional apartment investment experience, we created a vertically integrated platform that offers you equal access with no middle man to apartment community investments via The SAFE Method™.

At APTVEST
We Are Proven Professional Operators

With over 35+ years of combined professional apartment investment experience and watching greedy unprofesionals in the apartment investment industry, we understand your need to take as much risk off the table as possible.

This is why we created a vertically integrated platform that offers you equal access to apartment community investments via The SAFE Method™.

The SAFE Method™ stands for Source, Analyze, Finance and Exit and is the proven rigorous filter we use to qualify opportunities. By bringing the three most critical components under one roof – Investment, Construction and Management – we cover all bases relating to the investment and operation of multifamily real estate.

In summary, at APTVEST, we know apartment investing!

$100M

Current Portfolio Value

1,100+

Units and Growing

11

Acquisitions and Growing

$20M+

In Renovations Managed

$25M

In Equity Raised

Why We Created APTVEST

APTVEST exists to level the playing field for everyday investors

to pursue purposeful and profitable real estate investments.  We have a passion for creating communities through investing.

Kevin Parrish

Founder & Co-Managing Partner

Kevin Parrish has been in the multifamily real estate industry for more than 10 years.

His experience includes everything from market research and financial analysis to business development and developing new client relationships.

Previously having worked at two national real estate investment sales firms (Marcus & Millichap and Apartment Realty Advisors now Newmark Knight Frank), Kevin gained valuable experience in acquisitions, dispositions, debt and equity, private and corporate partnerships, corporate structures, and portfolio sales.

He has been closely involved in over $3 billion of multifamily investment transactions.  Kevin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a Minor in Business Communications from Sam Houston State University.

He is currently pursuing a Master of Jurisprudence in Wealth Management from Texas A&M School of Law.  Kevin is married with two children.

Brett Ziatoon

Co-Managing Partner

Brett Zaitoon began his career in real estate over a decade ago with the acquisition of one single family home.

Through repositioning his assets and effective property management, he transformed that acquisition into substantial multifamily holdings and the creation of Allied Property Management, a successful multifamily property management company.

Brett’s unique experience in managing dozens of properties over the past 11 years has enabled him to see value and spot potential pitfalls where others may not.

As the president and founder of Allied Property Management, Brett has increased the net operating income for his clients by identifying additional profit centers and maximizing the full potential of the properties he manages.  Brett is married and has three children.

Eric Willis

Co-Managing Partner

Eric Willis is a partner and co-founder of the law firm of Libby Sparks Willis Starnes PLLC, practicing in real estate and finance with an emphasis in multifamily real estate acquisition and disposition.

Over the past decade, Eric has facilitated the acquisition, disposition and/or refinancing of more than 10,000 multifamily apartment units.  Additionally, while practicing law in Las Vegas during the Great Recession, Eric was involved in more than 100 loan workouts and/or foreclosures, where he gained valuable insight on how to avoid problems that often plague deals.

Having worked at some of the largest law firms in the world for the vast majority of his career, Eric has acted as counsel in connection with the acquisition/disposition or financing of more than $3 billion worth of assets.

Eric has a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a minor in Business from Northwest Missouri State University and received his J.D. from Pepperdine School of Law.  Eric is married and has two children.

Josh Kohler

Executive Director

Joshua Kohler began his career in commercial real estate at a large national retailer as an analyst in 2012.

With a passion for analysis, he quickly rose to Development Manager, performing site selections based on revenue analysis across the country.

During his tenure there, he oversaw Real Estate Transactions for 225 stores, finding an average of 14 new sites or relocations every year.  In 2018 Josh made the move to multifamily real estate as a financial analyst for BKE Capital, now APTVEST. Josh has underwritten over $500 million of multifamily investments.

In addition to multifamily investments, he also enjoys actively studying market trends and managing various types of investments.

Joshua has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration majoring in Accounting and Financial Management from Abilene Christian University.  Josh is married with one child.

Kevin Parrish

Founder & Co-Managing Partner

Kevin Parrish has been in the multifamily real estate industry for more than 10 years.

His experience includes everything from market research and financial analysis to business development and developing new client relationships.

Previously having worked at two national real estate investment sales firms (Marcus & Millichap and Apartment Realty Advisors now Newmark Knight Frank), Kevin gained valuable experience in acquisitions, dispositions, debt and equity, private and corporate partnerships, corporate structures, and portfolio sales.

He has been closely involved in over $3 billion of multifamily investment transactions.  Kevin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a Minor in Business Communications from Sam Houston State University.

He is currently pursuing a Master of Jurisprudence in Wealth Management from Texas A&M School of Law.  Kevin is married with two children.

Brett Ziatoon

Co-Managing Partner

Brett Zaitoon began his career in real estate over a decade ago with the acquisition of one single family home.

Through repositioning his assets and effective property management, he transformed that acquisition into substantial multifamily holdings and the creation of Allied Property Management, a successful multifamily property management company.

Brett’s unique experience in managing dozens of properties over the past 11 years has enabled him to see value and spot potential pitfalls where others may not.

As the president and founder of Allied Property Management, Brett has increased the net operating income for his clients by identifying additional profit centers and maximizing the full potential of the properties he manages.  Brett is married and has three children.

Eric Willis

Co-Managing Partner

Eric Willis is a partner and co-founder of the law firm of Libby Sparks Willis Starnes PLLC, practicing in real estate and finance with an emphasis in multifamily real estate acquisition and disposition.

Over the past decade, Eric has facilitated the acquisition, disposition and/or refinancing of more than 10,000 multifamily apartment units.  Additionally, while practicing law in Las Vegas during the Great Recession, Eric was involved in more than 100 loan workouts and/or foreclosures, where he gained valuable insight on how to avoid problems that often plague deals.

Having worked at some of the largest law firms in the world for the vast majority of his career, Eric has acted as counsel in connection with the acquisition/disposition or financing of more than $3 billion worth of assets.

Eric has a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with a minor in Business from Northwest Missouri State University and received his J.D. from Pepperdine School of Law.  Eric is married and has two children.

Josh Kohler

Executive Director

Joshua Kohler began his career in commercial real estate at a large national retailer as an analyst in 2012.

With a passion for analysis, he quickly rose to Development Manager, performing site selections based on revenue analysis across the country.

During his tenure there, he oversaw Real Estate Transactions for 225 stores, finding an average of 14 new sites or relocations every year.  In 2018 Josh made the move to multifamily real estate as a financial analyst for BKE Capital, now APTVEST. Josh has underwritten over $500 million of multifamily investments.

In addition to multifamily investments, he also enjoys actively studying market trends and managing various types of investments.

Joshua has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration majoring in Accounting and Financial Management from Abilene Christian University.  Josh is married with one child.

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