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Rex K.

1835 Newport Boulevard Telephone: 714-746-8282 Suite A-109 Costa Mesa, California, 92627 _________________________________________________________________________ ______

Professional Resume
Summary: Over 30 years of domestic and international experience in commercial, industrial, multi and single family real estate, senior housing projects of various acuity levels and self storage facilities. Areas of expertise include sourcing and structuring equity capital at the entity level, joint venture developments and acquisitions. Arranging construction and long term financing, ground up developments, acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, management and marketing. Nova Pacific Realty Investments, LLC 1835 Newport Boulevard, Suite A 109 Costa Mesa, California, 92627 January 2007 Present (5 years 6 months) Laguna Niguel and Costa Mesa, California. Nova Pacific provides real estate investment and development due diligence, consulting and project management services for institutional and individual investors, developers, banks, law and accounting firms and brokers. Mr. Smith performs all aspects of a transaction, including, but not limited to; coordination of legal, title, surveying, environmental site assessments, market and feasibility studies, architecture, civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering, lease abstracting, systems reviews, and HVAC inspections, cost estimates, budgets and scheduling. Chief Executive Officer Corporate Capital Group (CCG) 275 East Baker Street Costa Mesa, California 1999 2007 (7 years and 1month) CCG was a developer and investor in commercial office, industrial, self storage, residential and senior housing communities. The company was partnered with Birtcher Construction Services BCS and S. J. Amoroso Construction Company, a public works contractor with US $1,000,000,000 in annual volume. Joined the company at the startup phase and led the growth from inception to a net worth in excess of $22,000,000, becoming profitable in the second year of operations. Acting in the role of CFO for its affiliate, obtained 12 new construction projects valued in excess of $130,000,000. Managed all aspects of CCG, from defining the product and business plans through raising the third party equity capital, arranging construction and term loans, locating and acquiring land. Founded Global Self Storage and developed institutional quality self storage projects in Southern California, containing over 1,800 units in 240,000 square feet. Assembled land, obtained the entitlements, demolished the existing improvements and developed a 62,000 square foot free standing Food 4 Less Market under a long term (20 years) triple net lease, guaranteed by the Kroger Company. The all-in development cost was $8,100,000 and CCG sold its interest in the project for $11,250,000.

Page -2 In conjunction with experienced development partners CCG formed Signature Pacific Development Company (SPDC) to develop projects on the Central Coast and Central Valley CA. SPDC acquired and entitled an 82 unit single-family subdivision in Stockton, CA, developed 85 single-family lots in Lompoc, CA and sold the lots to homebuilders. Entitled a 450 acre Master Planned Community in Santa Maria, CA, yielding in excess of 900 single-family lots, 300,000 square feet of retail space and 185,000 square feet of industrial buildings.

Vice President, Capital Finance Birtcher Real Estate Group Laguna Niguel, California 1996 1999 (3 years) Birtcher Real Estate Group (BREG) is a 75 year old international real estate development, investment and management company. Responsibilities encompassed sourcing equity capital, corporate and real estate financing for the various BREG operating divisions comprised of Birtcher Senior Properties (BSP), Birtcher Commercial Development (BCD) and Birtcher Property Services (BPS). Facilitated an equity capital commitment with a publicly traded (NYSE) company to provide 100% of the equity funding for eight future BSP senior residence developments. Created new banking relationships and unsecured revolving line of credits, equipment financing, construction and bridge financing. Secured 100% equity funding from a Canadian based investor, structured as subordinate, participating debt for 4 new senior housing developments; Crown Cove in Corona del Mar/Newport Beach, Casa Paloma, Imperial Gardens and Raincross Senior Care Community.

Senior Vice President, Investment and Finance Knowlton Realty Ltd. Los Angeles, California 1994 1996 (2 years) An international real estate firm headquartered in Calgary, Canada, with offices in cities across Canada and the Western United States, with transactions exceeding $1 Billion annually. Engaged by Highridge Partners to market high rise office buildings and parking structures, at 800888 Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles containing 230,000 square feet. Sold to an LA based property investment company. Provided advisory services to Canadian based lenders, for six downtown Los Angeles mid-rise office buildings, comprised of 412,000 square feet. Performed valuation analysis and consulting services on 2 office buildings in the Los Angeles Jewelry District containing 302,000 square feet.

Director, Investment Division Knight Frank International Los Angeles, California 1988 1993 (5 years)

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Knight Frank LLP is the leading independent global commercial and residential property consultancy. Its global network, including US based Newmark Knight Frank, encompasses 196 offices in 38 countries with 7,500 professionals, handling US $700 billion worth of commercial and investment transactions annually. 1988: Started with the company as Vice President, Investment Division 1989: Promoted to Director, Investment Division Obtained contracts to represent, major U.S., European and Asian companies for the disposition of mixed-use portfolios and single assets and securing of joint venture equity capital, exceeding $1.42 billion dollars in value. Brokered the sale of Park LaBrea, containing 4,200 apartment units, situated on 168 acres in west Los Angeles on behalf of a major publicly traded real estate development and investment company. Assembled 4 office buildings for the redevelopment of a 900,000 square foot high rise office and retail project located at 6th and Lucas Streets in downtown Los Angeles. Represented Mitsui Fudosan USA for the sale of two office buildings, containing 120,000 square feet in Woodland Hills, California.

Senior Vice President, J.R. Fulton & Company, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1978 1988 (10 years) The company was distinguished as the largest commercial, industrial and investment real estate firm in the State of Oklahoma. 1978: Recruited by the Company as a commercial real estate sales associate 1979: Promoted to Vice President 1981: Promoted to Senior Vice President Played a key role in the growth of the company from 8 members to over forty professional brokers, and employees. Was the highest individual producer for 24 separate months and maintained production in the upper ten per cent of total company revenues over a ten-year period. Transacted over 3,000,000 square feet of industrial properties, 5,100 acres of development land, 1,200,000 square feet of retail centers and free standing buildings and transacted 17 office buildings containing over 1,800,000 square feet, and over 3,100 apartment units. Director, Leasing and Marketing Life Investors Realty Company/American Property Trust (a REIT administered by the Company), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, a subsidiary of Life Investors Insurance Company based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (2 years, 1 month) 1976: Joined the company as a Leasing Agent 1977: Promoted to Director, Leasing and Marketing Responsible for the management and leasing of seventeen office buildings and the supervision of property managers for an apartment, self storage and industrial portfolio.

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Implemented a capital improvement program for the entire portfolio. Oversaw the tenant improvements by negotiating contracts with trade contractors and controlling the costs and schedules. Created a leasing program for the office building portfolio that resulted in an increase in occupancy from 37% to 93% culminating in the successful disposition of all properties. Rex K Smith Publications, Selected Business Relationships and Education

Publications: California Business Magazine, California Real Estate Journal, California Real Estate Magazine, Commercial Property News, International Real Estate Journal, Los Angeles Business Journal, Los Angeles Times, National Real Estate Investor, Real Estate Forum, Southern California Real Estate Journal, Southern California Property Guide, Southwest Real Estate News, The Daily Oklahoman, The Journal Record, The Dallas Morning News, Pacific Rim Property Reports Selected Business Relationships: AT&T, Aetna Life & Casualty Company, American Fidelity Companies, AMPROP, Birtcher Real Estate Group, California Bank & Trust, Commerce Bank, Crinco Real Estate Fund, Daiwa Real Estate Company, Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, Ferguson Partners, First Interstate Bank, Fidelity National Bank, First National Bank of Oklahoma, Fleming Foods, Ford Motor Credit Corporation, Forest City Enterprises, GE Credit, Guaranty Federal Bank, General Cinema Corporation, Haiwa Securities, Heller Financial Corporation, Highridge Partners, Hertz Corporation, Hodges Realty & Development, Inter First Bank of Dallas, Liberty National Bank, Life Investors Insurance Company, Mathis Brothers, McDonalds Corporation, Mitsui Fudosan USA, Mortgage One Corporation, National Life Insurance Company, Oklahoma National Bank, Pacific Western Bank, Pacific Mercantile Bank, Parian Capital Corporation, PepsiCo, Pepco Stopping Centers, Phillips Petroleum Company, Prudential Bache Securities, Salomon Smith Barney, Security Pacific National Bank, Southern California Bank & Trust, Trammel Crow Company, Texaco, Washington National Life, Watson Taylor Company.
Professional Affiliations:

Past Chairman, Professional Standards and Ethics Committee, Metropolitan Board of Realtors (youngest person in board history to hold this position) and member of six other boards, California Self Storage Association, International Self Storage Association, National Association of Realtors, National Marketing Institute (CCIM).

University Of Central Oklahoma: Studies: Psychology, Business and Property Management CCIM Institute: Investment Analysis, Real Estate Taxation, Market & Use Analysis, Commercial Real Estate Valuation, Real Estate Marketing Premier Schools: California Real Estate License Sapp Institute of Real Estate: Oklahoma Real Estate Brokers ONeil School of Real Estate: Oklahoma Real Estate License Mr. Smith has attended over 26 additional professional courses comprised of Financial Analysis, Appraisal, Excel and MS Word, Argus Analysis, Sales and Marketing training.