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Longhorn III Investments, LLC is a hard money lender based in Dallas, TX. We were formed in 2008 to help provide hard money loans to the single family residential investing market in Texas. Since then we have grown to expanded our hard money loan programs to multiple states along with doing hard money loans on multifamily and  commercial investment properties as well.  As a Texas based hard money lender we will fund both the rehab and purchase price of a property up to 70% of the after repaired value (ARV). Our complimentary businesses include a title company in both Dallas and Houston through Excel Title, 2 real estate funds that operate in all aspects of single family investing, and our combined law practice of over 27 years.

Our wealth of experience puts us in the unique position of being able to help investors through all aspects of each transaction.

Mike-Profile-PicMichael L. Hoffman - Principal

Michael Hoffman, Attorney & Principal of Longhorn III Investments, LLC, a private lending company since July of 2008. He is the manager of Trident Realty Investments, LLCs, a real estate company that currently has over $20 million dollars in loans and owns over $2 million in single family properties. Being such an active investor and manager of a hard money lender Michael has a wealth of investor related information to pass on. He is a licensed attorney and has been practicing law in the State of Texas since November 1994. His firm, Hoffman & Kaliser P.C. also acts as a fee office of Excel Title. The title offices in Dallas and Houston have been helping investors facilitate title closings since February of 2006.

Prior to graduating from St. Mary’s School of Law, Mr. Hoffman attended the University of Texas in Austin. Mike lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife Shannon, son Jacob and daughter Daly.

 

Merrill KaliserMerrill L. Kaliser – Principal

Merrill is a principal in Longhorn III Investments, LLC. (a private lending company since July of 2008.) He is also the manager of Trident Realty Investments, LLC (a real estate company formed to do hard   money loans, buy and sell single family properties, and purchase notes). Trident’s current portfolio has over $20,000,000 in loans.

Merrill is a licensed attorney and has been practicing law in the State of Texas since November 2000. His firm, Hoffman & Kaliser P.C. also acts as a fee office of Excel Title. The title company have been helping investors facilitate closings of both residential and commercial properties since February of 2006.  Merrill is also a principal of an entity that has acquired, rehabbed and leased over $50,000,000 in single family residences in the first ten months of it’s operations. Merrill’s team continues to acquire, rehab and lease up to 100+ properties per month throughout Texas.

Prior to graduating from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Mr. Kaliser attended the University of Texas in Austin where he first met Mr. Hoffman. Merrill lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife Kim, daughters Victoria and Mikayla and son Zolomon.

 

cf_headshotChristopher B. Friedl – VP of Marketing

cfriedl@longhorninvestments.com – 214.420.7311

Christopher has 11 years experience in the field of Direct Marketing and Sales. He came to Longhorn III Investments with a background in financial services and real estate investing. Prior to working with Longhorn III Investments Christopher worked as head of marketing and joint ventures for Lifestyles Unlimited in Dallas. Christopher has wide array of experience in marketing and real estate. His  relationships and versatile skill set in the real estate investing market have been crucial in expanding the services offered to real estate investors and lenders.

Christopher currently lives in Irving with his wife Julia and 3 children (Sarah, Christopher III, and Sebastian). He graduated from the University of Dallas College of Business with a degree in Business Leadership.

 

rk_portraitRyan Kimura – VP of Sales & Business Development

rkimura@longhorninvestments.com – 214.420.7349

Ryan is the VP of Sales & Business Development for Longhorn III Investments. Ryan has an extensive background in Real Estate lending from residential to commercial to hard money. He also has a unique understanding of self-directed retirement accounts and utilizing them for real estate investments & other alternative investments from his time spent at Quest IRA, Inc. as the VP of Sales & Marketing. Previous to that he was an Investment Consultant for a hard money lender in which he was managing over $80 Million dollars worth of investor funds, over half of which was from retirement accounts. He   also practices what he teaches as he is actively investing with his own money and retirements accounts into residential & multifamily real estate, as well as private/hard money loans. Ryan grew up in Seattle, WA and after a stop for a few years in Las Vegas, NV he landed in Dallas, TX. In 2011 the Dallas Business Journal honored him by naming him to the list of 40 Under Forty.

Ryan graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a BA in Business Administration with a double major in Economics. He also played for the UPS Logger NCAA III baseball team.