Peter Park is the Founder and Chairman of the Dreams Come True Foundation, a national organization that passionately advocates for increased sustainable homeownership, affordable housing, the empowerment of Asian American and minority communities, and to foster a more equitable society.
In addition to his role at the foundation, Peter is the CEO and Owner of Prime Properties Asset Management. With over 38 years of experience, Peter has expertise in Real Estate Brokerage, the Foreclosure industry, Property Management, the International Capital market, and servicing high-net-worth clients. He holds the designations of CCIM, CPM, and CIPS.
Peter has been a prominent guest speaker at numerous seminars and conferences, sharing his insights and knowledge. He has also served various nonprofit organizations, most notably spending 13 years with the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA). In 2012, as the President of AREAA’s Greater Los Angeles chapter, he launched the Super Summit. This mega real estate event rapidly gained acclaim, increasing the chapter’s membership from 100 to 1,000 within just 12 months and establishing it as the largest and leading chapter in the country. Later, Peter also served on AREAA’s national executive board as its Secretary and Treasurer. With extensive knowledge in the distressed real estate sector, Peter has collaborated with government entities such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD, and many major national banks.
Beyond his work in the United States, Peter served as the Investment Chair for Cityscape Korea and as an advisor for the Global Seoul Real Estate Association. He has organized five groundbreaking real estate trade missions to Korea since 2014.
On a personal note, Peter is an avid practitioner of the martial art Kumdo. He has a passion for singing and fine art. Born in Korea, raised in Ecuador, and educated in the United States, Peter is truly multicultural and trilingual, fluent in English, Spanish, and Korean.
Young Ahn works as a real estate agent with Century21 Ludecke, Inc in Arcadia, California. As a full-time, agent for over 31 years in the industry he specializes in luxury residential sales, new home sales, bank foreclosures, land acquisitions, and dealing with international buyers.
She was bestowed the awards of Centurion Producer, Master Producer, Top Quality Service Producer and the Business Leadership Award.
Young was born and raised in Seoul, Korea before moving to Los Angeles in the United States. She majored in Fashion Design and graduated from Ewha Woman’s University with a Bachelors Degree. She possesses a passion for serving the community as a volunteer with a few non-profit organizations, churches and schools.
She served in the Asian Real Estate Association Greater Los Angeles Chapter for 11 years as a Board of Director and in 2015 to 2016 its Chapter President; from 2014 to 2016 she took on the role as Korea Trade Mission Vice Chair, then in 2018 KTM’s Chairman; and in 2021 she undertook the role as Dreams Come True Foundation (otherwise known as the Korean American Real Estate Professionals) Founding President.
“I understand the importance of serving my clients with integrity, professionalism, and sincerity, this is what I do.
Other than my real estate business, my favorite things are traveling, watching Broadway shows, and enjoying different food; but most of all, enjoying all these together with family and friends.”
Alexander Kim is a dedicated advocate of affordable housing, serving as the President of the Orange County chapter board for the 23-24 year and also holding a vital role as the Co-Fundraising Committee Chair on the national board of the Dreams Come True Foundation. His journey into service began as a family-oriented individual with deep-rooted values, instilled during his early years helping at his parents’ Baltimore-based beauty supply business. His commitment to the cause extends back to his days as an active-duty military member while attending the United States Coast Guard Academy, where he honed his ‘Sail Ship’ mentality and leadership skills.
In 2003, Alexander ventured into the real estate industry, and his vast experience in mortgage, credit consulting, and real estate eventually led to the formation of HomeFirst Mortgage Bankers, a direct lending company, where he united a team of like-minded leaders. With a strong focus on teamwork, transparent communication, and unwavering integrity, Mr. Kim dedicates himself to the Dreams Come True Foundation, driven by his personal mantra: ‘If I can do it, then anyone can, and if I don’t do it, nobody will.’ His passion for serving the homeless and underserved communities through affordable housing solutions continues to shape the Foundation’s mission to make dreams come true for those in need.
Steven J. Lee possesses 20+ years of experience working in all aspects of the mortgage lending industry, which has afforded him the necessary attributes to serve as Treasurer for various non-profit organizations.
Working closely with a team of mortgage professionals totaling more than a century of mortgage lending experience, you would be hard pressed to find a financing scenario that Steven and his team cannot fulfill.
For the last 16 years, Mr. Chris Chung served as Managing Partner of Orsyn Abstracts, a title insurance company which focuses on the greater NY area along with NJ, CT, PA, and GA.
Orsyn’s core business primarily focuses on commercial real estate with a heavy concentration of clients in banking, investment finance, real estate development, and generally high-net-worth clientele and groups interested in real estate investment.
Along with ttitle insurance, Mr. Chung possesses expertise as a commercial real estate broker and authorized 1031 exchange agent. Prior to his engagement into this sector, Mr. Chung held the role of SVP with JPMorgan Chase in their Finance Division and their B2B Lending Group where he successfully spent 8 years working in the finance sector.
Apart from his professional career, Mr. Chung holds strong beliefs in giving back to the community that gave so much to him. He sat as the Board Chair of Korean Community Services (the largest and oldest operating Korean non-profit in the East Coast of the United States) since 2010.
He received a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University and a Masters of Arts from Hunter College, both for Archaeology and Anthropology. As a result, he possesses fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, and Korean languages with a conversational understanding of French and Italian.
Ms. Sunny Kim has been passionately engaged in the real estate business for 20 years. She worked as a top agent for Coldwell Banker and REMAX at the beginning of her career.
During the 2008 financial crisis, her business grew through transactions of short sale and bank foreclosure. And then she found company named “iProperties & Assets” in 2012 at Chicago area and since then she serves as a President / Managing broker of the company. She holds real estate licenses in Illinois, Georgia, and California. Her group handles transactions in all aspects of real estate, including residential, commercial, business, real estate management, and capital markets. She focuses on implementing customized services for each client through precise understanding of each client’s needs, value, lifestyle, dream and financial situation.
She graduated from Yonsei University in South Korea and came to the US as a foreign student in 1993 and received a Master of Science degree in Indiana. Before she worked in real estate, she worked as a researcher at Northwestern Medical School. She considers helping people professionally through real estate work as her calling, and she thinks that connecting the Korean American community with the mainstream and connecting Korea and the United States in the real estate market is her niche. In this aspect she is with KAREP’s vision, and she sees the great potential and growth of KAREP in the future. She has two sons and loves to golf, travel and taste wine.
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