@ 2018 Private Capital Investments

California DRE License #00427534 NMLS# 366083

Gary Bowers

Principal

Upon earning a football scholarship as a running back Gary attended Wichita State University and graduated in 1964. He accepted a position with Wells Fargo Bank in 1972 with the newly formed Commercial Banking Division.

He managed the commercial banking divisions sales group for several years before accepting a position in the Retail Banking Division as head of the statewide sales activity for all branches.

Gary resigned his position with Wells Fargo in 1980 to embark upon his entrepreneurial career. During the 1980’s Gary was involved in oil/gas drilling projects in Oklahoma, Tennessee, and West Virginia. In addition, Gary obtained his real estate brokers license in 1980 and began representing buyers and sellers of commercial real estate specializing in apartment buildings.

Gary also has personally owned and managed several apartment buildings, a shopping center, and an 80 stall horse boarding facility.

In the early 1990’s Gary began assisting clients to obtain financing that in most cases were very difficult to place and required extra effort and creativity. As a result of this activity, Gary founded Private Capital Investments and over the past 25 years has focused primarily in the private real estate financing business.

Damon Bowers

Principal

Damon was born in Hollywood, CA but was raised in Alamo. He graduated from Monte Vista High School in Danville in 1993 and University of the Pacific with a B.A. in English in 1997. Damon enjoyed a 6-year career beginning in 1998 in the A.F.L. beginning with the New York Cityhawks, owned and operated by Madison Square Garden which is where they played their home games. From there Damon played for the New England Seawolves in Hartford, Connecticut, the Houston Thunderbears, the Orlando Predators, and his final season was the with the Colorado Crush, owned by John Elway.

 

​While residing in Huntington Beach and still playing football in 2001, Damon obtained his Real Estate Salesperson license. During his off season, he began working as a broker’s assistant at Marcus & Millichap in Ontario, CA. Here Damon was groomed and tutored in the then booming commercial real estate market of the Inland Empire, northwest of Los Angeles. Damon was tasked with inventory analysis, Rent Roll verifications, investor pro-formas, and market research reports.

Upon retiring from football in 2003, Damon moved back to his hometown of Alamo and partnered with his Father. Damon’s immediate contribution to the company was to develop a private investor network to act as loan beneficiaries.  Damon is very familiar with the Bay Area culture and understands the real estate and capital market trends. Damon is uniquely qualified to intermediate transactions of all sizes and complexities between the borrower and beneficiary, providing equality of service and accountability while representing both parties.

 

Damon is very happily married to Lisa and is blessed with 3 beautiful children, Grace, Sam, and Colton. Damon relishes time with his family and enjoys coaching youth sports and traveling with his family. He loves golf and is a work in progress!

Leila Neri

Loan Processor

Leila Neri is a Queens New York Native with living most of her adult life in the Bay Area. Leila joined Private Capital Investments team in 2016. In her role as a loan processor, Leila ensures our borrowers as well as lenders receive the customer service and prompt attention Private Capital Investments is known for providing.  Leila Is also a Notary Public and a Certified Signing Agent.

​Maddie Crenshaw

Office Manager

Maddie Crenshaw joined Private Capital Investments in 2016 as our office manager.  She is the first line of contact through calls and visitors to our office.   Maddie brings years of customer service to our office. 

Joe McDonald

Business Development

Joe McDonald is a marketing professional with over 8 years of experience in the area of financial services. Mr. McDonald mainly works in the area of business development and strategic planning for the company, working to channel the company values and service offers to key client audiences. 

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Our Company Background

Private Capital Investments was founded with unwavering ethics and integrity. It is our mission to represent all of our clients with the utmost respect and accountability.

 

We understand the challenges and stress that borrowers endure throughout their real estate financing process.

 

With over 50 years of combined experience, the principals of Private Capital Investments can help to mitigate the stress for our clients by navigating them through the loan process in a concise, professional and transparent manner.

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