Paul Kneisel

Controller

Paul Kneisel joined Davlyn Investments in 2015.  He manages the Accounting department, including the financial statement reporting for eighty-plus investment entities.  Paul is the Yardi Voyager system administrator, online banking administrator, and IT contact.  His role involves training, motivating, and managing personnel; delivering consistent and accurate financial reporting; maintaining effective internal controls; analyzing operating results; and ensuring compliance with the various lending and tax requirements.

Prior to joining Davlyn Investments, Paul was hired as the Controller for American Rental Property Solutions in 2012.  The business was expanded into the Bridgewest Group in 2014.  Paul managed the accounting, financial reporting, analysis, and tax planning for a diverse set of business entities in the real estate, technology, and biotech industries.

From 2005 to 2012, Paul was the Controller of Griswold Real Estate Management.  He also managed a portfolio of large apartment communities, commercial properties, and receivership assets, as a Regional Manager.  The dual Controller/Regional Manager responsibilities taught Paul both sides of the business, providing a breadth of experience in residential and commercial real estate accounting and management.

Paul Kneisel graduated with a BS and an MSBA in Finance from San Diego State University.  He will complete a second Masters, an MBA in Accounting, in December 2020.  Paul is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of California.  He also holds a Broker license through the California Department of Real Estate, a Certified Property Manager designation (inactive) through the Institute of Real Estate Management, and an Accredited Residential Manager designation (inactive), also through the Institute of Real Estate Management.