Lewis G. Feldman serves as President of KBS Direct, a subsidiary of KBS of Newport Beach, California, the 8th largest office owner in the United States. Since 1982, Mr. Feldman has helped raise and deploy more than $100 billion in debt and equity for commercial real estate companies, pubic and price infrastructure, and technology companies. Lew's advice has contributed to the successful launch and growth of many of the top online debt and equity fundraising platforms, including ArborCrowd, ClearCapital, CrowdStreet, Fundrise, KBS Capital Advisors, RealtyMogul, RealCrowd, and Wealthforge. Mr. Feldman has numerous media appearances to his credit on CNBC, CBS, Bloomberg Television, ABC, Fox, NPR, and Sirius XM. His ideas and opinions on capital raising and real estate have been featured in Barron’s, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Feldman spearheaded leading REIT law firm Goodwin Procter LLC in developing its California offices. Lew is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, School of Law, where he served as Executive Editor of the Law Review, and the University of California, Santa Cruz, with highest honors. Mr. Feldman is nationally ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers, US News - Best Lawyers, and The Legal 500, and is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Feldman serves as Chairman of the Board of the UCLA Center for Real Estate, at the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, where he lectures on capital formation and technology.