About Us

The Pilot-Legacy Private Equity Group comprises professionals from a diverse background—combining leadership, managerial and technical expertise as the cornerstones of an excellent investment opportunity.

Lane Beene

  • Education: United States Air Force Academy, B.S., 1991; Sul Ross State University, Master of Business Administration, 1997
  • 28-year Lt Col, USAF; Command Pilot with 5,000 flight hours; extensive combat experience
  • Supervises 300 USAF Airmen; oversees $62M annual flying budget in U.S. and Middle-East
  • 10 single-family residential properties acquired between 2000-2006; value-add, long-term hold
  • 9 multi-family commercial properties acquired since 2008; $7M portfolio repair budget
  • Apartment Association of Tarant County - Property of the Year (#1 of 1,450 properties)
  • Extraordinary ROI on full-cycle investments - 35% and 215%; $47M portfolio, $25M equity raised

Rich Lowe

  • Education: University of Texas at Austin, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1988; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Master of Aeronautical Science, 1998
  • 28-year Lt Col, USAF; Command Pilot with 5,500 military hours; extensive combat experience
  • Supervised and facilitated the professional development of thousands of military officers; oversaw multi-million-dollar operational budget in U.S. and Europe
  • AFEUR (USAF Europe warfighting organization) military intelligence analyst and briefer
  • 21-year commercial airline pilot - Continental and United Airlines; Captain, Boeing 737; 15,000 civilian hours; extensive leadership and management experience
  • 20-year real estate investor; single-family, multi-family, and farm and ranch investments throughout Texas; multi-family property owner in Germany

Rodolfo Martinez

  • 32 years experience in the multi-family and construction management industries
  • Facilities technician; supervisory and managerial roles in multi-family since 1986
  • President, Za Texas Renovations and Remodeling; developed both commercial and residential properties
  • Vice President, Legacy Construction; has superintended numerous successful construction projects in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Alabama, Arkansas, and Texas
  • Coordinates personnel schedules for 100s of contractors for numerous, ongoing projects
  • Materials and cost estimate specialist; uncanny ability to keep project on time and on budget

Edwin Sosa

  • 30 years experience in multi-family industry and construction management
  • 20 years as Director of Maintenance for Greystar and Pinnacle Property Management
  • Supervised 45,000 apartment units; trained 6,000 maintenance technicians
  • President, Legacy Construction (2008 - 2019); Class 1 GC license
  • Conducts 8-12 large-scale, multi-family projects annually; $10M annual revenue
  • Manages 70 sub-contractors to service and maintain 20 properties across Texas
  • Purchased 3 multi-family properties, value-add and core plus strategies; full-cycle execution with 50% ROI

Michael Walker

  • Extensive experience as framing contractor; built 100s of homes and apartments
  • GC for four properties: 240-units in Mesquite, Texas; 264-units in Forth Worth, Texas; 164-units in Benbrook, Texas; and 104-units in Carrollton, Texas
  • Purchased 48 existing multi-family properties
  • Purchased two existing multi-family sites in Charlotte, North Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia; re-zoned and sold
  • Executive Development Team - Simpson Housing; developed 1,596 total units in Phoenix, Arizona and North Dallas, Texas
  • Extensive renovation experience; 24 major property rehabs
  • Owner, Walker-Holder Property Management in Addison, Texas; managing approximately 3,000 "doors"

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