Yilam is the Principal and Founder of KL Capital Partners, a real estate finance company based in San Francisco. Yilam’s primary responsibility is business development and the sourcing and management of the firm’s capital sources. Since beginning his real estate finance career in 2002, he has been involved with the origination and execution of a full range of commercial and residential transactions. Prior to KL Capital Partners, he was a co-founder and top producer of Bridgeline Capital Group, a San Francisco-based real estate finance company. His volunteer work includes serving as an officer and board member of the Korean American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco. Yilam was born in San Francisco and has lived in the Bay Area his entire life. He is a loyal Giants, Warriors and 49ers fan and lives in San Francisco with his wife, Jamie, and their dog, Chowder.