5757 Wilshire Blvd, Ste. 448
Los Angeles, CA 90036
P: 323 641 3622
E: contact@fmbdevelopment.com

Quality. Luxury. Community.

FMB builds, acquires, and finances luxury real estate to build a more vibrant Los Angeles

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Capabilities

FMB’s trusted network of real estate experts and advisors are ready to support acquisition, financing, and development for every kind of project, from single-family homes to large-scale mixed-use developments.

Acquire

Finding properties that meet FMB Group’s standards and our client’s requirements in design, luxury and location.

Finance

Offering clients a pathway to make their dream homes an affordable reality through solutions tailored to our clients’ means.

Develop

Designing luxury resident real estate that blends our commitment to modern designs with a dedication to maintaining the community fabric.

Live

Ayala by FMB is FMB’s brand for thoughtfully-designed residential properties. Ayala’s single-family and multi-family homes reflect a commitment to graceful, intuitively designed communities that support the lives of individuals who live in and around them.

1317 Hope Street

DTLA

This landmark seven story, mixed-use development will feature 38 units of housing, primarily modern studios and one-bedroom apartments along with two luxury penthouse suites. The ground-level of the building will offer 4,000 square feet of retail space. learn more

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Leadership

Both the FMB Group and FMB Development are directed by CEO Ilan Kenig, whose extensive knowledge and experience in fundraising, team building, and project management have led FMB Development to become a premiere real estate development firm in the greater Los Angeles area.

Ilan Kenig

CEO, FMB Group

Ilan Kenig

CEO, FMB Group

Ilan Kenig is an accomplished entrepreneur and the CEO of FMB Group. He brings more than 30 years of domestic and international experience in the legal, financial, and management aspects of real estate development projects along with vast knowledge of administration and team building.

A results-oriented and decisive leader, Ilan’s steady stewardship has quickly led FMB Development to preeminence in the Los Angeles real estate world.

Over the course of his esteemed career, Ilan has secured over $100 million of funds for a variety of real-estate transactions, and has committed to investing in communities before and after construction.

A former Lieutenant Colonel in the Israel Defense Forces, Ilan is active with a range of non-profit organizations, including the Israeli American Council, AIPAC, and Larger Than Life.

FMB Development recognizes that we are not just in the business of building residential or retail space. We are also in the business of building community. And we take that responsibility very seriously.

Ilan Kenig, CEO, FMB GROUP

Jonathan Toubian

Chief Financial Officer

Jonathan Toubian

Chief Financial Officer

As the Chief Financial Analyst, Jonathan is responsible for managing all aspects of financial structuring for the business. Jonathan has a proven executive management track record and over 10 years of experience interpreting and analyzing all forms of financials. Prior to joining FMB, Jonathan was the interim CFO for BlueFly, where he was responsible for all finance and accounting functions. Previously, he served as a Senior Analyst within the private equity field for seen years. Jonathan has also served as the President and Founder of Keep it Kosher, which became the largest Kosher concessions business to provide services at sporting events.  He earned his BS and MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

FMB Development recognizes that we are not just in the business of building residential or retail space. We are also in the business of building community. And we take that responsibility very seriously.

Ilan Kenig, CEO, FMB GROUP

Ron Biral

Financial Controller

Ron Biral

Financial Controller

As the Financial Controller for FMB, Ron is passionate about increasing financial efficiency for real estate ventures. He has applied that enthusiasm to over 10 years of experience in accounting, in both the public and private sector. Before joining the company, Ron served as the Accounting Manager for a real estate developer in Vancouver.  He obtained his Bachelors in Accounting at BCIT in Burnaby, BC and went on to achieve his CPA designation.

Eran Goldwirth

Project Coordinator

Eran Goldwirth

Project Coordinator

As a Property Manager, Eran works hand-in-hand with vendors and developers, to provide responsive and quality assistance to all stakeholder in the development process. He is always available and eager to answer client requests and questions.

Kathy Lam

Staff Accountant

Kathy Lam

Staff Accountant

As the Staff Accountant, Kathy manages all accounts payable and assists the Controller with all accounting needs for developments ranging from single family homes to multi-unit mixed-use spaces.  In addition to managing internal administration needs, Kathy liaises with partners on behalf of contractors to ensure that all external coordination runs smoothly. 

David Abitan

Project Manager

David Abitan

Project Manager

As a Project Manager, David is responsible for overseeing the daily progress of all projects, including oversight of associated consultant work, safety compliance and maintenance, and working with HOA coordinators. 

Tal Kenig

Property Manager

Tal Kenig

Property Manager

Tal has over seven years of experience in property management and real estate sales, with an emphasis on managing short-term rental properties.

Sara Brudoley

Head of Retrofit Division

Sara Brudoley

Head of Retrofit Division

Sara comes to FMB with a background in sales, where she built her leadership and management skills, learned to create effective presentations, manage team projects, and build training sessions for new associates. She now uses those skills every day in her position as the head of the Retrofit division.

Ted Fox

Sales Manager, Retrofit Division

Ted Fox

Sales Manager, Retrofit Division

Ted is the lead Sales Manager for the Retrofit Division at FMB Development, which ensures all retrofit development conforms to strict safety and environmental standards.

Tom Porat

Architectural Designer

Tom Porat

Architectural Designer

Tom is an Architectural Designer with experience in designing residential and mixed-use spaces of all sizes. Born and raised in Israel, Tom graduated with distinction from Tel Aviv University with a Bachelors degree in Architecture. During her years in school, she traveled abroad and lived in Milan, Italy and Shanghai, China, where she learned about international architectural styles and aesthetics that shaped and refined her own architectural approach. Tom believes that design is more than just building a space – it’s about creating an atmosphere. 

Polina Lanskikh

Administrative Assistant

Polina Lanskikh

Administrative Assistant

Originally from Belarus, Polina moved to the United States two years ago to pursue an advanced degree in real estate studies. Polina is excited to work at FMB Development and get on-the-job training in the field of real estate and urban development.  She has a BS in Architecture from Brest State Technical University.

Our Values

 

Quality

FMB Development creates state-of-the-art properties that utilize only the highest quality materials and finishes.

Innovation

With our eye on the future, we integrate breakthrough design, green and sustainable features, and smart home technology.

Community

We work to leave every neighborhood where we operate better than when we came. We create strategic partnerships with the local communities to design properties that seamlessly integrate with and contribute to each area’s unique character and needs.

Philanthropy

We give back in every community where we do business.