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Our Team

Diversified Experience Managing Your Capital


Purna Dokku

Managing Partner


Purna manages the investment decisions and investor relations firmwide.   For the past decade, Purna has been successfully investing in land that lies in the path of growth, re-zoning for maximum value and re-selling the property for profitable returns.  His investment strategy requires significant due diligence and underwriting knowledge, all of which he applies to our multi-family acquisition strategy.  As an entrepreneur, Purna has been consistently achieving double-digit growth in his business investments by adding new clients year over year.

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Stephen Karbelk



Stephen oversees that acquisition and long-range planning functions.  Since 1990, Stephen has been full-time in the real estate business, with transaction experience among all types of commercial real estate asset classes. With over $750 million in career transactions, Stephen has significant experience to bring to every transaction we evaluate.   A valuable part of our underwriting process is his relationship with Century 21.  Stephen’s real estate team was the #5 Century 21 team in the United States (2019).  Stephen is also responsible for managing over 20 commercial agents in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC as the Director, Century 21 Commercial New Millennium.    Education: BA, History, George Mason University; Select MBA Courses, George Mason University.  Real Estate Licenses: Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC

Learn more about Stephen’s commercial transaction experience at


Direct: 571-481-1037

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Darius Saeidi



Darius oversees the day-to-day operational activities and implementation of the vision, goals and strategic plan of the company.  For the past seven years, Darius has been in the commercial banking business, sourcing and underwriting business and commercial asset transactions.  Through his banking experience, he has developed a depth of knowledge regarding financing and reporting analysis to identify value add opportunities and investment risks that need to be isolated or mitigated if the transaction proceeds to closing.  Education: BS, Finance, George Mason University.

Direct: 703-505-7585

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Ken Bickel

Director of Acquisitions


Ken is responsible for leading the identification, underwriting and analysis of multifamily investment opportunities for DSP. Ken is also intimately involved in transaction due diligence, financing, and investor relations. Ken joined DSP from a New York City based private equity firm that owns and operates over $1B of multifamily assets in the United States, where he specialized in the acquisition of value-add multifamily properties. Prior to that, Ken worked as an investments sales advisor for a leading commercial real estate brokerage firm, where he was directly involved in the successful sale and structured financing of $850M+ multifamily transactions in the mid-Atlantic region.

Education: Ken received a Master’s in Real Estate Finance from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from West Virginia University.

Direct: 703-772-5571

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Chris Caylor

Asset Manager

Christopher has recently taken on a new role within DSP as the Asset Manager for the company's apartment portfolio. In this capacity, he plays a vital role in overseeing and optimizing the performance of the portfolio, ensuring its continued growth and success. Christopher brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the real estate industry, having previously served as a member of DSP's Real Estate Analysis Team.


Prior to his current position, Christopher made significant contributions as a junior accountant at Tax & Accounting Services, where he honed his financial acumen and developed a strong foundation in creating cash flow and profitability models. His background in financial analysis combined with his passion for real estate make him an ideal candidate for the role of Asset Manager.


Christopher holds a degree in Political Science with a concentration in United States Political Systems from Georgetown University. While at Georgetown, he also demonstrated exceptional commitment and discipline as a four-year member of the Georgetown football program, earning a place on the Patriot League honor-roll each year.


With his comprehensive understanding of real estate markets and his ability to leverage financial analysis to drive results, Christopher is well-equipped to optimize the performance of DSP's apartment portfolio. As the Asset Manager, he is dedicated to implementing strategic initiatives, maximizing revenue streams, and ensuring the long-term value appreciation of the company's assets. Christopher's diverse background and multifaceted skill set make him a valuable asset to the DSP team and their pursuit of excellence in the real estate industry.

Direct: 703-975-3538

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Sai Kuchina


At DSP we take pride in our continuous growth and are excited to introduce our newest team member, Sai Kuchina. With a strong background in the tech industry, Sai brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to provide exceptional administrative support to our organization. As a company that values innovation and excellence, we believe that Sai's expertise in technology will play a crucial role in streamlining our administrative processes and enhancing overall efficiency. We are confident that his dedication and skills will contribute significantly to our continued success. At DSP, we foster a culture of growth and development, and we are thrilled to provide Sai Kiran with ample opportunities to flourish within our company. As he embraces his admin role, we are excited to witness his professional journey and the positive impact he will undoubtedly make.

Direct: 217-790-8106

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