Meet the Team
Tom K. Wilson
Tom K. Wilson began building his personal real estate portfolio in the '70s. He first invested as a part-time activity, and then after thirty years of managing manufacturing and engineering in some of Silicon Valley's pioneering technology companies, he put his business and management experience toward full-time real estate investing.
Mr. Wilson has bought and sold more than 4,000 units and over $600 million of real estate, including 3 condo conversion projects, 26 syndications, and 11 multifamily properties. He founded and owns Wilson Investment Properties, Inc., a company that has provided over 650 high cash flow, high-quality, rehabbed and leased residential properties and 21 commercial syndications to investors.
Active in real estate associations, Mr. Wilson is a frequent speaker on real estate investing where his candor and competency make him an audience favorite. As part of his outreach, Tom provides mentoring to new investors. His weekly radio shows Real Estate Radio Power Investing provide extensive education on real estate investing.
Wilson Investment Properties is the proud sponsor of the Bay Area Commercial & Multifamily investment club (BACOMM), an educational forum that gives investors of all experience levels the tools and knowledge to advance to the big leagues of investing.
Peter is the former Managing Partner of Dalton Partners, a national corporate turnaround firm that provided investment capital and human capital to companies in need of remediation. He has acted as Chairman and CEO, in many of these companies, and has served on 40 plus boards of directors of both public and private companies. He has had a leadership role in the following companies:
- CEO Allied Western Corp
- CEO Telephone Express Network
- CEO KLM Electronics, Inc.
- CEO US Textile Corp
- CEO EPRO Corp
- CEO Morpheus Lights
- CEO Globalstar Corp
- CEO Sonavation, Inc.
- CEO Waters Fund Management (Entitlement and land development)
Peter is experienced in strategic partnering and has structured and executed mergers, acquisitions, and sales of many companies. He has successfully executed roll-up strategies in a variety of industries, from the candle industry to communications. As CEO he grew KLM more than 20 times its size in four years with no outside financing and tripled the size of Allied Western in three years. He has performed turnarounds for Special Asset Departments of banks, restructured credit and debt, and repositioned troubled companies into new markets and next-generation technology. Peter has arranged significant financing for new, restarted, and growing companies and has raised large amounts of capital on Wall Street for public and private companies.
Peter won the design achievement award at the Consumer Electronics Show 3 different times and was identified by CNN as a “leading edge” with his technology initiatives. He has lectured at Stanford University, La Salle University, and Santa Clara University where he was an Executive Fellow, and has been published a number of times. He currently serves on the Board of La Salle University in Philadelphia and is on the President’s Advisory Committee.
Doug joined Wilson Investment Properties as Director of Operations in June, 2022. He is a serial entrepreneur, having founded or co-founded several companies in the microwave systems and radio communications marketplace. He has been associated with WIP since 2018 as an advisor and investor.
He served in the USAF as an avionics engineer in his early career and then came to Silicon Valley and worked in the defense industry before co-founding Pacific Monolithics, founding Endgate (became Endwave, ENWV), co-founding Gigabeam and co-founding Fiberless
Networks. Doug brings 40 years of business experience to WIP. He received a BSEE from Montana State University.
Tara Jackson-Lee joined Wilson Investment Properties in January 2020. Tara has over 25 years of Accounting Experience, with a bachelor's degree in Economics from UCLA and a Masters degree from Cal State LA in Accountancy. She has worked in a variety of industries including working for an eBay-owned Company, Rent.com for 9 years with the last 3 years as their Controller supervising a team of 8 people. She has experience with both private and public companies, both large and small. She has experience in several accounting software packages including Oracle, SAP, Epicor, and QuickBooks. She is currently QuickBooks certified. She was born in Oregon, currently living with her family in Hemet, CA.
A third generation Bay Area native and real estate professional, Melissa is deeply grounded in the land and community of the Bay Area. Before entering the field of real estate, she was a high school English teacher for 16 years, however real estate was always ever-present. Growing up in Morgan Hill, her father was one of the first general contractors to develop the Holiday Lake Estates neighborhood in the 70s. He designed and built many of the custom homes overlooking Lake Anderson; and, he went on to design and build many custom homes for clients throughout the greater Bay Area, Northern California and beyond. Raised in an environment wherein creativity, skill and business were interwoven together, Melissa’s inspiration for, and knowledge of real estate sparked during her early childhood, and she is honored to be part of the team at Wilson Investment Properties.
Deepak assists the team with managing property information, social media marketing, lead generation, and CRM. He earned his Master’s Degree in Mobile & Satellite Communication Engineering with distinction from the University of Glamorgan, Cardiff, the UK in 2011. With an industry experience of more than 7 years, he possesses tremendous knowledge of different international real estate markets. Prior to joining Wilson Investment Properties, he has served several real estate clients from all across the globe. His persistent student mentality and “Never Say No” attitude make him a huge asset to our team.