Tailor-made real estate investments founded on integrity.
How we do it
“Saying what you mean and meaning what you say is at the core of the Bespoke model.”
– Blair Eklund, CEO
Bespoke Holdings’ customized investments go beyond the initial purchase. With diligence, care, and a strong desire to continuously improve, Eklund is building a community of confident and successful investors, brokers, tenants, and employees.
Our Leadership Team
CEO & FOUNDER
Certified Financial Planner™
Chartered Financial Analysis, Level II Candidate
Business Development Officer
Tyler started his real estate career in the Debt Placement Group at Eastdil Secured in New York City. After five years of extensive deal evaluation exposure across all property types and capital stack structures, Tyler moved to his native hometown of Denver and joined Black Creek Group. Tyler joined BCG’s Diversified Property Fund, tasked with building out the Multifamily platform as part of a three-person team. After acquiring ~$475M of product over two years, Tyler transitioned to Black Creek’s Industrial platform supporting the team in direct coverage of Colorado. Coinciding with this transition, Ares Management purchased Black Creek Group. The team executed a variety of transactions throughout the Denver MSA spanning ground-up development, cold storage, and traditional stabilized bulk warehouse product.
Tyler then joined Bespoke Holdings Company, excited to play an integral role in pursuing the vision and aspirations of a platform built upon a resolute foundation of integrity and the principled character infused into every facet of their investment executions. Building genuine relationships and caring about the people in the process of transacting makes the experience better for all and Tyler sees it a privilege to join a team with this approach.
Tyler attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BSBA at Kenan Flagler Business School while also playing for the Men’s Lacrosse Team.
Certified Financial Analyst ®
John Emrich started his investing career with the Prudential Corporate Finance Group in Newark, New Jersey. After completing his MBA in finance at UCLA, he spent five years in corporate finance, valuing businesses for KPMG Peat Marwick clients and completing acquisitions for AirTouch Communications. Soon after receiving his CFA charter, Emrich joined the Meridian Fund as a financial analyst investing in small capitalization growth stocks. After three years, he left the mutual fund world for a decade as a hedge fund portfolio manager.
Emrich then fulfilled a life-long dream and moved with his wife and four sons to Evergreen, Colorado. He subsequently served his community for over eight years as a volunteer firefighter and youth sports coach. Professionally during this time, Emrich was an early investor and active board member for an organic farmland REIT, and still serves as an independent trustee for nine mutual funds.
Head Property Manager
Real Property Administrator (RPA), BOMA
System Maintenance Technician (SMT), BOMA
Certified Property Manager (CPM),
Institute of Real Estate Management