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About Us

The Team Behind the Perch Wealth Approach

A Word From Perch Wealth Leadership

In serving as your financial professional, we’ve committed Perch Wealth to identifying elite real estate opportunities that represent the best fit for your unique circumstances. Our role is to serve as a guide through the entire process by walking you through your options, implementing your strategy, and overseeing your trajectory through an ongoing partnership.

Perch Professionals at Your Service

The Perch Wealth Team

Lauren Ansolabehere
Chief Operations Officer

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Adam Shipley
Vice President

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Craig Gougis
Vice President

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Doug Zator
Vice President

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Ian McElreath
Vice President

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John Paul "JP" Ledesma
Vice President

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Patrick Jarrell
Vice President

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Gabe Candea
Vice President

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Alyssah Burns
Transaction Coordinator

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John "Jack" Feehan, Jr.
Senior Real Estate Analyst

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Riley Metcalf
Senior Real Estate Analyst

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The Perch Path



Our first step is getting to know you, your goals and objectives. Then answering is Perch Wealth a good fit.



Once we understand your needs, we search the market for real estate opportunities and share our optimal solutions.



Armed with appropriate strategies and solutions, we deliver a custom portfolio to meet your needs.


Follow Up

We remain by your side monitoring and tracking the progress of the portfolio to confirm your goals become a reality.


What Are People Saying?


"A+ excellent service! Ben Carmona and his team are professional, personable, a pleasure to do business with. Ben's particular strength is in analyzing, evaluating, making recommendations for or against the investment opportunities. His explanations are clear, well researched and thought out, well communicated. The process is collaborative. You can't go wrong with Ben and his team at Perch."

Marcia S, NJPerch Wealth client

"My Wife and I Recently made two investments with Perch Wealth. We were very impressed with Ian McElreath; he was able to find what we were looking for and facilitate the transactions. Ian was very prompt in responding to emails and returning phone calls. I would highly recommend the Perch Wealth team for your investments."

Dennis F, AZPerch Wealth client

"Every person I spoke to was knowledgeable, a good communicator, not pushy, and had a can do attitude in dealing with issues that came up."

Marylee K, WAPerch Wealth client

"Unbelievable service from start to finish. Knowledgeable, organized and efficient. Will definitely use them again for our next investment product!"

Brad S, UTPerch Wealth client

"Perch has been excellent in making proposals for DST investments and in listening and adjusting to my feedback on them. Their patience has been great as I have modified my own criteria as I have read their documents and proposals. The Perch team has been superb in making the paperwork easy."

Lou W, MAPerch Wealth client

"Both Adam Shipley and Benjamin Carmona provided a great service to me. They were extremely responsive and knowledgeable. In addition, they were able to get me a position in a highly sought after DST that quickly became fully subscribed."

Richard B, CAPerch Wealth client

"Whether you are a seasoned investor or just starting out investing in DSTs, you will find the team at Perch Wealth the most professional, knowledge-based group out there. We are at the point in our lives where we are transitioning out of multi-family properties so that we can enjoy our retirement years and the Perch Wealth team has guided us every step of the way in making certain our investments into DSTs will provide the security and income desired for the future."

Rita H, CAPerch Wealth client