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AB CAPITAL is a private real estate investment firm and California Finance Lender headquartered in Newport Beach that specializes in real estate secured debt investments in California.

Our Leadership Team

Ryan J. Young

President and Co-Founder

Mr. Young is the Co-Founder and Principal of AB Capital. He is an innovative and accomplished leader with over 2 decades of experience in real estate finance, acquisitions, development, construction and asset management. He (and his teams) have arranged over $1 billion of financing over his 25 year career. He focuses his efforts on investor relations and portfolio management. Mr. Young is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and a graduate of U.C. Santa Barbara with a degree in Political Science.

Joshua R. Pukini


Mr. Pukini is the Co-Founder of AB Capital. He has 14+ years of experience in privately funded real estate investments. A results-focused entrepreneur, Mr. Pukini has a proven track record with over $500MM in deals funded solely utilizing private investor capital. An adept negotiator and strategist, Mr. Pukini is responsible for managing the firm’s total investment portfolio, evaluating deal risk & structuring opportunistic real estate ventures. Mr. Pukini is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley with a degree in Legal Studies.


AB Capital makes disciplined investments in targeted markets. We identify investment opportunities that preserve capital and deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns for accredited investors, family offices and select investment advisors. Typical investments range from $1MM to $15MM with substantial equity protection.


AB Capital’s principals have a breadth of experience in all facets of real estate, and a proven track record comprised of over $1 billion of completed transactions that consistently generate quality risk-adjusted returns.


At AB Capital, we live, own and operate in the markets where we invest – prime California markets. Our local expertise and deep roots give AB Capital a competitive edge in all phases of the investment process.

Recent Deals

AB Capital primarily makes business purpose bridge and construction loans secured by commercial, industrial, non-owner occupied residential and urban infill properties. All investments are secured by a recorded interest in the real estate, typically in a first-lien position. As an asset-focused lender, AB Capital employs a rigorous and conservative underwriting approach that analyzes the property value with exacting scrutiny. Investments are structured at appropriate loan to value ratios to ensure adequate protective equity to hedge against potential downside risk.

See Done Deals

$1,200,000 Bridge Loan
Ventura, CA

AB Capital provided a $1,200,000 bridge loan secured by a 100% occupied, owner/user 5,600 sf office building in Ventura. The […]

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$4,500,000 Bridge Loan
San Diego, CA

AB Capital provided $4,500,000 in bridge financing secured by a multi-tenant commercial/retail property located in San Diego. The property consists […]

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$3,750,000 Acquisition & Construction Financing
Corona Del Mar, CA

AB Capital provided acquisition and construction financing for a to be built Coastal Modern Custom SFR in Corona Del Mar. […]

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