Jose Belman
Principal Investor

Jose Belman’s successful real estate career spans over 17 years. Mr. Belman began his career in 2001 in San Jose CA with a Start-up Real Estate Firm, where he quickly learned to evaluate Real Estate companies in order to acquire and eventually sell mortgage notes and Subordinated Debentures. Under Jose’s Leadership, Belman Investment Group has completed Various Unique Real Estate Transactions with an investment Performance that is extraordinary by any measure. Jose’s Primary role is evaluating potential new opportunities and overseeing the companies’ operations, directing investment strategies and adapting to market conditions.

During the subsequent downturn of the real estate cycles, Belman Investment Group deployed its capital in Various Markets, different property types and continuing becoming an early mover in emerging markets.

Mr. Belman holds a degree in finance and economics from San Jose State University.

Chantae Castro
Executive Assistant and Investor Relations

I am:
happy that today is another day of life, I am ready to conquer the impossible, I am charismatic, I am joyful, I am ready for today…

Born In:
Salinas CA

Languages Spoken:

English and Spanish

Proudest Moment:
Deciding that I had to go back to school for a better future.

Biggest Challenge:
Making time to hang out with friends due to a busy schedule

Best Foods you like:
Chicken fettuccini, Pizza, and hot wings

Alarm Clock:
4am to go to the gym

Perfect Day:
Laying at the beach with my best friends

First Job:
Sales agent at state farm

Super Hero Power:
Invisibility, so I can scare people J

Favorite Monterey County Neighborhood:
Fisherman’s wharf

I’m inspired by many, but mostly my aunt, because she encourages me to pursue what I want.

Belman Investor Group is :

A Real Estate working environment where we all work as a team. A place where learning new things is essential, A work place where I oversee all the hard work that goes in to get a project done.

Jonathan Black
Founder of Westin Law Group

As founding member of the firm, Jonathan is dedicated to maintaining the core values of our practice by focusing upon efficient and results oriented representation of clients with exceptional communication.  Jonathan places an emphasis on tireless preparation and attention to detail in a constant effort to gain strategic advantages in every matter that he handles.  A steadfast litigator, Jonathan is well known for referring to court as his ‘favorite place to be’ and has successfully resolved hundreds of civil actions for a broad array of business and real estate clients.  When he is not in trial or overseeing the day to day operations of the firm, Jonathan greatly enjoys providing strategic advice to all of our clients. 

Juris Doctor, John F. Kennedy School of Law, 2010
Bachelor of Arts, University of San Diego

Bar Number: 275017
Admittance: January, 2011


As an accomplished advisor to businesses ranging from startups to enterprises, Ian brings a savvy and practical approach to handling a number of the firm’s complex transactions. Ian’s background in intellectual property and corporate law allows him to bring a pragmatic approach to representing the interests of some of our larger clients while also remaining constantly accessible to the wide variety of individuals and small businesses with whom we work.  Ian is known for approaching every matter as though it is his only matter and for providing advice to his clients with both their present and future interests in mind. 

Juris Doctor, USF School of Law, 2010
Bachelor of Arts, University of California Los Angeles

Bar Number: 271746
Admittance: December, 2010