Gary L. Pinkston founded Meridian Pacific, Ltd. in 1988 as Principal Owner/President. Prior to the formation of Meridian Pacific, Ltd. Gary L. Pinkston was co-owner of The Walker Pinkston Companies. The Walker Pinkston Companies was a major design and building contractor that eventually evolved into one of the premier developers of neighborhood shopping centers throughout California. The firm developed some 55 shopping centers over a 10 year period.
From 1993 to 2009 Gary Pinkston was the financial advisor to the Hawaii Carpenters Union for all real estate matters. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute, the International Council of Shopping Centers, and the Mortgage Bankers Association of America. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the state of Hawaii and California, and also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from Kansas State University.
Lou Lebeau joined Meridian Pacific, Ltd. in 2016, bringing with him a comprehensive knowledge of property management and unparalleled operational leadership expertise.
As a real estate investor himself with over 15 years of experience in the industry, Lou understands what it take to own and manage investment properties. Knowing how and what an owner thinks is crucial. Understanding the outcome of financial decisions and the effects of those decisions on the bottom line, that’s what separates the proactive managers from the complacent. Lou has received IREM’s CPM designation – the most distinguished designation in the property & asset management industry. Lou received CPM of the year, an award given to 1% of the 9,000 members. Lou also holds a CCRM designation from CAA-SF, specializing in Apartment housing and Tenant/Landlord Law.