Wilshire Finance Partners

Who we are

Wilshire Finance Partners is a real estate finance and investment company and the manager of the WFP Income Fund, WFP Income REIT, and WFP Opportunity Fund. We deliver capital solutions to borrowers and fixed income alternative investments for investors.

As an immediate capital source, we’re able to provide fast and efficient small-balance bridge loans from $1 million to $10 million secured by real estate, including assisted living facilities, age-restricted facilities, independent living facilities, continuing care retirement communities, active adult communities, multifamily, and commercial real estate.

Meet the CEO

Donald H. Pelgrim, Jr. is a licensed attorney in the State of California and has been a chief-level executive officer in the banking and financial services industry. He holds a Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, a Bachelors of Business Administration from Hofstra University, and has maintained his California Real Estate License since 1986. In addition to banking, Mr. Pelgrim has been engaged in real estate finance, the acquisition and disposition of real estate, loan workouts and the resolution of problem assets. From a broader perspective, his experience also extends to finance, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, corporate governance and regulatory issues affecting public and privately held financial institutions. In connection with his banking and bank advisory experience, Mr. Pelgrim has received regulatory “non-disapproval” from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 47 the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Office of Thrift Supervision to serve as a Chief-Level member of executive management teams in federally insured financial institutions. He joined the Manager as its Chief Executive Officer, Secretary, a Director, and principal in March 2011 and is the manager of the WFP Income Fund,k WFP Income Fund REIT, and WFP Opportunity Fund. Mr. Pelgrim is also the Chief Executive Officer and Securities Principal of AIA Securities, LLC, a real estate focused investment banking firm. He holds his Series 24, 6, 7, 66, 79, and 82 securities licenses, member FINRA and SIPC. For more information visit BrokerCheck.

Core Values

At Wilshire, our core values are the true north that guide how we do business.Since 2008, Wilshire Finance Partners’ purpose has always been—and always will be—to serve as our clients’ trusted financial partners, delivering comprehensive solutions through our collective experience, utmost integrity, and innovative approaches to lending and investing.


We believe that our business relationships should make lives easier, more productive, and rewarding. We place great emphasis on giving our clients a purpose-driven, personalized experience to help them achieve their goals and objectives.


We act with consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles based on honesty and truthfulness. We advocate for the best interests of our clients, while upholding the highest integrity.


We encourage creative thinking and solutions-driven approaches to anticipate the evolving needs of our clients.

Join Our Team

At Wilshire, people are the core of our business. If you’re looking for a career in financial services, where you have an opportunity to pave your own path and develop lasting relationships, learn more about Wilshire’s job openings.

We’re invested in more than just real estate. We’re invested in community.

Wilshire Finance Partners is committed to supporting the seniors housing and healthcare community, which is why we give our time and resources to industry associations around the country.

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