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Our Team

Daryl Brooks
Principal, Value Add Partners
Daryl Brooks is man of action. He is a successful and accomplished Licensed Residential Builder in Michigan and carpenter contractor with over 100 million square feet of building and renovating experience. Daryl started his building and real estate interest at the age of 13 helping his parents’ rehab 24 houses that they rented out for several years and eventually sold on land contracts.
He finished his time in the Navy as a hospital corpsman at the Naval Hospital in Oakland, California. During his time there, he earned a Navy achievement medal, was sailor of the month, the quarter and runner-up for sailor of the year. Daryl was honorably discharged from the Navy and returned to Michigan where he started his career in building and remodeling. Over the next several years, he worked tirelessly building and renovating homes, condos, apartments and other commercial properties from 1,000 to 100,000 square feet. He eventually ended up at Auger Built Carpentry, the largest carpentry contractor in Michigan at the time. At Auger Built, Daryl successfully help build this company and manage 300 rough carpenters, 26 trim carpenters. While there we routinely completed over 4.5 to 7 million square feet of building and renovation work per year over a fifteen year period. His work included building homes, apartments, town-homes, banks, commercial build-outs, LIHTC {Low Income Housing Tax Credit} projects and numerous remodeling/renovations of largescale apartment projects. In 2012, Daryl made a decision to open his own carpentry company, Stellar Building and Construction, LLC. He employs 20+ full time carpenters and generates in excess of 1.45 million in top line sales. In 2019 Mr. Brooks became a Principal Owner of Value Add Partners, Inc. with his business partner Kevin Hackbart together we currently own and operate several multifamily properties in multiple states. Daryl loves his family They are his why and he enjoys spending time with them. His family includes his wonderful wife of 38 years, Monica, his four adult children; Alexandra, Mallory, twin sons Blake and Mitchell and his three grandchildren. When he can he is camping, exploring new places, golfing and riding his road bike.

Kevin Hackbart
Principal, Value Add Partners
Kevin Hackbart is a single and multifamily General Contractor with 17 plus years in the real estate industry. His career started in 2003 after purchasing a “rehabbed” home for his family. Seeing the quality of that home, he realized there was a better way and that is where his general construction career began. Since that time, he has completely renovated 100+ houses in the North Texas area, turned and constructed 1000’s of multifamily units and has ownership in over 300+ units nationwide.
Transitioning into the Multi Family sector, Mr. Hackbart has extensive experience in the multifamily, student housing and senior housing sector respectively. To date, Mr. Hackbart has successful renovated the interior and exterior of over 1500+ units nationwide. With a focus on ground level management, cost and budget savings and ongoing maintenance systems, Kevin’s passion and dedication to deliver on time and on budget is second to none. Mr. Hackbart has earned the trust of the many large management and capital corporations as a trusted partner for their construction needs. From mold remediation and large water loss rebuilds to all cap ex. type improvements, clubhouse and unit renovations, his company has renovated and remodeled thousands of square feet nationwide. In addition, his connections and business relationships throughout the country enable a nationwide footprint for all ventures. In 2019, Mr. Hackbart became a Principal Owner of Value Add Partners, Inc. alongside with his business partner Daryl Brooks to bring a trusted partner to the multifamily investment community.

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