Who We Are
Your Digital Twin and Virtual Reality Experts For CRE
PIX was founded by a group of successful real estate veterans and business leaders in conjunction with pioneers in the field of interactive 3D computer gaming and virtual reality to develop state-of-the-art, immersive 3D virtual experiences for the real estate and related industries.
The Pix vision is to revolutionize the way businesses and consumers become better informed and make better decisions through the use of 3D and virtual reality technology.
The Pix mission is to improve the efficiency and transparency of the real estate and related industries through the utilization of its immersive, interactive, 3D virtualized models of property. These models ease transportability, and provide flexible data integration/visualization, collaboration, e-commerce and advertising capabilities.
Our unique platform can be combined with embedded video chat, live video feeds, data visualization and artificial intelligence capabilities that can be delivered across any platform. Pix models harness the team’s vast experience across real estate, gaming development, architecture and simulation to deliver solutions that target your business objectives and resulting return on investment.
Mark Kingston is the Chairman of Pix. In 2013, Mark brought together his experience as the former President of ARGUS Software and former Chief Knowledge Officer of Altus Group to build Pix. In 2005, Mark led a leveraged buyout and subsequent turnaround of ARGUS that included introducing the firm’s products to the Japanese and Chinese markets. Also at ARGUS, Mark led the acquisition of a major European competitor to establish a strong EU presence and continued to add new tools and partnerships to strengthen the firm’s arsenal. Over his career, Mark has worked with a variety of private equity firms and has completed multiple ventures with several of those firms. His varied and successful career has enabled him to develop a number of specialties, including: creating shareholder value and ROI, increasing the value of key personnel as an organizational asset, new business development, globalization, multi-industry execution, and executive accountability for corporate performance and profit.
Mark holds a BS from Mount Union College and an MBA from the University of Indianapolis.
Glenn has served as President, General Counsel and advisory member to PIX since its inception. Prior to his tenure at PIX, he continues to be a founding partner and General Counsel of the Pavonis Group, LLC, an investment management company that specializes in software and data solutions for the commercial real estate market.
As an attorney, he has focused his career on creditor representation, banking and real estate. Glenn has represented clients in asset and real estate acquisitions, commercial financing and leasing, mortgage banking, contracts and corporate matters.
As a partner in Petillo & Walters, P.C., his former clients included Citibank, GE Capital, CIT Group, Genworth Financial, Key Bank, Champion Mortgage, Eastern Savings Bank and Unity Bank. Glenn holds a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia and a JD from Seton Hall School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in both New York and New Jersey and is a member of various state and federal associations and courts within those jurisdictions.
Demetrios brings 35 years of real estate, finance and technology experience to his role of COO of Pix. Prior to his tenure at PIX, he continues to be a founding partner and COO of the Pavonis Group an investment management company that specializes in software and data solutions for the commercial real estate market.
Over his career he has been involved with asset management, business development, corporate real estate, education, lending, property management, research, risk management, strategy, structuring, technology, underwriting and valuation. Demetrios was previously the Senior Vice President of Global Real Estate Solutions Group at ARGUS Software, where he successfully led the initiative that resulted in the first industry instance of integration between market data and analytical solutions for commercial real estate.
Demetrios holds B.S. in Finance from the University of Connecticut and a M.S. in Real Estate from Penn State University. He has served as an adjunct faculty member in the real estate master’s program at NYU, where he taught international real estate for ten years.
Michael Lerg, the CTO of Pix, has over 30 years of experience spearheading teams to develop cutting-edge Custom Visualization, Simulation, and Training applications. As a continual innovator in the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality domains, Michael has made a significant impact across diverse industries, including Real Estate, Industrial, Nuclear Energy, Military, Government, and Education.
From the mid-80s, Michael was at the forefront of computer-based Architectural Visualization and Simulation. His groundbreaking work included large corporate campuses, high-rise zoning requirements, sun studies, and line of sight studies involving neighboring properties. Michael's expertise played a pivotal role in the design and construction of the prestigious Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, where he was responsible for all computer-generated renderings and videos – including (at that time) bleeding-edge 3D Stereoscopic techniques.
His unique ability to understand client needs, evaluate technologies, and direct his team results in bespoke user experiences that exceed expectations while maintaining budgets and timelines.
Michael holds a B-Arch degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Chris Seher is the Art Director of Pix. With over 25 years of experience in the field of technical graphic art production for visualization, simulation and training. He has created industry leading VR applications for the government, military, industrial, and corporate sectors. Prior to joining Pix, Chris was the Art Lead at GSE Systems Inc managing a team of artists and developing the art pipeline to deliver highly technical interactive and dynamic virtual environments with "real world" accuracy. During his tenure at Lockheed Martin Virtual World Labs as Art Lead, Chris applied his expertise in virtual reality to create serious game training for the United States Military including a C-130J Desktop Trainer, Nuclear Submarine Engine Room Trainer, and US Army Live Fire Virtual Targetry Trainer. Over his career, Chris has applied his artistic aesthetic to raise the bar on real-time visualization while maintaining a strong technical ability to develop the most realistic virtual environments supported by each project's hardware specifications.
Chris holds a BS from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
“The PIX team was able to create a very realistic (post-renovation) VR Tour of a highly vandalized office building. This allowed me to market the property without the need for on-site tours and allowed me to use renderings I created from the VR Tour in place of photos of its “as-is” condition.”
John J. Hoecker, President – CCIM, CPM, CSM
Jupiter Realty Company