We're reinventing the credit risk model for multifamily housing.

LeaseLock helps renters get approved. LeaseLock replaces expensive security deposits and cosigners with insurance. Qualified renters pay one simple fee that gets their lease approved while simultaneously insuring the property for all rent payments. Powered by the first nationwide rent payment insurance program, LeaseLock protects property managers in over 500,000 units and is backed by insurance rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best.

Founding Team

Reichen Kuhl, CEO & Founder

Reichen graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a B.S. in Engineering, serving in Defense Contracting at the Satellite and Launch Control Systems Program Office. Reichen later founded Tribe Airways, a charter jet service brokerage operating out of Beverly Hills, CA. In 2003, Reichen ran The Amazing Race, a CBS show and adventure race around the world, winning the $1 million grand prize. After The Amazing Race, Reichen pursued new opportunities in television, film, stage, print, and literary work. Reichen is the author of the book "Here's What We'll Say" published by Carroll & Graf (2006).

Reichen holds a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Loyola Law School that he earned alongside a clerkship in Aviation Law and Personal Injury Law at the law firm of Girardi & Keese in Los Angeles, CA.

Derek Merrill, COO & Founder

Derek is a product and financial technology focused entrepreneur previously founding Infreeda, a mobile advertising platform acquired by AT&T in 2006. Next, Derek founded MoVoxx, a pioneering mobile messaging ad network acquired by Motricity in 2010. In search of a large industry late to apply technology, Derek founded EverySignal to automate detection of life events for insurance agents across social networks using natural language processing and machine learning. Derek was later recruited to ZipRecruiter, the fastest growing job marketplace, helping the product and acquisition team scale revenue to $150 million in less than five years.

Derek holds a B.A. in Economics from U.C. Berkeley, attending as a National Merit Scholar finalist and a Bill Gates Millennium Scholar.

Contact Us

We’re here to help.

Email: support@leaselock.com

Phone: 844-LET-LEASE

Address: 480 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292