Land Brokers and Development Consultants


About Our Partners

David K. Beno graduated from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, with a degree in Dairy Science and was named the Outstanding Graduate in Agriculture. He received his Masters Degree in Business Administration from Fullerton State University. A respected businessman, real estate broker, and general contractor, Mr. Beno has experienced real estate from many different perspectives.  He has taught real estate classes at Chaffey College, he has owned and operated local Century 21 franchises, and he has developed land, building both commercial and residential products.  With his participation in Beno, Van Dyk & Owens, David is able to focus this broad experience into a BVO marketing program that maximizes your property’s potential. 

Early in the development of our valley, Mr. Beno served on the El Prado Incorporation Committee, the precursor to Ontario’s present day New Model Colony. He continues his service to our valley as a member of the San Bernardino Catholic Archdiocese Building Committee, which has allowed Mr. Beno to be active in the development of many new churches in both Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. 

A Southern California native, David was born in Downey, California, and was raised on dairies in Artesia, Cypress, and Chino.  He married Donna Grant, whose family dairied in Ontario many years ago.  Today, David and Donna, reside in Chino Hills.  They have two children, Amanda and Adam, and two grandchildren.

John G. Van Dyk is a native of the Netherlands and has resided in the Ontario area since 1954. He attended Ontario Christian Schools, Chaffey College, University of California Riverside, and Citrus Belt (California Southern) Law School. A real estate broker and general contractor, he has been part of the assembly and sale of numerous major master planned communities including the Archibald Ranch, West Haven, Park Avenue, and The Avenue in Ontario; Providence Ranch, Fuller Rancho, Moreno Valley Ranch, and Cloverdale Farms in Riverside County; and The Preserve and The Reserve in Chino.  

It was while representing the Wolfskill Family Trust, the heirs of Pio Pico, California’s last Mexican governor (TICOR, LA), that Mr. Van Dyk was involved in the early development of the Moreno Valley Ranch. He also served as a member of Ontario’s Agricultural Preserve Advisory Committee which created Ontario’s New Model Colony General Plan.

Thomas W. Owens has been a successful real estate broker in the Southern California area for over thirty five years, specializing in the acquisition and sale of development land for retail, commercial, and large scale residential projects. He was one of the first Southern California real estate brokers awarded the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation by the National Association of Realtors, and was also a member of the Foreign Investment Advisory Council (California Office of Foreign Investment). He has assembled and sold major developments in San Diego, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties and has represented national and international companies in the acquisition/disposition of major land projects.