Pacific Oak Capital Markets Group LLC, the affiliated distributor of investment offerings sponsored by Pacific Oak Capital Advisors, has appointed industry veteran Mark Koshan as manager of product and due diligence.
In his new role, Koshan will oversee performance reporting and analysis of the company’s alternative investment offerings for broker-dealers. He will also work closely with Pacific Oak senior executives on product development and strategic positioning for future alternative investment offerings sponsored by the company.
Future offerings may include publicly registered real estate investment trusts (REITs), private placements, such as tax-advantaged Delaware statutory trusts (DSTs), qualified opportunity zone funds, private equity offerings, and other value-add alternative investment products.
“Mark is a seasoned financial services professional with more than 10 years of success in the industry,” said Mick Manning, president and CEO of Pacific Oak Capital Markets Group. “We are pleased to have him join our team and believe that Pacific Oak and its clients will benefit from his wealth of knowledge and deep understanding of the alternative investment space.”
Prior to joining Pacific Oak, Koshan served in a similar capacity with KBS Capital Markets Group. Prior to KBS, he was a vice president at Realty Capital Securities, where he led the firm’s California internal sales team. Koshan started his financial services career as an internal wholesaler with Grubb & Ellis Securities. He has helped facilitate more than $19.5 billion in sales of real estate-related securities offerings since 2006.
Koshan graduated from California Polytechnic University, Pomona, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He holds FINRA series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.
Pacific Oak Companies is comprised of Pacific Oak Capital Advisors LLC, Pacific Oak Capital Markets Group LLC, and Pacific Oak Holdings LLC. Collectively, Pacific Oak will create, advise and distribute commercial real estate investment opportunities to individual investors via the independent broker-dealer and registered investment advisor channels. The firm was founded by Keith Hall and Peter McMillan III, two of the co-founders of KBS Capital Advisors LLC.