Pacific Oak Capital Markets Group, an alternative investment distributor and wholly-owned subsidiary of Pacific Oak Capital Advisors, has hired Travis Hamlin as regional vice president for the “Four Corners” region.
Pacific Oak Capital Markets Group works with registered investment advisors and broker-dealers throughout the country to distribute Pacific Oak’s various real estate-related investment products.
Hamlin joins Pacific Oak Capital Markets Group with more than 16 years of experience in the sales and marketing of investment products. In his role, he will work with financial advisors throughout Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico to educate them on Pacific Oak’s investment products and the general trends occurring in the real estate and alternative investment sectors.
“[Hamlin] is a well-respected and seasoned sales professional. His knowledge of the industry and strong communication and financial services background will help us reach additional advisors throughout the country and we’re looking forward to his contributions,” said Mick Manning, chief executive officer of Pacific Oak Capital Markets Group.
Hamlin previously worked at Select Capital Corporation, the distribution affiliate of SmartStop Asset Management, where he was a top performing wholesaler during his four years at the company, the company said.
Prior to Select Capital, Hamlin represented Hartman Advisors, Cole Capital, and Fidelity in various investment- and sales-related capacities. Hamlin holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 registrations and graduated from Arizona State University.
Pacific Oak sponsors Pacific Oak Strategic Opportunity REIT Inc., a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust, which recently merged with Pacific Oak Strategic Opportunity REIT II Inc. in a stock-for-stock transaction, creating a combined company with more than $2 billion in real estate and real estate-related assets.
In total, Pacific Oak currently manages a portfolio of real estate assets valued in excess of $3 billion.