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Pacific Oak Capital Markets Names New Chief Executive Officer

Pacific Oak Capital Markets LLC, an alternative investment distributor, announced that a financial services industry veteran has rejoined the company as chief executive officer.

Pacific Oak Capital Markets LLC, an alternative investment distributor, has reported that financial services industry veteran Hans Henselman has rejoined the company as chief executive officer.

Henselman previously served as the chief compliance officer of Pacific Oak Capital Advisor and Pacific Oak Capital Markets. In his new role, he will be responsible for overall firm strategy and providing “strategic and tactical guidance” to the organization. He will focus on product development, distribution, business planning, compliance, operations and oversight of the firm’s wholesaling operations and activities.

“Hans’ previous service in the role of CCO combined with his passion for the value that alternative investments bring to investment portfolios make him an ideal choice to lead this organization,” said Keith Hall, co-founder of Pacific Oak Capital Advisors. “We see significant growth ahead and are confident that his intuition and understanding of the retail marketplace will further enhance sales across our offering platform.”

The company said that Henselman was “an instrumental part” of the leadership team that formed Pacific Oak Capital Markets in 2019, and he brings more than 25 years of experience in compliance, operations, sales, financial distribution, broker-dealer formation and team building to his role.

“My decision to return to Pacific Oak Capital Markets to be its CEO is one that was easy to make,” said Henselman. “The alternative investment arena is compelling and dynamic and there are a host of exciting opportunities that we are eager to capitalize on. I am excited to work with our talented team and to lead them into a future filled with optimism and opportunity.”

Henselman graduated from California State University Long Beach with a degree in finance and an emphasis in investments. He holds FINRA Series 7 and Series 24 securities licenses.

With the addition of Henselman as CEO, Jeff Kremin continues in his role as managing director of distribution and has accepted the additional responsibility of president of Pacific Oak Capital Markets.

Pacific Oak Capital Advisors is an alternative investment company that sponsors and manages real estate-based investments for clients of financial advisors and registered investment advisors, as well as institutional investors. Formed in 2018, the company is advisor to Pacific Oak Strategic Opportunity REIT and Keppel-Pacific Oak REIT, and sponsor to numerous private real estate investment programs. In total, Pacific Oak Capital Advisors and its affiliated companies currently manage a diverse portfolio of real estate valued in excess of $4 billion.

Pacific Oak Capital Markets is a wholesaler and managing broker-dealer for alternative investment offerings, including a qualified opportunity zone fund, Delaware statutory trust, and other private and public offerings such as SmartStop Strategic Storage Trust VI.

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