Preferred Capital Securities, the dealer manager for Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. (NYSE: APTS), has hired Trey Killingsworth to serve as vice president, national accounts manager. In his role, Killingsworth will be responsible for supporting and expanding the company’s East Coast broker-dealer network.
“The addition of Trey to our national accounts team speaks to our commitment to hire the best in the industry to continue expanding the PAC footprint within the IBD channel,” said CEO Al Haworth. “Trey is well respected within our industry and has always been a top performer. We know he will be a strong addition to our national accounts team.”
Killingsworth’s 15+-year career has focused on the distribution of equity and debt real estate and corporate lending structures within the independent broker-dealer channel.
Prior to joining Preferred Capital Securities, Killingsworth spent five years as vice president of strategic accounts at NorthStar Securities where he built and managed their East Coast selling group. Prior to NorthStar, he served as associate vice president of national accounts for CNL Securities.
Killingsworth earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, Gainesville and hold FINRA Series 6, 7 and 63 licenses.
In related news, the company recently promoted Tyler Bergman to regional vice president for the firm’s Northern California and Northern Nevada regions, and hired Derek Bonner as associate vice president to cover the south-central region, which includes Oklahoma and Texas.
Preferred Apartment Communities, which has more than $3 billion in assets under management, acquires and operates multifamily communities in select target markets throughout the United States. PAC may also make real estate loan investments in multifamily communities and other multifamily related assets, such as off-campus student housing communities. The company may also invest a portion of its assets in other income-producing property types, such as grocery-anchored shopping centers and office properties.