John is Director, Investor Relations at O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2016, John Scott led the institutional capital raising team at JLL. John transferred to New York from the London office, where he had worked since 2005. Before this, John spent six years in U.S. Equity Sales at Goldman Sachs and Spear, Leeds and Kellogg (UK) Ltd. John is a graduate of Nottingham University (B.A.) and has an M.B.A. from Cambridge University (Judge Business School).
Miguel is a Senior Associate of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2006, he was a senior financial analyst with Grupo Salinas, Banco Azteca in Mexico City. He also served as an account executive in the commercial banking division of Grupa Financiero Bital in Mexico City. Miguel is a graduate of Universidad del Valle de Mexico (B.S.) and the Stuttgart Institute of Management and Technology (M.B.A.).
Frank is a Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2002, Frank was a Manager in the Real Estate Services Group at Ernst & Young. Frank is a graduate of Hofstra University (B.B.A.) and is a Certified Public Accountant.
John is a Senior Vice President, Head of Acquisitions of O’Connor where he is responsible for the sourcing and structuring of new acquisitions and joint-ventures in the retail and residential sectors. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2009, John worked as an analyst in the Investment Banking division of Citigroup focused on real estate equity offerings, and as a credit analyst for a high yield hedge fund in Greenwich, CT. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Urban Land Institute. John is a graduate of Williams College (B.A.) and Columbia Business School (M.B.A.).
Brian is a Senior Project Accountant of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2014, Brian was an Accounting Manager at Mitsui Fudosan America focusing on office buildings in New York, Washington D.C. and San Francisco, CA. He also previously worked as a Property Accountant at Jones Lang LaSalle. Brian is a graduate of Baruch College (B.A.).
Brett is a Senior Vice President of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2000, he served as a Regional Manager for both Wilder Richman Management and Wesley Housing Corporation. Over the last 14 years, Brett has been directly responsible for or participated in the management and or development of 10,000 residential units. Brett is a graduate of Ohio State University (B.A.) with degrees in Finance and Real Estate and the University of Memphis Business School (M.S.).
David is an Senior Analyst of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2015, David was a Commercial Real Estate Analyst at Capital One Bank, focusing on the underwriting of loans for office, retail, hotel, and multi-family properties. David is a graduate of the Whitman School of Management at the University of Syracuse (B.S.), with degrees in Finance and Accounting.
Joshua is a Vice President of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2011, Joshua was Vice President of Asset Management at Capital Properties in New York City, managing a national real estate portfolio of office, retail, hotel and residential properties. He previously spent time with Gemini Real Estate Advisors and Denholtz Associates, focusing on retail and office investments. Joshua graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania (B.A.).
Natina is a Senior Vice President and Treasurer of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 1999, Natina was a Senior Manager in the Real Estate Services Group at Arthur Anderson LLP. Natina is a graduate of Binghamton University (B.S.).
Tom is a Senior Vice President – Capital Markets of O’Connor. He is responsible for leading the firm’s capital markets activities and executing acquisition transactions. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2005, he spent two years at UBS Investment Bank in their Real Estate, Lodging and Leisure group focusing on REIT M&A and equity offerings. Tom is member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Urban Land Institute. Tom is a graduate of Columbia University – Columbia College (B.A.).
Yawen is Senior Vice President – Tax of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2006, she was a senior consultant in the Real Estate Tax Group at Deloitte & Touche. Yawen is a graduate of the University of Illinois (M.S. in B.A.) and Fordham University (M.B.A. in Accounting & M.S. in Tax).
Neha is Vice President of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2012, she was an Associate of Asset Management at Tishman Speyer focusing on their New York City office portfolio. She also held a role within the Global Portfolio Management group working on investments across the US, Brazil and Europe. Neha is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (B.S.) with degrees in Finance and Real Estate.
Greg is an Assistant Vice President of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2001, Greg held a similar position with a focus on diversified futures funds at Prudential Securities. Greg is a graduate of Fordham University (B.S.).
Wesley is a Senior Analyst at O’Connor where he is focused on the underwriting of new acquisitions and joint-ventures, as well as assisting in the capital raising process. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2016, Wesley was an Analyst for Inland Real Estate Acquisitions Inc., where he was responsible for the underwriting of acquisitions across multiple asset classes for all funds and REITs sponsored by the Inland Real Estate Group of Companies. Wesley is a graduate of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia (B.B.A.), with a degree in Real Estate.
Ojas Desai is currently Vice President at O’Connor. He joined the company in July 2015 after working at Brixmor Property Group (formerly Centro Properties Group) in their New York corporate office for seven years. While at Brixmor, he was focused on Capital Markets and Portfolio Management and was a key team member during both the acquisition by Blackstone in 2011 and the company’s eventual public offering in 2013. Ojas began his career working in Interest Rate and Credit Derivatives at Barclays Capital and then JPMorgan before transitioning to strategy consulting at Blaqwell. Ojas is a graduate of New York University’s Stern School of Business (B.S.) and University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business (M.B.A.).
Antonio is a Vice President of O’Connor where he is responsible for analyzing and structuring new investments as well as managing existing investments. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2006, Antonio worked as a project manager at a boutique real estate developer in Mexico City. He also co-founded a company that owned and operated 3 units in the restaurant and bar industry. Prior to that, he was a consultant with Michael Baker Corp, a provider of engineering and energy services. Antonio is a graduate of Universidad Iberoamericana (B.S.) with a degree in Civil Engineering (honors) and INSEAD Business School (M.B.A.).
Samantha is an Analyst of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2014, she was an Associate at JPMorgan Chase working in their real estate division. She previously spent time with Kimco Realty, focusing on their Southeast retail portfolio. Samantha graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (B.S.) with degrees in Finance and Economics.
Andrew is a Vice President – Information Technology of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2001, Andrew was a Project Manager for Marks Systems and Health Tech Systems. Andrew is a graduate of Briarcliffe College (B.A.) and a Microsoft Certified Professional.