Josué Zarate

Josué is a Vice President of O’Connor where he is responsible for asset management as well as new investments. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2016, Josué was Planning and Development Director at Mexico Retail Properties. Mr. Zarate’s experience in the sector also includes a summer associate position in Chicago with Equity International as well as various roles at Mexico Retail Properties and Prudential Real Estate Investors LatAm. Mr. Zárate received his B.S. in industrial engineering from ITAM and earned his M.S. degree in Real Estate Finance & Investment from New York University with distinction.

jzarate@oconnorcp.com

John Scott

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).

jscott@oconnorcp.com

Brian Lee

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.).

blee@oconnorcrp.com

David Zimbalist

David is an 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.

dzimbalist@oconnorcrp.com

Samantha Lewis

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.

slewis@oconnorcrp.com

Ojas Desai

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.).

odesai@oconnorcrp.com

Toby Banta

Toby is an Associate of O’Connor where he is focused on the sourcing and structuring of new acquisitions and joint-ventures. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2014, Toby was a Senior Analyst at HFF, working in the real estate capital markets group on debt, equity, and investment sales transactions. He previously spent time with DTZ as a corporate real estate advisor in New York City. Toby is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross (B.A.) with degrees in Economics and Spanish.

tbanta@oconnorcrp.com

Neha Desai

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.

ndesai@oconnorcp.com

Gregory Sikorsky

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.).

gsikorsky@oconnorcrp.com

Andrew Piccola

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.

apiccola@oconnorcp.com

Miguel Cinco

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.).

mcinco@oconnorcp.co

Antonio Crespo

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.).

acrespo@oconnorcp.com

John O'Connor

John is a Senior Vice President 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.).

john.oconnor@oconnorcp.com

Joshua Lerner

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.).

jlerner@oconnorcp.com

Lori Klipstein

Lori is Vice President of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2007, Lori was the Vice President of Design Services for WCI Communities Northeast Division. Lori attended Pace University in New York.

lklipstein@oconnorcp.com

Thomas Huth

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.).

thuth@oconnorcp.com

Yawen Chang

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).

ychang@oconnorcp.com

Natina Rotolo

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.).

nrotolo@oconnorcp.com

Frank Nuccio

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.

fnuccio@oconnorcp.com

Santiago Garcia-Moreno

Santiago is a Senior Vice President and Head of the Mexico office of O’Connor. Prior to joining O’Connor in 2004, he was with Hines performing project/development management, asset management and new business activities largely related to Hines’ Emerging Markets Real Estate Funds’ office and industrial portfolio in Mexico. Before joining Hines, he worked as an architect and construction manager. Santiago is a graduate of the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City (Architecture). As a Fulbright Scholar he obtained an M.S. in Real Estate Development and a Master in City Planning, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

sgarciamoreno@oconnorcp.com

Brett Buehrer

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.).

bbuehrer@oconnorcp.com