KBS Realty Advisors’ senior vice president, Shannon W. Hill, runs the firm’s New York City operation, focusing mostly on acquisition through- out the Northeast and Florida. With $13 billion in real estate assets under management, KBS has historically been a pension fund advisor. It added a core non-traded public REIT platform to its busi- ness in 2005 and has a strategic opportunity REIT as well. The firm has the ability to make both sta- bilized-type loans that would go into one of its core REITs as well as value-add lending within its trategic opportunity funds.
Wistar Wood is with Boston-based AE W, which
has about $46 billion in real estate assets under
management globally, of which $24 billion is in
the US. As a director in the firm’s acquisitions
area, he handles core, core-plus and value-add