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Karine Clark Karine A. Clark has been named managing director for Avistone Capital Corp. based in Laguna Niguel, Calif. Avistone Capital Corp., an affiliate of Avistone LLC, is a full-service commercial real estate investment banking firm specializing in custom, structured finance on multi-housing, commercial and hospitality properties nationwide. Clark will be responsible for the origination of bridge, permanent and construction loans as well as equity placements involving multi-housing, commercial and hospitality projects throughout the western United States. With more than 25 years of experience in the commercial capital markets, Clark has held senior lending positions in the commercial divisions of Security Pacific Bank, Cal National Bank and U.S. Bank in Newport Beach, Calif., and in Seattle, Wash. Throughout her career, Clark has originated more than $3 billion in loan transactions, in excess of 300 transactions, and been involved with a number of large development projects that permanently transformed the Seattle metropolitan area. Projects included the conversion of the Sears catalogue plant to the Starbucks headquarters, the construction of two new stadiums and the city’s first twin office towers, as well as several large Boeing plants with more than one million square feet of leasable space in each building. Actively involved in the commercial real estate industry, Clark has served as a board or committee member for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), Construction Real Estate Women (CREW) and the Association of Commercial Real Estate (ACRE). She has been the keynote speaker for numerous industry forums and training conferences and served on several speaker panels. In addition, she has been involved with numerous non-profit organizations over the years including the Boy Scouts of America, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and Childhelp. Clark studied accounting and economics at the University of Washington and Seattle University. Avistone LLC, based in Laguna Niguel, Calif., is a full-service real estate investment and mortgage banking firm offering investors, property owners, sponsors, developers and financial institutions a range of investment and lending services including debt and equity placement, opportunistic investment opportunities, and asset and fund management. The company’s primary focus is on multi-family, hotel and lodging, office, retail, industrial and self-storage properties nationwide. # # #
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Robert McDougall Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU) appointed Robert McDougall as Retail Banking Executive. As an executive for retail banking, McDougall will take the lead for the retail consumer products and ... Read More
August 22, 2014
Abel Pomar Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU) appointed Abel Pomar as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Pomar joins ECCU from Bank of America, where he was responsible for leading the de... Read More
August 22, 2014
Scott Bellizzi Commercial real estate broker Scott Bellizzi has joined the Orange County office of Hughes Marino, Southern California’s leading tenant representation firm. As Vice President, he will continue his wor... Read More
August 21, 2014
Ryan Baderian MUFG Union Bank, N.A., announced that Ryan Baderian has been named a managing director for the Business Banking group. In his expanded role, Mr. Baderian is responsible for managing all aspects of bu... Read More
August 21, 2014
Luis Arambula Luis Arambula, AIA, rejoins MVE + Partners, Inc. as Senior Associate Partner. Luis has more than twenty years of architecture and design experience, with a variety of assignments including high-rise, ... Read More
August 21, 2014
Daniel Gura Daniel Gura joined MVE + Partners, Inc. as the Director of business development. With more than a decade of experience in business development, real estate, and law, Dan possesses a keen knowledge of ... Read More
August 21, 2014
Leslie McSparran Death is not something to fear, according to St. Joseph Hospice volunteer Leslie McSparran. When her father was diagnosed with cancer in 1994, McSparran traveled back to Maryland to care for him. McSp... Read More
August 19, 2014
Stephen Williams Hein & Associates recently appointed Stephen T. Williams the National Director of International Tax Services. Williams brings over 25 years of experience assisting international companies and individ... Read More
August 19, 2014
Arthur Ong The Wooden Floor appointed PIMCO Executive Vice President Arthur Ong to its Board of Directors. Ong holds 27 years of legal experience with a J.D. from Fordham School of Law and currently sits on the ... Read More
August 15, 2014
Jim Driscoll The Wooden Floor appointed Jim Driscoll as Chairman of the Board. He holds several years Board Leadership experience, previously serving as Vice-Chair and where he was instrumental in furthering the B... Read More
August 15, 2014
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