Los Angeles-based CityView, an investment management and development firm focused on urban multifamily real estate in the Western and Southwestern U.S., has hired George L. Ochs as a senior vice president and head of investor relations. Previously, Ochs was a managing director at JPMorgan Asset Management.
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CityView, an investment management and development firm focused on urban multifamily real estate in the Western and Southwestern United States, announced today that George L. Ochs has joined the firm as Senior Vice President and Head of Investor Relations. Ochs will be responsible for continuing to develop and expand CityView’s relationships with the institutional investor community.
“We could not be more fortunate to attract someone of George’s caliber to the CityView team,” said Sean Burton, Chief Executive Officer of CityView. “George will be instrumental in strengthening our existing relationships with pension funds, insurance companies and other institutional investors, and work to significantly broaden this base through his network of contacts and experience. This is an opportune time for George to be joining us as there is increasing interest from institutions looking to invest in the multifamily real estate asset class.”
Before joining CityView, Ochs was a managing director at JPMorgan Asset Management where he worked in real estate portfolio management, client relationship management and business development across the United States, Europe and the Middle East for almost 20 years. Before JPMorgan, Ochs was a senior vice president at Prudential Financial where he managed the redevelopment of the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Ochs holds an Executive Master’s degree from the University of Colorado Denver. Also, Ochs serves as a trustee and chairs the Investment Committee for the Pension Boards – United Church of Christ. He will be based in CityView’s Los Angeles headquarters.
“CityView is one of the most active multifamily developers working in densely populated areas on the West coast, Colorado and Texas,” said Ochs. “They have an uncanny ability to source attractive investment opportunities while working closely with the local communities to ensure that each project not only provides much needed housing, but also serves to enhance the neighborhood. I am very excited to join such a successful, dynamic team and be integral to introducing them to a much wider investor base across the U.S.”
CityView is a premier developer and investment management firm focused on urban residential real estate in the Western and Southwestern United States. CityView targets multifamily housing ventures in metropolitan markets which are often overlooked due to the complexity of the transaction and other development challenges. At the center of the firm’s success is its strong professional team which possesses unparalleled expertise in real estate, development, operations and finance. CityView’s investors include some of the largest and most sophisticated public pension plans and financial institutions in the country.
CityView was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Los Angeles. The firm has regional offices in San Francisco and San Antonio, Texas. For more information, please see www.cityview.com.