NEW YORK, June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Investment management firm Bluerock Real Estate, LLC announced today that it has tapped Tim Hughes and Jack Wood as Co-Heads of Distribution to lead the Company's sales effort for its managing broker-dealer, Bluerock Capital Markets (BCM). Carla Martin has joined as a Managing Director in the company's Relationship Management group. The hires come as the company undertakes a significant expansion of its distribution initiative.
Tim Hughes and Jack Wood will be responsible for accelerating sales growth and product offerings across the company's expanding line of private and public investment products, and will also be tasked with broadening and channelizing Bluerock's distribution teams to support a growing base of independent broker-dealers and Registered Investment Advisors. Carla Martin, as a Managing Director in Bluerock's National Accounts team, will share responsibility for growing the company's broker-dealer partnership network nationwide and for raising awareness of the full scope of Bluerock's offerings among leading institutions.
"Tim, Jack and Carla each come to us with extremely successful track records," said Ramin Kamfar, Bluerock CEO and Founder. "Jack and Tim are natural mentors with a deep understanding of the financial services industry and a good pulse on regulatory changes, product innovations and the sales and marketing process. They have helped thousands of advisors achieve their investors' financial objectives. Carla joins us with a tremendous reputation in the industry as well. For nearly 15 years she has built and maintained long-term relationships with some of the most respected broker-dealers in the industry."
Bluerock is a leader in the development of investor-friendly FINRA 15-02 and DOL fiduciary rule compliant products in the alternative investment space, offering a portfolio of gold-standard iPERE (institutional private equity real estate) investments including the Total Income+ Real Estate Fund (TIPRX), and non-traded preferred offering for Bluerock Residential Growth REIT which are built to improve both the risk and return profiles of a diversified portfolio, with stable yields, low volatility and solid performance.
"With demand for Bluerock's product suite growing, we are focusing actively on engaging talent that can support our clients consistently and well at all levels," Mr. Kamfar said.
Bluerock Real Estate is a national real estate investment firm headquartered in Manhattan, founded to provide institutional investments for individual investors. Bluerock principals have over 100 years aggregate experience and have transacted on over 30 million square feet and $10 billion in acquisitions, primarily on behalf of leading U.S. institutional investors. Bluerock's current portfolio consists of approximately 16 million square feet of multifamily, office, and retail properties with over $2 billion of assets under management across the United States.
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