PHOENIX, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cole Capital®, the private capital management business of American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. and a leading sponsor of net lease non-listed REITs, announced that Cory Calvert has joined the company as National Sales Advisor. The announcement was made by Michael Ezzell, Executive Vice President of Private Capital Markets.
In this role, Mr. Calvert is responsible for national sales initiatives, including the firm's sales and distribution activities related to Cole Capital's sponsored non-listed REITs. He will concentrate on overseeing all aspects of the external sales team focused on independent broker-dealers.
"We are extremely pleased to have someone with Cory's wealth of experience and established relationships join our capital markets team," Mr. Ezzell said. "Cory's proven track record of developing relationships and driving results for sales organizations will help us strengthen what already is an industry-leading sales team at Cole Capital."
Nicholas Schorsch, Jr., Executive Vice President of Platform Management, added, "Cory's strong alternative investment background will help us continue to broaden our reach with financial advisors, especially as we expand our distribution channels. We look forward to Cory's contribution of leadership and support to the external sales team."
Mr. Calvert is a 19-year industry veteran in the capital markets and financial services industry. Prior to joining Cole Capital, he most recently served as Regional Sales Director for Franklin Square Capital Partners, where he built and developed a top performing sales territory. Additionally, Mr. Calvert has held wholesaler positions with Transamerica and Grubb and Ellis, where he was recognized for consistently outstanding performance.
About Cole Capital® Cole Capital® is the private capital management business of American Realty Capital Properties. As an industry leading non-listed REIT sponsor, Cole Capital creates innovative net lease real estate products that serve individual investors and financial professionals. Built on 35 years of experience and real estate acquisitions of more than $14 billion, Cole Capital's net lease strategy seeks to collect rent from industry-leading corporations and provide a stream of income to investors through non-listed REITs. Additional information about Cole Capital and its products can be found on its website at www.colecapital.com.