Mr. Hall along with Peter McMillan are co-founders of Pacific Oak Capital Advisors. Mr. Hall is also a co-founder of Newport Beach based KBS Capital Advisor and Willowbrook Capital Group, LLC, an asset management company located in Los Angeles. Prior to forming Willowbrook Capital, Mr. Hall was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston where he managed distribution strategy and business development for the Principal Transaction Group’s real estate securities portfolio. In this capacity, Mr. Hall’s two primary business unit responsibilities were mezzanine lending and commercial real estate development.
Prior to joining CS First Boston in 1996, Mr. Hall served as a Director in the Real Estate Products Group at Nomura Securities. He was responsible for the company’s distribution and trading of fixed-income commercial mortgage-backed securities. Mr. Hall spent the 1980s as a Senior Vice President in the High-Yield department of Drexel Burnham Lambert’s Beverly Hills office where he was responsible for the distribution and trading of the group’s high-yield real estate securities.