Brian P. Ward Joins IPA as National Director, Capital Markets
nstitutional Property Advisors (IPA), a Marcus & Millichap company serving the needs of institutional and major private multifamily investors, is expanding its capital markets capabilities and has named Brian P. Ward national director, capital markets.
Calabasas, Calif.—Institutional Property Advisors (IPA), a Marcus & Millichap company serving the needs of institutional and major private multifamily investors, is expanding its capital markets capabilities and has named Brian P. Ward national director, capital markets, according to John J. Kerin, president and chief executive officer.
Ward has more than 24 years of experience in real estate capital markets, investment management, finance and law. Most recently, he held the title of chief investment officer at Hendricks & Partners, where he oversaw and led all capital origination and placement functions.
The new hire is the second major executive announcement by IPA in the past month and marks IPA’s ongoing expansion in the institutional advisory sector, according to Hessam Nadji, IPA’s managing director, who has overseen the firm for the past 18 months. IPA was launched in late 2010 as a dedicated unit serving the specialized needs of institutional and major private investors
Prior to Hendricks & Partners, Ward was managing principal and chief executive officer of Orion-Aspen Residential for eight years.
Ward was also the global executive director for Olympic Investors, a senior vice president for Heller-Hanover Financial and a real estate attorney for with two major firms Charlwood Cos. and Partner at Tousley Brain Stephens PLLC.
Ward graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economic and political science from Washington State University. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and a Washington State managing broker.