Western National Group Launches Enhanced Institutional Investor-Focused Platform; Adds Chief Marketing Officer
- Mar 02, 2015
Irvine, Calif.—As part of an ongoing strategy to further grow its existing base of institutional investors, Western National Group has launched an enhanced institutional investor-focused platform and appointed George L. Ochs, a former institutional real estate manager with JP Morgan, as its chief marketing officer.
Ochs will work to expand Western National’s investor base by overseeing the firm’s strategic outreach to corporate and public pension funds, endowments, foundations, and high net worth individuals. He will also be responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with Western National Group’s current investor groups.
Ochs brings more than 35 years of institutional real estate experience to his new role as CMO, with deep expertise in development, asset and portfolio management.
Prior to joining Western National, Ochs was a senior manager with JP Morgan for nearly 20 years. Earlier in his career, he held a senior management position at Prudential Insurance.
Ochs is an active member of Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI), the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), and the Urban Land Institute. He holds an Executive MBA from the University of Colorado, Denver, as well as a General Securities Representative (Series 7) license and a Uniform Securities (Series 63) license.