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Karine Clark Karine A. Clark has been named managing director for Avistone Capital Corp. based in Laguna Niguel, Calif. Avistone Capital Corp., an affiliate of Avistone LLC, is a full-service commercial real estate investment banking firm specializing in custom, structured finance on multi-housing, commercial and hospitality properties nationwide. Clark will be responsible for the origination of bridge, permanent and construction loans as well as equity placements involving multi-housing, commercial and hospitality projects throughout the western United States. With more than 25 years of experience in the commercial capital markets, Clark has held senior lending positions in the commercial divisions of Security Pacific Bank, Cal National Bank and U.S. Bank in Newport Beach, Calif., and in Seattle, Wash. Throughout her career, Clark has originated more than $3 billion in loan transactions, in excess of 300 transactions, and been involved with a number of large development projects that permanently transformed the Seattle metropolitan area. Projects included the conversion of the Sears catalogue plant to the Starbucks headquarters, the construction of two new stadiums and the city’s first twin office towers, as well as several large Boeing plants with more than one million square feet of leasable space in each building. Actively involved in the commercial real estate industry, Clark has served as a board or committee member for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), Construction Real Estate Women (CREW) and the Association of Commercial Real Estate (ACRE). She has been the keynote speaker for numerous industry forums and training conferences and served on several speaker panels. In addition, she has been involved with numerous non-profit organizations over the years including the Boy Scouts of America, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and Childhelp. Clark studied accounting and economics at the University of Washington and Seattle University. Avistone LLC, based in Laguna Niguel, Calif., is a full-service real estate investment and mortgage banking firm offering investors, property owners, sponsors, developers and financial institutions a range of investment and lending services including debt and equity placement, opportunistic investment opportunities, and asset and fund management. The company’s primary focus is on multi-family, hotel and lodging, office, retail, industrial and self-storage properties nationwide. # # #
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Kevin Schiller Accomplished hotel sales and marketing professional Kevin Schiller has been named Area Director of Sales and Marketing, Los Angeles at Starwood Hotels. His duties include directing sales and marketin... Read More
November 25, 2014
Tracy Manning was promoted to Assistant Operations Manager at Mesa Water District where she has worked since 1994. Tracy now oversees all District operations -- including water production, quality, and distributio... Read More
November 25, 2014
Steve Williams Managing Partner Steve Williams... Read More
November 21, 2014
Jeremy Wheeler Hall & Company, an Orange County CPA firm that provides an array of specialized financial advisory services, has named Jeremy Wheeler as its new Director of Audit Services in a move that will expand t... Read More
November 21, 2014
Steve Williams Managing Partner Steve Williams and 38 management, staff and family members of HMWC CPAs & Business Advisors volunteered to serve on November 16th with St. Paul’s Episcopal church in Tustin at their S... Read More
November 21, 2014
Steve Williams Managing Partner Steve Williams and other management, staff and family members of HMWC CPAs & Business Advisors volunteered to serve on November 16th with St. Paul’s Episcopal church in Tustin at thei... Read More
November 21, 2014
Bruce Pasqua Bruce Pasqua has joined the Board of Santa Ana-based nonprofit KidWorks, which currently provides over 800 children, teens and parents every week with the necessary education and support to overcome v... Read More
November 19, 2014
Dr. Richard Lee Planet DDS founder, Richard Lee, joins Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County’s board of directors. He is primed with 24 years of business management and entrepreneurial experience, including 18 yea... Read More
November 19, 2014
Dr. Xerxes Calilung Dr. Xerxes Calilung, owner of Dental Arts of Irvine, joins Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County’s board of directors. Dr. Calilung has provided dental care in Irvine since 1990. He is serving as a... Read More
November 19, 2014
Doni Adhiningrat Doni Adhiningrat, AICP joins MVE as an Associate Partner with over 23 years of experience as a senior planner and has worked on large-scale master planning and urban design projects all over the globe... Read More
November 17, 2014
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