PRLog - March 6, 2010 - IRVINE, Calif. -- IRVINE, CALIF. – Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, one of the most dominant retail investment groups in the western United States and a market leader in the sale of retail properties, announced today that industry veteran Patrick G. Kent has joined the company as a senior vice president. Kent most recently served as a director at Faris Lee Investments of Irvine, Calif., where he advised clients on the acquisition and disposition of retail investment properties.
Kent has more than 20 years of industry experience and has closed countless investment sales transactions with total sales in excess of over $500 million dollars. Kent has achieved incredible success exclusively representing individual investors, developers, lending institutions, and 1031 exchange buyers and sellers. Kent continues to maintain very strong relationships in the business by utilizing his commercial real estate financing background combined with his retail investment sales expertise.
“I am excited about the opportunity to work at Hanley Investment Group, providing disposition and acquisition advisory services to clients,” said Patrick Kent, senior vice president at Hanley Investment Group. “There is and will continue to be outstanding retail investment opportunities to work on with both buyers and sellers in 2010 as well as long-term.”
“Pat is a great addition to our company and we look forward to his immediate impact in helping our clients achieve their investment goals and objectives,”
“2009 was a challenging year in the commercial real estate industry,” added Hanley. “Our company managed to overcome numerous obstacles on many transactions to have a successful year given the circumstances of the marketplace. We are optimistic about this year and look forward to building continued momentum from recent closings to have a successful 2010. The addition of Patrick Kent will certainly build on our previous successes over the years and add to an even brighter future.”
Kent says that he joined Hanley Investment Group because of its unique corporate culture. “Hanley Investment Group has a hard working, open and shared-environment, and they are loyal to each other and their clients,” Kent stated. “I know that I will grow and prosper in this environment and very much look forward to utilizing my leadership skills and retail investment expertise to achieve our clients’ goals and objectives.”
“We have a very different company culture that is rarely found in the brokerage industry,” said Hanley. “Everyone in the company works together for a common goal – to provide our clients with the very best service and consistently exceed their expectations. It is extremely gratifying to know that Pat selected Hanley Investment Group after careful thought and consideration.”
Kent is a graduate of Fort Lewis College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate, and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
About Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors
Built on a solid foundation of performance, integrity and dedication, Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors is a boutique retail investment brokerage firm with a two billion dollar transaction track record that is comprised of innovative specialists delivering unparalleled service and superior results that consistently exceed client expectations. Hanley Investment Group’s expertise, commitment and unwavering focus of putting the client’s needs first have continued to set the company apart in the industry. Hanley Investment Group works closely with individual investors, developers, and institutional property owners in every facet of the transaction to insure that the highest value is achieved. Clients rely on Hanley Investment Group to be the most knowledgeable and trusted source for valuation services, market information and retail property acquisitions and dispositions. For more information, visit the Company’s website at www.hanleyinvestment.com or call (949) 585-7610.