Creativity. Speed. Certainty.

We recognize the value added by brokers and look to create long-term, mutually profitable partnerships.

Acquisition Criteria

Risk Profile

Value Add, Opportunistic
Core Plus, Core

Deal Structure

We Creatively Structure Each Deal
to Meet the Seller’s Needs

Broker Benefits

Brokers Protected & Paid Quickly
Creative Deal Makers

Product Type

Industrial
Office

Geography

Western United States
Infill Locations Preferred

Transaction Size

Greater than $10M
Portfolios Also Desired

Our team has a track record of quickly capitalizing
on opportunities others overlooked.


Acquisitions Team

SOUTHWEST U.S.

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Hack Adams

SVP, Acquisitions

858.362.1676

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Hack Adams

SVP, Acquisitions

858.362.1676

hadams@westcore.net

Hack is responsible for identifying industrial investment opportunities throughout Southern California, Phoenix, Salt Lake, Las Vegas, and Denver as well as maintaining oversight of the leasing efforts of Westcore Properties’ Southern California portfolio. During his tenure at Westcore Properties, Hack has been intimately involved in more than 40 transactions in excess of $2.5 billion in transaction volume and over 700 lease transactions totaling more than $300 million in gross consideration.

Prior to joining the Westcore team in 2009, Hack was a partner at Murphy Development Company, a leasing manager for Westfield America, one of California’s largest retail development companies. He has also held positions with Realty Income Corporation, Retail Insite Commercial Real Estate and CBRE.

Hack is a past president of the San Diego Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) and affiliated with several professional organizations including the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), the Coggan Family Aquatic Complex and several youth sports organizations. Hack is also a member of the facilities board for the Santa Fe Christian School.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

NORTHWEST U.S.

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Peter Mette

Director of Acquisitions

415.358.5231

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Peter Mette

Director of Acquisitions

415.358.5231

pmette@westcore.net

Peter Mette is a Director of Acquisitions for Northern California and the Pacific Northwest for Westcore Properties.
With more than 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, Peter has acquired more than $1.5 billion of real estate encompassing over 7 million square feet of office and industrial space.

Prior to joining Westcore Properties, Peter was a Director at Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management responsible for acquisitions in Southern California and a Senior Vice President at KBS Realty Advisors responsible for acquisitions in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest.

He holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Georgia State University.

LOS ANGELES AREA

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Mike Metzger

Director of Acquisitions

323.484.2558

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Mike Metzger

Director of Acquisitions

323.484.2558

mmetzger@westcore.net

As of early 2017, Mike Metzger has helped establish our new Westcore Los Angeles office and has transitioned into the Director of Acquisitions role for Westcore Properties, focusing on investments in the Greater Los Angeles market.
Mike brings 10 years of experience within the commercial real estate industry, splitting his time as a commercial broker with CBRE, specializing in Industrial & Logistics Brokerage Services within the Greater Sacramento Region, prior to joining Westcore in 2013.

Mike served as President of the Board of Directors for the Association of Commercial Real Estate (ACRE.com) in Sacramento, as well as being heavily involved with the Sacramento Regional Council for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the American Cancer Society.
He also played NCAA Division 1 Baseball at UCLA and USD, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Business Administration from the University of San Diego.

Leasing Team

NORTHWEST U.S.

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Bryan McKrell

Sr. Director of Leasing

916.236.4293

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Bryan McKrell

Sr. Director of Leasing

916.236.4293

bmckrell@westcore.net

As Senior Director of Leasing at Westcore Properties, Bryan is responsible for the repositioning, leasing and tenant retention for the company’s assets in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest.
Since joining Westcore Properties, Bryan has actively worked on more than 10 million square feet of leasing in the last three years and has assisted in the acquisition and disposition of more than forty properties with a focus in Northern California.

Before joining Westcore Properties in 2013, Bryan spent 15 years at CBRE as an office broker and currently serves as an active member of Lambda Alpha International, and the NAIOP National Leasing Forum.

Bryan also serves as Board Chair of the San Juan Education Foundation, and as an Officer in the Knights of Columbus, Youth Soccer and Basketball Coach and enjoys golfing, writing magazine articles and horse racing in his free time.

He holds an A.B. from Harvard University.

SOUTHWEST U.S.

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Lauren Suazo

Director of Leasing

858.362.1670

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Lauren Suazo

Director of Leasing

858.362.1670

lsuazo@westcore.net

As Director of Leasing, Lauren is responsible for Westcore’s leasing efforts within its 6.0 million square foot portfolio in the greater Southern California area.
Lauren focuses on effectively repositioning assets, leasing up vacancies in partnership with third-party brokers, and tenant retention.
Lauren is also involved in the disposition process; and has successfully coordinated sale transactions to institutional owners as well as owner-users.

During her tenure at Westcore Properties, Lauren has been intimately involved with more than 600 lease transactions totaling more than $350 million in lease consideration and over 30 dispositions. Lauren has successfully leased several properties to 100% occupancy and maintained high occupancy levels.

Prior to joining the Westcore team in 2009, Lauren worked at Cushman & Wakefield and Burnham Real Estate. Prior to that, Lauren was with a local San Diego multi-family development company.

Lauren is involved in the Developing Leaders Council of the San Diego Chapter of the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP), and the University of San Diego Undergraduate Mentorship Program.

She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from the University of San Diego, graduating cum laude.

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