Hill to focus on the formation of equity investment programs, programmatic ventures, and management of investor relationships for the real estate investment firm
SEATTLE (May 20, 2019) — Real estate investment and operating firm Unico Properties LLC, a subsidiary of Unico Investment Group LLC, formally announced today that Lori Hill was named Senior Vice President of Investor Management. Hill is a member of Unico’s senior leadership team focused on the formation of equity investment programs, programmatic ventures, and management of investor relationships, and oversees Unico’s corporate marketing and research initiatives. She serves as Unico’s chief investor liaison and contact, and as part of her role, will round out and expand Unico’s investment offerings as it continues to grow in a multi-market capacity.
“We are thrilled to have Lori on board as part of our senior leadership team where she will be a value partner and contact for investors on behalf of Unico,” said Unico President Jonas Sylvester. “Lori joins Unico with a proven track record and market-leading successes in investment sale and commercial real estate, and that wealth of experience—in Unico’s markets and product types—bridges that gap between capital markets and real estate.”
A recognized investment sale and commercial real estate industry veteran, Hill brings over 20 years of investment sale experience across multiple property types and asset classes with a particular depth of experience in office properties and development sites. Her career transactional history exceeds $4 billion and over 7 million square feet.
“Having worked with them over the years, I’ve come to admire Unico’s energy, culture of integrity, and ability to perform,” said Hill. “Unico has a strong vision and a plan, and I’m excited to be a part of it.”
Founded in 1953, Unico is a private equity real estate investment company with more than $4.3 billion in assets under management comprising of more than 18 million square feet of primarily office and multifamily properties in dynamic markets throughout the United States. Since 1996, Unico has sponsored over 55 investment vehicles including discretionary institutional funds, joint-ventures, and private high net worth funds. Unico’s investments span the risk spectrum on core, core plus, value-add, and development, with a strategic focus on growth markets in the United States, including Seattle, Portland, Denver, Boulder, Austin, Salt Lake City, and most recently Nashville.
Hill joins Unico from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) where she was a managing director in the Capital Markets Group in Seattle. Prior to her years in JLL, she was previously a principal with real estate services company Pacific Real Estate Partners and before that a vice-president with Cushman & Wakefield where her early career was rooted in financial and research analytics.
Hill is a committed industry and community contributor, with involvement in numerous non-profit organizations over the course of her career, including Urban Land Institute’s Women’s Leadership Committee (co-chair) and Membership Committee (chair), Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Seattle, Girls Scouts of Western Washington, ArtsFund, and Village Theatre. Dedicated to advancing career opportunities for women and advancing overall diversity within the commercial real estate industry, Hill was honored by the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) with its “Impact Award” for the Career Advancement of Women in 2017.
About Unico Properties LLC
Unico Properties LLC, a subsidiary of Unico Investment Group LLC, is a commercial real estate investor, developer, and full-service operator focused on office and multifamily assets in emerging markets throughout the United States. Founded in 1953, Unico has been transforming the built environment by creating innovative, people-focused building experiences through a cadre of subsidiary companies that deliver boutique expertise and institutional execution for its own accounts and select third-party clients. The private equity real estate investment firm currently owns and operates 18 million square feet of commercial properties across the United States and continues to grow. For more information about Unico, please visit the firm’s website at https://unicoprop.com.