Keppel Pacific Oak US REIT Management, manager of Keppel Pacific Oak US REIT (KORE), has appointed Sharon Riley Wortmann as an independent non-executive director.
Wortmann, based in Ontario, California, is currently a senior vice-president in JLL Industrial Services Group, which she joined in 2017. Her areas of specialisation include landlord and tenant leasing representation, joint venture equity sourcing and structuring, and investment and portfolio sales advisory. She is also a board member of the Inland Empire Chapter of the NAIOP, a commercial real estate development association based in the US.
Wortmann has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate sector, with a strong track record of managing, developing and implementing investment strategies across large and small platforms with multiple investment objectives. Prior to her role at JLL, she was at CBRE Capital Markets and was part of the National Partners Industrial Team based in Los Angeles where she focused on industrial asset debt placement and equity sourcing.
“With [Wortmann’s] deep experience in the real estate sector, Keppel Pacific Oak US REIT will benefit from her perspectives and insights, as we continue to work towards providing sustainable distributions and strong total returns for unit-holders,” says Peter McMillan, chairman of Keppel Pacific Oak US REIT Management.