GPG Advisers is pleased to announce that Bernie Ocampo has joined the company as a Managing Director and will lead the firm's newly-established executive search platform.  Mr. Ocampo has nearly 30 years of experience in the real estate and alternative investment industries.  Mr. Ocampo will be based in GPG Advisers' corporate offices located in Irvine, California.

Prior to joining GPG Advisers, Mr. Ocampo served as Principal of ELEOS Group, a boutique executive search and consulting firm focused on commercial real estate.  Mr. Ocampo's diverse real estate experience includes multidisciplinary and cross-functional exposure in executive search, consulting, alternative investment management (private equity, pension fund advisory, investment banking, life insurance and commercial bank), developer, operator, property management and brokerage.  Bernie had previous affiliations with best in class firms such as Prudential Real Estate Investors, GE Capital, Colony Capital and Trammell Crow Company.  His education includes an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA from University of Washington.

"GPG Advisers is committed to serving the real estate community in ways that create long term value," Scott Morey, Executive Director of GPG Advisers, noted.  "Bernie's reputation and successful executive recruiting track record in our industry complement our existing service lines and provide a foundation to help our current and future clients in unique ways."

Jim Carr, Executive Director of GPG Advisers, adds, "Bernie has a terrific reputation in the industry. Having him join the GPG family and help launch our executive search platform is an exceptional part of our quest to fulfill the needs of our clients in the real estate and alternative investment industries."

Mr. Ocampo added, "I am very excited to join GPG Advisers given its reputation for exceptional client-centric services.  The new executive search platform is a strategic expansion of the firm's integrated suite of services.  GPG Advisers is uniquely positioned to provide synergistic human capital and technology solutions as real estate and alternative investor clients increasingly experience unprecedented organizational growth challenges."     

SOURCE: Press release