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Accesso Taps John Rivard as CIO in South Florida

Hallandale Beach-based investment manager and operator of multi-tenant office buildings Accesso has tapped veteran real estate and investment executive John Rivard as Chief Investment Officer.

In his new role, Rivard will be responsible for spearheading the firm’s investment process and overseeing its capital markets activities. He will report directly to Managing Partner of Investments Ariel Bentata. Over the course of his career, Rivard has acquired $25 billion in assets and has raised in excess of $3.5 billion in equity and $6.5 billion in debt. Prior to joining Accesso, Rivard worked as Managing Director at Brightstone Capital Partners

“Accesso is a company I have always had great respect for given the high integrity of the founding partners and its strong reputation within the office and investment communities,” said Rivard. “I see tremendous value and opportunity in the company’s strategy of targeting non-gateway markets and am delighted to be able to utilize my background and skills to continue to foster the organization’s growth.”


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About David Cohen

David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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