2021 Lawyers in Real Estate Awards
Last year, the Connect CRE team followed up our well-received Next Generation Awards and Women in Real Estate Awards with the inaugural Lawyers in Real Estate Awards. For...
2021 Women in Real Estate
Announcing the 2021 Winners for the Connect CRE Women in Real Estate Awards.
From hundreds of submissions, we have highlighted women with achievements and...
2021 Next Generation Awards
Connect Commercial Real Estate is proud to present the winners of our 2021 Next Generation Awards. In one of the most challenging years on record for the industry,...
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Owens Joins Veritas to Grow its CRE Investment Portfolio
Phillip Owens recently joined Veritas Investments as chief financial officer. This appointment reflects the ongoing growth of Veritas, which provides workforce housing to a broad cross-section of residents in the Bay Area, greater Los Angeles and other markets.
In his new role, Owens will oversee accounting, tax, technology and human resources, and collaborate to grow the firm’s real estate investment portfolio. He will report directly to the CEO Yat-Pang Au.
Owens comes to Veritas from Newport Beach-based Green Street, a 35-year-old research and advisory powerhouse, where he was a managing director. He played a key role in building the advisory and consulting services team into one of Green Street’s primary global business lines.
Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM.
In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.