Hudson Pacific Properties

Hudson Pacific Properties (HPP) is a vertically integrated real estate company focused on acquiring, repositioning, developing and operating high-quality office and state-of-the-art media and entertainment properties in select West Coast markets. HPP invests across the risk-return spectrum, favoring opportunities where it can employ leasing, capital investment and management expertise to create additional value. Founded in 2006 as Hudson Capital, the company went public in 2010, electing to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. Through the years, HPP has strategically assembled a portfolio totaling approximately 17.3 million square feet, including land for development, in high-growth, high-barrier-to-entry submarkets throughout Northern and Southern California and the Pacific Northwest. The company is a leading provider of design-forward, next-generation workspaces for a variety of tenants, with a focus on Fortune 500 and industry-leading growth companies, many in the technology, media and entertainment sectors. As a long-term owner, HPP prioritizes tenant satisfaction and retention, providing highly-customized build-outs and working proactively to accommodate tenants’ growth. HPP trades as a component of the Russell 2000® and the Russell 3000® indices.

Real Estate Specialization
Special Purpose
Investment Type
JV partnership
Acquisition/Fee Simple
Investment Style

Victor Coleman

Victor J. Coleman serves as Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of HPP’s Board of Directors, and has been a member of the Board since HPP’s initial public offering. Prior to the formation of HPP, Mr. Coleman founded and served as a managing partner of HPP’s predecessor, Hudson Capital, LLC, a private real estate investment company based in Los Angeles. In 1990, Mr. Coleman co-founded and led Arden Realty as its President and Chief Operating Officer and as a director, taking that company public on the NYSE in 1996 and selling it to GE Real Estate, a division of General Electric Capital Corporation, in 2006. Mr. Coleman is an active community leader, and is on the Founding Board of Directors for the Ziman Center for Real Estate from 2004 to the present at the Anderson School, UCLA, and the Boards of Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics, Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission and the Los Angeles Chapter of WPO. Mr. Coleman’s previous experience as a director also includes service on the board of other public companies such as Douglas Emmett, Inc. from 2006 to 2009, and he currently serves as a trustee on the board of Kite Realty since 2012. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Golden Gate University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of California, Berkeley.

Chief Operating Officer

Mark T. Lammas serves as HPP’s Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, and formerly served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since HPP’s initial public offering. Prior to the formation of HPP, Mr. Lammas was a consultant to HPP’s predecessor, Hudson Capital, LLC, from September 2009. Before that time, Mr. Lammas was a Senior Vice President from 1998 to 2005, then Executive Vice President from 2006 to 2009 of Maguire Properties, Inc., where he principally oversaw finance and other transactional matters, since first joining that company as its General Counsel in 1998, then assuming other senior executive responsibilities after Maguire Properties went public on the NYSE in 2003. During his tenure, Mr. Lammas directed that company’s major capital market transactions, including corporate and asset financings and common and preferred equity offerings, acted as its principal liaison with institutional partners, and was responsible for compliance with corporate financial covenants and the accuracy of all financial reports and public disclosures. Prior to joining Maguire Properties in 1998, Mr. Lammas was an attorney with Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP, where he specialized in representing developers, institutional investors and pension funds in their acquisition, development, financing, investing, and entity structuring and restructuring activities. Mr. Lammas is a graduate of the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Political Economies of Industrial Societies, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.

Executive Vice President

Christopher Barton

Christopher Barton serves as Executive Vice President, Development and Capital Investments, where he oversees all of HPP’s redevelopment, development and capital improvement projects. Prior to taking on his current role and since HPP’s initial public offering, Mr. Barton served as Executive Vice President, Operations and Development. Prior to the formation of HPP, Mr. Barton served as Vice President of Construction & Development of HPP’s predecessor, Hudson Capital, LLC, where he was responsible for operations and development. Beginning in 1997 until joining Hudson Capital, LLC in November 2006, Mr. Barton served as First Vice President for Arden Realty, where he was responsible for conceptual development, land entitlements, financial analysis and construction management for all real estate developments. Before his tenure at Arden Realty, Mr. Barton was Project Manager at Beers-Skanska Construction Company where he managed large-scale construction projects in the southeast US. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and on the Board of Directors of Hollywood Freeway Central Park. Mr. Barton holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University and Master of Business Administration degree in both Real Estate and Finance from the University of Georgia.

Chief Investment Officer

Alexander Vouvalides

Alexander Vouvalides serves as Chief Investment Officer, overseeing HPP’s acquisition and disposition activities and participating in property financings. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and, prior to that, Vice President, Asset Management. Prior to the formation of HPP, Alexander Vouvalides joined HPP’s predecessor, Hudson Capital, LLC, in 2009 as an Associate focused on acquisitions and investments, primarily responsible for acquisition analyses, financial due diligence and asset management assignments. Before joining Hudson Capital, LLC, he was an Associate in the Real Estate Finance & Securitization Group at Credit Suisse working in both the firm’s New York and Los Angeles offices, where he underwrote and closed major acquisition and recapitalization loans across various asset types including office, hotel, retail, land and construction. Prior to that, Mr. Vouvalides worked as a Corporate Finance Analyst in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications group at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in New York. Mr. Vouvalides graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.


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