GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.--(Versus Capital Advisors, LLC, a mutual fund manager focused on building and managing multi-manager real estate and alternative investment solutions, announced today the formation of a distribution team dedicated to the RIA channel.)--
“We are excited to have these three talented individuals join our firm”
Jake Mortell joins Versus Capital as National Director of Advisory Services after providing RIA-focused sales and marketing consulting to Versus Capital since early 2012. Mr. Mortell has 15 years of industry experience, including 10 years dedicated to the RIA channel. He has represented numerous asset managers to RIAs through his own firm, Candlewood Advisory Partners, LLC and previously with Sincere & Company, LLC. Mr. Mortell will serve as team leader and have responsibility for the Western region.
Michael Miller has over 22 years of industry experience and joins Versus Capital from Cohen & Steers, Inc. where he was Vice President, RIA Sales Manager with responsibility for the Midwest region. Prior to Cohen & Steers, Mr. Miller built relationships with RIAs for Legg Mason and Westcore Funds. Mr. Miller will continue to cover the Midwest for Versus Capital as Regional Director of Advisory Services.
Spencer Schomer joins Versus Capital as Regional Director of Advisory Services covering the Eastern region. He was most recently a Vice President at Cambiar Investors responsible for new business development and client relations with RIAs and bank trust departments. Before moving to the sales side of the asset management industry, Mr. Schomer spent six years as investment analyst for Prima Capital and Northern Trust.
“We are excited to have these three talented individuals join our firm,” stated Mark Quam, CEO of Versus Capital Advisors. “Given the interest we’ve seen from RIAs, we needed to put additional resources toward educating advisors on our unique fund and developing relationships in the channel. Each of the individuals we’ve hired brings with them significant experience providing support to the RIA community, and the formation of this team demonstrates we are committed to meeting the specific needs of our RIA partners.”
About Versus Capital Advisors LLC
Versus Capital Advisors LLC is an investment adviser registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, exclusively focused on building and managing multi-manager real estate and alternative investment platforms that seek to have an income oriented return focus and low correlation to the broader stock and bond markets. Versus Capital builds these platforms to give individual investors access to institutional managers once reserved for foundations, endowments, pensions and other institutions. For more information, please visit www.versuscapital.com.