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  • Hanover Pacific, LLC

    Joe Waechter

    Chairman

    • real estate development
    • public private partnerships
    • student housing
    • faculty/staff housing

    2603 Main Street, Suite 1190

    Irvine, CA 92614

    www.hanoverpacific.com

    Hanover Pacific, LLC

    Joe Waechter

    Chairman

    • real estate development
    • public private partnerships
    • student housing
    • faculty/staff housing

    2603 Main Street, Suite 1190

    Irvine, CA 92614

    www.hanoverpacific.com

    Joe Waechter

    Chairman

    jwaechter@hanoverpacific.com


    Joe has been CEO of WineDirect since 2010 and has successfully led the company's transformation to become leading provider of direct-to-consumer technology in the wine industry.


    Prior to joining WineDirect, he held positions as President and CEO of DHL Worldwide Express and Managing Director of California Pacific Capital, a San Francisco-based investor in early stage companies.


    Joe was also President & CEO of Air Micronesia, Chairman & CEO of United Micronesia Development Association and Chairman & CEO of Danao International Holdings, a real estate development firm with holdings in South East Asia.

  • Hanover Pacific, LLC

    Robert Y. Kim, J.D.

    Executive Managing Director

    • real estate development
    • public private partnerships
    • student housing
    • faculty/staff housing

    2603 Main Street, Suite 1190

    Irvine, CA 92614

    www.hanoverpacific.com

    Hanover Pacific, LLC

    Robert Y. Kim, J.D.

    Executive Managing Director

    • real estate development
    • public private partnerships
    • student housing
    • faculty/staff housing

    2603 Main Street, Suite 1190

    Irvine, CA 92614

    www.hanoverpacific.com

    Robert Y. Kim

    Executive Managing Director

    rkim@hanoverpacific.com


    Robert is a principal and the Executive Managing Director and is responsible for managing the company in a manner that supports growth and creates value. Robert’s belief in adding value and responsibility to others drives the business philosophy of the company.


    Robert has over 20 years of experience in investment banking and real estate development with work experience in the US, Korea, China and Japan. Among Robert’s experiences are developments in industrial, commercial, multi-family and single-family residential.


    Robert holds a law degree from the University of San Francisco’s School of Law and an undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Southern California.

  • Hanover Pacific, LLC

    Richard Sack, Ph.D.

    Managing Director

    Capital Markets

    • real estate development
    • public private partnerships
    • student housing
    • faculty/staff housing

    2603 Main Street, Suite 1190

    Irvine, CA 92614

    www.hanoverpacific.com

    Hanover Pacific, LLC

    Richard Sack, Ph.D.

    Managing Director

    Capital Markets

    • real estate development
    • public private partnerships
    • student housing
    • faculty/staff housing

    2603 Main Street, Suite 1190

    Irvine, CA 92614

    www.hanoverpacific.com

    Richard Sack

    Managing Director, Capital Markets

    rsack@hanoverpacific.com


    Rich is the Managing Director for Capital Markets and is the company’s liaison to the investment community. Rich’s approach is driven by a strong entrepreneurial background and is enthusiastic about supporting “out-of-the-box” thinking.


    Rich has over 30 years of experience investment banking and consulting. In addition to being an entrepreneur in his own right, he has consulted to over 300 corporate and investment banking clients over a 15 year span.


    Rich has held several securities licenses and has degrees in Economics and Sociology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He also attended CW Post University, the State College of New York at Potsdam, and the New York Institute of Finance. In 2007, Rich was named Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Kellogg School of Management.

  • Hanover Pacific, LLC

    Samuel Kim

    Managing Director

    Business Development

    • real estate development
    • public private partnerships
    • student housing
    • faculty/staff housing

    2603 Main Street, Suite 1190

    Irvine, CA 92614

    www.hanoverpacific.com

    Hanover Pacific, LLC

    Samuel Kim

    Managing Director

    Business Development

    • real estate development
    • public private partnerships
    • student housing
    • faculty/staff housing

    2603 Main Street, Suite 1190

    Irvine, CA 92614

    www.hanoverpacific.com

    Samuel Kim

    Managing Director-Business Development

    skim@hanoverpacific.com


    Sam is the Managing Director for Business Development and supports activities in new business generation and capital markets.


    Sam has a passion for growing early-stage projects and brings an entrepreneurial approach to his work. Sam has over 18 years of experience in technology and finance.


    Among Sam’s experience are being a partner in two successful investment firms specializing in early-stage companies and technology. Additionally, he has consulted to numerous public and private companies.

  • Hanover Pacific, LLC

    Daune Cotter

    Controller

    • real estate development
    • public private partnerships
    • student housing
    • faculty/staff housing

    2603 Main Street, Suite 1190

    Irvine, CA 92614

    www.hanoverpacific.com

    Hanover Pacific, LLC

    Daune Cotter

    Controller

    • real estate development
    • public private partnerships
    • student housing
    • faculty/staff housing

    2603 Main Street, Suite 1190

    Irvine, CA 92614

    www.hanoverpacific.com

    Daune Cotter

    Controller

    dcotter@hanoverpacific.com


    Daune is the Controller and is responsible for accounting oversight and management. These responsibilities include budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, treasury and tax.


    Daune’s approach is driven by our belief in accountability, not only to our company, but to those campuses with which we work.


    Daune has 19 years of experience in accounting. Prior to coming to Hanover Pacific she was the Assistant Controller for a large regional homebuilder for 4 years. Her other experiences include private, public and institutional firms, covering manufacturing, distribution, education and retail sectors.

  • Hanover Pacific, LLC

    Mike Pavlinik

    Development Manager

    • real estate development
    • public private partnerships
    • student housing
    • faculty/staff housing

    2603 Main Street, Suite 1190

    Irvine, CA 92614

    www.hanoverpacific.com

    Hanover Pacific, LLC

    Mike Pavlinik

    Development Manager

    • real estate development
    • public private partnerships
    • student housing
    • faculty/staff housing

    2603 Main Street, Suite 1190

    Irvine, CA 92614

    www.hanoverpacific.com

    Mike Pavlinik

    Development Manager

    mpavlinik@hanoverpacific.com


    Michael Pavlinik is the Development Manager and is responsible for procurement, company-level construction management, and interfacing with governing agencies, project consultants and general contractors.


    Michael’s 16 years of experience in commercial and residential developments, coupled with his expertise in quality assurance and price efficiency, enable him to deliver top-quality products.

Daune Cotter

Controller

dcotter@hanoverpacific.com


Daune is the Controller and is responsible for accounting oversight and management. These responsibilities include budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, treasury and tax.


Daune’s approach is driven by our belief in accountability, not only to our company, but to those campuses with which we work.


Daune has 19 years of experience in accounting. Prior to coming to Hanover Pacific she was the Assistant Controller for a large regional homebuilder for 4 years. Her other experiences include private, public and institutional firms, covering manufacturing, distribution, education and retail sectors.