Portland, Ore. — D.A. Davidson, an employee-owned full-service investment firm based in Portland, Ore., has hired research analysts Paula Poskon and Barry Oxford.
Poskon and Oxford will lead the firm’s new real estate research team. Poskon’s title is senior vice president and Oxford’s is vice president. Other recent hires include senior real estate investment bankers Keith Getter and Kyle Kaylor.
Poskon and Oxford will work from the firm’s new New York City office and report directly to John Rogers, head of institutional research for D.A. Davidson.
“With the addition of Paula and Barry, D.A. Davidson now has a strong and experienced REIT research team to complement the recent new hires in real estate investment banking,” says Doug Woodcock, president of D.A. Davidson’s Equity Capital Markets Group. “Davidson is committed to building a leading real estate practice that provides excellent research for our retail and institutional clients along with exceptional advisory and capital raising capabilities.”
“We are pleased to bring Paula and Barry on board as senior research analysts to initiate and grow our real estate coverage and expand the firm’s New York office,” said Rogers. “Both have extensive knowledge and experience in the real estate space, and their fundamental analytical skills make them ideal professionals to build our real estate team.”
Poskon has 15 years of experience as an analyst, with 10 years in the real estate sector. Prior to joining D.A. Davidson, Poskon was a real estate analyst for Robert W. Baird & Co. Oxford comes to Davidson with more than 15 years of experience in the commercial real estate sector, most recently as an analyst for Discern Inc. covering the office and industrial sectors.
Poskon and Oxford join a team of 14 institutional research analysts at D.A. Davidson who cover more than 250 public companies across five sectors.