Derek Smith

Managing Director & Head of Operations at Oaktree Capital Management LP

Derek Smith

Derek Smith

Managing Director & Head of Operations at Oaktree Capital Management LP

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Mr. Derek Smith is a Chief Operating Officer & Director at Oaktree Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., a Managing Director at Oaktree Capital Management LP, a Managing Director & Head of Operations at Oaktree Capital Management LP and a Member at The State Bar of California. He is on the Board of Directors at Oaktree Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., Oaktree Pinnacle Investment Fund Feeder (REIT) LLC and Timbers Resort Management LLC. Mr. Smith is responsible for the execution and management of all real estate investments and the administration of Oaktree’s real estate funds.Prior to joining Oaktree in 2010, he spent 19 years at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, most recently as the Vice Chair of the Global Real Estate Department. He also served as the chair of the Technology Committee of Paul Hastings.Mr. Smith received a B.S. degree in computer science from Brigham Young University and a J.D. degree from Cornell University.

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Birthday

1965

Age

56

Number of Awards

1

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Managing Principal at Oaktree Capital Management LP

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Chief Executive Officer at Oaktree Capital Management LP

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Co-Founder at Oaktree Capital Management LP

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Co-Founder at Oaktree Capital Management LP

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Managing Director at Oaktree Capital Management LP

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Managing Director at Oaktree Capital Management LP (Real Estate)

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Managing Director at Oaktree Capital Management LP

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Managing Director & Head of Real Estate Europe at Oaktree Capital Management LP

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Global Head of Real Estate at Oaktree Capital Management LP

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Derek Smith
Managing Director & Head of Operations at Oaktree Capital Management LP
Education
BS in Computer Science

Brigham Young University (often referred to as BYU or, colloquially, The Y) is a private university located in Provo, Utah, United States. It is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and is the largest religious university and third-largest private university in the U.S.

JD

Cornell Law School, located in Ithaca, New York, is a graduate school of Cornell University and one of the five Ivy League law schools. The school confers three law degrees. The school has three law journals that are student-edited: the Cornell Law Review, the Cornell International Law Journal, and the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. Additionally, the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies is a peer-reviewed journal that is published by Cornell Law faculty.

Memberships
Member
Current

State Bar is currently governed by a 23-member Board of Trustees.State Bar of California is by far the largest state bar in the country. Nearly 179,000 State Bar members actively practice law in California, while the rest retain their licenses as inactive members.State Bar of California is the only state bar in the nation with independent professional judges dedicated to ruling on attorney discipline cases. The independent State Bar Court hears the charges and has the power to recommend that the California Supreme Court suspend or disbar those attorneys found to have committed acts of professional misconduct or convicted of serious crimes. For lesser offenses, it may issue public or private reprovals.

Career History
Managing Director & Head of Operations
2010 - Current

Oaktree Real Estate focuses on a diverse range of opportunities across all areas of real estate, with an emphasis on debt or equity investments in commercial real estate, corporate real estate, structured finance, commercial NPLs, residential real estate and non-U.S. real estate.The firm adheres to a fundamental investment philosophy and strategy which emphasizes risk control and downside protection.

Managing Director & Head of Operations
2010 - Current

OCM specializes in alternative investments that inves tin closed-end, open-end and evergreen vehicles across four asset classes: Credit, Private Equity, Real Assets, and Listed Equities. They uses fundamental bottom-up analysis and may engage in long term or short term purchases, trading, short sales in certain strategies, margin transactions, and option writing, including covered options, uncovered options or spreading strategies.

Attorney
Prior

Paul Hastings is a leading international law firm that provides innovative legal solutions to many of the world's top financial institutions and Fortune Global 500 companies. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., they have the global reach and extensive capabilities to provide personalized service wherever their clients’ needs take them.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Timbers Resort Management LLC owns and operates hotels and resorts. It specializes in the development, sales, marketing and operations of private, luxury residence clubs, boutique hotels and resorts. The company was founded by David A. Burden in 1999 and is headquartered in Carbondale, CO.

Member, Board of Directors
2011 - 2016

STORE Capital Corp. operates as an internally managed net-lease real estate investment trust. The firm engages in the acquisition, investment, management, and ownership of single tenant operational real estate properties. STORE Capital was founded by Mary Fedewa, Morton H. Fleischer, Christopher H. Volk, Catherine Long, Michael J. Zieg, and Michael T. Bennett on May 17, 2011 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ.

Chair, Technology Committee
Prior

Paul Hastings is a leading international law firm that provides innovative legal solutions to many of the world's top financial institutions and Fortune Global 500 companies. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., they have the global reach and extensive capabilities to provide personalized service wherever their clients’ needs take them.

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Taylor Morrison Home Corp. issued USD Common Stock

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the California Bar
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