Hugh is the Managing Director of Real Estate at Milost Global Inc. He is responsible for global acquisitions, investments, development and management of the Real Estate Portfolio. He is a native Angeleno with over 15 years of development experience.
Mr. Martinez started his involvement with development and construction with Valley Crest Landscape development during his collegiate days where he was an assistant project manager on large scale projects in Santa Monica, West Hollywood, and Manhattan Beach. Afterwards, he went on to serve as a project manager for a local non-profit developer and encountered early success that lead to a career path with larger Southern California Development and Investment firms. He has experience in all facets of development from feasibility analysis and entitlements through financial modeling, financing, project management, and construction administration.
He has developed over 750 units of multifamily housing and 30000 SF of Retail in a variety of submarkets from San Diego to Sacramento. Additionally, Hugh holds a Master of Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California and is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and currently pursuing CCIM certification. His knowledge of markets allows him to move quickly on potential opportunities as well as understand the social, economic, and political dynamics in a variety of markets.
He has a Bachelors in Business Administration from CSUN and a Masters in Real Estate Development from USC. Additionally, Mr. Martinez has partaken in MBA coursework through the University of San Diego.