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OUR TEAM

Peter F. Bechen President and Chief Executive Officer As President and Chief Executive Officer, Peter is responsible for overseeing the operations of PacTrust and its related entities. In 1979, Pacific Realty Trust was formed with Peter as its President and, in 1983, he was named Chief Executive Officer; today, Pacific Realty Trust is known as Pacific Realty Associates, L.P. Peter is a long-time resident of Portland and a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

David W. Ramus Vice President and Chief Operating Officer As Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Dave is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of PacTrust and its related entities. He began his career as a tax manager with a nationally recognized accounting firm and, in 1985, joined PacTrust as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Dave is a long-time resident of Portland and a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

John C. Hart Chief Financial Officer As Chief Financial Officer, John is responsible for overseeing the accounting and information technology functions of PacTrust and its related entities including banking and financing relationships. Prior to joining PacTrust in 1997, John began his career with a nationally recognized accounting firm in the audit department and also worked as controller for a national restaurant chain and a local real estate development company.