Louis K. Sohn

Louis K. Sohn

Managing Director, Acquisitions & Corp Finance

Griffin Capital Essential Asset REIT, Inc.

Louis K. Sohn is our Managing Director, Acquisitions & Corporate Finance and has held that position since December 2018. Mr. Sohn joined GCC in 2006 as Vice President - Acquisitions and became Senior Vice President - Acquisitions in January 2012 and Director - Acquisitions in December 2014 until he resigned from GCC in December 2018. Mr. Sohn is responsible for sourcing and underwriting acquisition opportunities for us. During Mr. Sohn's more than 15-year career in real estate, he has been responsible for over $4 billion of transactional volume including participating in numerous property acquisitions, debt placement, investment sales and note sale assignments. Most recently and prior to joining GCC, Mr. Sohn was an Associate Director with Holliday Fenoglio Fowler where he was instrumental in launching the firm's note sale advisory business. Prior to Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, Mr. Sohn was an Associate with Secured Capital Corp. in Los Angeles. Mr. Sohn began his real estate career as an Analyst with Column Financial, a securitized lender, in 1997. Mr. Sohn earned his B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.