Mr. Derek Smith is a Chief Operating Officer & Director at Oaktree Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., 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 part of the Oaktreeís Real Estate group and is responsible for the execution and management of all real estate investments and the administration of Oaktreeís 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.