Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp. hired Patrick O’Meara as a director in the Phoenix office, according to William E. Hughes, senior vice president and managing director.

Most recently, O’Meara was with the Inland Real Estate Group of Companies Inc., based in Oak Brook, Ill.

In his new position, O’Meara is responsible for structuring debt and equity financing for multi-family and commercial real estate properties nationwide. He also works on the origination and placement of debt across the entire capital stack, including first mortgage debt, mezzanine, preferred and joint venture equity. O’Meara has experience in retail, office, industrial, multifamily, student housing and hotels, providing financing solutions for stabilized, bridge, distressed and new construction transactions.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Patrick to Marcus & Millichap,” Hughes said. “He has extensive knowledge of the capital markets and excellent lender relationships with leading institutions and CMBS players. Patrick also brings a great deal of enthusiasm to his new role, and he is eager to conduct business with investment professionals from Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services,” notes Hughes.

“The firm’s platform and unparalleled access to debt and equity capital from all over the country were appealing,” O’Meara said. “The company’s unique brokerage network and entrepreneurial culture give me the ability to work with Marcus & Millichap agents and loan originators on investment sales transactions, which is an exciting prospect.”

Prior to joining Marcus & Millichap, O’Meara was with the Inland Group of Companies serving in several roles. He was also vice president for Inland Mortgage Capital Corporation. Additionally, he was vice president of Inland Mortgage Advisory Services. Most recently, he was an acquisition due diligence consultant for the company’s REITs and opportunity funds.

Before that, O’Meara was with Heller Financial in the capital markets division and in the Heller Real Estate Finance Group.

O’Meara is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), National Association of Industrial Office Properties (NAIOP) and Urban Land Institute (ULI).

O’Meara received his bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of Arizona.