Oren Hillel

Waterford Property Company

Director of Development

Job Functions: Design & Construction, Development


As Director of Development, Oren Hillel oversees the company’s real estate development strategies, focused on spearheading ground-up development projects, both market-rate and affordable housing. This includes identifying and securing development sites, working together with municipalities for all project approvals, leading design and permitting, as well as overseeing construction execution. Prior to joining Waterford, Mr. Hillel worked at Greystar, one of the largest international real estate developers and managers, with more than $50B in assets under management. Mr. Hillel was a key member of the greater Los Angeles development team, leading both market rate multifamily and student housing projects from acquisition to completion. Previously in his career, Mr. Hillel also worked at the Dinerstein Companies, one of the nation’s largest vertically integrated developers of Multi-Family and Student Housing, where he was primarily focused on acquiring new development opportunities throughout the western region of the United States. Mr. Hillel also has previous work experience in real estate private equity and value-add multifamily investment. In 2017, he earned his MBA degree as well as his Master in Real Estate Development (MRED) from the University of Southern California where he has been active in the program since. Mr. Hillel also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. Mr. Hillel is an avid Lakers fan who currently resides in Culver City with his soon-to-be fiancée and their French bulldog.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type