Inland Securities Corporation announced that Michael Ezzell has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer.
Ezzell will be responsible for Inland Securities Corporation’s corporate strategy, sales, broker dealer relationships, securities operations, compliance and distribution channels. In his new role, he will also work closely with new product development, due diligence and information technology.
Ezzell comes to Inland Securities Corporation from Cole Capital, where he worked in leadership and executive positions for over five years. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President of American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (“ARCP”) and CEO and President of Cole Capital. He was responsible for all aspects of the management of the non-traded REIT sponsor’s distribution and investment management business, including sales, product development, broker dealer relationship management, securities operations and capital markets. Prior to the merger of Cole Real Estate Investments (“Cole”) with ARCP in February 2014, Ezzell served as Senior Vice President of Product and Business Development for Cole, securing selling agreements with broker dealers for existing and new product offerings, opening new distribution channels and overseeing due diligence and new product development.
Prior to joining Cole, Ezzell served as Director of Investment Research at AIG Advisor Group, where he was responsible for managing investment research for a network of broker dealers serving independent financial advisors. In that role, he managed the research and due diligence for all packaged investment products including mutual funds, variable annuities, alternative investments and third-party money managers. During his career, he also has held positions with J.P. Carey Asset Management.
Ezzell received his bachelor of arts degree with double majors in Economics and Political Science from Stetson University. He also holds Series 7, 24 and 63 securities licenses.