About HM Equity
HM Equity Management, LLC is a real estate investment and property management company headquartered in Houston, Texas. We specialize in the acquisition, ownership, management, and redevelopment of apartment communities.
Principles, Ian Hancock and Marc Lewis, bring extensive skills and expertise to the company. With broad and in-depth experience in real estate and banking, the company’s leadership possesses the skills and flexibility required to ensure continued success in a changing environment.
Ian Hancock, CEO
Ian Hancock moved to the United States from London, England in 2006 and founded HM Equity Management.
Ian has been engaged in the real estate investment arena since 1995 and built a significant portfolio of property in prime central London. Since settling in Houston he has been the lead partner in the acquisition of twelve apartment properties in Texas. These twelve assets have a total of 2,213 units. HM Equity Management is responsible for all aspects of running and managing the properties.
Ian holds a BSc (Hons) in Estate Management from the University of Reading and is also a professionally qualified Chartered Surveyor. As CEO of HM Equity, he has also launched a successful third party management platform serving clients via the HM Equity operational team. To date, HM Equity manages an additional 1,200 units for third party clients.
Marc Lewis, Acquisitions Director
Marc Lewis joined HM Equity as Acquisitions Director in 2010.
Marc has been CEO of Felsham Investments Ltd since 1994, specialists in residential development and investment, and has built a significant property portfolio within prime central London. His strengths include detailed legal and financial structuring within the acquisition process, project and portfolio management, and strategic operational business growth. Marc is based in Austin and Houston, Texas and is responsible for HM Equity acquisitions.
Marc holds a Masters of Philosophy degree in Economics & Land Law from the faculty of Urban & Regional studies at the University of Reading, the foremost real estate business school in the UK. He is also a professionally qualified Chartered Surveyor, obtained while working at CB Richard Ellis within the commercial brokerage sector.