Senior Managing Director
Prior to joining CrowdStreet, Brendan led U.S. real estate investment banking for Sera Global, a subsidiary of Brookfield. While at Sera, he focused on M&A, corporate and portfolio-level tactical advisory and liquidity solutions for both LPs and GPs. Prior to Sera Global, Brendan led the real estate capital markets practice for EY. Brendan began his career in investment banking and private equity at various boutique firms in the US and Europe.
Over his 20-year career, Brendan has invested in, advised on, or raised capital for approximately $25 billion dollars of real estate assets and platforms. During that time, he has developed a deep understanding of the key drivers of value creation in real estate and is a seasoned strategic partner to organizations (private equity, sovereign wealth, REITs, private partnerships, corporations, developers, and public entities) looking to capitalize or create liquidity in their real estate assets and businesses.
Brendan holds a B.S. in Hotel Administration from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School with a concentration in real estate and corporate finance.