Washington, D.C. (January 2021) – Brian Berry has joined 29th Street Capital as Senior Vice President of its Mid-Atlantic Region. Based in Arlington, Virginia, he will be responsible for sourcing, financing and executing the company’s investment strategy in its new Mid-Atlantic office. This includes acquiring and repositioning well-located urban and suburban multifamily properties. Berry brings over 25 years of experience to the leadership team at 29th Street Capital along with deep knowledge and expertise in the Mid-Atlantic commercial real estate markets.
During his career, Berry has been instrumental in completing over $15 billion in investment and development transactions including multifamily, office and mixed-use assets. As a Managing Director at Tishman Speyer, Berry led and significantly grew its operations and development in the Washington, D.C. metro region. He also held executive management positions at public REITs Trizec Properties and Colombia Property Trust. Most recently, he was President of Oak Point Investors, where he represented private investors in property acquisitions and asset management.
“I’ve known Brian personally for over 20 years and I’m excited he will be leading our Mid-Atlantic growth efforts,” said 29th Street Capital’s Managing Director Robert Bollhoffer. “Brian is an instrumental addition to our national footprint as well as our leadership team.”
“I am excited to join 29th Street Capital and look forward to growing our asset base in the vibrant Mid-Atlantic markets,” Berry said. “The creative management team at 29th Street has a proven track record of acquiring and repositioning assets and delivering industry-leading returns for its investors.”
Berry received an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School at Northwestern University and attended the University of Wisconsin as an Evans Scholar, where he earned a BBA in Real Estate and Finance. He served as a Director of The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. and the D.C. Building Industry Association. He is a past President of the University of Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association and is a member of ULI, DCBIA and WREAA.
Formed in 2009, 29th Street Capital is a privately held real estate investment firm headquartered in Chicago that focuses on core plus, value-add, and development opportunities of multifamily assets. The company has acquired 20,000 units across its 15 offices in the U.S. Investments typically require $30 million to $200 million of capital and involve the acquisition or recapitalization of individual assets, portfolios, or platforms.