Jeff Brown, Director, is a member of the Investment Management team within BlackRock's Real Estate Equity Group. Mr. Brown is responsible for all aspects of the Firm's transaction activity throughout the Western United States including acquisitions and dispositions of investments on behalf of various accounts of the Firm.
Mr. Brown has 18 years of real estate experience and his service with the firm dates back to 2004, including his years with State Street Research (SSR) Realty, which merged with BlackRock in 2005. During his career, Mr. Brown has worked on the acquisition of over 100 investments with a combined value of over $8.5 billion. He has worked on direct property acquisitions as well as joint ventures across office, retail, industrial, multi-family, hotel, and single-family product types with core, value-add, and opportunistic investment strategies. In addition, he has closed numerous dispositions with a combined sale price of over $3.5 billion.
Mr. Brown is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. He earned a BS degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2004.