Brad Gries to join LaSalle as head of U.S. acquisitions
LaSalle Investment Management has announced that Brad Gries will join the firm as its head of U.S. acquisitions, effective August 18, 2017.
He will oversee a team of 20 industry-leading acquisitions professionals that are responsible for sourcing, underwriting and executing new investments across the United States. In addition, Gries will be an active participant in the firm’s capital raising efforts, and he will be continuously elevating investment performance for LaSalle’s clients.
He will serve on the LaSalle Americas Investment Committee, the LaSalle Americas Management Board, and the LaSalle U.S. Allocations Committee.
As a senior member of LaSalle Americas, Gries will be directly involved in the formation and successful execution of joint ventures and large portfolio transactions, while helping to introduce sophisticated global investor clients with large U.S. investment opportunities.
Previously, Gries spent 16 years with Deutsche Asset Management, Americas Real Assets, in a variety of leadership roles, culminating as managing director, real estate transactions. In this role, he led the acquisition team responsible for new investment initiatives in the Central and Southeast United States, including investments in all property types and throughout the risk spectrum.