Paseo de la Castellana, 42
28046 - Madrid
Chief Investment Officer, MERLIN Properties SOCIMI, Spain
Mr. Brush has over 30 years’ experience as a real estate professional. He started his career at Philadelphia National Bank in 1983 and moved to Bankers Trust (now part of Deutsche Bank) as a Vice President in 1987. During his 20-year tenure at Bankers Trust/Deutsche Bank Real Estate, Mr. Brush founded the Real Estate Opportunistic investing division, where he was a Global Head and CIO of the business for 13 years.
During that time, he supervised the completion of over 150 transactions consisting of real estate acquisitions, equity investments, corporate recapitalisations and distressed loan portfolio acquisitions with an enterprise value in excess of $50.0 billion.
Most recently, Mr. Brush served as Managing Partner at Brookfield Property Group, responsible for the firm’s real estate investing activities in Europe, where he closed the £500 million acquisition of Gazeley, a pan-European logistics company (2012).
Mr. Brush holds a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and is a member of several real estate professional organisations.