Barrie Bloom

Barrie Bloom
Managing Director
Macquarie Capital

Ms. Bloom joined Macquarie Capital, a division within Macquarie Group in March 2020. At Macquarie, Ms. Bloom helps lead a team to invest the firm’s balance sheet capital across real estate equity and debt opportunities within the US. Ms. Bloom is responsible for sourcing acquisitions and debt originations along with the post-closing asset management. Since joining Macquarie, she has sourced and executed on opportunities within the hospitality, office, and SFR sectors. In her role as leading the asset management of numerous investments, Ms. Bloom has completed multifamily refinancings, industrial dispositions and substantial leasing in both the industrial and office sectors.

Prior to joining Macquarie, Ms. Bloom was a senior vice president at GEM Realty Capital where she spent seven years as a member of both the acquisitions and asset management teams.  For acquisitions, Ms. Bloom sourced opportunities, coordinated due diligence efforts, and lead negotiations of joint venture and purchase and sale agreements. As an asset manager, Ms. Bloom was involved in all facets of asset management of residential, industrial, and office assets. Representative transactions at GEM included, Ms. Bloom’s oversite and expansion of a $300 million SFR platform, acquisition and development of a 900 acre industrial development, and acquisition and asset management of a $90 million condo conversion.

Prior to joining GEM, Ms. Bloom was a vice president at PCCP, LLC, a finance and investment management firm, where she focused on workouts of mezzanine loans, acquisitions of distressed properties, and originations of senior loans from 2010 through 2013.  In 2008 and 2009, she was at Lehman Brothers Real Estate Mezzanine Funds where she worked to restructure leverage facilities and distressed properties. Prior to attending business school, Ms. Bloom was a loan officer at LaSalle Bank in the for-sale residential division.  Ms. Bloom received a Masters of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, in 2008 and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003.