Managing Director – Head of US Acquisitions
LaSalle Investment Management
Brad Gries is Head of US Transactions for LaSalle, a position he assumed in August, 2017. He leads a team of acquisitions and dispositions professionals that are responsible for sourcing, underwriting and executing new investments and asset sales across the US. He also serves on both the LaSalle Americas Investment Committee, and the LaSalle Americas Board. Brad is an active participant in the firm’s capital raising efforts, and is directly involved in the formation and execution of joint ventures and large portfolio transactions, while helping to introduce sophisticated global investor clients with large U.S. investment opportunities.
Prior to joining LaSalle, Brad held leadership positions over the course of a 16-year career with Deutsche Asset Management, Americas Real Assets (“RREEF”), most recently serving as Managing Director, Real Estate Transactions. In this role, he led the acquisition team responsible for new investment initiatives in the Central and Southeast US, including investments in all property types and throughout the risk spectrum. Before RREEF, Brad held analyst and consultant positions at MB Real Estate and Arthur Anderson.
Brad earned a BA in Economics from the University of Illinois.