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Brad Gries named Head of Americas at LaSalle

Brad will retain his position as Chair of the LaSalle Americas Investment Committee, resume his role as Co-CIO for LaSalle Americas and maintain his role as part of the Global Management Committee.
June 5, 2024
  • Chicago (June 3, 2024) – LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle”), the global real estate investment manager, today announced that Brad Gries has been named Head of the Americas. Brad, who previously served as Co-Head of the Americas, will retain his position as Chair of the LaSalle Americas Investment Committee, resume his role as Co-Chief Investment Officer for LaSalle Americas and maintain his role as part of the Global Management Committee.

    As Head of the Americas, Brad will oversee all personnel, operational, and investment management activities across the region for LaSalle.  As Co-Chief Investment Officer, Brad’s focus will be on setting investment strategy and execution for the firm, continue to be an active participant in the firm’s capital raising efforts as well as direct involvement in the formation and execution of joint ventures and large portfolio transactions. Kristy Heuberger, who was formerly Co-Head of the Americas, will be leaving LaSalle this summer to pursue new opportunities.

    Brad has had a successful career at LaSalle since joining the firm in 2017 to lead the US Transactions team.  In 2019, Brad also took on the role of Co-Chief Investment Officer for the Americas to help direct investment strategy and was appointed Co-Head of the Americas in 2021.

    Prior to joining LaSalle, Brad held multiple leadership positions over 16 years at the real estate investment arm of DWS, most recently serving as Managing Director, Real Estate Transactions. In that role, he led the acquisition team responsible for new investment initiatives in the Central and Southeastern United States, including investments in all property types and across the risk spectrum.

    Brad Gries, Head of Americas at LaSalle Investment Management, commented: “I am excited to continue leading our highly talented team, building on the great results we have achieved in the Americas. Kristy has been an incredible partner and it has been an honor to have worked closely with her over the past several years. I wish her the best in this next phase of her successful career.”

    Mark Gabbay, Global Chief Executive Officer at LaSalle Investment Management, added: “We thank Kristy for her contributions in advancing our Americas platform over the past nine years and wish her the best in her next chapter.  We have deep conviction in the Americas team under Brad’s leadership to continue delivering optimal outcomes for our investors and stakeholders and further propel the growth and development of our Americas business.”

    ENDS

    About LaSalle Investment Management | Investing Today. For Tomorrow.

    LaSalle Investment Management is one of the world’s leading real estate investment managers. On a global basis, LaSalle manages approximately US $87 billion of assets in private and public real estate property and debt investments as of Q1 2024. LaSalle’s diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe. LaSalle sponsors a complete range of investment vehicles including separate accounts, open- and closed-end funds, public securities and entity-level investments. For more information please visit www.lasalle.com, and LinkedIn.

    NOTE: This information discussed above is based on the market analysis and expectations of LaSalle and should not be relied upon by the reader as research or investment advice regarding LaSalle funds or any issuer or security in particular. The information presented herein is for illustrative and educational purposes and is not a recommendation, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy in any jurisdiction where prohibited by law or where contrary to local law or regulation. Any such offer to invest, if made, will only be made to certain qualified investors by means of a private placement memorandum or applicable offering document and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Past performance is not indicative of future results, nor should any statements herein be construed as a prediction or guarantee of future results.

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