Berkshire Group hires venture investments VP

Berkshire Group has appointed Justin Brown as vice president of venture investments. Previously, Brown worked at M&T Bank where he served as vice president of commercial real estate banking.


BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Group announced Justin Brown has joined the company as Vice President, Venture Investments. In this role, he will support the Berkshire Group Venture Investments team on underwriting, due diligence and asset management of new platform investments for BRV Partners Fund I.

“Justin brings a wealth of knowledge and skill from his past experience in commercial real estate banking,” stated Jason Grossman, Managing Director, Venture Investments, Berkshire Group. “He will be an exceptional asset to the team as we grow our portfolio of entity-level investments.”

Prior to joining Berkshire Group, Justin served as Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Banking for M&T Bank where he sourced and closed deals for both REITs and private equity funds. Justin’s past experience also includes work at MacGregor Global investments as an Associate and Consultant.

About Berkshire Group
Berkshire Group is a real estate investment management company primarily known for its multifamily investment and operational experience. In addition to deploying capital through equity, debt and development in the multifamily arena, Berkshire invests in opportunistic ventures in other real estate sectors through its Venture Investments group. Over more than four decades, Berkshire’s team of industry leaders has gained a reputation for being able to identify opportunities and effectively manage through various economic environments, establishing a long-term track record of solid performance based on thoughtful, leading edge strategies, and operational experience. The Company has experience in disciplines including acquisitions, portfolio and property management, debt, development and redevelopment. Berkshire, a registered investment advisor, is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Atlanta, New York, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston and San Francisco. As of March 31, 2016, Berkshire Group had approximately $6.3 billion in real estate assets under management. For more information on Berkshire, please visit