Brinkman Real Estate Hires Brett Silverstein to Lead Acquisitions Strategy

Nov 25, 2020 | Member News

 For Brinkman Real Estate, 2020 brought a renewed focus on acquisitions in high-growth markets in Colorado, Utah, and Arizona, as well as other regions throughout the Mountain States. For the company, this ensures their ability to execute on a well-rounded, evergreen investment strategy regardless of the market cycle. In light of the market shifts we’re beginning to see as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company is more focused than ever on their acquisitions business plan.

The cornerstone of this business plan was the strategic hire of an experienced real estate professional to lead their strategy to aggressively pursue and execute deals in existing and new markets. Brett Silverstein joined Brinkman as their new Director of Acquisitions. His immediate goals will be to identify and close on opportunistic acquisitions throughout the Mountain States.

Silverstein’s extensive background in the real estate industry made him a perfect fit for this leadership position. His background includes business development, consulting and asset management expertise with a focus on hospitality and multi-family product types, two of the asset classes the company will be pursuing aggressively in coming months. Most recently, he was a leader on the Investments team at Cortland, a multi-family developer headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., and with an office in Denver, Colo. Silverstein’s accomplishments at Cortland were vast, including:

  • Leading the acquisition of over $1.18 billion in real estate in just over three years, adding up to over 4,500 units and 16 assets in Colo. and Ariz.
  • Leading the asset management of 19 properties representing $1.5 billion in market value
  • Overseeing more than $30 million in ongoing construction projects
  • Helping Cortland enter the Phoenix, Ariz. market and expand to 10 managed assets

“We’re thrilled to have Brett join our team to execute on our aggressive acquisitions strategy throughout Colorado and the Mountain States Region,” remarked Kevin Brinkman, Co-Founder & CEO of Brinkman Real Estate. “We’re beginning to see attractive investment opportunities resulting from the market corrections happening nationwide, and he’s the right person to chase those deals.”

Since their founding, Brinkman Real Estate has developed and acquired nearly $500 million in project volume. Their portfolio includes a diversity in assets from multi-family, hospitality, mixed-use, office and retail.  Although founded in Colorado, in the past 12 months the company has focused on expanding their investments to high-growth markets outside of the state.

About Brinkman Real Estate

Brinkman is a real estate investment company delivering an entrepreneurial approach that leads to exceptional outcomes. Since 2005, they’ve been shaping the real estate landscape throughout Colorado and the Mountain West region. As one of the first in their industry to become a certified B Corp, Brinkman is a trailblazer in Using Business as a Force for Good. The company has acquired or developed nearly $500 million in projects.  Their investment portfolio includes a diversity in assets from multi-family, mixed-use, office, hospitality and retail.  Brinkman has received such industry honors as NAIOP Deal of the Year Finalist, NAIOP Innovative Project of the Year Finalist, Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence Winner, Colorado Companies to Watch, and Colorado State University Real Estate Hall of Fame Winner.

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