Rosemont, IL, August 30, 2023
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Brennan Hires Kevin Carlson and CJ Stempeck to Run Brennan’s Capital Markets Department

Responsibilities include procurement of debt and equity

Rosemont, IL [August 29, 2023] – Brennan Investment Group, a private real estate investment firm that acquires, develops, and operates industrial facilities throughout the United States, is pleased to announce the addition of two experienced professionals, Kevin Carlson and CJ Stempeck, as Vice Presidents of Capital Markets.  Their appointments will contribute to BIG’s continued growth and success in the real estate sector.

As Vice Presidents of Capital Markets, Kevin Carlson and CJ Stempeck will be responsible for procuring debt and equity financing for BIG’s real estate acquisitions and developments. Leveraging their comprehensive knowledge and experience, they will focus on procuring debt and institutional equity for prospective investment opportunities. Additionally, they will be responsible for managing the company’s debt and institutional equity capital relationships.

Prior to joining Brennan Kevin Carlson served as a Senior Associate at Ashland Capital, where he executed debt and equity transactions for Ashland’s student housing and multi-family investments. Before Ashland Capital, Kevin spent six years at Wintrust Financial Corporation working as a Vice President of debt originations within the institutional lending group.

CJ Stempeck brings a wealth of experience and a strong background in underwriting, asset management, and investment sourcing. Previously, CJ served at Quadrant Real Estate Advisors, LLC for eight years. In his most recent position as Senior Vice President, Loan Sourcing & Capital Advisory, CJ played a pivotal role in investment sourcing and credit analysis, along with debt and equity sourcing.

The addition of Kevin Carlson and CJ Stempeck exemplifies Brennan’s commitment to attracting top talent in the industry. Their combined expertise and proven track records will significantly contribute to BIG’s continued growth and its ability to capitalize on investment opportunities in the dynamic real estate market.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kevin and CJ to BIG,” said Scott McKibben, Chief Investment Officer and Managing Principal for Brennan Investment Group. “Their deep understanding of debt and equity financing, combined with their strong industry relationships, will be instrumental in our continued success. We look forward to their contributions as we expand our real estate portfolio and deliver value to our investors.”

 About Brennan Investment Group

Brennan Investment Group, a Chicago-based private real estate investment firm, acquires, develops, and operates industrial properties in select major metropolitan markets throughout the United States. Since 2010, Brennan Investment Group has acquired or developed $6 billion in industrial real estate in 30 states. The company’s current portfolio spans 27 states and encompasses approximately 52 million square feet.

Brennan Investment Group co-invests with private and institutional capital to achieve outstanding risk-adjusted returns. The company has 16 regional offices throughout the United States and the firm’s management team is among the most accomplished in its industry, having invested in over 5,000 properties covering more than 60 cities throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.

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