EverWest Names Managing Director of Acquisitions for Central U.S. Region

Brett Birkeland brings 20 years of expertise to support highly active real estate investment team

November 17, 2022

DENVER, CO and AUSTIN, TX (NOVEMBER 17, 2022) – Denver-based EverWest Real Estate Investors (“EverWest”) has hired industry veteran Brett Birkeland as Managing Director of Acquisitions, responsible for the firm’s acquisitions activity in the Central U.S. market. Brett brings with him 20 years of experience in acquisitions and asset management, the development and entitlement processes, and negotiating and structuring complex acquisitions for joint-venture and public and private partnerships.

Brett will be based out of Austin.

EverWest has an active presence in the Central U.S. with holdings of approximately $1.13 billion in the office, industrial and multifamily sectors. Across the U.S., the company has $5.5 billion in assets under management.

“Our acquisitions process is based on detailed market analysis and solid ‘boots-on-the-ground’ relationships,” said EverWest Head of Acquisitions Mark Bigarel. “Brett has spent decades building both of these in the Central U.S. – a region that has always been an important part of our investment strategy. We are very pleased to welcome him to EverWest and look forward to all that he will add to our team and our investment pipeline.”

Birkeland previously served as Managing Director for ProEquity Asset Management and as Senior Vice President for LNR Property/Starwood, as well as in development and acquisitions roles.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

About EverWest Real Estate Investors LLC

EverWest Real Estate Investors (“EverWest”) is a real estate investment advisor providing investment management services throughout the U.S. including acquisitions, asset management, development and property management for our investors. With $5.5 billion in assets under management, EverWest clients invest through separately managed accounts and commingled funds. The firm is headquartered in Denver with regional investment offices in New York City, Charlotte, Los Angeles and San Francisco metro areas. EverWest is an affiliate of Sagard, a leading global alternative asset management platform within the Power Corporation of Canada ecosystem. For more information, visit www.everwest.com.
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