Co-Founder and Managing Director
Brad is a seasoned real estate executive with a 32 year track record of success in development, investment management, leasing, portfolio management and strategy, asset management, investment sales, acquisitions and dispositions and for three national real estate firms, as well as his own company. Brad started Copeland Commercial 10 years ago and has completed in excess of $500 million of Industrial and Multi-Family development projects. Brad also has extensive experience on a local, national and global level. Since 1999, he has negotiated numerous joint venture structures and has a development track record totaling over 200+ buildings, 42,000,000 S.F., and $2.5+ B in gross asset value.
Brad began his career at the Trammell Crow Company where he was a partner in the firm. In his next role, Brad was named National Director of Acquisitions and Development for Crow Holdings' Industrial REIT. In 2002, Crow Holdings' sold the REIT to ING Clarion Partners where Brad then served as a Director in the firm and the Chief Investment Officer of Lion Industrial Trust, one of ING Clarion Partner's largest open-ended funds with total assets under management of $4.1B and over 75,000,000 SF. Additionally, Brad was responsible for key client relationships and sourcing new investment opportunities for ING's other commingled funds and separated account clients. Brad also chaired ING's Global Industrial Platform.