Mr. Brauer, Principal, joined with Colony to establish Colony Realty Partners, LLC in 2005. He serves on both CRP's Board of Managers and Investment Committees. He is engaged in all facets of the company's operation, including marketing and investor reporting.
Mr. Brauer oversees asset management at the company and manages a team of nine asset management professionals responsible for the management and leasing of nearly 130 assets totaling more than 30 million square feet of commercial space and over 1,900 units of multifamily product.
Prior to the establishment of CRP, Mr. Brauer was the Director of Asset Management at TA Associates Realty, where he served on the firm's Executive, Acquisitions, Investment and Asset Management Committees. Mr. Brauer had the responsibility of managing a team of 10 asset managers including four regional directors. Mr. Brauer was also the portfolio manager for the firm's two largest separate accounts.
Mr. Brauer was an asset manager at John Hancock Properties, where he managed a diversified portfolio of office, industrial, retail, and multifamily properties. Previously, he was a leasing broker and member of the development team at Spaulding & Slye, a national real estate and brokerage firm.
Mr. Brauer received a B.A. in History from Tufts University and an M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Real Estate Development Program. Mr. Brauer serves as a Trustee at his high school alma mater the Taft School.