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June 23, 2014

BGL Expands Its Real Estate Capital Markets Business

Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL), a leading middle market investment bank, is pleased to announce the formation of Brown Gibbons Lang Real Estate Partners (BGLREP). BGLREP provides advisory services to owners and investors that are interested in monetizing, recapitalizing, or acquiring commercial real estate assets, as well as developers and owner-users in providing debt and equity financing solutions for new projects. The new division extends BGL’s existing real estate investment banking platform into investment sales.  “Commercial real estate investment sales is a logical extension of our growing real estate advisory team,” said Michael Gibbons, BGL founder and senior managing director. “Our clients will benefit from the strong synergies across the company’s services and industry sector teams.”

BGLREP operates in all U.S. markets, representing private and institutional clients in Healthcare, Commercial, Industrial, and Self-Storage real estate. The team’s principals are veterans that bring extensive and broad expertise across the focus industry sectors, with collective experience representing over $5 billion in transaction volume.  By utilizing leading-edge financial, marketing, legal, and tax strategies, BGLREP delivers best-in-class representation and advisory services to assist our clients in pursuing advanced strategies and maximizing the value of their real estate assets.

With access to BGL’s resources and extensive market reach, BGLREP offers the specialized expertise, local market knowledge, and personalized service found in boutique firms, while leveraging the scope, scale, and breadth of a global investment banking and real estate advisory firm. BGL is able to bring clients both deep industry knowledge from its dedicated sector teams, and broad product capability from its corporate finance and real estate advisory groups, creating an integrated approach to long-term sustainable client relationships.

“We have established a unique position in the marketplace, having built a real estate investment banking team that can deliver a seamless blend of advisory and transactional services,” said Anthony Delfre, Managing Director in BGL’s real estate advisory group.

Christopher L. Stai joins as a Managing Director based in Newport Beach, CA and Clinton J. Parker as a Managing Director based in San Antonio, TX. Mr. Stai and Mr. Parker will lead BGL’s efforts in healthcare real estate advisory. Also joining the healthcare real estate team are Jay J. Crotty as Senior Vice President based in Tampa, FL and Darian G. Padua as an Associate in San Antonio, TX. Brian J. Lenahan joins as Senior Vice President, based in Cleveland, OH, and is focused on industrial real estate. Thomas A. Doyle joins as an Associate in Tampa, FL, and focuses on self-storage real estate.