Brookwood promotes Papazian to chief IR officer and sales director

In these capacities, Papazian will lead the sales team at Brookwood Securities Partners LLC and direct Brookwood's investor relations department.

  • Papazian is a partner at Brookwood
  • Prior to his promotion, he was a managing director and director of retail sales for Brookwood Securities
  • Brookwood is focused on acquiring and managing commercial real estate and real-estate related operating businesses on behalf of its investors

Brookwood Financial Partners, a private equity real estate firm, has promoted Greg Papazian to chief investor relations officer and director of sales. In these capacities, Papazian will direct all institutional and retail equity offerings, lead the sales team at Brookwood Securities Partners, LLC, Brookwood’s wholly owned broker-dealer and direct Brookwood’s investor relations department.

Founded in 1993, Brookwood specializes in acquiring and managing value-add commercial real estate and other real estate-related operating businesses. Since its inception. Brookwood has invested over $1.7 billion of equity to acquire and manage a portfolio of 202 commercial real estate properties, seven operating companies, and more than 460 gas stations with convenience stores, collectively representing a total capitalization of over $4.2 billion.

The Brookwood Securities sales team is headquartered on the North Shore of Boston and has affiliated offices in Pittsburgh and Fairfax, Virginia. It serves as the primary point of contact for all of Brookwood’s investors.

“Greg has been with us since the very beginning and has proven himself to be a loyal and dedicated member of the firm’s senior management team and an integral part of Brookwood’s growth and success,” said Tom Trkla, Brookwood’s founder, chairman and CEO, in a statement. “Greg is well respected by his partners, colleagues, and clients for his outstanding investor service, fundraising success, integrity, and depth of experience. For over 29 years, he has been and remains a tremendous asset for our firm. I am honored to present Greg with this well-deserved promotion, and it is a great personal pleasure to publicly recognize his loyalty, hard work, and tremendous successes.”

Papazian is a partner of Brookwood and, prior to his promotion, was a managing director and director of retail sales for Brookwood Securities. Papazian also serves as a member of Brookwood’s Executive and Investment Committees. Prior to joining Brookwood Securities, Papazian was employed by Winthrop Securities Co., Inc. Papazian is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In 2018, he completed the Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School.

Brookwood is a private equity investment firm that specializes in acquiring and managing commercial real estate and real-estate related operating businesses on behalf of its investors, which include Wall Street investment banks, sovereign wealth funds, college endowments, public and private pension funds, family offices, and high net worth individuals. Since its founding in 1993, Brookwood has invested over $1.7 billion of equity to acquire a portfolio of over 202 commercial real estate properties, seven operating companies, and 451 gas stations and convenience stores. Its $4.2 billion historical portfolio has spanned multiple asset classes, geographical markets, and industries across the United States.