Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC has named Brian Kuzniar to its portfolio management group. Kuzniar is a former managing director and portfolio manager at LaSalle Investment Management.
CHICAGO – November 9, 2017 — Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, LLC (“Harrison Street”), one of the largest real estate investment firms dedicated to the Education, Healthcare and Storage sectors, today announced that it has added Brian Kuzniar, formerly a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at LaSalle Investment Management, as a Director in the firm’s Portfolio Management Group.
Mr. Kuzniar has more than 20 years of experience in acquisitions, asset management, dispositions, joint ventures and debt financing strategies. In this role, Mr. Kuzniar is responsible for developing and executing the investment strategy and overseeing asset and portfolio performance for the firm’s Opportunity Fund series. He currently manages asset and portfolio performance for Fund III and Fund V.
Joey Lansing, Senior Managing Director at Harrison Street said, “We are pleased to welcome Brian to the team. He brings significant investment and portfolio management experience to the firm as we further enhance our investment offerings.”
Mr. Kuzniar added, “I have long respected Harrison Street for its success investing in demographic-based real estate. I am excited to join the firm as we seek to continue to build value for Harrison Street’s sophisticated global limited partners.”
For the past five years, Mr. Kuzniar oversaw LaSalle’s Income Property Trust, which grew to $2.5 billion in gross assets under management under his leadership. Previously, he served as the Fund Investment Officer of the Income and Growth Fund, LaSalle’s flagship investment vehicle. Prior to joining LaSalle in 2008, he was a Senior Vice President at DTZ Rockwood and worked as a Director at Equity Office Properties. Mr. Kuzniar received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a concentration in finance from the University of Notre Dame.
About Harrison Street Real Estate
Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC is one of the leading real estate investment management firms exclusively focused on the Education, Healthcare and Storage sectors. The firm has created a series of differentiated investment products across multiple risk/return strategies. Headquartered in Chicago with an office in London, the firm employs a 115-person team and has approximately $12.8 billion in assets under management. For more information, please visit www.harrisonst.com.