Berkshire Group Grows Client Relations Team with Key West Coast Appointment

SAN FRANCISCO – Berkshire Group, a real estate investment management company known for its multifamily investment and operational experience, today announced the appointments of Jed Gates as Senior Vice President, Client Relations. Based out of San Francisco, Mr. Gates’ primary responsibility will be client relationship management and fundraising for Western U.S. clients and investor prospects.

“The addition of Jed Gates establishes a dedicated presence for Berkshire’s client relations efforts on the West Coast,” said John Bottomley, Managing Director, Client Relations, for Berkshire Group. “Our client relations team now spans seven professionals, providing us the ability to better reach and serve investors globally.”

Mr. Gates comes to Berkshire from Deutsche Bank Asset & Wealth Management, where he held senior client relations roles. Prior to that, he held client relations and acquisitions positions with Greystar, as well as real estate investment banking roles with Buchanan Street Partners. Mr. Gates holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia.

Mr. Gates will be based in Berkshire’s San Francisco office and will report to John Bottomley, Managing Director, Client Relations.

About Berkshire Group
Berkshire Group is a real estate investment management company known for its vertically integrated operating platform and experience in the multifamily sector. Berkshire deploys capital primarily through equity, debt and development in the multifamily arena, as well as through opportunistic ventures in other real estate sectors such as senior housing, lodging, and medical offices. Over more than four decades, Berkshire’s team of industry leaders has gained a reputation for being able to identify opportunities and effectively manage through various economic environments, establishing a long-term track record of solid performance based on thoughtful, leading edge strategies, and operational experience.

The Company has experience across the multifamily real estate spectrum in disciplines including acquisitions, asset and property management, debt, development and redevelopment. Berkshire, a registered investment advisor, is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Atlanta, New York, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston and San Francisco. As of March 31, 2015, Berkshire Group had $5.7 billion in assets under management. For more information on Berkshire, please visit www.berkshire-group.com.

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