Bridge Industrial, a privately-owned, vertically integrated real estate operating company and investment manager, has hired Conner Thomas, formerly of DWS, as its new Bay Area Vice President of Acquisitions, and promoted Greg Woolway to Senior Vice President of Acquisitions for the California market.
As Vice President, Conner’s responsibilities will include sourcing new transactions, underwriting, formulating development plans, and acting as project lead for all of Bridge’s future activity across the Bay Area and Northern California, where he will serve as the firm’s regional lead. Woolway, who previously served as Vice President, will transition to focus on broader activity across the state encompassing Northern California, as well as Los Angeles County, Orange County, and the Inland Empire.
Conner has accumulated robust expertise in the Bay Area market since commencing his commercial real estate career, most recently serving as Assistant Vice President of Transactions for leading asset management firm DWS Group. Prior to DWS, Conner worked for Morgan Stanley on the real estate acquisitions team, at LBA Realty, and at San Francisco-based Investment Bank JMP Securities.