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Chicago's Stage Equity Partners adds new principal, acquires pair of medical office buildings in Florida

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Chicago-based Stage Equity Partners LLC, a healthcare real estate investment company, recently acquired two medical office buildings in Southwest Florida totaling about 70,000 square feet. In addition, investment principal Russell Brenner joined the firm as a partner.

Chicago-based Stage Equity Partners LLC,  a healthcare real estate investment company, recently acquired two medical office buildings in Southwest Florida totaling about 70,000 square feet. In addition, investment principal Russell Brenner joined the firm as a partner.

“With Russell’s experience and network, and with the recent expansion of our portfolio, we’re well positioned to respond to a healthcare real estate market that is estimated to exceed two trillion dollars,” said Stage president and founder Brian Howard.

Brenner comes to Stage with more than 16 years of commercial real estate experience, including a background in office and retail investment, leasing and finance. Prior to joining the company, Brenner was senior principal and member of the management committee at Syndicated Equities, a Chicago-based real estate private equity firm where he oversaw the investment sales team and led fund-raising efforts for each of the firm’s investment platforms. While there, he spurred the company’s acquisition of more than $800 million of commercial real estate assets around the country.

At Stage, Brenner is responsible for new business development including sourcing new acquisition and development opportunities and establishing capital relationships.