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Chicago's Peakstone Group forms real estate investment practice; industry veteran to lead it

Chicago-based investment bank The Peakstone Group has created a new real estate investment banking practice headed by industry veteran David Brown. Brown is joining Peakstone as managing director.

Chicago-based investment bank The Peakstone Group has created a new real estate investment banking practice headed by industry veteran David Brown. Brown is joining Peakstone as managing director.

During his 27-year career, Brown has worked with such companies as ORIX Real Estate Capital, Lehman Brothers, Jones Lang LaSalle and Jones Lang Wootton.

Brown is also president of Harrington Brown LLC, a commercial real estate investment and services firm that advises clients on asset management, property management, leasing and brokerage.

"When Peakstone made the decision last year to build a platform to service real estate clients nationally, we knew that David was the right person to lead this effort," said Alex Fridman, co-founder of Peakstone.