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Brian Earle leads Wood Partners’ national acquisitions team from the company’s newly opened New York City office. He is responsible for building upon Wood Partners’ $4 billion acquisition portfolio.
A 20-year veteran of the real estate investment management community, Earle most recently served as managing director in the Real Estate Group of Ares Management, where he was in charge of the company’s Real Estate Separate Account and Managed Account programs. Before Ares Management’s acquisition of AREA Property Partners in July 2013, Earle was a partner at AREA and its predecessor firm, Apollo Real Estate Advisors, in charge of new investments and investment management. Throughout his tenure at Apollo/AREA/Ares, Earle worked on more than 100 transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, and refinancing, representing more than $10 billion of real estate value.
Earle joined Apollo Real Estate Advisors in 2000 after five years at Charlesbank Capital Partners, a real estate investment firm for the Harvard University Endowment. Earle began his career in 1993 as an associate in Copley Real Estate Advisors’ Development Properties Account fund.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a concentration in finance, from Boston University.