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Brennan Enhances Leasing in Midwest with Dedicated Team

Scott Gibbel, Fordy Gates, and Sarah Brennan will be responsible for leasing the company's 13 million square foot Midwest Portfolio

Chicago, October 25, 2018

Brennan Investment Group is pleased to announce its new hires Scott Gibbel, Vice President, and Fordy Gates, Senior Associate. Together they will join Sarah Brennan, Leasing Associate, to oversee the leasing efforts for the Midwest. The dedicated leasing team, spearheaded by Gibbel, will enhance the company’s leasing capabilities for Brennan’s growing Midwest portfolio. Gibbel, Gates, and Brennan will be responsible for executing leasing transactions, renewals, and collaborating with the brokerage community.

Scott Gibbel joins Brennan after working for Prologis in the Chicago market. Fordy Gates, a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin’s Real Estate MBA program, previously worked at JLL in the Industrial Investment Sales Group in Chicago. Sarah Brennan has been promoted from her role as Director of Marketing to Leasing Associate.

“I am extremely excited for the opportunity to lead Brennan’s leasing operations in the Midwest,” said Scott Gibbel, Vice President at Brennan Investment Group.  “The leasing team will collaborate with listing brokers to improve our overall portfolio value and will work closely with our property management division to serve the needs of our tenants.”

Michael Brennan, Chairman and Managing Principal stated, “We look forward to enhancing our broker and tenant relationships with our expanded team. The brokerage community plays a vital role in our industry. We recognize that our success is dependent on the many opportunities the brokerage community brings to us.”

“While we are gratified to be over 95% occupied, we recognize that tenant relations and leasing is the lifeblood of operations. The addition of Scott and Fordy, along with the promotion of Sarah, demonstrates our commitment to being a best-in-class operator of industrial real estate,” said Kevin Brennan, Managing Principal at Brennan Investment Group.