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Brian Gant

Managing Director and Head of Dispositions | Institutional Real Estate Direct Investments

Brian Gant is the Managing Director and Head of Dispositions for Mesirow Institutional Real Estate, Direct Investments. 

Brian has more than 25 years of real estate and capital markets experience across multiple sectors, markets, and strategies, and is involved in all phases of the investment process.  Moreover, Brian is deeply engaged in research and client services, and co-manages the rotational analyst and internship programs within Direct Real Estate.  Prior to joining Mesirow in 2014, Brian was the Head of Asset & Portfolio Management at Origin Investments.  Before that, he served in executive roles at another privately-held real estate investment advisor.

Brian earned a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Princeton University, and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.  Brian also earned a postgraduate certificate in enterprise and sustainability from the University of Oxford, and holds a Real Estate Broker’s License (from the state of Illinois). 

Brian is an active member of the National Multi-Housing Council, the National Apartment Association, the Kellogg and Princeton Real Estate Alumni Clubs, and spent 10 years in Germany.