Sale-Leaseback Capital

With more than 30 years of single-tenant net lease investing experience, Mesirow’s nationally recognized Sale-Leaseback Capital group has completed more than 200 transactions valued at over $6.75 billion. Our experts work alongside companies and their independent advisors to assist in realizing their financial objectives. 

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Monetize an existing single property or multiple properties and lease the property back to the user under a long-term lease.

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Acquire the land and finance the development of the property. The user will lease the property back under a long-term lease.

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Acquire the ground subject to a long-term lease.

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Acquire existing net lease real estate opportunities.

Capabilities overview

Acquisition criteria

Mesirow Sale-Leaseback Capital is the net lease real estate investment arm of Mesirow and is a nationally recognized industry leader in the net lease real estate market for more than 30 years.

Property type: Single-tenant office, industrial, retail or specialty purpose

Deal Size:

  • Single property transactions in excess of $10 million

  • Portfolio of properties to aggregate in excess of $10 million

Geography: Primarily located in North America

Industries: All industries

Tenants: Creditworthy public and private companies, not-for-profits, healthcare and governmental users

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“Specializing in unlocking the hidden value of our clients’ real estate holdings for over 30 years.”

Douglas Barker, Senior Managing Director, Sale-Leaseback Capital

Senior leaders

Gerry Levin

Senior Managing Director | Sale-Leaseback Capital


Garry W. Cohen

Senior Managing Director | Sale-Leaseback Capital


Douglas Barker

Senior Managing Director | Sale-Leaseback Capital


Daniel J. Nyhan

Managing Director | Sale-Leaseback Capital


*Data as of 9.30.2020.