DALLAS – Nov. 3, 2016 — Westmount Realty Capital (Westmount) announced today that Brant Brown, the company’s chief financial officer (CFO) has also been named as chief operating officer (COO). Brown, who joined Westmount in October 2015 as CFO, will broaden his focus to include company-wide leadership and talent development, marketing, IT strategy and investment management as COO.
“Brant has proven to be a valuable asset as Westmount’s CFO and we’re pleased to extend his role on our executive team to include COO responsibilities,” said Clifford A. Booth, president and CEO of Westmount. “His experience in commercial real estate, finance and business will allow Brant to continue to enhance the day-to-day operations of our business, extend relationships with investors and help Westmount to continue to grow our strategic platform nationally.”
Prior to joining Westmount as CFO in 2015, Brown spent more than a decade working with Fortress Private Equity affiliate Nationstar Mortgage, Invesco Real Estate and Ashford Hospitality. Brown began his career working with endowments and large institutional investors at Merit Energy, a private energy company with more than $6 billion in portfolio investments. In total, he was directly involved with or led the financial analysis and governance for more than $30 billion in institutional real estate and alternative investments.
Brown has also been actively involved with the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, Urban Land Institute, NAIOP, The Real Estate Council, Financial Executives International, the Texas Society of CPAs, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Brown is a CPA and received his M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
About Westmount Realty Capital
Westmount Realty Capital, LLC (“WRC”) is a time-tested, privately held, Dallas-based commercial real estate company that has achieved exceptional performance, with a core team in place, for more than 30 years. Westmount is seen as an innovator and leading edge company in the industry and is a trusted partner of numerous U.S. and foreign institutional and private capital sources. The company is active nationally, specializing in value add and opportunistic investments, and has navigated successfully through multiple market cycles. For additional information, contact www.westmountrc.com.
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