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Russell Brenner
President, Medical Office & Life Sciences

CA’s medical office and life sciences division focuses on maximizing investor return by acquiring and developing outpatient medical properties, healthcare laboratory and research facilities across the United States. As president, Russell Brenner is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s investment strategy and development of a best-in-class operating platform in the medical office and life science sectors. In this capacity, Russell drives strategic vision for the platform, leading the team’s new business initiatives and managing capital relationships. 

Russell brings to CA over 24 years of real estate investment, finance and operational experience, having led the acquisition, development and leasing of more than 8 million square feet of commercial real estate, including hospital-anchored medical office buildings and ambulatory surgery centers across the U.S.. Prior to joining CA, Russell was partner with Stage Equity Partners, a Chicago-based healthcare real estate investment company, where he co-managed investment strategy and operations of a national medical office portfolio. Previously, Russell served as senior principal / partner at Syndicated Equities, a national real estate private equity firm, where he led investment sales and capital raising efforts for each of the firm’s investment vehicles across sectors. Russell began his career as senior director, office leasing and investment sales for Insignia/​ESG (now CBRE). 

Russell volunteers as a real estate mentor for young professionals via the Harold Eisenberg Foundation and has held a variety of leadership roles within JUF’s Real Estate Division.

Russell earned a BA in English Language and Literature from Tufts University.