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Alan Katz


Alan Katz is a Co-Managing Principal of Brookwood Partners (also known as Brookwood Equities LLC) and, with Chris White, Alan co-leads most of Brookwood’s development activities in California.

Alan’s broad experience as an urban designer, architect, corporate real estate leader, and private sector developer guides his overall strategic approach to real estate in both the private and public sectors.

Prior to becoming Co-Managing Principal of Brookwood Partners, Alan was President and Vice Chairman of Brookwood Group, Inc. where he led the company’s real estate strategic advisory and development management practice in California.

Prior to joining Brookwood in 2009, Alan was Senior Vice President of Development at Stockbridge Capital, advising on property acquisition and disposition, due diligence, and oversight of development activities with several of Stockbridge’s operating partners. Stockbridge is a real estate investment management firm pursuing opportunistic, value add, and core investment strategies across multiple product types.

Alan’s previous experience also includes serving as Director of Development for two real estate investment trusts: Spieker Properties and Equity Office Properties. Alan led the approvals, development and construction of the award-winning Park Place at Bay Meadows Project in San Mateo, a mixed-use 10-acre infill development.

Earlier in his career, Alan served as Director of Corporate Real Estate, Facilities and Operations for a publicly traded international specialty retailer where he reported to both the CFO and the COO.

Alan is a Licensed Architect in California and has practiced architecture and urban design with SOM (Chicago), Cooper-Eckstut (NYC) and RMW (San Francisco) with an emphasis on adaptive reuse of existing buildings, master planning strategies and urban infill projects.

Alan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) degree from UC Berkeley, a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University and a Masters in Urban Design from Harvard University.

He resides in Oakland, California.

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