Brian is a successful and goal oriented real estate professional with over 30 years of industry experience in both the public and private sector. He has achieved exceptional results in solving complex operational, strategic and technological challenges in the Corporate Real Estate, Asset Management, Property Management, Real Estate Development and Homebuilding industries for companies and clients within the U.S. as well as abroad.
Brian has a strong business and financial background leveraging entrepreneurial problem solving skills and management experience. He has a proven track record of translating business challenges and opportunities into transformational solutions within organizations of all sizes and stages of maturity.
Prior to joining GPG Advisers, Mr. Utke established a private consulting practice focused on helping companies operate more efficiently to maximize the value of their real estate assets. In addition, he served in senior level roles in the following Real Estate Organizations:
Managing Director at RealFoundations. A management and technology consultancy focused on real estate, development and homebuilding. Established and led the Denver office as a milestone in the expansion of the firm.
Senior Manager at Ernst & Young Kenneth Leventhal. A global leader focused on tax, assurance, transaction advisory services and strategic growth markets. Served in the Real Estate Advisory Services practice for over 11 years.
Controller and Director of IT at The Yousem Company. A Los Angeles Based Property Management firm focused on Multi-Family portfolio asset management.
Senior Accounting Supervisor at Tishman Management Corporation. A National Property Management firm specializing in commercial, retail and office properties.
Mr. Utke attended the American University in Washington D.C. and San Diego State University and holds a B.A. in Finance.