Bridge Investment Group Expands Global Footprint, Hires Claudius Weissbarth to Lead New EMEA Group
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bridge Investment Group (“Bridge”) today announced that Claudius Weissbarth has been named Managing Director of Bridge’s Client Solutions Group in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) effective March 1. This appointment marks a significant milestone in Bridge’s expansion into EMEA markets.
Claudius will be responsible for developing and managing Bridge’s European and Middle Eastern client relationships. Claudius will report to Dean Allara, Vice Chairman and Head of Client Solutions Group.
On this new hire and expansion, Robert Morse, Executive Chairman of Bridge Investment Group, said: “We are delighted to welcome Claudius to the Bridge team. As we continue to expand our reach into new geographic regions, Claudius brings valuable expertise and decades of experience and insights to the Bridge team.
“This marks an important step in enhancing our abilities to expand our client base in the quickly growing EMEA region. We believe that Claudius’s experience makes him a key asset to the team as we explore these new opportunities.”
Prior to joining Bridge, Claudius was Managing Director and Head of EMEA Business Development and Capital Raising at Greystar Capital, where he was responsible for European and Middle Eastern business development and institutional investor relationships across the company’s global real estate activities.
Claudius holds a Diplom-Betriebswirt degree from University of Regensburg, Germany, and a European Master of Business Science (EMBS), awarded jointly by Reading University, UK, and University of Regensburg, Germany.
About Bridge Investment Group
Bridge Investment Group is a privately-held real estate investment management firm with $25+ billion in assets under management. Bridge combines its 4,200+* person, nationwide operating platform with specialized teams of investment professionals focused on select US real estate verticals, which Bridge believes offer above-market opportunity: multifamily, office, seniors housing, affordable housing, opportunity zones, and debt strategies.
*Total 4,200 employees include employees of professional employer organizations at sites managed by Bridge Senior Living LLC.
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Released March 11, 2021