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Brauvin’s investment focus is on the creation and preservation of value through its investments in net-leased assets. Brauvin acquires properties leased primarily to retail and retail-related tenants.

Brauvin invests primarily in retail and retail-related properties. Brauvin creates investment entities with a defined business plan and life cycle.  Brauvin has been exclusively acquiring net lease properties since 1986 and has acquired assets in 38 states. Brauvin is currently acquiring assets for its 18th investment fund.
Brauvin’s investment vehicles have included REITs (both publicly registered and privately held), limited liability companies, and partnerships. Brauvin investors have included institutional investors, opportunity funds, family offices and high net worth individuals.
Brauvin’s key executives average more than 15 years with the company and more than 25 years of real estate experience. Brauvin continues to expand its net lease property portfolios through selective acquisition of assets throughout the country.

Investment Criteria

Brauvin is actively seeking to purchase single tenant retail and medical office properties. We operate exclusively as a principal and acquire properties on an all-cash basis.

Brauvin has specialized in the acquisition of net lease properties throughout the U.S. since 1986 with over 300 acquisitions across 40 states.   We have extensive experience in timely closing complex, multi-asset transactions.

Target Acquisition Criteria:

  • Single tenant retail, childcare, restaurant or medical office
  • Primary and secondary markets throughout the United States
  • 50,000 people within a 5-mile radius preferred
  • Short term and long term leases
  • Rent increases in primary lease term
  • Public, private, corporate or franchisee credits
  • Portfolios not to exceed a $50 million purchase price
  • Individual properties not to exceed $7 million purchase price

For more information regarding Brauvin's acquisition criteria, please contact:

Eric D. Saltzman

Tanner Brawley

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Mr. James L. Brault — President

James L. Brault is responsible for the overall strategic direction and operations of the Brauvin and he has served as its chief executive officer since 1998. He is also chairman of the investment committee and has direct responsibility for property investment and disposition decisions.

Mr. Thomas E. Murphy — Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Murphy is responsible for the daily operations of Brauvin’s accounting and financial reporting and reporting to regulatory agencies.

Mr. Eric D. Saltzman — Managing Director

Eric Saltzman is responsible for the origination of net lease acquisition, due diligence and property assessment. Mr. Saltzman has twenty years of experience in the commercial real estate industry.

Mr. John Siragusa — VP Asset Management

John Siragusa is responsible for the management and operation of Brauvin’s net lease portfolio including oversight of tenant relationships, billing, collection and lease verification.

Tanner Brawley — Director of Acquisitions

Tanner Brawley is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, negotiating, and closing on the acquisition of net lease properties throughout the country.

John Sullivan — Director of Underwriting

John Sullivan is responsible for underwriting potential acquisitions of net lease properties throughout the country.

Kevin Vargas — Investor Services Specialist – Accountant

Kevin Vargas is responsible for the daily communication with our investors and advisors, as well as Brauvin’s Investor Database. He also assists with the daily operations of Brauvin’s accounting and financial reporting.

Mr. Jerome J. Brault — Founder, 1933 – 2011

After losing his father, Euzeb, and brother, Robert, at the age of six in a 1940 automobile accident, Mr. Brault entered the world of business as a young boy to help support his mother, Mary, and surviving brother, Jack, and sister, Barbara. He started out as one of the original soda jerks at Schennum’s Drugstore at Division and Mayfield in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, where Mr. Brault was raised. He later became a successful Chicago entrepreneur.