June 14, 2023

Griffin Capital Announces the Promotion of Nick Rosenthal to Co-Chief Executive Officer

Griffin Capital Company, a leading private real estate investment manager based in El Segundo, California, is pleased to announce the promotion of Nick Rosenthal to Co-Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rosenthal, who previously served as the Managing Director of the Wealth Solutions team, will play a pivotal role overseeing the day-to-day business operations of the company.

With nearly two decades of experience with private market real estate investments, Mr. Rosenthal has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership and strategic vision during his tenure at Griffin Capital. His deep understanding of the market and strong commitment to delivering value to the firm’s partners have been instrumental in driving the company’s success. As Co-CEO, Mr. Rosenthal will work closely with the executive team to further strengthen Griffin Capital’s position as a leading provider of investment solutions.

Commenting on the promotion, Kevin Shields, Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Griffin Capital, said, “We are thrilled to announce Nick’s promotion to Co-Chief Executive Officer. Throughout his time at Griffin Capital, he has consistently shown remarkable dedication and a relentless pursuit of excellence. His extensive knowledge of the wealth management industry and real estate market coupled with his strong leadership skills will be invaluable as we continue to grow and evolve our business. We have full confidence in Nick’s ability to continue to shape our long-term success.”

In his new position, Mr. Rosenthal will take on a more strategic role within the organization, driving key initiatives, fostering innovation, and ensuring operational excellence across all aspects of Griffin Capital’s business. He will work closely with Kevin Shields and the executive team to execute the company’s vision and deliver exceptional results for clients and stakeholders.

Mr. Rosenthal expressed his gratitude for the opportunity, stating, “I am humbled and excited to take a new role as Co-Chief Executive Officer. Griffin Capital has a talented and experienced leadership team, a great multifamily portfolio, a strong position in the market and deep partnerships across the real estate and wealth management industries cultivated over almost thirty years. We are well-positioned for long-term success and will continue to innovate and grow. I am eager to continue to work closely with Kevin and my exceptional colleagues at Griffin Capital to continue driving our future growth and success. Together, we will remain steadfast in our dedication to meeting the evolving needs of our clients.”

About Griffin Capital Company

Griffin Capital Company is a leading full-service real estate investment and management company that for nearly three decades has established a reputation for leadership and innovation led by a team of cycle-tested professionals with expertise in acquisitions, investment management, capital markets, financial reporting, legal, development, and construction management. Since 1995 the Firm has owned, managed, sponsored and/or co-sponsored approximately $23 billion in assets1 across a wide range of real estate sectors and investment structures. The Company’s senior executives and employees have co-invested over $300 million in various investment verticals, aligning Griffin Capital’s interest with those of its investors.

  1. Includes estimated total project costs for assets under construction.

Additional information is available at: www.griffincapital.com.

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