Brad Geier is a founder, co-owner and co-managing partner of the general partner entities of Merlone Geier and MGM and has also been a managing director of the general partner entities of M&H from its founding in 1993. From 1983 to 1993, prior to the formation of the first M&H fund, Mr. Geier held senior positions with Trammell Crow Company and The Taubman Company.
Mr. Geier's primary responsibilities are to formulate and execute Merlone Geier's investment strategy, including the acquisition and disposition of properties and the oversight and direction of land development and joint venture investment activities. From 1994 to 2006, Mr. Geier was the lead partner handling the purchase and subsequent sale of nearly 50 properties aggregating in excess of ten million square feet. During this period, Mr. Geier also had primary responsibility for development entitlements across the portfolio. Since that time, Mr. Geier has completed the acquisition of an additional 94 properties aggregating 14 million square feet and has continued to oversee dispositions.
Mr. Geier graduated from Stanford University in 1979, earning an undergraduate degree in history with departmental honors. In 1983 he earned an MBA degree from Harvard University. Mr. Geier is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Urban Land Institute. He is a Director of H.G. Fenton Company and serves on the Policy Advisory Board Executive Committee of the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at the University of San Diego. In addition, Mr. Geier is a member of the Board of Trustees of Stanford University, a lifetime trustee of The Bishop's School, and a trustee of Coaching Corps, a non-profit focused on improving the health, educational and social outcomes of kids living in struggling communities through the power of coaching and sports. He is resident in the firm's San Diego office.