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Brian Watkins

Clarion Partners

Managing Director, Acquisitions

Job Functions: Acquisitions & Dispositions, Asset Management, Equity Strategies


Brian Watkins, equity owner and Managing Director, is Clarion's Head of Asset Management. Brian is a member of Clarion's Investment, Operating and Career Management Committees. Prior to his role as head of Asset Management, Brian led Clarion's national investment team as Head of Acquisitions. Brian began his career as an Asset Manager responsible for investments across various funds and separate account clients. Brian joined Clarion Partners in 1996 and began working in the real estate industry in 1993. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers. Education New York University, M.B.A. - Investment and Finance (2003) Syracuse University, B.S. - Biology and Psychology (1993)

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation