Guest on BP Podcasts #126 & #212, and Author of Crushing It in Apartments and Commercial Real Estate: How a Small Investor Can Make It Big. Check it out here: http://www.crushingit.info
Brian Murray acquired his first investment property in 2007. Without raising any outside capital, Brian bootstrapped his way from newbie investor to founder and CEO of Washington Street Properties, a commercial real estate investment and property management company that has been ranked on the Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies for three years in a row. In 2015 Murray was recognized with a Gold Stevie Award for Executive of the Year in the Real Estate Industry.
Washington Street Properties’ success has been achieved through a value-add approach, focusing on the turnaround of distressed and underperforming properties. With a focus on core values of integrity, excellence, value, and innovation, Washington Street Properties owns and operates a large portfolio of assets in Upstate New York, including apartments, office buildings, retail centers, storage, parking, and mixed-use properties.
In addition to his endeavors in real estate, Brian Murray has worked as a teacher, technology executive, management consultant, and engineer. His media appearances include interviews on CNN, PBS, and CBS MarketWatch. Brian has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and dozens of other major newspapers around the world. He holds degrees from Syracuse University, Johns Hopkins University, and the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.