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Christopher Merrill Harrison Street

Harrison Street Adds Three to IR Team

Harrison Street has added three seasoned professionals to its investor relations team. Chris Brown, Paul Marchese and Anthony Potenza will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with the institutional investor community. 

Potenza joins as a director and brings more than 17 years’ experience, most recently with LaSalle Investment Management.  Marchese also joins as director and brings more than 18 years of investment experience to Harrison Street.  He was most recently a VP at Marquette Associates. 

Brown will join as a VP. Most recently, he served as director of capital raising and investor relations at Cityview. 

Commenting on the new hires, Harrison Street founder, chairman and CEO Christopher Merrill said, “We look forward to leveraging their deep industry relationships as we continue to strengthen the world-class support we provide to our global investor base and enhance the tremendous client services platform we have built over the past 17 years.” 

Pictured: Christopher Merrill.


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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