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Rise Invest Rebrands with Name of Its Founder

Chicago-based private real estate investment firm Rise Invest has rebranded as Breneman Capital, establishing a new identity consistent with the name of founder and CEO Drew Breneman. Since its founding in 2005, the multifamily specialist has established a track record of managing real estate investment opportunities on behalf of individual investors and family offices. 

“If you’ve invested with us in the last few years, you may already know us as Breneman Investments, and other investors may view investing with our company as investing with me [Drew Breneman]; either way, our new name allows us to center on that legacy and reputation as a passive wealth generator for investors,” said Breneman.  

He added, “As we strive for increased recognition as experts in the multifamily real estate investment community, now is the time for us to evolve into a more distinguishable brand, especially as we publish original market insights and educational content.” 


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