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BRIAN WIRTZ

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr. Brian Wirtz is an experienced multifamily real estate veteran. He started his career in commercial real estate in 1986 and has been focused in the area of multifamily investment since 1994. He has been responsible for the purchase of over 15,000 units valued at over $1.29 Billion. The properties have been located in San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Seattle, Salt Lake City and Portland. Mr. Wirtz has a BA in Real Estate & Urban Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Email Brian at bwirtz[at]bascomnw.com

BEN YOOK

ACQUISITIONS DIRECTOR

Ben Yook joined the Bascom San Francisco team in 2016 as an acquisitions analyst. Ben’s duties include underwriting prospective multifamily assets, performing market research analysis, assisting in due diligence, and supporting all facets of the renovation process.

Prior to joining Bascom, Ben worked at Jamison Services as an acquisitions and development analyst. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in Economics.

byook[at]bascomnw.com

MIKE AUERBACH

ACQUISITIONS DIRECTOR

Mike Auerbach joined Bascom Northwest Ventures in 2022 as an Acquisitions Director. Mike’s responsibilities include sourcing and underwriting new acquisition opportunities, financial analysis, dispositions and leading all facets of the due diligence process to closing.

Prior to joining Bascom, Mike worked in Chicago for a boutique middle market commercial real estate brokerage where his team focused on suburban value-add deals. In 2021, Mike sold over 200 units and over the last three years he has evaluated over half a billion in multifamily properties. Mike graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a BS in political science and minor in business.

mauerbach[at]bascomnw.com