Brydon Cruise is Chairman & Managing Partner of Brookfield Financial. Brydon was the President of Brookfield Financial from 2005-2016 and he has been with the firm as a Managing Partner since 2003. He has more than 26 years of experience in real estate investment & investment banking. He is responsible for originating real estate M&A, debt and equity capital markets transactions for Brookfield Financial.

Brydon previously worked as a Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets in the commercial mortgaged-backed securities business and developed a mortgage trading platform for the bank. His experience also includes working on the principal side as a Managing Partner for two prominent US based real estate finance investment companies, Fortress Investment Group and Lonestar Opportunity Fund. Prior to that he worked in the real estate investment banking group at Citigroup.

Notable transactions that Brydon has participated in include the privatization of Summit REIT by ING Real Estate, the Sale of Atlas Cold Storage to the Avion Group, the sale of Dundee REIT’s central and eastern assets to GE Real Estate and the formulation of Dundee International.