Dean Egerter

Senior Managing DirectorDean Egerter

Mr. Egerter joined the firm in 2006 and is a member of the firm’s Executive and Investment Committees. In his Corporate Development role, Mr. Egerter works closely with the firm’s CEO on new business initiatives and is responsible for expanding the firm’s key operating partner relationships. He also Chairs the firm’s Capital Markets Committee which manages lender relationships and all interest rate derivatives. Mr. Egerter also oversees HS’s research function and works on the development of new product/sector growth initiatives for the firm. Mr. Egerter was previously responsible for Portfolio Management including fund structuring and portfolio oversight of the firm’s Opportunistic Fund series, including Funds I-VI, which have raised over $4.0 billion of discretionary capital including co-investment capital for investment in Education, Healthcare and Storage properties. These funds have invested in over $14 billion of gross transaction cost real estate and have realized on over $6.2 billion since the firm’s founding.

Prior to joining Harrison Street, Mr. Egerter was a Managing Director with Sterling Education Properties, a Chicago based real estate investment firm where he was responsible for the development of Sterling Education Properties’ strategy of investing in education based real estate, including student housing. While at Heller Financial from 1990-2001, Mr. Egerter was involved in Heller’s institutional mezzanine fund which successfully made investments in senior housing, self storage, and student housing.

Mr. Egerter received a BA in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern. He is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association and its Capital Markets Group, the National Multifamily Housing Council, the Stanford Real Estate Council and the Editorial Board of Institutional Real Estate Letter – North America.