Mesirow Institutional Real Estate Direct Investments enhances acquisition team

Will Beam

Mesirow, an independent, employee-owned financial services firm, announced Will Beam has joined as a managing director, acquisitions in Mesirow Institutional Real Estate Direct Investments. Leveraging nearly 20 years of real estate investment experience and past oversight of more than $4.5 billion in real estate investments, Will’s focus will be on all aspects of the acquisition process.

Will joins Mesirow from Magnolia Capital, where he served as managing director and principal of investments and business development. Previously, Will had advanced to the role of Partner at Heitman, after working in multi-family acquisitions for 13 years. Over the course of his career, Will has helped lead acquisitions, financing and dispositions along with raising capital for new investment products.

Will is an active member of the National Multi-Housing Council, having just completed four years of service on their Emerging Leaders Committee. He is also a board member for Chicago Real Estate Private Equity. Will earned a Bachelor’s of Science in business administration with a concentration in finance from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.