BERKSHIRE GROUP NAMES PETER HESS AS HEAD OF CORPORATE TAX

Boston | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

BOSTON, MA — January 19, 2016 — Berkshire Group announced Peter Hess has joined the company as Vice President, Head of Corporate Tax.  In this role, he will ensure tax compliance for numerous corporate entities, as well as provide guidance and support to the firm’s investment and operational teams on tax-related matters.

“Peter’s extensive tax experience as well as his familiarity with the real estate realm makes him a great addition to our growing company,” stated Chris Nichols, Berkshire Group’s Chief Operating and Administrative Officer.

Prior to joining Berkshire Group, Peter spent 14 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Boston and Washington D.C., where he was most recently a Tax Director working for clients within the real estate investment management industry, which included traditional and non-traditional REITs, real estate developers and cross-border investors. 

About Berkshire Group
Berkshire Group is a real estate investment management company primarily known for its multifamily investment and operational experience.  In addition to deploying capital through equity, debt and development in the multifamily arena, Berkshire invests in opportunistic ventures in other real estate sectors through its Venture Investments group. Over more than four decades, Berkshire’s team of industry leaders has gained a reputation for being able to identify opportunities and effectively manage through various economic environments, establishing a long-term track record of solid performance based on thoughtful, leading edge strategies, and operational experience. The Company has experience in disciplines including acquisitions, portfolio and property management, debt, development and redevelopment. Berkshire, a registered investment advisor, is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Atlanta, New York, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston and San Francisco.  As of September 30, 2015, Berkshire Group had approximately $6.0 billion in real estate assets under management.  For more information on Berkshire, please visit www.berkshire-group.com.

CONTACT:
John Dobroski
Berkshire Group
617.646.2485
john.dobroski@berkshire-group.com