Dennis Friedrich was appointed Chief Executive Officer in July 2012 following a year as President and Global Chief Investment Officer. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Commercial Operations since 2009. Previously, he was President of Brookfield Office Properties' U.S. Commercial Operations, following two years as Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Commercial Operations. Dennis has been involved with several major acquisitions including the Trizec deal in 2006. Dennis also previously held the role of head of Strategic Initiatives for the U.S. property portfolio.
Prior to joining Brookfield Office Properties, Dennis was co-head of Jones Lang LaSalle's tenant advisory practice in New York. He holds a business degree in finance from Baruch College and is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York.
President and Global Chief Operating Officer
Tom Farley was appointed President and Global Chief Operating Officer of Brookfield Office Properties in 2011. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Commercial Operations since 2009 and Chief Executive Officer of Australian Commercial Operations since 2010. Prior to these positions, Tom was President and Chief Operating Officer of Canadian Commercial Operations and Senior Vice President, Western Canada, in addition to various senior management positions at Brookfield Office Properties and its affiliates. While at Brookfield Office Properties, Tom has been involved in several major acquisitions including the O&Y portfolio, the landmark Bankers Hall complex, Suncor Energy Centre and Fifth Avenue Place in Calgary.
Prior to joining Brookfield Office Properties, Tom spent twelve years with Morguard Investments in Calgary and Toronto. He holds a CRF designation from the Real Estate Institute of Canada, a B.A. from the University of Victoria and has completed the Executive Management Program with the American Management Association.
Mark Brown was appointed Global Chief Investment Officer in July 2012. Previously, he was Head of Global Strategic Initiatives and Finance. Mark rejoined Brookfield Office Properties as Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Finance in 2005 after two years at Brookfield Asset Management where he was a key contributor to that company's asset management initiatives in the U.S. Mark was promoted to Head of Global Strategic Initiatives and Finance in 2012. In this role he is responsible for managing Brookfield Office Properties' debt profile and capital partner alliances and works on a number of strategic initiatives, including investment funds.
At Brookfield Office Properties from 2000-2003, Mark managed the finance function for U.S. commercial operations and contributed to the company's corporate financial strategies.
Prior experience includes nine years with Salomon Smith Barney and Citicorp Real Estate, Inc. Mark holds a Masters of Business Administration from York University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Laurentian University.
Bryan Davis was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2007 following four years as Senior Vice President, Finance and one year as a Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management. Prior to that, Bryan spent four years in various senior finance positions including Chief Financial Officer of Trilon Financial Corporation, Brookfield Asset Management's financial services subsidiary. In his current role, Bryan is responsible for corporate finance, reporting, tax and treasury for Brookfield Office Properties and its subsidiaries. Prior to joining Brookfield Asset Management in 1999, Bryan worked in restructuring and advisory services at Deloitte & Touche.
He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen's University.