Pat Broe has built a multi-billion dollar industrial and investment enterprise, creating jobs for tens of thousands in North America. But it didn’t happen overnight. It was the sum total of countless innovative decisions and investments.

Made by the best people in the industry.

Broe Executive Team

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Pat Broe Founder, CEO

“We’ve developed an excellent, deeply knowledgeable team of leaders.”

Since 1972
Pat Broe founded his namesake company by recognizing the value in Denver’s real estate market, and then capitalizing on it. His sleeves-rolled-up start began with small residential and commercial rehabilitations, and developed into a sizable portfolio. He began trading land, assembling development sites, and repositioning commercial properties – notably, downtown Denver’s Tabor Center – always using insight and innovation to deliver superior value. Within four decades, Mr. Broe had built a diversified privately owned industrial and investment enterprise with a multi-billion dollar asset base. And not just real estate. The Broe Group’s managed investments now span multiple industries, including commercial and residential real estate, oil and gas development, diversified transportation assets and services, and health-focused technology start-ups, among others. Mr. Broe focuses on the strategic direction of the company, investment policy and financing activities, and identifying attractive assets for acquisition and investment.

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Carl Peterson Chief Financial Officer

“Our operating platforms and deep industry expertise enable us to see investment opportunities others cannot.”

Since 2017

Carl Peterson recently joined the Broe Group as Chief Operating Officer and is a member of the Broe Executive Committee.  Carl is responsible for providing oversight and leadership of operations across The Broe Group and its lines of businesses.

Experience: Carl joins us from General Electric where he worked for over twenty years, most recently serving as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at GE Energy Financial Services.  In his most recent position, he was responsible for a $14 billion investment portfolio including private equity and specialized loan products.  Before General Electric, he served our nation as a Nuclear Submarine Officer in the United States Navy for over six years.

Education: Mr. Peterson is graduate of the United States Naval Academy and received his B.S. in Marine Engineering.  He obtained his M.B.A. from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


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Greg Gallagher Chief Investment Officer

“We are aggressively seeking investment opportunities, across Broe’s lines of business, where we can create significant value.”

Since 2015

Greg Gallagher is The Broe Group Chief Investment Officer and member of the Broe Executive Team. Greg is responsible for all acquisitions across Broe’s lines of business, including sourcing all platforms.

Experience: Mr. Gallagher brings an impressive background in corporate transactions, securities, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and debt/equity financing.  Immediately prior to joining Broe, he was Managing Partner of Sync Finance, and before that, President and CEO of Pivot Acquisition Corp. Mr. Gallagher spent a number of years in various roles at Wells Fargo Capital Finance, including Associate General Counsel, Sr. Vice President of Corporate Finance and Managing Director.

Education: Mr. Gallagher holds a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law – Chapel Hill, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.


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Dean Piacente CEO, OmniTRAX

“By combining rail and real estate expertise, we’re unlocking value for our customers every day.”

Since 2021
Dean Piacente serves as the Chief Executive Officer for OmniTRAX, Inc., one of North America’s largest privately held transportation services companies.  As CEO, Dean oversees the daily operations of the company’s Short Line Railroads, Terminal Services, Transload Services, and Industrial Development / Real Estate Services.
Piacente joins OmniTRAX following a thirty-two-year career with CSX Corporation, a multibillion-dollar Class I Railroad Company.  Piacente’s deep commercial, terminal operating, and finance experience is derived from multiple assignments and senior leadership roles. A New York native and Florida State University graduate, Piacente holds executive education credentials from Harvard Business School and Columbia University.
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Doug Wells CEO, Broe Real Estate Group

“We’re here to create real world differences—the kind that improve communities, businesses and lives.”

Since 2015
Doug Wells leads all operational, investment and capital market activities for Broe Real Estate Group and its affiliates.
 
Experience: Wells was previously Chief Investment Officer of Shelter Canadian Properties Limited, a real estate investment management company. Before that, he spent 15 years with Lazard Real Estate Partners, most recently as Managing Principal with investment management responsibility for five real estate opportunity funds, which at its peak totaled more than $3 billion of committed partner capital invested in the hospitality, office, industrial, retail, senior living and structured finance sectors. As part of his role at Lazard, Wells also served as President of InTown Suites, Inc., an Atlanta-based extended-stay hotel company with 127 locations. He was previously with The Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York/ARES Realty Capital, and started his real estate career with Shelter Corporation of Canada Limited. 
 
Education: Mr. Wells received his B.A. from Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, and his M.B.A. from the University of Denver.

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Kiki Broe Partner, Three Leaf Ventures

“Science and technology are where we’ll find the answers. The right trailblazers make all the difference.”

Since 2013
Kiki joined Three Leaf Ventures to follow her passion for science and medicine and in order to have an impact on the healthcare industry that extends beyond her initial interest in medical research. She is also an active board member in the three other lines of business for the Broe Group.
 
Experience: Prior to joining Three Leaf Ventures, Kiki completed secondary education at the Colorado School of Public Health and the University of Denver, and interned at multiple start-ups focused on healthcare and health sciences.
 
Education: Ms. Broe holds a certificate in Public Health Sciences from the Colorado School of Public Health and a B.A. in Neuroscience from Pomona College.

The Broe Senior Team

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No Image Ron Corsentino Chief Financial Officer,
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No Image Bill Leonard Of Counsel,
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No Image Doug Van Wyk General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer,
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