Christian Young serves as Co-CEO of Bridge Investment Group. He brings 25 years of experience in every phase of the real estate process including sourcing, evaluating, acquiring, financing, developing, operating, improving and harvesting commercial investment properties. Mr. Young is directly responsible for more than US$1 billion dollars in real estate investments in multi and single-family residential, commercial office, resort golf, hotel and storage properties. This track record includes double-digit returns even during difficult time periods. Mr. Young is responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of Bridge Investment Group and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, he is also the CEO of the registered investment advisor. He is a member of the Company’s Board of Directors and heads its Executive Management Committee. He previously served as Managing Director, Principal and Board Member of Bridge Investment Group from 2012 – 2014. Mr. Young was responsible for the strategic initiatives of the company and Asset Management for a portfolio of owned and affiliated multifamily properties.
Mr. Young was Chairman and co-Founder of Bridge Founders Group, LLC (a Bridge Investment Group affiliate) since 1997. Mr. Young was involved in all phases of developments and investments since inception; approved all commitments, and was primarily responsible for equity capital formation, structuring, legal, operational and strategic facets of the company and its sponsored investments. This included managing relationships with its many institutional joint venture equity partners.
Mr. Young was Founder and President of Acorn Development Company, LLC from 1990 to 1997. Mr. Young invested syndicated equity capital into commercial investment real estate projects in the western United States exclusively identified, underwritten, financed, managed and sold by the predecessors of Bridge Investment Group, LLC.
Mr. Young was Managing Director of Prowswood Equity Management from 1993 – 1994.
Mr. Young was responsible for capital formation in multifamily opportunities developed by Prowswood Companies.
Prior to embarking on his real estate career, Mr. Young was an executive with AT&T and Lucent Technologies from 1982 – 1997 with increasing responsibilities in their business services and international marketing groups.
Mr. Young earned his Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, in Business Management from the University of Utah in 1981.