Joe Brady

Partner - LRG Investors, LLC

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Joe Brady is a US-based Commercial Real Estate expert with extensive experience in retail and office real estate. As the former CEO-Americas of The Instant Group and former head of real estate for Walgreens, Brady has been on the forefront of accelerating technology, changing consumer behavior and real estate.

Brady served as the CEO – Americas for The Instant Group, the global leader is agile and flexible workspace, development and consulting. He lead the company’s growth through the COVID-19 pandemic in both North and South America, with office across the US, Canada, Mexico and Argentina. Instant grew 4x under Brady’s leadership.

Prior to The Instant Group, Brady was the head of real estate for Walgreens, managing a vast, 150 million square foot portfolio with an annual operating budget exceeding $4 billion and annual capex budget of $1 billion. This role gave him in-depth experience in managing high-volume retail environments and implementing strategies for efficiency and growth.

Earlier in his career, Brady held senior positions at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), one of the world’s leading professional services firms specializing in real estate and investment management. He was also a founder and partner of The Standard Group, a company that was later acquired by JLL in 2008.

Brady is a Global Trustee of ICSC, member of ULI and CoreNet, guest lecturer at The University of Florida, Warrington School of Business, speaker and author. He earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Villanova University and an MBA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Brady is married with two adult children and lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. Interests including almost anything outside, including fly-fishing, skiing, golf and cycling.