Brian Metzler

At PENLER, Brian focuses on corporate strategy, capital formation and financial oversight. Brian oversees and leads the company’s development business.

With 20 years of capital markets experience, Brian has been a principal in the development of 48 apartment projects totaling 13,600 multifamily units at a total cost of $2.25 billion. He has successfully exited 37 developments with a sale value of $2.5 billion and profit of $654 million.

Prior to co-founding PENLER, Brian spent 10 years as the head of development at RangeWater Real Estate where he developed and successfully sold $1.5 billion of multifamily product. He previously developed multifamily projects as a principal at Brand Properties and Lane Company, where he helped start their Florida office.

Brian received his MBA with a concentration in Real Estate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Georgia Tech. He is a member of NMHC and ULI’s Center for Leadership.  Brian resides in Atlanta with his wife, Heather, and two sons.