Bruce commenced his real estate career in the late 1970’s as a commercial broker in Beverly Hills, California.
Within a few years, he utilized his meticulous research and understanding of real estate market trends and began investing in real estate with his own capital. He achieved immediate success and created value oftentimes through his ability to navigate complex transactions. Bruce also managed several real estate funds and delivered attractive risk adjusted returns to his investment partners. As the Chief Investment Officer at Evergreen Investment Company, Bruce continues to leverage his vast experience to underwrite thousands of deals, putting each one through a rigorous process which identifies effective trends for smart investing. His family office consists of his legacy property assets in the residential, commercial, industrial, and raw land real estate sectors across the United States.
Bruce and his wife, Susan, are highly committed to philanthropic efforts and socially responsible investing. Through their Evergreen Global Foundation, and as active members of the Bainbridge Island Rotary Club, they have made donations that have directly enabled the conservation of over 13,000 acres of rainforests in Central America, microfinance projects in Uganda and Tanzania, and medical research on Alzheimer’s and prostate cancer.
Bruce attended Pomona College in Claremont, California, studying mathematics and economics. Bruce also studied at Swarthmore University before graduating from the University of Denver with a major in Psychology and minor in Economics.