Ric Clark

Co-founder and Managing Partner, WatermanClark

Ric Clark is co-founder and managing partner of WatermanClark, a vertically integrated real estate investment and operating company that was formed in 2020.

Prior to WatermanClark, Clark had been with Brookfield Asset Management and its affiliates since 1984 in various senior roles, including chairman and chief executive officer of Brookfield Property Group, Brookfield Property Partners, and Brookfield Office Properties. Under his leadership, the property group grew its assets under management from less than $5 billion to in excess of $200 billion, expanded its investment, operational, and asset-management capabilities beyond the office sector into the multifamily, industrial, hotel, and retail sectors, and extended its geographic footprint beyond North America and Brazil to Europe, Australia, India, and China. Today Brookfield is one of the largest owners and operators of real estate with more than 600 million square feet of properties in key markets worldwide.

Clark is chairman of the Alliance for Downtown New York and the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association. He serves on the Executive Committees of the Real Estate Board of New York and the Real Estate Roundtable, on the Board of Trustees of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, and the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center.

Clark holds a Bachelor of Science in business from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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