Dean is the President and a founding partner of Grandview and has responsibility for all accounting and reporting, as well as overseeing investor relations. Prior to forming Grandview, Dean was Chief Financial Officer and a principal at Greenfield which he joined in 1999. Dean was a member of Greenfield’s investment and compliance committees. Prior to joining Greenfield, Dean was President and Chief Operating Officer of Heitman/PRA Securities Advisors LLC. During his six years at Heitman/PRA his responsibilities included portfolio management, investment research, client relations and compliance. Before joining Heitman/PRA, Dean was a Managing Director of JMB Institutional Realty Corporation, where his duties included investor relations. Prior to joining JMB Realty, he was a Senior Tax Consultant in the Chicago office of Price Waterhouse.
Dean earned a BS from Indiana University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is a Certified Public Accountant.