LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Watt Companies, one of the largest developers and managers of commercial real estate in the United States, announced today that Brian Burdzinski has been promoted from Vice President to Chief Financial Officer. In his new role, Brian will lead all financial matters related to Watt Companies.
“His diverse array of knowledge from his work in both public and private real estate and finance has made him a real asset to our team. We are looking forward to seeing what he can accomplish in his new leading role on Watt Companies’ executive team.”
Brian brings more than 20 years of real estate and finance experience to his new position. Since joining Watt Companies in 2008, he has analyzed deals from a financial perspective, provided invaluable strategic financial guidance to shareholders, and conducted diligent financial reporting to share with business units within Watt Companies.
“Brian shares our passion for real estate, as evidenced by his more than two-decade career in the industry. His skill and expertise have helped us build the professional relationships that have made our business stand out,” said Scott Watt, CEO of Watt Companies. “We look forward to his continued success at Watt Companies, especially in his elevated position.”
Prior to joining Watt, Brian led finance operations at both private and public home building companies including John Laing Homes and Western Pacific Housing. Brian received his BA from California State University-Northridge, and holds an MBA from American Graduate School of Management.
Throughout his career at Watt, Brian has made himself an indispensable member of the team, and in recent years, has taken an increased role in guiding the company’s strategic decisions. The promotion is a natural next-step for Brian in his near-decade career at Watt Companies.
“Brian has been a critical member of our team for the past eight years, and has delivered tremendous results,” said Howard Press, President of Watt Communities. “His diverse array of knowledge from his work in both public and private real estate and finance has made him a real asset to our team. We are looking forward to seeing what he can accomplish in his new leading role on Watt Companies’ executive team.”
Brian lives in Los Angeles with his family and enjoys being active in the community.