With over 15 years of seniors housing experience, Managing Director Brett Gardner is responsible for originating and executing seniors housing property sales across the United States. Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mr. Gardner specializes in seniors housing properties of all types, including active adult, independent living, assisted living, and memory care facilities.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Gardner was Senior Vice President of Business Development at Direct Supply, which specializes in providing equipment, eCommerce, and service solutions to senior housing communities throughout the country. These services include building management, design, construction, and renovation of facilities. Mr. Gardner has developed extensive relationships in all sectors of the senior housing industry throughout his career.
Mr. Gardner received a Bachelor of Science in anthropology and creative writing from the University of Oregon and has continued his education through certificate programs at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.