Thomas Errath

Thomas Errath


Mr. Errath joined the firm in 2008 and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. As a Director of Research and Strategy, he directs Harrison Street’s research process for its primary investment sectors of education, healthcare and storage real estate. Research at Harrison Street is used as a strategic tool to guide operating and investment strategy for Harrison Street’s portfolio. He also leads new business development efforts as the firm contemplates growth strategies into new markets and complementary real estate segments. He was formerly responsible for boat storage acquisitions and asset management and maintains involvement in those areas.

Prior to joining Harrison Street, Mr. Errath was General Manager at Brunswick Corporation where he started and led the first marina investment program undertaken by a boat manufacturer. He evaluated opportunities throughout every major boating market in the U.S. and ultimately made investments in five marinas in the United States and Mexico. This unique program secured valuable coastal boat slips for Brunswick’s customers to utilize in constrained markets. He also served as Brunswick’s director of corporate business development where he executed mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures with a variety of marine, manufacturing and service companies. During this period, he was also a board member of the Igloo Products Corporation.

Previously, Mr. Errath was a vice president and portfolio manager at Heitman Capital Management where he was responsible for pension fund investment portfolios.

Mr. Errath has a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from the JL Kellogg School of Management.