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Buzz Cooper

Senior Managing DirectorSouth/Central

703-287-5815
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Mr. Cooper joined the Gladstone Companies at their inception in June 2001 and operates out of our corporate headquarters in McLean, VA. He currently is a Senior Managing Director of Gladstone Commercial Corporation where he is responsible for identifying, underwriting, managing, and servicing much of the firm’s commercial real estate investment projects with a portfolio of approximately $500 million. He is focused on sourcing and executing net leased real estate acquisitions and sale leaseback investments in the Southeast and Texas. Mr. Cooper has over 30 years of experience sourcing acquisitions, underwriting, negotiating and executing lending and commercial transactions and executing asset management plans. Mr. Cooper is a member of the National Association of Industrial Office Properties (NAIOP).

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cooper served as a Senior Vice President or Principal of Allied Capital Corporation and its affiliate funds from 1986 to 2000. At Allied Capital, Mr. Cooper was responsible for originating all forms of commercial real estate loans and servicing a portfolio of over $300 million in debt instruments and mortgages. During his career, he has negotiated and closed all types of commercial real estate transactions and debt instruments. Mr. Cooper received a BA in Sociology and Anthropology from Washington and Lee University.

Matt Tucker

Senior Managing DirectorMidwest/Northeast

703-287-5830
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Mr. Tucker joined the Gladstone Companies in May 2005. He is a Senior Managing Director of Gladstone Commercial Corporation in our McLean, VA headquarters focused on sourcing and executing net leased real estate acquisitions and sale leaseback investments in the Northeast and Midwest US as well as overseeing our portfolio in the Northeast and Midwest regions. Mr. Tucker has extensive experience in real estate investing, real estate asset management, real estate finance, corporate private equity and leveraged finance. Mr. Tucker is a member of the National Association of Industrial Office Properties (NAIOP) and participates as a member of the NAIOP Industrial Development VI Forum.

Prior to joining Gladstone, Mr. Tucker held investment and advisory positions with Liquid Realty Partners, a real estate private equity secondaries firm, SG Capital Partners, a corporate private equity and venture capital fund, and Chase Securities in the High Yield Finance group. Mr. Tucker earned his MBA with high distinction from the University of Michigan Business School as a member of the Beta Gamma Delta honors society and holds an AB in Psychology from Princeton University.

Brandon Flickinger

Managing DirectorSoutheast/Mountain West

703-287-5819
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Mr. Flickinger joined the Gladstone Companies in April 2011 as an Associate.  He currently serves as Managing Director of Gladstone Commercial Corporation and is focused on acquisitions, asset management and leading operations management for us. Prior to joining us, Mr. Flickinger was a Vice President in Jones Lang LaSalle’s Real Estate Investment Banking group from 2006 to 2011 where he was responsible for identifying, underwriting, managing, financing and servicing all forms of capital for commercial real estate investment.  Prior to Jones Lang LaSalle, Mr. Flickinger was a Senior Analyst in Cushman & Wakefield’s Transaction Consulting Group providing occupancy and investment strategies for the firm’s owner and occupier clients. Mr. Flickinger earned an MBA from the Fordham University Graduate School of Business Administration and a BBA from James Madison University.