Investment Bank

Specializing in Innovative Capital Solutions

Key Verticals

Commercial Real Estate

Private Equity

Social Impact Investing

A Valued Advisor

BlackBirch is an advisory firm offering specialist advice and capital raising services for real estate sponsors, funds and operators. With over 30 years of experience collectively, the BlackBirch team has a track record of successfully raising over $25 billion of private capital across a multitude of sectors.

BlackBirch understands that trust is earned every day and our clients can expect to receive the highest standard of client communication, confidentiality and discretion. We listen closely to our clients in order to fully understand their core initiatives and aspirational goals, allowing us to thoughtfully execute a process securing the optimal growth capital or programmatic partner.


Strategic Advisory

BlackBirch founders have decades of experience providing a wide range of advisory services to real estate sponsors and limited partners. BlackBirch provides strategic advice on capital raises and asset sales, working with both public and private real estate companies and their related investment vehicles across a wide range of sectors and risk / return profiles.

Private Capital Raising

BlackBirch has longstanding relationships with a broad network of global and domestic capital providers including sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, fund of funds, public and private pension funds, family offices, high net worth individuals, endowments and foundations.

We guide first-time fund sponsors seeking the right capital providers, and advise existing sponsors with new product offerings, helping to diversify their pool of strategic LP partners. We also arrange programmatic capital partnerships for both public and private companies.

Structured Transactions

BlackBirch works with its clients on complex transactions relating to capital infusions or optimization of capital structure. BlackBirch founders have recent experience directing clients on debt restructurings and fund recapitalizations, as well as transactions that combine elements of entity level recapitalizations, asset and portfolio level recapitalizations and growth capital.

Recent News

Seavest and Nuveen partner in $1 Billion medical office transaction

BlackBirch Capital acted as the exclusive advisor to Seavest Healthcare Properties on a $1 Billion transaction, which included a recapitalization of a portfolio of high-quality medical office buildings with Nuveen Real Estate.
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Acquisition of 21-Acre Site in Nashville, TN for Mixed-Use Redevelopment

BlackBirch Capital acted as the exclusive advisor to Rethink Community to raise the capital required to acquire its first project, a 21-acre site two miles north of downtown Nashville. Rethink Community is focused on empowering underserved communities in major urban areas throughout the United States.
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Current Deals


Rethink Community is raising a $150 million fund vehicle that will invest in large-scale, work-force housing development projects in under-invested neighborhoods

Rethink Community Intro Webinar on 02/03/2022


Canoe Brook Development is raising a $50 million pool of capital to invest in high-quality multifamily, single-family rental and mixed-use projects through ground-up development and select value-add acquisitions primarily in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S. regions

Canoe Brook Development Intro Webinar on 12/21/2021


Seavest Healthcare Properties is raising $300 million for its sixth fund to acquire and develop medical office and outpatient healthcare facilities that are strategic to health systems’ long-term growth initiatives and ambulatory plans


BlackBirch has a proven track record of delivering strategic, practical and impactful results to our clients.