Don Brooks has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Accounting from Duke University and a Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law. Mr. Brooks’ real estate career started as General Counsel and CFO for Peachtree Corners, Inc. Mr. Brooks went on to become President and Co-Owner of The Landmarks Group, Inc., which developed, owned, leased and managed 13 million square feet of mixed-used commercial real estate throughout the southeast. The best well-known development of The Landmarks Group is Concourse and the “King and Queen” towers in North Atlanta.
Mr. Brooks served as Senior Vice President and Investment Committee Member for Beacon Properties Corporation, a publicly traded real estate investment trust that developed, owned and managed 26 million square feet of mixed-used commercial real estate nationwide. Mr. Brooks performed as Chief Executive of Beacon Properties Southeast and Beacon Properties Mid-Atlantic. Mr. Brooks previously served as an advisor and partner to The Macauley Companies, developers of master planned residential communities in metropolitan Atlanta. He now serves as an advisor and broker to Macauley Investments, developers of town centers and townships in metropolitan Atlanta.