The “Management Team” including William A. Meyer II, Bill Meyer, Meghan Berry, Wendell Brown and Brennan P. Berry
President & Founder
William A. Meyer II is a Partner as well as the Founder and President of ERP. Prior to forming ERP, Mr. Meyer worked in the financial service industry in various capacities, including sales and trading in Paris, France with REFCO Securities and private equity and investment banking in New York and Hong Kong, with Lehman Brothers and Greenhill & Co.
Mr. Meyer received his BA in Economics, BA in French and a Certificate of Markets & Management from Duke University.
Mr. Meyer received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The Wharton School honored Mr. Meyer by awarding him a full merit-based scholarship, and the opportunity to teach the principles of marketing to Wharton undergraduate students.
Bill Meyer, is a Partner in the Fund as well as the Chairman of ERP.
Mr. Meyer maintains offices in Midland and Dallas, TX, as well as in Mexico City.
Mr. Meyer is an experienced real estate investor, manager and business entrepreneur with more than 30 years’ experience in international and domestic enterprises.
Partner and Chief Investment Officer
Meghan J. Berry is a Partner as well as the CIO of ERP. Ms. Berry leads all asset management and portfolio management activities and oversees all aspects of analyzing and executing new investment opportunities. Prior to joining ERP, Ms. Berry formed and led Greenhill & Co.’s firm-wide private equity secondary advisory practice and managed private capital raising engagements.
Ms. Berry also served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Private Capital Advisory group at Greenhill & Co. Notable transaction involvement included leading the execution of the sale of a $650 million portfolio among 90 parties for a large U.S. public pension client, a $120 million portfolio sale for a large corporate pension, as well as the acquisition by an insurance company of two significant bank-held private equity portfolios totaling $3.6 billion. Prior to joining Greenhill & Co., Ms. Berry spent three years in Cogent Partners’ private equity secondary market investment banking group, where she diligenced, valued and sold more than 250 private equity funds and 15 direct stakes in companies.
Ms. Berry received her BA in Political Science from the University of Chicago.
Wendell (“Scooter”) Brown is a Partner of ERP’s property management company affiliate and has been a member of the team since ERP’s founding.
Mr. Brown is a property management and leasing specialist, who has been active in developing, owning, managing and leasing commercial property in Midland since 1981.
Mr. Brown has led the acquisition, ownership, construction, management, leasing and disposition of more than 2.2 million square feet of high-rise commercial office buildings in Midland. These properties include the Bank of America Tower, Fasken Center, Frost Tower, Independence Plaza and the Graham Building.
Mr. Brown is an active member of the Midland community. His local community involvement includes the Downtown Midland Management District (Chairman), City Council Downtown Advisory Committee (Member), Midland Airport Economic Advisory Board (Board Member), Midland Chamber of Commerce (Board Member), Downtown Midland, Inc. (Former Chairman). He has also won the prestigious Cornerstone Award for outstanding work to revitalize Downtown Midland. Mr. Brown received his BA from Texas Tech University.
Chief Operating Officer and Head of Leasing
Brennan P. Berry is the Chief Operating Officer and Head of Leasing for ERP. Mr. Berry oversees all aspects of leasing ERP’s portfolio, defining and communicating ERP’s brand in the market, as well as providing strategic guidance to the property management teams.
Mr. Berry joined ERP following an eight-year tenure at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in various corporate sales and marketing roles, most recently as Account Director, Worldwide Sales, based in London. In his capacity as Account Director, Mr. Berry managed top producing global accounts for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts throughout the United Kingdom and Scandinavia.
Prior to his work in the UK, Mr. Berry was based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, building the group’s account base in the Middle East and Africa. Before moving into the hospitality sector, Mr. Berry interned at the Brookings Institution’s Saban Center for Middle East Policy and RBC Wealth Management in Washington, D.C. Mr. Berry’s extensive travels have taken him to 61 countries, including working and studying in Belgium, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
Mr. Berry received his BA in International Relations and History from The George Washington University.
who we are
ERP is a private equity real estate investment firm with a dedicated purpose: to only invest in properties where energy plays a significant role in the economic viability of each community.
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