Brendt Rusten

As Partner and Senior Vice President, Brendt Rusten provides oversight of all dispositions, market rate acquisitions, refinancing of those assets, and quality control of its owned portfolio representing more than 34,000 apartment units with a market value of over 5 billion dollars.

Mr. Rusten has been actively involved in multifamily acquisition, development and management for more than 35 years. He began his career managing a portfolio of multifamily units for a Midwest-based development and management firm.

He initially joined Dominium in 1984, eventually running its Property Management Company. In 1994, Mr. Rusten began providing private consulting services to the multifamily industry, and asset management reviews on more than 5,000 multifamily assets throughout the United States. In 2008, he re-joined Dominium as Senior Vice President.  He serves on Dominium’s Executive Committee and is a member of Dominium’s Investment Committee bringing his affordable and market rate housing experience to the underwriting of new developments and acquisitions.

Mr. Rusten is a board member of PCs for People and ICAST.  He is one of the original founding Board Members of the Midwest Association of HUD Management Agents and continues to be actively involved in many of the industry’s major trade associations. He is active in a series of philanthropic activities ranging from assistance to national nonprofit housing providers to local special purpose organizations.

Mr. Rusten is a founding contributor to the Dominium Foundation which contributes to important housing and social service organizations in the communities where Dominium operates.