Brian M. Cooper
Co-Chief Executive Officer
In October 2008, Brian co-Founded Kensington Vanguard National Land Services, LLC after merging Kensington National Land Services, LLC with Vanguard Title Agency, Inc. Prior to the merger, Brian served as Principal and Chief Executive Officer of Kensington National Land Services since 2002. At Kensington, he built a national title insurance, settlement and 1031 exchange company recognized as a leader in servicing high volume national lenders which handled 10,000 transactions annually. Kensington also established a strong presence in the commercial segment of the market, including involvement in transactions such as the acquisitions of The Helmsley Building and 1440 Broadway and refinancing of 4 Times Square. Brian began his career working at Morgan Stanley’s New York office in 1998. As a member of the Retail Industry Corporate Finance team, he advised companies on debt and equity financings, including the $2.0 billion Secondary Equity Offering of Kohlberg Kravis & Robert’s stake in Safeway. In September 2000, Brian moved to Morgan Stanley’s London office, where he joined the European Consumer Products Corporate Finance Group.
Brian graduated with Distinction from The University of Michigan School of Business Administration in 1998.