Brookwood is a nationally-recognized private equity real estate investment firm that specializes in acquiring and managing value-add commercial real estate and other real estate-related operating businesses. Since its founding in 1993, Brookwood has invested over $1.7 billion of equity to acquire a portfolio of 200 commercial real estate properties, seven operating companies, and 451 gas stations with convenience stores, with a total capitalization of over $3.5 billion. The portfolio has spanned multiple asset classes, geographical markets, and industries throughout the United States.
Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Nicholas Trkla is the founding member, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Brookwood and Yesway. Tom directs all aspects of Brookwood’s and Yesway’s businesses, including managing operations, shaping and setting the company’s culture, values and principles, assembling and leading the senior management team, formulating and implementing investment and disposition […]Read More
Director of Real Estate Acquisitions
Thomas W. Brown is a member and President of Brookwood and the Director of Real Estate Acquisitions for Brookwood and Yesway. Tom’s primary responsibility is to identify potential commercial real estate and convenience store investments. In addition, Tom directs all acquisition due diligence, secures all property and portfolio financing, and […]Read More
Senior Managing Director
Director of Asset Management
Kurt M. Zernich is a member, Senior Managing Director, Director of Asset Management, and General Counsel for Brookwood and General Counsel of Yesway. Kurt oversees the asset and property management functions for all of Brookwood’s properties. In his capacity as Director of Asset Management, Kurt manages all property management staff, […]Read More
BW Gas & Convenience Holdings, LLC, operating under the Yesway and Allsup’s brands, is a company we have formed to acquire, improve and operate a portfolio of undervalued gas stations and convenience stores in select regions of the United States. With the recent acquisition of the 304-store Allsup’s convenience store chain in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico, Yesway is now the 14th largest convenience store retailer in the country. Yesway’s goal is to build a portfolio of between 500 and 600 stores across the Midwestern and Southwestern sections of the United States in the next several years.
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