(Beverly, MA) – January 14, 2016 – Brookwood Financial Partners, LLC (“Brookwood”), a nationally-recognized private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce that Jayne M. Rice has been promoted to partner of the firm.
“Jayne is a key member of our senior management team and is greatly admired by her colleagues, peers and clients for her unique and tremendous achievements. She possesses outstanding skills and is deeply dedicated to providing exemplary service to the firm’s clients,” stated Thomas Nicholas Trkla, Brookwood’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Jayne has made outstanding contributions to the firm and we are pleased and proud to welcome her to the partnership.”
Ms. Rice is a Managing Director and serves as the firm’s Director of Institutional Sales, Marketing and Investor Relations. In addition, this past year, Ms. Rice was the driving force behind the expansion of Brookwood’s Human Resources Group, as the firm expanded by approximately 150 employees in 2015.
Prior to joining Brookwood, Ms. Rice was the Director of Marketing and Client Service for a global emerging markets hedge fund in Boston where she focused on capital development and investor relations. From 1990 to 2004, Ms. Rice was a senior executive at Marsh & McLennan, Inc. (“MMC”), most recently serving as Managing Director and Chairperson of the Solution Development Group, a practice she created to help identify, develop and sell new products and services across all North American practices and industry specialties. As the North American Director of MMC’s Business in Combination initiative, Ms. Rice worked with Global Practice leaders to create new revenue and operating efficiencies across all MMC subsidiary companies.
Ms. Rice serves as a Director for Beverly Bank in Beverly, Massachusetts, was a trustee of the Brookwood School, where she served as the President of the Parents’ Association, and for many years was a Director at the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston and Girls Inc. of Lynn. She is a member of WIRE (Women in Real Estate), has been active with The Boston Club and The Commonwealth Institute, organizations that are focused on supporting senior women executives and entrepreneurs and was a speaker at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s conference on “Reaching the Top: Challenges and Opportunities for Women Leaders.”
Ms. Rice is a graduate of Yale University.
About Brookwood Financial Partners, LLC – Brookwood is a Massachusetts-based private investment firm founded in 1993 that specializes in acquiring and managing commercial real estate and corporate securities on behalf of a select group of institutional and high net worth investors, family offices and trusts. Since its inception, Brookwood has invested over $795 million of equity to acquire a portfolio of 199 assets with a realized and unrealized value in excess of $2.2 billion that has spanned multiple asset classes, geographical markets and industries across the United States.