First Industrial

Marc Brutten was a partner in the formation company that became First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FR).

It began as a private company designed to emerge within 12 months as a public entity via an IPO. First Industrial was the first REIT to give stakeholders the opportunity to invest in a national portfolio of industrial facilities. In June 1994, First Industrial went public with a $389.5 million IPO of common stock, and concurrently was listed on the New York Stock Exchange.