leadership team

Ben Brotzman

Director of Anchor Leasing

Ben Brotzman holds the position of Director of Anchor Leasing, where he is responsible for managing, developing and maintaining the relationships of national, regional, and local Anchor tenants across SREG’s portfolio. Additionally, he will work closely with the company’s leasing, development and construction functions to ensure maximum large-space inventory production.

Prior to joining SREG, Brotzman served as Director of Real Estate for Macy’s, Inc. where he was responsible for the oversight of all real estate holdings in the northeast and southeast regions of the United States as well as Puerto Rico. In this role, Brotzman was instrumental in identifying monetization opportunities in a dynamic real estate landscape. His ability to cultivate strong relationships with brokers, shopping center owners, and industry stakeholders have consistently translated into advantageous deals for Macy’s. Brotzman further optimized Macy’s real estate portfolio, pioneering innovative strategies that capitalized on emerging market trends. He aligned Macy’s physical footprint with evolving consumer preferences, ensuring the brand maintained its prominence in the competitive retail industry.
Previously, Brotzman was Vice President of Anchor Leasing and Development at Brookfield Properties Retail in Chicago, a role in which he led a team in the implementation of its development strategy.
Notable accomplishments include negotiating anchor store leases, purchase and sale agreements, and private party entitlement consent agreements for the firm’s multi-billion dollar development and redevelopment pipeline. Prior to this role, Brotzman designed and supported business improvements in the Financial Operations group at Brookfield Properties Retail where he oversaw the successful implementation of a fully integrated collections module and business intelligence reporting system.
Prior to Brookfield Properties Retail, Brotzman managed a team of accountants in Financial Operations at Simon Property Group where he most notably collaborated with Treasury to develop and maintain the ACH payment program that provided for the receipt and deposit of tenant rent payments at a more rapid pace.
Brotzman graduated from the University of Denver with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate.