Brad F. England is a Managing Partner and co-founder of Monitor Finance and a co-founder and owner of Elevate Property Management. He is a seasoned financial markets professional, with extensive experience in real estate, equity, advisory and debt transactions. Prior to co-founding Monitor Finance and Elevate, he was a senior executive with Piper Jaffray & Co., holding positions including Head of Investment Banking and Head of Capital Markets.
Prior to joining Piper Jaffray, England spent fifteen years with Merrill Lynch & Co. and was a senior member of its Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets divisions. While at Merrill Lynch, he held positions including Head of Technology Origination, based in Palo Alto; Head of Equity Capital Markets and Head of European Corporate Finance, both based in London; and regional Head of Corporate Finance, based in Chicago. He also spent eight years with General Mills Inc. in Minneapolis. During the 2006/07 and 2007/08 academic years, England was the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Finance at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota.
He is an active board member of The American School in London (ASL) Foundation. Past affiliations include board member of the Minnesota Opera, board member and head of the capital campaign for The American School in London, member of The American Friends of the Verbier Festival & Academy, board member of The Ravinia Festival, President and founding member of The Ravinia Associates, advisory member of CYCLE, founding member of the Winnetka Public Schools Foundation, and chair of Macalester College’s Karl Egge Professorship in Economics endowment campaign.