Mr. McGovern joined The Praedium Group in 2017 and provides legal counsel and transaction management to the Company in connection with its various investment vehicles and separate accounts and their underlying assets. Additionally, Mr. McGovern is a member of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and the ESG Committee. Prior to joining Praedium, he served as a Vice President at Brookfield Property Group, where he was responsible for legal matters related to the acquisition, disposition, financing and management of assets for Brookfield’s public and private real estate investment vehicles. Prior to joining Brookfield, Mr. McGovern was a senior associate in the Real Estate Department at Paul Hastings LLP in New York, where he practiced in all areas of real estate law, concentrating on the representation of owners, operators and investors in the acquisition, financing, development, structuring and disposition of real estate investments across all asset classes. Mr. McGovern earned a B.A. in American Studies from Georgetown University, and a J.D. (magna cum laude) from Boston College Law School.