Bret Morriss serves as the Managing Partner of Cast's Brokerage and Services platforms where he manages all investments, commercial services, and brokerage/advisory teams, which are responsible for the investment sales, capital markets, and leasing activities of the firm.
Before starting Cast Capital Partners, Bret was the founding Managing Director of the San Diego office for Stream Realty Partners, a more than 1000-employee company with 15 offices nationally focused on office and industrial leasing, management, development, and redevelopment. At Stream, Bret spent 5 years growing and leading a team producing over $1 million annually in fees. He has personally executed over 300 leasing and sales transactions representing landlords, tenants, buyers, and sellers of commercial real estate properties.
Prior to Stream, Bret was responsible for the underwriting, due diligence, and closing of more than $2 billion of commercial real estate assets in the Investment Banking group at Goldman Sachs in New York City and Investment Sales at Cushman Wakefield in Washington DC, concentrating on office sales, valuation, capital structure, marketing, and relationship building.
Bret is also a pilot and Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and has led more than 250 combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. He served as a pilot for Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1), responsible for the transportation of the President and Vice President of the United States, cabinet members, and other dignitaries.