Gordon Brothers, the global advisory, restructuring, and investment firm, has promoted Frank Morton to lead the firm’s disposition, financing and investment offerings across retail, brands, commercial, and industrial globally as Chief Investment Officer. Morton will also join the board of directors.
He will partner with business leaders and the entire organization to leverage Gordon Brothers’ deep asset knowledge and operational expertise to deliver rapid, customized, and integrated solutions to clients and partners in over 45 countries.
Based in Boston, Morton has over 25 years of experience in disposition and financing across the retail, commercial and industrial sectors. Before his current role, Morton was the Chief Executive Officer, International where he significantly increased the firm’s presence, growing the business in Europe and expanding into Japan, Australia, Singapore, and South America. Morton joined Gordon Brothers in 2005 following the acquisition of Ozer Group, where he was Chief Merchant. He has served in various management capacities at major U.S. retailers throughout his career.
“This is a pivotal moment for Gordon Brothers as we continue to expand and unify our service offering globally. In this new role, Frank will help bring more integrated and creative solutions across borders to our partners,” said Ken Frieze, Chief Executive Officer of Gordon Brothers. “With Frank as Chief Investment Officer, Norma Kuntz as President, Chief Operating Officer, and a tenured group of business leaders, Gordon Brothers is more prepared than ever to meet the needs of our clients.”
“I’m excited to partner with Ken, Norma, our business leaders, and the rest of the organization as we continue to build global synergies within our firm to deliver value to our clients through our asset knowledge, operational expertise, and capital across industries and jurisdictions,” said Morton.