Brennen Degner

Brennen Degner
Managing Partner | CEO


Brennen is the driving force behind the strategic vision and growth of DB Capital. With his leadership, the firm has executed nearly $1 Billion in transactions since 2017. His core focus lies in developing a team of sophisticated investors, with a strong emphasis on maximizing asset value through a hands-on approach to asset, property, and construction management.

Before co-founding DB Capital, Brennen served as the COO and Director of Asset Management for MJW Investments, Inc. During his tenure, he expertly oversaw the operation and management of an approximately $1 Billion diversified real estate portfolio. His career began in overseeing receivership and REO workouts across various asset types. However, his expertise was in the acquisition and repositioning of underperforming projects in multifamily and student housing investments. During his tenure, MJW grew from 500 beds to become a top 25 owner of student housing before his departure.

Brennen is an alumnus of the esteemed Dollinger Master of Real Estate Development program at the University of Southern California. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of Arizona and holds a certificate in Real Estate Investments from the University of California, Los Angeles. In addition to his academic achievements, he actively contributes to the community as a member of the City of Hope Los Angeles Real Estate and Construction Industries Council.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Brennen enjoys pursuing his passions outside of work. He is an avid golfer and snowboarder. He cherishes quality time with his wife and two dogs.

Notable Accolades:

  • Real Estate Forum; Best Bosses, Top Leaders in Real Estate – 2023
  • ConnectCRE; Next Generation Awards – 2023
  • Real Estate Forum; 50 under 40 – 2022, 2023
  • Real Estate Forum; Multifamily Influencers – 2022
  • Los Angeles Business Journal; Twenty in their Twenties – 2018