Melissa Birdsall Joins ExchangeRight’s Broker-Dealer Relations and RIA Team

PASADENA, Calif., September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ExchangeRight, a leading national provider of diversified DST and REIT real estate investments, announced that Melissa Birdsall joined the firm as senior vice president of the Northeast region for its broker relations and RIA team. It will serve advisors, representatives and investors in New York, New Jersey, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maineand the District of Colombia.

“It’s not often you can add a team member who has the track record of success and industry knowledge that Melissa brings, and we’re thrilled to have her join our organization,” said Warren Thomas, one of ExchangeRight’s managing partners. “We are proud of our exceptional team, and the addition of Melissa to our team will further solidify our place as an industry leader in alternative real estate investments.”

Birdsall has spent 18 years in the financial industry, focusing primarily on REITs, DSTs and other tax-advantaged real estate programs in the area of ​​alternative investing. In her new role, she will focus on developing product sales and strengthening the firm’s broker-dealer relations and RIA team, with a focus on ExchangeRight’s REIT and 1031 DST portfolios.

Birdsall is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. It holds Series 7 and 66 licenses with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

“ExchangeRight enjoys one of the best reputations in the industry and I am delighted to represent the organization,” said Birdsall. “I am delighted to work with my internal partners David Flame and Scott Petermanand look forward to educating advisors and reps on our offerings and strategies.”

About ExchangeRight

ExchangeRight pursues its passion for enabling people to be safe, free and generous by providing portfolios of REITs, funds and 1031 DSTs that target safe capital, stable income and strategic exits. The company strategically syndicates portfolios of net leased assets backed primarily by high quality companies that operate successfully in the need-based retail and healthcare sectors, as well as value-added diversified portfolios of properties on-line and off-plot retail anchored by strong performing grocery tenants. Please visit for more information.

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