Brew Johnson
CEO & Co-FounderPeerStreet
Brew is the co-founder and CEO of PeerStreet, a platform for investing in real estate backed loans. Brew’s experience with technology platforms, real estate and law culminated in the unique PeerStreet concept. Prior to PeerStreet he worked as General Counsel at VirtualTourist, where he oversaw the company’s $85 million sale to Expedia/TripAdvisor. Before that he was a real estate attorney at Allen Matkins Leck Gamble & Mallory and a technology attorney at Brobeck Phleger & Harrison. At Allen Matkins Brew advised some of the largest real estate development and investment firms in the country on a wide variety of complex real estate transactions. He continues to advise startups and is an active real estate developer, investor and private lender. Brew graduated from the University of Southern California with degrees in international relations and history and earned his JD from the UCLA School of Law.