Who we are. 

Executive Team

John McLinden - Hubbard Street Group



John brings 30 years of real estate experience to Hubbard Street Group.  Over his career, he has developed over $3 billion of institutional-grade commercial, residential and hotel properties across the country.  John focuses his attention on HSG’s new development and investment activity in Chicago and other major markets.

John received a BBA and MBA from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

John loves traveling the world with his wife, friends and growing family.  He enjoys road biking, skiing, golfing, hiking out west and good wine and food.   

Graham Palmer - Hubbard Street Group

Graham Palmer / Partner


Graham has been active in the residential, office and retail sectors of the real estate industry since 2002.  At Hubbard Street Group, he is intimately involved with the entire life-cycle of each deal including deal origination, project design, construction operations and leasing.  Over his career, Graham has been involved in the development of over $500 million across the Chicagoland area.

Graham earned a bachelor’s from Syracuse University and a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.

Graham was born and raised in Chicago and now lives in the northern suburbs with his wife and three kids.  

Kage Brown - Hubbard Street Group

Kage Brown / Partner + Chief InvesTMENT OFFICER


Kage strategizes new acquisitions and developments for HSG. He also coordinates the underwriting and capitalization of new projects.  Kage has been involved in over $400 million of residential and commercial real estate projects across the Chicagoland area. 

Prior to joining the real estate industry, Kage was an Analyst in the Investment Banking division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.  Kage holds a BA degree in Economics from the University of Michigan and received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Kage is an avid golfer and Blackhawks fan and enjoys spending time with his wife, family and friends. 

Caroline McBride - Hubbard Street Group



Caroline is responsible for creating and executing marketing strategies for each HSG development and is in charge of the content and design for websites and marketing collateral. She also coordinates interior design of real estate projects, investor relations, public communications and social media for the company.  

Prior to joining Hubbard Street Group, Caroline was a Business Development Manager at the law firm Jenner & Block and was a Marketing Associate at Sterling Partners, a private equity firm.  Caroline earned a BA from Miami University. 

Caroline loves to ski, cook and travel with her husband, son and friends.