The candidate is the Chief Executive Officer of Heitman LLC and an equity owner of the firm. He is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Board of Managers, Management Committee, and also chairs the Private Equity and Debt Investment Committees. His responsibilities include day-to-day management of the firm’s operations and its investment activity. The candidate started his career at Heitman as an Investment Analyst in the firm’s North American private equity group. In 1994, he assumed responsibility for the firm’s private equity and debt investment groups, and subsequently was made a member of the firm’s management, investment and executive committees. In 1999, the candidate was named President and Chief Operating Officer of Heitman; in 2002, he became the firm’s Chief Executive Officer. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate Finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He is a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and Pension Real Estate Association.
Heitman is a global real estate investment management firm with $34.3 billion in assets under management. The company is an active participant in the three core segments of the global real estate property and capital markets. With private and public market investment teams based in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, they execute core and value-add strategies for investors seeking investments in: private real estate equity (direct investments in property); real estate securities (investments in publicly traded, listed securities, including REITs, REOCs and other real estate companies traded regionally and globally); and real estate debt (direct investments in property secured by senior and mezzanine mortgage positions). Within each discipline, their portfolio compositions reflect investment expertise developed over multiple economic and market cycles across the risk/return spectrum.
Candidate ID: 94102