LOS ANGELES – November 4, 2014 – Nathan Zinn has joined CBRE Global Investors as a managing director with the U.S. Managed Accounts Group, serving as assistant portfolio manager for a public pension plan separate account client. In this capacity, Zinn will work with the account’s portfolio manager to manage the portfolio, oversee the deployment of capital for the account and ensure that operational business plans are being executed.
Zinn joins the firm from the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, where he served as senior investment manager for Real Assets. In that role, he assisted in the direction of a $15 billion institutional real assets portfolio containing 146 funded investments diversified by style and geography. He also previously served as vice president of Portfolio Strategy and Research for LaSalle Investment Management and as a senior investment analyst and head of Real Estate Manager Research for Hewitt EnnisKnupp.
Zinn earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics and English from Northwestern University. He earned his master of business administration degree with concentrations in finance, real estate management, and management & strategy from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Zinn is active in several industry organizations, serving as a member of the Real Estate Information Standards (REIS) Board of Directors, chairperson of the REIS Investor Relations Workgroup, advisory board member of the PREA Publications Committee, editorial board member of the PREA Research Review, member of the PREA Reporting and Valuation Affinity Group, and a member of the NCREIF Plan Sponsor Committee.
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CBRE Global Investors is a global real estate investment management firm with $88.6 billion in assets under management* as of September 30, 2014. The firm sponsors investment programs across the risk/return spectrum for investors worldwide.
CBRE Global Investors is an independently operated affiliate of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG). It harnesses the research, investment sourcing and other resources of the world’s premier, full-service commercial real estate services and investment company for the benefit of its investors. CBRE Group, Inc. has approximately 44,000 employees in approximately 350 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. For more information about CBRE Global Investors, please visit www.cbreglobalinvestors.com
*Assets under management (AUM) refers to fair market value of real estate-related assets with respect to which CBRE Global Investors provides, on a global basis, oversight, investment management services and other advice, and which generally consist of properties and real estate-related loans; securities portfolios; and investments in operating companies, joint ventures and in private real estate funds under its fund of funds program. This AUM is intended principally to reflect the extent of CBRE Global Investors’ presence in the global real estate market, and its calculation of AUM may differ from the calculations of other asset managers.