BOSTON, MA. (October 2, 2018) – AEW Capital Management, L.P. (AEW) today announced the appointment of J.T. Straub as a Director within AEW's Real Estate Securities team.
AEW’s 25-member Securities team is globally situated with investment personnel located in Boston, London, and Singapore, and manages a variety of REIT strategies on both a global and regional basis. AEW’s regional Portfolio Management teams – led by Rob Oosterkamp in Europe, Hall Jones and Gina Szymanski in North America, and Milton Low in Asia Pacific – continue to be fully responsible for bottom-up securities selection in their respective regions.
Mr. Straub brings to AEW nearly 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, and prior to joining the firm he was a Principal at CBRE Clarion Securities, where his responsibilities included institutional client coverage, consultant relations and product solutions. He is active within the real estate community and is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), the Defined Contribution Real Estate Council (DCREC) and the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association (DCIIA). Mr. Straub is a graduate of Connecticut College where he earned a B.A. in economics, with distinction, and government, and he holds a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation, administered by the Investments & Wealth Institute and taught in conjunction with The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
"We are delighted to welcome J.T. to AEW," said Matt Troxell, Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager of AEW Real Estate Securities. "With J.T.’s extensive experience working with institutional investors and consultants, coupled with his deep knowledge of long-term objectives and opportunities within the listed property market sector, we are very excited about what he brings to AEW’s Real Estate Securities platform.”
Mr. Straub will be active in many internal business-related matters as well as in partnering with AEW’s Investor Relations team, who will remain dedicated to their relationships, to ensure a high degree of engagement with the firm’s existing and prospective clients, as well as the consultant community.
"J.T. will bolster our ability to innovate and adapt our products to meet our clients needs," said Jeffrey Furber, AEW’s Chief Executive Officer, “and will help us continue to be a leader in the industry.”