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Standard Life Investments adds to global real estate capability
09 August 2012
Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, today announced the appointment of Bill Pekowitz as Listed Real Estate Analyst (Americas), based in Boston.
He joins an expanding office at Standard Life Investments’ US headquarters in Boston and adds to a team focused on providing a variety of solutions for institutional investors.
Bill was previously at Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors as a Senior REIT Analyst. He started at Standard Life Investments on Monday 16 July and will be responsible for identifying new listed real estate investments in North American and South American markets. With a global real estate portfolio of over $16 billion (as at 03.31.12), Standard Life Investments is ranked as the 18th largest real estate investor in the world (FT/Towers Watson Global Alternatives Survey 2012 ranking by Pension Fund AuM).
David Paine, Head of Real Estate, Standard Life Investments said:
"We are delighted that Bill is joining our 100 strong real estate team, his knowledge and experience of the US REIT sector makes him a very important addition. At Standard Life Investments we are very excited about the opportunities in global real estate and seeing healthy investor demand. We continue to strengthen our capability in this area, to offer our institutional and retail clients an unrivalled set of real estate solutions."
Bill Perry, CEO, Standard Life Investments USA said:
"Bill brings with him a strong performance track record, experience and knowledge which will prove invaluable to our clients - adding to our talented team, focused on helping clients achieve their investment goals."
Concise CV - William R. Pekowitz, Jr
|CFA Level II Candidate, New York Institute of Finance, BSc Business & Economics - Wayne Calloway School of Business, Business Wake Forest University|
|2006 – 2012||Senior Analyst: Multifamily REITs, Healthcare REITs, and Homebuilders Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, Stamford.|
|2004 - 2006||Associate Analyst: Apartment and Healthcare REITs, Prudential Equity Group, NY|
|1998 - 2004||Equity Research Analyst, Value Line, Inc. New York, NY|
|2003||Guest Lecturer, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, Washington D.C.|