With over 100 employees, including more than 40 research professionals covering 130 publicly traded real estate companies, we move beyond superficial statistical tools to evaluate properties, markets, and companies with depth. Our senior analysts specialize by property type and typically cover a maximum of 10 to 12 companies, affording a high level of expertise.
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Mike is the co–founder, Chairman and Director of Research of Green Street Advisors, the preeminent provider of research on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and the commercial real estate industry. He has headed the firm's research efforts since 1985, and has provided thought-leadership on important industry topics, including capital structure, corporate governance, performance measurement, valuation, and capitalized expenditures, that has helped shape the REIT market as we know it today. Green Street's public market research encompasses over 100 companies across North America and Europe. The firm's research on commercial property markets is supported by its unrivaled familiarity with the wealth of information available from the public market as well as its deep understanding of private market-level fundamentals. Mike has authored hundreds of influential reports on real estate-related issues, including company-specific reports on dozens of REITs throughout virtually every property sector. He is the architect of Green Street's highly successful commercial real estate and REIT valuation models.
Mike is a recipient of the Industry Achievement Award from the National Association of REITs (NAREIT), in recognition of contributions made to the REIT sector. He is also a winner of the James A. Graaskamp award for excellence in real estate research from the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA). Mike serves in a leadership capacity for NAREIT's Institutional Advisory Panel to the Board of Governors and plays an active role in NAREIT's investor outreach initiatives. Mike has been featured on multiple occasions in Barron's “Interview” column and speaks frequently at real estate industry conferences (e.g., NAREIT, PREA, International Council of Shopping Centers, etc.). He earned his M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago and his B.S. in Finance from Arizona State University.
Craig is Chief Executive Officer of Green Street Advisors, the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on the commercial real estate industry in North America and Europe. As CEO, he explores strategic opportunities to support the firm’s growth and brings best practices to all business lines. Prior to his role as CEO, Craig was President of Green Street for nine years, when he served as the primary liaison to the investment community and oversaw the firm's client relationships and interactions. Since joining the executive team, Craig has played a prominent role in setting strategy, assessing new markets, products, and service offerings, and overseeing most aspects of the firm's business. Before becoming President in October 2007, he established and managed the firm's residential research efforts, covering the apartment, student housing, and manufactured housing sectors. Craig is a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), a four-time recipient of Realty Stock Review's Outstanding Analyst award, and a recipient of Zacks' Five-Star Analyst award in 2001. In 2006, he was recognized as the fourth most influential person in the multifamily industry by Multifamily Executive. His 20+ years of industry experience includes real estate consulting at Kenneth Leventhal & Co. and real estate finance at Union Bank of California. Craig earned his M.B.A. in Finance/Real Estate from Columbia University and B.A. from University of California, San Diego.
Jeff Meister is the Chief Financial Officer of Green Street Advisors. He is responsible for all of the Company's finance and accounting matters and is a key member of the executive leadership team. Jeff joined Green Street in 2015 with more than twenty years of experience in finance and operational management. Before joining Green Street, Jeff spent ten years at Experian in a number of senior finance roles, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Experian's Europe, Middle East & Africa region based in London. Prior to Experian, he spent 5 years at Hines Horticulture as Director of Corporate Finance, 4 years at Kieckhafer, Schiffer & Company as a Senior Manager and began his career at Coopers & Lybrand. Jeff earned a B.A. in Business Economics with a concentration in Accounting from the University of California Santa Barbara and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in California.
Michael is a Managing Director at Green Street Advisors, currently leading coverage of the health care and net lease sectors. Michael recently held the title of Director of U.S. REIT Research, where he helped lead the entire research department before returning to company coverage in 2016. Michael continues to play a key role in strengthening the firm’s research offerings and mentoring other team members, as well as occasionally publishing reports on macro topics. He has been with the firm for nearly 15 years. Throughout his tenure, Michael has led coverage on or been closely involved with most real estate property types. This includes 10+ years in the office and self-storage sectors, initiating coverage for Green Street in the lab space and data center sectors, as well as coverage of industrial, diversified REITs, and lodging. Michael is a two-time recipient of The Wall Street Journal's "Best on the Street" award for the real estate category. Prior to joining Green Street in 2002, Michael worked in REIT investment banking at A.G. Edwards. He earned a B.A. in Economics with Distinction from Indiana University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
Cedrik has been with Green Street since 2004. He leads the firm's U.S. REIT research team and continues to head coverage of the net lease sector. Cedrik has in the past led coverage of the retail and industrial sectors and been co-head of the office sector in the U.S. In addition, he has led our European industrial research. During his time at Green Street, Cedrik has participated in the publication of research reports on almost 50 REITs and real estate companies listed in the U.S., Europe, Australia and Canada. Cedrik won the Wall Street Journal's "Best on the Street" award in the real estate category in 2008. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and NAREIT. His prior experience includes investment analysis with Sun Life Financial and REIT research at Fiduciary Trust Company International. Cedrik earned his M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He also holds a Master's in International Relations from the University of Toronto and a B.A. in History from Université Laval.
Andy leads Green Street's Real Estate Analytics team, which produces macro-, sector-, and market-level research and analytics on the commercial real estate markets. Andy and his team help bridge the gap between the public and private ownership of real estate and help clients value real estate in the context of the broader capital markets. Prior to launching Real Estate Analytics in 2013, Andy led Green Street's coverage of the Residential REITs for eight years, covering apartments, student housing, and manufactured housing. As a leading real estate research analyst, Andy has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Forbes, Grant's, and The Financial Times, among other industry publications. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Prior to joining Green Street in 2005, Andy spent three years at PLX Systems working on valuation analytics for intellectual property. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Counselor of Real Estate (CRE®), and earned his B.S. and M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Southern California.
Dave is a Managing Director at Green Street Advisors. He leads Green Street's residential research team including the apartment and single-family rental sectors and plays a senior role in developing the firm’s macro research. Since joining Green Street in 2013, Dave helped build the firm’s proprietary single-family rental database and also was Green Street's lead research analyst for student housing, self-storage, and manufactured housing. His macro research work includes Transportation Revolution, a mid-‘16 report detailing the significant expected impact of driverless cars and ride-hailing on all real estate sectors, and Reform-Minded, a late-’16 report outlining the potential implications of comprehensive tax reform for real estate. Dave is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has been quoted widely in the financial media including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer and Barron's. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC). Prior to joining Green Street in 2013, Dave developed and led the REIT effort at Zelman & Associates. Before that, he was a member of the REIT teams at ISI Group and Merrill Lynch. Dave earned an M.A. in International Business from the University of Florida, and a B.A. in International Relations from Tufts University.
Peter is a generalist who focuses primarily on overall REIT valuation and topics that affect all REITs. He joined Green Street in 2004. Prior to Green Street, Peter was an analyst at NERA Economic Consulting, where he focused on securities class actions. He is a CFA charterholder. Peter graduated with a B.E., summa cum laude, from Vanderbilt University.
DJ is the lead analyst for Green Street's retail team, managing research for the firm’s shopping center and regional mall coverage. For over six years, DJ has played a key role in enhancing the firm's mall coverage including upgrades to Green Street's proprietary interactive mall database, which provides quality grades on over 1,000 U.S. malls. In 2016, DJ and his team produced an innovative research report related to department stores, ecommerce headwinds and the impact on malls. He has been quoted widely in the financial media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and CNBC. DJ is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Prior to joining Green Street in 2011, he was an analyst at Telsey Advisory Group, where he covered retail companies in the discounter, hardline, and supermarket sectors. DJ earned an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business, and a B.S. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.
Ryan is an analyst on Green Street's residential research team, covering self-storage, student housing, and manufactured housing. Prior to joining the firm in 2012, he worked in real estate investment banking at Barclays Capital and real estate development/investment consulting at The Concord Group. Ryan earned his B.A. in International Political Economy from University of California, Berkeley and his M.B.A. from New York University's Stern School of Business.
Eric joined Green Street in 2011 and covers the industrial and tech sectors. He began his career in Wells Fargo’s Real Estate Group and then spent five years on the investments team at KTR Capital Partners, a real estate private equity firm. Eric earned a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
Matt is an analyst on the Quantitative Analytics team. In addition to supporting Green Street’s research efforts, the Quant team specializes in producing analytics based on large dataset aggregation and automated processes, and is a key interface and training resource for the firm’s research clients. Before joining Green Street in 2013, Matt was a U.S. Treasury Bond trader at the trading firm, TransMarket Group, in Chicago. Matt received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
Joi is an analyst on the Real Estate Analytics team, which produces macro-, sector-, and market-level research and analytics on the private commercial real estate markets. Prior to joining Green Street in 2013, Joi was an investment banker at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers, where she advised private equity and real estate companies. Joi earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University.
Jed is a research analyst leading Green Street's office team. Prior to joining Green Street in 2010, Jed was a financial analyst with United Airlines and portfolio analyst with Jeffrey Slocum & Associates, an institutional investment consulting firm. Jed earned an A.B. in Biological Anthropology from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. He is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).
Conor is an analyst on Green Street's residential research team. He covers the apartment and single-family rental sectors. Prior to joining Green Street in 2014, he worked on the buy side as a long-short equity analyst. Conor earned his B.A. from University of California, Santa Barbara and M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
Lukas manages Green Street's lodging sector and data center real estate coverage. Green Street's lodging team won the Wall Street Journal's "Best on the Street" award in the hotels and casinos category in 2012. With the company since 2006, he has worked with Green Street's macro, office, industrial, lab space, and self-storage teams. Lukas graduated with a B.S. in Finance, summa cum laude, from the University of Arizona. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
Jim Sullivan is President of Green Street's Advisory Group, which provides strategic advice to commercial real estate owners and investors located in the U.S. and around the globe. He has managed the Group since 2014. Clients of Green Street Advisory include private real estate companies considering IPOs, publicly traded and non-traded REITs seeking strategic advice, C-corps considering REIT conversions/spin-offs, operating companies evaluating real estate monetization strategies, as well as investment vehicles including hedge funds, long-only funds, pension funds, private equity firms, and family offices.
Jim joined Green Street in 1994. During the subsequent 20 years, he was Green Street's lead research analyst covering REITs in a variety of property sectors including office, industrial, malls, strip centers, self-storage, health care and manufactured housing. Jim managed Green Street's North American Research, comprised of 30+ analysts covering 80+ REITs, from 2010-2013. Throughout his 22-year career at Green Street he has been quoted widely in the financial media and has been recognized as an All-Star REIT analyst by "The Wall Street Journal." He is a member of NAREIT and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Prior to Green Street, Jim worked for ten years as a real estate investment banker and construction lender at Bank of America in Los Angeles and Manufacturers Hanover Trust in New York. He earned his Master of Business Administration in Finance & Real Estate from Columbia University and his Bachelor of Administration in Economics from Duke University. Jim is a member of the Board of Directors at Bixby Land, a private real estate company.
Phil is a Managing Director in Green Street’s Advisory Group and joined the firm in 2009. Phil’s 15 years of real estate and capital markets experience has helped him lead the Advisory Group in recent years with multi-billion-dollar IPO advisory, complex REIT conversions, challenging valuation engagements, and strategic advisory exploration with clients. Phil earned an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
David is a Senior Vice President in Green Street's Advisory & Consulting Group, which provides strategic advisory and valuation analysis for a variety of companies in the commercial real estate business. He joined the firm in 2011. David received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, where he was a Robert A. Toigo Foundation Fellow, and a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California.
Matt is a Senior Vice President in Green Street's Advisory & Consulting Group, which provides strategic advisory and valuation analysis for a variety of companies in the commercial real estate business. He joined the consulting team in 2012 after spending more than 7 years on Green Street's research staff. While on the research team, he was a generalist primarily responsible for overall REIT valuation and maintaining data consistency across all sectors. He originally joined Green Street in 2006 as part of the office and industrial group. Matt earned his M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a CFA charterholder.
Justin joined Green Street in 2013 and is a Vice President in Green Street's Advisory & Consulting Group, which provides strategic advisory and valuation analysis for a variety of companies in the commercial real estate business. Previously, he worked as an Investment Analyst with Prudential Real Estate Investors focusing on asset management and property dispositions. He received his M.B.A. from New York University Stern School of Business and his B.B.A in Real Estate from the University of Wisconsin.
Bayle is a Senior Associate in Green Street's Advisory & Consulting Group, which provides strategic advisory and valuation analysis for a variety of companies in the commercial real estate business. He joined Green Street in 2013 and spent his first two years with Green Street's award-winning research team covering office Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). Bayle received his B.S. in Business Administration, with a concentration in Real Estate Finance, from the University of Southern California.
Casey is a Senior Associate in Green Street’s Advisory Group, where he is instrumental to the Group’s retail analytics and other data-intensive engagements. He joined Green Street in 2014 as a member of the Quantitative Analytics team. While there, Casey played a prominent role in developing proprietary datasets. Previously, he worked as an analyst in PIMCO’s Asset Information group. Casey received his B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Tom is a Vice President in Green Street's Advisory & Consulting Group, which provides strategic advisory and valuation analysis for a variety of companies in the commercial real estate business. Prior to joining Green Street, Tom worked with the Global Indirect Real Estate business at Aviva Investors, where he executed fund level investments, co-investments, and joint ventures. He brings eight years of direct investment and institutional investor experience to the Green Street team. Tom received an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, M.S. in Real Estate Finance & Investment from New York University, and B.S. in Urban Studies from Cornell University.
Adam joined Green Street in 2014 and is a Senior Associate in Green Street's Advisory & Consulting Group. Previously, he worked as an Investment Banking Analyst with BMO Capital Markets in the Real Estate, Lodging & Leisure group. He received his B.S. in Finance and B.S. in Accountancy and graduated from the Business Honors Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dirk Aulabaugh is part of the leadership team in Green Street's Advisory Group. Clients of Green Street Advisory include private real estate companies considering IPOs, publicly-traded and non-traded REITs seeking strategic advice, C-corps considering REIT conversions/spin-offs, operating companies evaluating real estate monetization strategies, as well as investment vehicles including hedge funds, long-only funds, pension funds, private equity firms, and family offices. In recent years, Green Street Advisory has worked alongside numerous Fortune 500 companies as they uncover real estate monetization opportunities. The Group focuses on offering strategic advice to REITs, corporations, and investors across all real estate sectors and geographic markets.
Dirk's trusted perspective on real estate and its capital markets stems from his 25 years working in both the public and private real estate markets. Prior to joining Green Street, he was Senior Director with a leading independent global professional services firm focused on corporate and transaction advisory. He also previously worked as a sell-side equity analyst covering REITs in the apartment, industrial, retail, office and self-storage sectors at an investment bank. Dirk speaks frequently at real estate industry conferences and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal among other prominent industry publications. He is a member of NAREIT, ICSC, the Appraisal Institute, and holds California broker's and Series 65 licenses.
Dirk earned his Master of Arts in Business Administration, with a concentration in Real Estate, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Florida. He is a member of the Real Estate Advisory Board for the Warrington College of Business Administration at the University of Florida.
Tim joined Green Street in 2005 and is the lead on domestic and international accounts as part of the equity sales team. From 2008 to 2011, he helped establish and lead the equity sales team based in London. Prior to Green Street, Tim held senior research sales positions with a number of regional/boutique investment banking firms. He brings 30 years of experience from the buy side and sell side of institutional money management. Tim holds a B.S. from Oregon State University.
Seth is the Co-Head of the U.S. Equity Sales Team. Prior to joining Green Street in 2013, Seth was a member of ISI's REIT research team covering the residential and storage sectors. Previously, Seth was an institutional salesperson at Merrill Lynch and at Green Street. Seth earned his degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, majoring in Economics and Political Science.
Damon has managed the subscription sales team at Green Street since 2006. Prior to joining Green Street, Damon spent twelve years in sales and account management for Rockwell and JDSU. Damon is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) and Pension Real Estate Association (PREA). Damon received a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Illinois.
Kris is the Co-Head of the U.S. Equity Sales team. He joined Green Street in 2012, bringing more than 10 years of financial services industry experience. Previously, he held senior sales and account management positions at Charles Schwab and Churchill Management Group and was an associate in PIMCO's funds analytic group. Kris holds a B.A. from Concordia University and M.B.A. from University of California, Irvine.
Kevin joined Green Street's subscription sales team in Newport Beach, California, in 2009. Prior to joining Green Street, Kevin spent 10 years in sales and project management with Bloomberg and Interactive Data in their Fixed Income Analytics division. During his time with Bloomberg, he spent four years on the PIMCO trade floor as a project manager responsible for a proprietary trade order management system still in use today. Kevin graduated with a B.A from California State University, Fullerton.
Matt joined Green Street's subscription sales team as a manager in 2014 and is responsible for identifying opportunities that create value for our current and future clients. Prior to joining Green Street, Matt spent 13 years working for SUSS MicroTec/Tamarack Scientific, serving in an executive role in global sales and product management. Key achievements included the introduction of innovative product lines and adoption of new concepts by Fortune 500 companies. Matt received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from California State University Long Beach.
Rosemary leads Green Street's marketing effort and serves as the company's central point of contact with the media. Previously she was a member of Green Street's research team where for three years she played a key role in enhancing the firm's health care REIT coverage. Prior to Green Street, Rosemary managed a valuation team for RSM EquiCo, did strategic consulting for Interliance, LLC, and worked in corporate finance for Chase Manhattan Bank. She has published articles in the Los Angeles Times and Wall Street Journal Europe among other publications. Rosemary holds an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University, where she was a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society, and a B.A. degree from Harvard University.
Randy leads Green Street's Product Management efforts. In this role, he develops and advances the firm's product roadmap to ensure offerings meet current and future client requirements. Randy has 20+ years of experience managing data and analytic solutions. Prior to joining Green Street, he served as Product General Manager for CoreLogic's public record property data business. He held similar roles with DataQuick in the real estate sector and Harte-Hanks in the technology market. Randy received an M.B.A. from San Diego State University. He graduated from Penn State magna cum laude with a degree in Industrial Psychology and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Eric joined Green Street Advisors in Jan 2011 with over 10+ years of institutional experience. Prior to Green Street he has held institutional sales roles at Capital Institutional Services (CAPIS) and A.G. Edwards (now Wells Fargo Securities). He started his career at OppenheimerFunds as the Equity Desk Liaison in New York. Eric graduated with a joint MBA, MS in Finance from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, and a B.S. in Business Administration from Colorado State University.
Murrie is a senior account manager with Green Street's subscription sales team. He joined Green Street in 2005 as a member of the equity sales team where for nine years he played a prominent role in improving the firm's service delivery to key institutional investors. In his current role, Murrie manages key accounts and works to maximize the value of client access to Green Street's services. Murrie holds a B.B.A. from Baylor University and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
Kristen joined Green Street's subscription sales team in 2012. Previously, she held marketing and account management positions in MetLife Investors' retirement products division. Kristen graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration, magna cum laude, from Chapman University.
Katherine joined Green Street's subscription sales team in 2013 and is responsible for providing clients with efficient access to the most relevant Green Street analysis and data to help them make optimal capital allocation decisions. Previously, she worked with the Institutional Equities Sales traders at Barclays in New York City. Katherine graduated with dual degrees in Finance and Political Science, magna cum laude, from the University of Connecticut.
Paul joined Green Street's equity sales team in 2015 and plays a prominent role in streamlining our service delivery to key institutional investors. He graduated with a B.B.A. in Finance from Southern Methodist University.
Lauren joined Green Street's subscription sales team in 2015. She identifies solutions to client research needs and maximizes the value clients obtain from Green Street's research. Prior to joining Green Street, Lauren worked at AllDigital, Inc., serving as an account executive for the company's client relationships. Lauren graduated with a B.S. in Public Health Sciences and a minor in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine.
Michael joined Green Street in 2000 and currently manages the technology group. He is responsible for designing and implementing Green Street's various software applications. Michael graduated cum laude with a B.S. from University of California, San Diego.
Reagan manages the recruiting and human resource functions for Green Street Advisors. She is the central point of accountability for improved talent sourcing, selection, and retention efforts across multiple disciplines and locations. In addition, she confers with senior leadership to identify personnel needs and develop workforce planning strategies. The strong working relationships she has developed with Green Street leaders, community organizations, and universities create a partnership that enables GSA to obtain top talent. Reagan attended San Diego State University.
Chris is a Vice President in the technology group, primarily focused on web development. Prior to joining Green Street in 2005, he worked as a consultant for Provenir, makers of workflow and decision-making software and as a network security consultant with Verisign. Chris earned his M.Eng. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.
Kawika is an analyst on the technology team. He is a generalist, primarily responsible for overall REIT valuation and creating tools to help our analysts and clients make better investment decisions. He joined Green Street in 2004. Kawika earned a B.S. in Information and Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine, and he is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
Jimmy joined Green Street in 2008 and currently manages the firm's accounting and financial reporting functions. He works closely with senior leadership to ensure the completion of timely and accurate accounting, budgeting, and tax matters. Prior to joining Green Street, Jimmy served as a senior associate at Ernst & Young LLP for three years, where he provided a variety of professional services for several Southern California real estate firms. Jimmy earned a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Washington. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in California.
Jaclyn joined Green Street in 2015 and manages the firm's accounting functions. Prior to Green Street, Jaclyn worked as an Assurance Manager at Ernst & Young LLP for over seven years, where she provided a variety of professional services for several Southern California real estate firms. Jaclyn earned her B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from California State University, Fullerton and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Robyn joined Green Street in 2000. She manages Green Street's compliance program, including monitoring all systems currently in place, registration, surveillance, and branch and regulatory audits, along with implementing new systems. She is the point person for interaction with the regulators. Robyn is a Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional.
Brett joined Green Street in 2014 and manages the firm's financial reporting. Prior to Green Street, Brett worked for seven years in financial reporting at the Irvine Company, a real estate company based in Southern California. Previously, Brett worked for Ernst & Young LLP as a Senior Associate, where he provided a variety of professional services for several Southern California real estate firms. Brett earned his B.A. and master's degree in Accounting from the University of Washington and is a Certified Public Accountant.
John is the Managing Director of Green Street's London office, which he co-founded in March 2008. Prior roles during his 25-year career with Green Street include Chief Executive Officer, President, and Senior Research Analyst. Given this background, John is well placed to draw upon best-practice experiences on both sides of the Atlantic.
Green Street's Pan-European services include in-depth research on more than 40 listed property companies and their underlying real estate markets, agency-only trading services for institutional investors, and bespoke advisory and consulting.
Before joining Green Street in 1992, John worked in the treasury department of Citibank in New York and the leveraged lending group of Security Pacific National Bank in Los Angeles. He earned his M.B.A. from Northwestern University and a B.S. from the State University of New York at Albany. His professional affiliations include the European Public Real Estate Association, the London School of Economics REEF Advisory Board, the Urban Land Institute, and the Young Presidents Organization.
Robin joined Green Street's London office in 2008 with responsibility for all operational and compliance aspects of the business outside North America. Prior to Green Street, he spent six years in London as co-founder and Operations Director for the Interest Exchange and the Property Investment Market, which created a new stock exchange for publicly traded property assets. For the previous eight years, he worked for Jardine Matheson & Co. and WorldWide Shipping Agency in Asia. Robin holds a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh.
Richard joined Green Street's European trading operation in 2009. He has nearly 30 years of experience in trading, sales, and trading management in London and New York. Previously, Richard served as a senior sales trader and Head of the Nordic Team specializing in property stocks at Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander. His experience also includes senior trading positions at Danske Securities, BBV LatInvest, and SE Banken Enskilda. He started his career as a stockjobber at Wedd Durchlacher Mordunt & Co. Richard is a Financial Services Authority Registered Representative.
Andrew joined Green Street in 2014 and has over 25 years' experience of sales and trading in Hong Kong, Tokyo, New York and London. He started his career with Cresvale in Hong Kong and Tokyo, before working for UBS in New York and Morgan Stanley in London. Subsequently, Andrew was a partner at Redburn in London and founded and ran a successful Public and Investor Relations consultancy. Prior to his career in the financial markets, he served as an Inspector in the Royal Hong Kong Police. Andrew holds an M.A in Military History from the University of Buckingham.
Adam joined Green Street's equity sales team in November 2012. Prior to Green Street, Adam worked in Institutional Equity Sales at Macquarie Securities in London and before that at Fox-Pitt Kelton, the financial services focused investment bank. Adam began his career in the Corporate Finance division of Numis Securities, having completed a degree in Politics at the University of Nottingham.
Robin joined Green Street's equity sales team in 2014 with 26 years of experience in Pan-European institutional sales in London, Hong Kong, Paris, and Zurich. Previously, he was a partner at independent European equities house Redburn and distributed many of Continental Europe's largest privatizations while part of the Pan-European institutional sales team at UBS AG. His European specialization started at Nordic equities house SE Banken Enskilda, following the start of his equities career with County Asia Securities in Hong Kong. He holds an M.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from The Queen's College, Oxford. Robin recently qualified DELF B2 as a French language speaker.
Peter Papadakos is Green Street’s lead research analyst for the Continental European region. Since joining the company in 2010, Peter has launched coverage of more than 30 property companies. He has played a central role in helping investors understand the growing German residential market, especially the sector’s capital expenditure needs. Peter was a driving force in creating Green Street's proprietary shopping-centre database in Europe, which offers property-level data and analysis on over 430 REIT-owned shopping centres across the Continent. Before joining Green Street, he was a research analyst for J.P. Morgan Securities; Property Investment Research, an Australian independent property research company; and various real estate private equity funds. He received a first class M.Sc. (Hons) in Real Estate Finance and Investment from the University of Reading.
Hemant covers the UK and Swiss markets from Green Street's London office. He joined Green Street in 2008, prior to which he spent four years with Blackrock and two years in financial analysis with BT. Hemant is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. He was awarded a BSc in Economics with Business Finance from Brunel University and is a Chartered Management Accountant.
Alistair joined Green Street's sales team in 2015 and is focused on growing the European subscription business. He began his career as an Account Manager at the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), a global financial services company covering institutional investors, hedge funds, and broker-dealers. Alistair graduated from King's College London with a degree in History and volunteered with Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) and the Department for International Development during his studies.
Jesse Freitag-Akselrod has over fifteen years of diverse financial and investment experience, having worked in mergers & acquisitions with Morgan Stanley, corporate finance with MGM Mirage and equity research with Bear Stearns. Since 2005 Jesse has been active in the European listed real estate space, most recently working as a buyside investor for Cohen & Steers, before starting to work with Green Street in 2011. Jesse holds a BS in Business Administration, magna cum laude, from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.
*Jesse is employed by Green Street Advisor’s Appointed Representative, Akselrod Consulting AR Ltd.
Ruben is an Associate in Green Street's Advisory & Consulting Group, which provides strategic advisory and valuation analysis for a variety of companies in the commercial real estate business. Previously, he spent four years with PwC on the Equity Advisory and Capital Markets team advising on Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and equity valuations. He received his M.Sc. in Finance from Nyenrode Business University and B.B.A. in Business and Economics from The Hague University. Ruben also completed the international studies program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.