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Gaw Capital USA adds exec in new Chicago office
trueRoman Nemtsov is joining real estate investment firm Gaw Capital Partners USA as senior vice president, investments, in the soon-to-be-opened Chicago office.
New opportunities in private equity secondary market
trueMoney managers are expanding their private equity secondary market investments to include infrastructure, real estate, energy and timber, ahead of what they expect to be a growing investment opportunity.
Falmouth Retirement System seeks real estate securities manager
trueFalmouth (Mass.) Retirement System is searching for a real estate securities manager to run about $2.7 million.
Miami Beach Employees planning real estate search
trueMiami Beach (Fla.) Employees' Retirement System will search within the next few months for its first open-end real estate manager to run $51 million following the approval of a new asset allocation.
Real estate veterans form Coretrust Capital Partners
trueThomas Ricci, Randall Scott and John Sischo — former executives from real estate investment firm Thomas Properties Group — along with Charles Toppino, founder and president of real estate investment management firm Oak Pass Capital, have formed a new real estate investment firm, Coretrust Capital ...
Cornerstone fills president's role as part of succession planning and global push
trueExecutives of Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC added a top post with an eye toward succession planning and expansion of the firm's global reach.
Chicago Transit Authority waiting for arrival of a non-core real estate manager
trueChicago Transit Authority Employees Retirement Plan is searching for a non-core real estate manager to run at least $10 million, confirmed John Kallianis, executive director.
El Paso Firemen & Policemen to search for bank loan, real asset managers
trueEl Paso (Texas) Firemen & Policemen Pension Fund will likely conduct shortlist searches for bank loans and real estate/real assets.
Tallahassee Pension Plan taps 3 for private equity, 2 for real estate
trueTallahassee (Fla.) Pension Plan hired BlackRock to run $25 million in a private equity fund of funds, confirmed Kent Olson, the city’s deputy treasurer-clerk.
United Methodist Church board commits to Hancock timber fund
trueGeneral Board of Pension and Health Benefits of the United Methodist Church, Glenview, Ill., committed $50 million to the Hancock Timberland XII Fund, Dave Zellner, chief investment officer, said in an e-mail.
Cook County Annuity looking for real estate emerging manager
trueCook County Annuity & Benefit Fund, Chicago, issued an RFP for at least one real estate emerging manager to run up to $100 million in non-core real estate or REITs.
La Francaise and Forum Partners JV acquires Cushman & Wakefield Investors
trueEuropean direct real estate investment joint venture La Francaise and Forum Partners on Monday announced the acquisition of Cushman & Wakefield's $1.4 billion investment management business, Cushman & Wakefield Investors.
DB plan assets in alternatives growing slower
trueIlliquid real asset investment strategies, energy and distressed debt had the most growth among the non-hedge fund alternative investment strategies, in the year ended Sept. 30, according to the findings of Pensions & Investments' top 200 retirement plan survey.
NYSTRS commits about $1.2 billion to real estate, private equity funds
trueNew York State Teachers’ Retirement System, Albany, announced $734 million in equity real estate commitments and $435 million in private equity commitments, a spokesman confirmed.
New Mexico State Investment Council earmarks up to $295 million for alternatives
trueNew Mexico State Investment Council., Santa Fe, committed up to $295 million to real estate and other private investment funds, said Charles Wollmann, spokesman for the $18.5 billion endowments.