Asset Management

Meet The Professionals

In total, TIAA-CREF Asset Management consists of more than 300 investment professionals, including over 100 portfolio managers with an average of 17 years of investment experience and 10 years with TIAA-CREF. Take a closer look at the people behind the performance.

Suzan AmatoSuzan Amato is a managing director and head of strategic joint ventures for the TIAA-CREF organization. She joined TIAA-CREF in 1998.

Ms. Amato has 29 years of investment experience. She previously held positions at Equitable Real Estate where she was portfolio manager of the real estate holdings of Equitable’s General Account. Ms. Amato also has extensive experience in investment acquisitions, property sales, asset management and work with rating and regulatory agencies.

Ms. Amato earned a B.A. degree in History and an MBA in Finance and Accounting both from New York University. She has also completed additional coursework and qualifying exams towards a Ph.D. in Finance.

Real Estate Professionals

Suzan Amato

Suzan Amato 

Managing Director
Global Real Estate
Transactions & Joint Ventures

Giacomo Barbieri

Giacomo Barbieri

Senior Director,
Global Real Estate

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Margaret Brandwein

Managing Director,
Global Real Estate

Jack Gay

Jack Gay 

Managing Director,
Global Real Estate

Sanjeev Handa

Sanjeev Handa 

Managing Director,
Global Real Estate

Bill Harrison

William Harrison 

Senior Director,
Global Real Estate

Scott Kempton

Scott Kempton

Managing Director,
Global Real Estate

Derek Landry

Derek Landry 

Senior Director,
Global Real Estate

Chris McGibbon

Chris McGibbon 

Managing Director,
Global Real Estate

Laura McGrath

Laura McGrath

Managing Director,
Global Real Estate

Trevor Michael

Trevor Michael 

Managing Director,
Global Real Estate

Ed Pierzak

Edward F. Pierzak

Managing Director,
Global Real Estate

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