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.

Gerald CasimirGerald Casimir is a managing director and Head of Global Real Estate Asset Management for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Casimir is responsible for the overall strategy, performance, and day-to-day activities of the organization’s global real estate investments with the exception of Europe. Most recently, he was responsible for the overall execution of asset management business plans, leasing, day-to-day property operations and management of the north region team on a portfolio of approximately 39 million square feet of office and industrial assets. Previously, he was head of domestic acquisitions for the north region and value-add real estate acquisitions. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 2002.

Mr. Casimir has 27 years of real estate acquisitions, asset management and portfolio management/reporting experience including positions with EastdilRealty Advisors, and SchroderReal Estate Advisors.

Mr. Casimir holds a B.S. in Accounting from Hunter College.

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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