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.

Male PlaceholderMark Wood is managing director and head of the European Unit for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Wood is responsible for TIAA-CREF Asset Management UK’s UK management and growth including acquisition, asset management, property financing and disposition activity in the UK and Europe. Since joining TIAA-CREF, Mr. Wood has served in several capacities, including head of Real Estate Asset Management for the TIAA-CREF organization, portfolio manager for TIAA’s General Account real estate portfolio, as well as various posts within the Fixed Income and Real Estate area.

Mr. Wood has 28 years of investment experience, which includes providing commercial real estate services to third-party investors on behalf of Henry S. Miller/Grubb & Ellis Co. Mr. Wood holds a B.S. in Marketing from Georgetown University.

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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