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.

Phillip McAndrewsPhilip McAndrews is a managing director and head of North American real estate operations for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. McAndrews is responsible for all aspects of real estate investment and third party asset management. Prior to this position, he was head of Global Real Estate Transactions and Joint Ventures where he supervised six teams responsible for mortgage origination, acquisitions, sales, and separate account joint venture relationships. He has also served in several other senior real estate investment positions, including the head of Global Real Estate Portfolio Management and Portfolio Manager of the TIAA Real Estate Account. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 1990 and has 30 years of real estate experience.

Mr. McAndrews holds a B.S. in finance from The State University of New York and a J.D. from the University of Toledo. He is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association, the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries and the NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association. Mr. McAndrews has previously served on the board of directors of the National Multi Housing Council.

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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