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.

Trevor MichaelTrevor Michael is managing director and global real estate portfolio manager for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Michael manages the general account real estate domestic equity investments. Most recently, he was the Head of Global Real Estate Asset Management responsible for the overall strategy, performance, and day-to-day activities of the organization’s domestic and international real estate investments. Since joining TIAA-CREF in 1988, Mr. Michael has served in several capacities with diverse responsibilities, ranging from debt portfolio management, to equity asset management and real estate acquisitions.

Mr. Michael has 28 years of real estate experience. Previously, he practiced corporate and banking law in New York and Connecticut, respectively.

Mr. Michael earned a B.S. in political science from the University of Rochester and a J.D. from Quinnipiac School of Law. He is a member of Black Real Estate Professionals.

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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