Jon Cheigh, Chief Investment Officer and Head of Global Real Estate, provides leadership and guidance to the firm’s investment teams and oversees the global real estate team, serving as senior portfolio manager for all global real estate strategies. He has 24 years of experience. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Mr. Cheigh was a vice president and senior REIT analyst at Security Capital Research & Management. Previously, he was a vice president of real estate acquisitions at InterPark and an acquisitions associate at Urban Growth Property Trust, two privately held real estate companies incubated by Security Capital Group. Mr. Cheigh holds a BA cum laude from Williams College and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is based in New York.