Mathew Kirschner, CFA, Senior Vice President, is a portfolio manager for U.S. real estate securities portfolios. He has 21 years of experience. Prior to joining the firm in 2004, Mr. Kirschner was a product research and development analyst at AllianceBernstein for three years. Mr. Kirschner has a BA from Emory University and an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business, with a concentration in Finance and Accounting. He is based in New York.