Robert Steers is Chief Executive Officer of Cohen & Steers. He has 41 years of experience. Prior to co-founding the firm in 1986 with Martin Cohen, Mr. Steers was a senior vice president and Chief Investment Officer of National Securities and Research Corporation from 1982 to 1986, where, in 1985, he and Mr. Cohen organized and managed the nation’s first real estate securities mutual fund. From 1977 to 1982, Mr. Steers was a vice president at Citibank, serving as an analyst and portfolio manager of Citibank’s Emerging Growth Stock Fund.

Mr. Steers holds a BS from Georgetown University and an MBA from George Washington University. Mr. Steers is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Staff Retirement Plan of the International Monetary Fund and serves as Investment Committee Chairman, Georgetown University. He is based in New York.