Robert Steers is Chief Executive Officer of Cohen & Steers, Inc.,
a New York Stock Exchange-listed company (CNS).
Established in 1986, the firm is a leading global investment manager focusing on real assets, including real estate, infrastructure and commodities. The firm serves institutional and individual investors through a wide range of institutional separate accounts, open-end and closed-end funds. Based in New York City, Cohen & Steers also has offices in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seattle.
From 1984 to 1986, Mr. Steers was a senior vice president and Chief Investment Officer of National Securities and Research Corporation, where he chaired both the Investment Policy and Stock Selection Committees. In 1985, while at National Securities, he organized and launched the nation’s first real estate securities mutual fund.
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.
Mr. Steers holds a BS from Georgetown University and an MBA from George Washington University. He has four children and lives in Rye, New York with his wife, Lauren.