Investing in Real Estate Securities

 

Evan Serton

Senior Portfolio Specialist

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5 minute read

December 2022

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Real estate securities allow investors to access the beneficial investment characteristics of real estate ownership, while addressing some of the challenges that arise from the capital-intensive and illiquid process of investing in properties directly. Portfolio Specialist Evan Serton provides a brief overview of the global REIT market, its attributes, and Cohen & Steers’ approach to investing in this unique asset class.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS
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Evan Serton, Senior Vice President, is a member of Cohen & Steers’ Portfolio Specialist Group, which represents the company’s investment teams in interactions with institutional and retail clients.

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