REIT investing: The active advantage


Brian Cordes, CAIA

Head of Portfolio Specialist Group

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5 minute read

July 2021


REITs have historically been fertile ground for active managers leveraging their information advantage to add potential value for investors.

Brian Cordes, Head of Portfolio Specialists, discusses the three things we think give active, specialist managers a potential edge when investing in real estate.

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Brian Cordes, CAIA, Senior Vice President, is the head of Cohen & Steers’ Portfolio Specialist Group, which represents the company’s investment teams in interactions with institutional and retail clients.


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