The intersection of listed and private real estate

Robert Steers

Robert Steers

Executive Chairman

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Joseph Harvey

Joseph Harvey

Chief Executive Officer & President

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5 minute read

May 2022


We believe optimizing real estate portfolios requires access to both listed and private markets.

Executive Chairman Robert Steers and CEO & President Joseph Harvey discuss:

  • Why now was the right time to build a private real estate capability
  • Secular and cyclical trends shaping markets on the private side
  • Our unique position to offer strategic allocation advice between listed and private real estate

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Robert Steers, Executive Chairman of Cohen & Steers, founded the firm with Martin Cohen in 1986 as one of the first investment advisors dedicated to real estate securities.

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Joseph Harvey, Chief Executive Officer and President of Cohen & Steers and a director for the firm and its mutual funds.


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