General Counsel and Secretary
35 years of experience
Francis Poli, Executive Vice President, is Cohen & Steers’ General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. Poli is also a member of the firm’s executive committee and president of Cohen & Steers Securities, LLC. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, Mr. Poli was with Allianz Global Investors as Chief Legal Officer and Director of Compliance. Previously, he was an associate general counsel at JPMorgan and a securities attorney for Kelley Drye. Mr. Poli has a BA from Boston College and a JD from Pace University. He is a member of the New York and Connecticut Bars and maintains Series 3, 7, 24 and 63 licenses, and is based in New York.