Head of Private Real Estate
32 years of experience
James Corl, Executive Vice President, is Head of the Private Real Estate Group. Mr. Corl rejoined Cohen & Steers in 2020, having previously been with the firm for 11 years, serving as Chief Investment Officer—Real Estate from 2004 to 2008. More recently, he was head of real estate at Siguler Guff & Company, where he led a real estate investment group focused on private markets. Earlier in his career, Mr. Corl held real estate investment roles at Heitman Capital Management and Credit Suisse First Boston. He has an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Stanford University and is based in New York.
Insights by James Corl
Institutional Investor: The Best Real Estate Returns Come After RecessionsOctober 2022 | 1 min
Head of Private Real Estate James Corl spoke with Institutional Investor for a feature story on our recent whitepaper and why an optimized real estate portfolio may require access to both listed and private markets.
With Intelligence: Cohen & Steers’ new private RE group eyes discounted retail, office
Head of Private Real Estate James Corl spoke to With Intelligence about the Private Real Estate Group’s current market outlook and the opportunities that the team is looking at, including retail, surban office and housing.
Recession and the roadmap for listed and private real estate
We see an economic backdrop that will create an opportunity for strong vintage returns for both listed and private real estate. Both cyclical and secular shifts are likely to create investment opportunities, and we think allocating across both private and listed real estate will be critical.