Joseph P. Smith
President, Co-CIO, Senior Global Portfolio Manager
Joseph Smith

Joseph is President and Co-Chief Investment Officer of CBRE Clarion Securities, as well as chair of the firm’s Management Committee and a member of the Global Investment Committee.  He is co-leader of the U.S. real estate securities team and Portfolio Manager of the MainStay CBRE Real Estate Fund. 

Joseph joined CBRE Clarion Securities’ predecessor firm in 1997. Previously, he worked in various management and analyst positions in the real estate industry, including positions at Alex Brown & Sons, PaineWebber, and Radnor Advisors. He has worked in the financial services industry specializing in real estate investment management since 1991.

Joseph earned a B.S., magna cum laude, from Villanova University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania.

Affiliations

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT)


   

Products Managed

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