Principal Real Estate Investors has appointed Indraneel Karlekar as head of global research.
Karlekar’s (pictured) official start date is 16 September. He will be based in Chicago.
“We are pleased to welcome Indy to the Principal team,” says Randy Mundt, chief investment officer at Principal Real Estate Investors. “His extensive experience in global research and strategy will be instrumental not only in strengthening our four quadrant approach to US real estate investing, but also to our long-term objective of growing our global real estate platform to better serve our clients.”
Karlekar has held senior research positions at a number of real estate investment management firms, including Cole Real Estate Investments, ING-Clarion and AIG Global Real Estate. Prior to AIG, he worked as an economic analyst at The Economist Intelligence Unit.