Schroders strengthens US Real Estate team
Schroders has appointed David Sullivan to Head of Strategic Partnerships, North America. In this newly created role, Sullivan will be responsible for sourcing capital for both existing and new UK and European strategies from the US and Canada.
Sullivan has significant experience raising capital from US investors and has previously undertaken a similar role for CBRE Global Investors, where he spent four years equity raising for US, European and Asian direct funds, fund of funds and separate accounts. Most recently, he was a Senior Director at Baring Real Estate Advisers, focused on raising capital for a range of funds, separate accounts and club deals.
Duncan Owen, Global Head of Real Estate at Schroders, says: “I am delighted to announce a key new hire in the US Real Estate team. David will focus on building our brand in the region and sourcing capital for both existing and new UK and European strategies from the US and Canada, and working closely with the other key members of the Real Estate team including, Makoto Fukui (London), Philipp Ellebracht (Germany), Canon Yau (Hong Kong) and John Chantrell (Melbourne).
“The new hire comes as the Schroders Real Estate team continues to expand its presence around the world, particularly in Asia and the US. We offer clients access to world-class solutions through core and value add funds and partnerships with a focus on winning cities and the mega-themes of rapid urbanisation, demographics, the technological revolution, and infrastructural trends as well as the shift from West to East."