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Barings Taps Maureen Joyce as Head of U.S. Real Estate Equity Asset Management

Global investment manager Barings has tapped Maureen Joyce as Head of U.S. Real Estate Equity Asset Management. Based in Charlotte, Joyce will be responsible for the strategic direction and business execution of real estate equity assets across all U.S. mandates.

Joyce has more than 30 years’ experience in the real estate industry, including asset management, portfolio management, acquisitions and accounting. Most recently, she was a Managing Director and Head of Asset Management and Separate Accounts at AEW Capital Management. Maureen proactively established the group’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy, serving as Co-Chair of AEW’s ESG+R Steering Committee, and additionally was a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and Risk Management Committee.

“We are thrilled to have Maureen join the real estate team, leading our asset management efforts. Effective asset management distinguishes the winners in our space. Maureen brings an abundance of experience and passion that will translate to innovative active asset management action and drive additional value to our investors,” said John Ockerbloom, Co-Head of U.S. Real Estate at Barings. β€œHer advancements of technology and ESG initiatives will complement the platform’s existing best-in-class capabilities and further mark Barings as an innovation leader.”


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David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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