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Lisa Kaufman

Head of Global Securities
Joined in January 1994
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Lisa Kaufman

Lisa Kaufman is Head of Global Securities, responsible for overall group management and a Portfolio Manager of U.S. accounts and the Global Specialty Sector. In her role as the Securities division head, she is a member of the Global Management Committee of LaSalle Investment Management. Ms. Kaufman also serves on the Global Securities Advisory Committee and the Portfolio Management Oversight Committee of LaSalle Securities

Ms. Kaufman joined LaSalle in 1994 and the Securities group in 1998. Throughout her career in real estate securities, Ms. Kaufman has covered and analyzed all property types in the listed universe. In 2016, Ms. Kaufman became the Portfolio Manager for North America and she continues to manage all US-only mandates. Most recently, Ms. Kaufman has expanded her portfolio manager role to include ex-US companies in specialty sectors such as storage, student accommodation and healthcare. In addition to her growing investment coverage, Ms. Kaufman expanded her managerial duties and became the Head of the Securities platform in 2018. Prior to joining the Securities group in 1998, Ms. Kaufman worked in LaSalle’s private equity group where she focused on entity level investments in real estate, recapitalizing existing portfolios, private real estate companies and public REITs.

Lisa received an M.B.A in finance from Columbia University’s Business School and an A.B. in Urban Studies and Political Science from Brown University. Ms. Kaufman is a member of the Advisory Board of Governors and the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council (REIAC) at Nareit.