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08 March 2013

What Is a Real Estate Investment Trust? (Video)

Posted In: Drivers of Value

Real estate has constantly been in the news, so we invited Don Miller, CFA, CEO of Piedmont Office Realty Trust — one of the 10 largest publicly traded office REITs in the United States — to discuss the nature of a real estate investment trust with us.

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Robert Stammers, CFA

Robert Stammers, CFA, is director of Investor Engagement for CFA Institute and is responsible for increasing the use and distribution of Future of Finance and CFA Institute content by various audiences. Prior to joining CFA Institute, Stammers was the principal for his founded company where he consulted for real estate owners, lenders, and syndicators to develop and analyze structured real estate investments. There he devised strategy for obtaining debt and preferred equity capital and created finance-related marketing materials and research papers for various clients. Stammers has authored over 100 articles on various financial and investment topics for such investment periodicals as Forbes and Investopedia. He served as a senior equity analyst, where he was responsible for the creation of new investment tools and instructional products to provide the revenues for two new investment education companies. As a senior executive for several institutional fund managers, Stammers was the portfolio manager for a $1 billion enhanced real estate fund, a $1.2 billion private timber fund, and several pension fund separate accounts.

1 thought on “What Is a Real Estate Investment Trust? (Video)”

  1. As a real estate investor, this article is very helpful and useful. I thank you for posting this because I have learned a lot of good knowledge and information. I am looking forward to your post soon. Great post!

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