Jerry Ehlinger Executive Leadership
Senior Managing Director
Public Real Estate Securities
Jerry is Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Real Estate Securities. He is responsible for leading the firm’s regional and global public real estate securities strategies, and is a member of the group’s Global Investment Committee. Jerry is also a member of the firm’s Global Management Committee, and an equity owner of the firm. Jerry holds 23 years of experience in real estate and investment management, including 13 years of experience managing global real estate securities portfolios. He previously served as Portfolio Manager for Heitman’s North America Real Estate Securities group, and co-Portfolio Manager for the group’s global strategies. Previously, Jerry was Lead Portfolio Manager and Head of Real Estate Securities, Americas at DB/RREEF Real Estate. He began his career at Morgan Stanley Asset Management, where he primarily covered the REIT sector as both a side-sell analyst and senior research associate.
Jerry received an MS in Finance, Investment and Banking from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BS in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Among other professional affiliations, Jerry is a member of the NAREIT Real Estate Investment Advisory Council, the CFA Institute, and the CFA Society of Chicago.