John White Executive Leadership
Senior Managing Director
Public Real Estate Securities
John is a Senior Managing Director in Heitman’s Public Real Estate Securities group. He leads the group’s strategy and product development initiatives, serves on the Global Investment Committee, and co-manages the global real estate securities strategies. He is an equity owner of the firm and a member of the firm’s Global Management Committee. John has 26 years of real estate experience in public equity, private equity, and debt markets. Prior to joining Heitman in 2010, John was co-head of real estate securities at Challenger (Heitman’s Asian JV partner for real estate securities) and portfolio manager at HSBC Asset Management. Before moving to investment management in 2001, John worked across the region in real estate equity research and banking roles and began his career as a real estate valuer.
John is a graduate of INSEAD’s Advanced Management Program, holds a BBus in Land Economy from Western Sydney University and Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. He is a Non-Executive Director in the not-for-profit sector, at HousingFirst and Child and Family Services, as well as a member of RICS, the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and FINSIA.