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John MacCarthy
John MacCarthy
General Counsel and Head of Compliance

John MacCarthy is Nuveen’s General Counsel and Head of Compliance.

John manages all of Nuveen’s legal and compliance teams, collaborating across all levels of the organization to provide sound legal and business advice. He joined Nuveen in 2006 as General Counsel and also served as the Chief Operating Officer of TIAA Global Real Assets.

Before joining Nuveen, John held various positions at the law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP, including Chairman of the Corporate Department and member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He is currently the Board Chair of Metropolitan Family Services. John received a bachelor’s degree from Williams College and a law degree from Stanford Law School.

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