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Seun Salami, CPA
- Chief Financial Officer
About Seun Salami
Seun is Chief Financial Officer of Nuveen and a member of the Executive Leadership Team. He joined TIAA, the firm’s parent company, in May of 2018 and served as corporate controller, both the chief accounting officer and principal financial officer of TIAA Real Estate Account and, most recently, as TIAA’s interim chief financial officer.
An executive with a stellar track record of leading multifunctional finance and operations teams and driving results for global organizations, Seun came to TIAA/Nuveen from Jones Lang LaSalle Inc (JLL), a Fortune 500 global real estate company. Before his time at JLL, he spent more than a decade at Deloitte working with Fortune 500 clients, specializing in the insurance, asset management and retail pharmacy sectors. In addition, he led numerous programs focused on business development, diversity and inclusion, and was an Ellen P. Gabriel Fellow. Prior to Deloitte, Seun spent three years with KPMG and Andersen, providing assurance services to Fortune Global 100 clients. He also worked as an investment banking analyst at Access Bank PLC.
Seun holds a B.S. in Management and Accountancy from Obafemi Awolowo University, a Master’s degree in Financial Economics from Ohio University, and an executive management certificate from Columbia Business School. He is a chartered accountant and a certified public accountant, licensed in Illinois.
Seun sits on the board of directors for Terex Corporation, an American diversified global manufacturer, as well as serving on the boards of CoreTrust, a Blackstone Company, and at the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU). He was a board member of the United Hospital Fund of New York, the Illinois CPA Society and is former chair of the Diversity Advisory Council.