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Brian Tilton, CFA

  • Managing Director, Portfolio Management, Industrial, Real Estate, Americas
Brian Tilton

About Brian

Brian is a managing director and portfolio manager responsible for the U.S. Cities Industrial Strategy.


Prior to joining Nuveen Real Estate, Brian was a portfolio manager in Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s (“CPPIB”) Real Estate Investment group based in New York. Brian was responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and structuring programmatic joint ventures and equity investments in the industrial and student housing sectors across the United States. Brian has been involved in $10.2 billion of industrial investments totalling 132 million square feet and $4.3 billion of student housing investments totalling 47,000 beds at CPPIB. Prior to joining CPPIB, Brian was with Almanac Realty Investors, LLC, where he made investments in real estate operating companies, and Ventas, Inc., where he made investments in healthcare real estate. Prior to entering the real estate industry, Brian was an equity research analyst with Robert W. Baird & Co. where he covered small and mid-cap companies.


Brian graduated with a B.B.A. in Finance and Real Estate from The University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He also holds the CFA designation.

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