- Head of Research, Americas
About Donald Hall
Donald is the Head of Research for the Americas at Nuveen Real Estate. Using a mix of nontraditional and traditional data sources and the expertise of the professionals within the organization, Donald strives to uncover insights that help shape market-beating property portfolios.
Prior to joining Nuveen Real Estate in 2021, Donald led abrdn’s (formerly Aberdeen Standard Investments) Real Estate Multi-Manager program in the Americas. His role involved sourcing, underwriting, and investing in commingled private equity real estate funds, clubs deals, co-investments, and joint ventures on behalf of abrdn’s fund-of-fund products and separately managed accounts. Prior to his role in investments, Donald was abrdn’s Head of Americas Real Estate Investment Research. Donald began his career in real estate research and strategy at CoStar Advisory Services, where he ascended to Managing Consultant, Senior Real Estate Economist. As a consultant, Donald would harness CoStar’s big-data capabilities to uncover winning strategies, identify undervalued submarkets and subsectors, optimize portfolios, and advise on individual transactions.
Donald graduated with a B.S. from Penn State University’s Schreyer Honors College and an M.B.A. from the Boston College Carroll Graduate School of Management. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute Research Forum and serves on Nuveen Real Estate’s Americas Investment Committee.