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John MacCarthy

Chief Legal Officer

About John MacCarthy

John MacCarthy is the Chief Legal Officer of Nuveen. He is responsible for overseeing the Legal and Compliance areas of the firm. John is a member of Nuveen’s Executive Committee.

From January 1, 2016 to March 30, 2017 John was the Chief Operating Officer of TIAA Global Real Assets, where his responsibilities included overseeing and serving on the boards of subsidiary asset managers specializing in Real Estate, Agriculture, Timber, Agribusiness Private Equity, and Middle Market Lending.

John joined Nuveen Investments as General Counsel in 2006, becoming Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel in 2008. John was also a member of Nuveen’s Executive Committee.

Before joining Nuveen, John held various positions at the law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP starting in 1985, including Chairman of the Corporate Department and member of the firm’s Executive Committee from 2001 to 2006.



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