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“What Drives Commercial Real Estate and Where are We Now”


Speaker Kipp Kjeldgaard speaking at the Omni William Penn

China, interest rates, and commodities have contributed to increased volatility in listed real estate this year but have little impact on long-term performance.  Kipp Kjeldgaard, Client Portfolio Manager at Lazard Asset Management, will discuss which trends and metrics investors should focus  and where things stand today.

Speaker:  Kipp Kjeldgaard - Senior Vice President, Client Portfolio Manager - Lazard Asset Management, LLC (San Fancisco)

Bio: Kipp Kjeldgaard is a Client Portfolio Manager on Lazard's Global Real Estate Securities team. He began working in the investment field in 1994. Prior to joining Lazard in 2011, Kipp was the Director of Marketing for Grubb & Ellis Alesco Global Advisors. Previously, Kipp was the Director of Marketing for Litman/Gregory Fund Advisor, and served on the board of governors for the Mutual Fund Education Alliance from 2004 - 2009. Kipp holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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