Schroder Property has announced the appointment of two newly created property analyst roles within its Schroders Global Property Securities (GPS) team.
Jon Consolo, has joined from Deutsche Bank Asset Management where he was a real estate securities analyst covering Continental Europe. Based in Schroders office in London, his primary responsibility will be to cover the European markets.
Consolo has a total of 10 years in the industry and is a CAIA charterholder.
Ryan Bennett will join the team next month and will be based in the Schroders New York office. Bennett has 7 years’ experience covering North American REITs and has previously held roles at Zelman & Associates, Barclays and Lehman Brothers. Ryan is a CFA charterholder.
Tom Walker, co-head of Global Property Securities at Schroders, commented: “The addition of Jon and Ryan complements the existing resources we have within the Global Property Securities team and the broader Schroders business.
“Their impressive experience, knowledge and track record of analysing listed real estate will assist us in providing investors with sustainable and long term returns in this asset class.”
Andrew Robbens, client portfolio manager at Schroders, commented: “Having taken the strategic decision to bring the fund management of our property securities funds in-house, we are delighted to have hired two talented analysts to demonstrate our commitment to this asset class.
“We now have the appropriate platform in place to provide investors with strong returns in this growing sector. With the transition of the portfolios complete, we can now concentrate on building the business further.”