SOURCE: American Realty Advisors

American Realty Advisors

March 07, 2012 14:00 ET

American Realty Advisors Announces New Managing Director of Research and Strategy

GLENDALE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 7, 2012) - Lee Menifee has joined American Realty Advisors as the Managing Director of Research and Strategy. Mr. Menifee brings to American over 15 years of real estate related research experience and will be based out of the firm's Corporate Headquarters in Glendale, California.

American Realty Advisors is pleased to announce that Lee Menifee has joined the firm as Managing Director, Research and Strategy. In this role, Mr. Menifee will be responsible for leading the firm's research efforts, and will serve as a member of American's Investment Committee.

Mr. Menifee brings to American over 15 years of research experience focusing on the institutional market and property specific research, as well as in-depth analysis of acquisition and disposition transactions. Most recently, Mr. Menifee served as a Managing Editor for BCA Research, where he was responsible for establishing the firm's global real estate strategy service. Prior to this position, Mr. Menifee was with CBRE Global Investors for 14 years, most recently as Senior Director in the Research Department, where he was responsible for establishing and overseeing the new division dedicated to global strategy, and was responsible for the firm's Global House View, a summary of major global risk and return outlooks affecting real estate.

Stanley L. Iezman, American's Chairman and CEO, commented, "The addition of Lee to American's Investment Team highlights another example of our continuing commitment to excellence in providing real estate investment management services to our clients. Lee brings with him a wealth of experience in real estate research and will be an important addition to American's investment efforts."

American is an investment advisor registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended, and a leading provider of real estate investment management services to institutional investors. With over $4.5 billion* in assets under management, American has provided real estate investment management services to institutional investors for over 23 years utilizing core and value-added commingled funds and separate accounts. The firm's portfolios include office, industrial, multi-family, and retail properties nationwide. Information regarding American can be found online at www.americanreal.com.

*Assets under management represent approximate gross market value of all assets and accounts managed by American as of December 31, 2011 which includes cash and cash equivalents and excludes partners' share of equity and partners' share of debt on partnership investments.

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