During 2016, NAREIT's Investor Outreach team conducted 462 meetings with many of the largest and most influential investment organizations within the institutional investment marketplace. Collectively, these entities represent close to $44 trillion in assets under management or advisement.
The 462 meetings included:
- 105 with prominent domestic and international pension, retirement and sovereign wealth fund plan sponsors representing more than $2.6 trillion in assets;
- 68 with investment consultants with assets under advisement of close to $12 trillion; and
- 219 with investment managers representing more than $29 trillion of assets under management and sponsoring global and domestic products for the institutional and retail investor market.
Another 70 meetings were held with other organizations and associations active in investment management and the retirement industry.
NAREIT was also active on the institutional investment conference circuit in 2016. In total, members of the Investor Outreach team attended 45 events, participating in 30 as a speaker, board member or sponsor.