As part of his popular Staying Ahead of the Curve video series, Jeffrey Snyder, Vice President, Senior Consultant, at Cammack Retirement Group, conducted a wide-ranging interview with Michael Grupe, executive vice president for research & investor outreach at NAREIT.  Drawing on Grupe’s diverse career, which featured experience on Wall Street, at the Federal Reserve, and in the real estate industry at NAREIT, the interview addressed topics including:

  • Current real estate market conditions and the implication of future rate increases by the Federal Reserve
  • A REIT industry overview and the investment attributes of REITs and their potential role in retirement plans
  • Implications of the upcoming Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) change for the investment management industry generally and the defined contribution industry specifically

Watch the videos:

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

(Contact: Michael Grupe at mgrupe@nareit.com)

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