US Head of Research – Real Assets
Alex Symes, Vice President, is a member of the Global Real Assets Research team for BlackRock Real Estate. He develops the team’s outlook on US market fundamentals to advise the portfolio management, asset management and acquisitions teams.
Prior to joining BlackRock in early 2015, Mr. Symes was a Vice President, Economist for the global real estate research team at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management.
Mr. Symes holds an MA in Economics from the University of San Francisco and a BS in Economics from the University of Minnesota. He serves as the co-chair of the NCREIF Research Committee, is an active member of the NCREIF Defined Contribution Committee and is a frequent presenter at NCREIF conferences.