Philip J. McAndrews is head of real estate equity responsible for the development of the equity real estate platform and expansion of the firm's specialized yield-oriented alternatives strategies and client-centric service capabilities. He is also a member of the Management Committee. Prior to joining the organization, Philip was senior managing director, CIO of global real estate for TIAA with assets under management exceeding $97 billion at the time of his departure. While at TIAA, he negotiated pioneering investments in the US for several of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds and collaborated on TIAA's acquisition of the $24 billion Henderson Global Real Estate Platform in 2015. Philip has 34 years of industry experience and joined the firm in 2018. He received his JD from the University of Toledo and earned his BS in finance from the State University of New York.