Andrew J. Duffy, CFA
Chief Investment Officer
Senior Portfolio Manager
Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors
Andrew is a Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager of Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors.
Andrew has over 30 years of experience as an investor in global real estate securities. He has been the Senior Portfolio Manager of the Easterly Global Real Estate Fund (“JARIX”) since its inception in 2009. From 2009 to 2016, he was the President of Ascent Investment Advisors, LLC. Prior to 2009, Andrew was a Managing Director with Citigroup Principal Strategies, where he established and managed the proprietary liquid global real estate investment business which included a long-short portfolio of global real estate securities. Previously, he was the Co-Portfolio Manager of the Hunter Global Real Estate Fund, and from 1999 until 2006, a Portfolio Manager at TIAA-CREF, where he established the liquid global real estate investment business and team, ultimately managing over $3.5 billion in global real estate equity and debt securities. Between 1993 and 1999, he was a Senior Research Analyst at Eagle Asset Management, where he launched and managed a dedicated real estate securities investment program with responsibility for fundamental analysis, securities selection and portfolio construction. Prior to that, Andy served as a Partner at Raymond James & Associates where, as an investment banker he managed public offerings and advised on mergers and acquisitions. Andy received a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1979 as a Distinguished Graduate, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School in 1986. He earned his Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1995.
Despite the macroeconomic and geopolitical stress that is capturing headlines, our outlook for the global real estate market continues to be constructive. Real estate fundamentals and earnings growth remain healthy in an environment characterized by low supply in many sectors, paired with high construction costs.Learn More