Joseph Smith is Co-CIO of the firm’s real assets securities division, CBRE Clarion Securities. He is a member of the CBRE Global Investors Executive Committee and Global Investment Committee. Mr. Smith is the chair of the firm’s Management Committee and is co-leader of the U.S. real estate securities team.
Mr. Smith joined CBRE Clarion Securities’ predecessor firm in 1997. Prior to that, Mr. Smith worked in various management and analyst positions in the real estate industry including positions at Alex Brown & Sons, PaineWebber and Radnor Advisors. Mr. Smith began his career in the real estate industry in 1990.
Mr. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Villanova University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania. He is active in the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) and is a CFA charter holder.