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BOSTON, February 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Manulife Investment Management today announced the appointment of Marc Feliciano as Global Head of Real Estate, Private Markets. In this position, reporting to Christopher Schumacher, Global Head of Real Estate Assets, Marc will oversee all aspects of the real estate business, including portfolio management, investments, asset management and the integration of sustainability into investments and operations. He will also be responsible for developing and implementing Manulife Investment Management’s global real estate investment strategy and growing its capabilities on behalf of clients, including Manulife’s general account.
For decades, Manulife Investment Management has provided clients with investment opportunities through its private markets offerings. She has built a holistic private markets business providing solutions to investors in timber, agriculture, real estate, infrastructure, private equity and credit, with total assets under management of US$59.2 billion globally.1 As of December 31, 2021, the global real estate equity portfolio totaled over 64 million square feet of office, industrial, multi-family residential and retail space strategically located in markets across Canada, United Statesand Asia.
“Marc’s experience in real estate portfolio strategy and his strong analytical approach will be key to expanding the skills of the global team as it responds to investors’ demand for sustainability and return,” said Christopher Schumacher, Global Head of Real Assets for Private Markets at Manulife Investment Management. “We are delighted to have him on our side and believe his expertise will enable aggressive growth on the real asset platform for our clients.”
Marc joins Manulife Investment Management from DWS where he was Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Real Estate, Americas, and Head of Portfolio and Asset Management for the Real Estate Americas business. He also led the Americas debt investment group. He has nearly 30 years of experience in managing public and private real estate investments. Marc earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting with an additional concentration in finance from the University of Texas at Austin.
“I look forward to joining a team renowned for its stable and disciplined approach to real estate investments and for delivering successful results to clients,” said Marc Feliciano. “We will continue to build on the foundations that have been established and will also seek to develop our capabilities, using our global view and our diversified approach to asset and capital allocation, to continue to meet the expectations of our investors. “
As of December 31, 2021
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Manulife Investment Management is the global brand for the global wealth and asset management business of Manulife Financial Corporation. We draw on more than a century of financial stewardship and all the resources of our parent company to serve individuals, institutions and pension plan members around the world. Based at Toronto, our industry-leading capabilities in public and private markets are bolstered by an investment footprint that spans 18 geographies. We complement these capabilities by providing access to a network of unaffiliated asset managers around the world. We are committed to investing responsibly in our business. We develop innovative global frameworks for sustainable investing, collaborate with companies in our securities portfolios and maintain a high standard of stewardship where we own and operate assets, and we believe in supporting financial well-being through our workplace pension plans. Today, plan sponsors around the world rely on our expertise in pension plan administration and investment to help their employees plan, save and live a better retirement. Not all offers are available in all jurisdictions. For more information, please visit manulifeim.com.
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