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To further the interests and values of the institutional real estate investment community by advancing industry-wide diversity and inclusion


Over the last five years, through generous donor support, the Foundation has made grants to launch diversity recruitment programs that have provided over 1,000 young people the opportunity to explore careers in the institutional real estate industry.

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Leadership in Action

The PREA Foundation is led by an active board of directors, made up of institutional investors and investment managers deeply committed to ensuring that the institutional real estate industry reflects the rich talent and diversity of our society.


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Through donor support, PREA Foundation is building the largest and most comprehensive diversity career pipeline into the institutional real estate industry. Everyone can play a role in transforming the face of the industry. Become a leader in this game-changing initiative.



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PREA Foundation Donors Widen the Circle of Opportunity



Diversity Champions — $1,000,000 and More

Pension Real Estate Association




Founding Governors — $500,000 - $999,999

Artemis Real Estate Partners
BentallGreenOak & Sonny Kalsi
Blackstone Charitable Foundation
Bridge Investment Group
Cerberus Capital Management
Clarion Partners
Eastdil Secured
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Green Courte Partners, LLC
Hines Interests, LP
Kayne Anderson Real Estate
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Lubert-Adler Partners, LP
Morgan Stanley
Oaktree Capital Management and Real Estate Team
Starwood Capital Group




Founding Benefactors — $250,000 - $499,999

AEW Capital Management, LP
Beacon Capital Partners
Brookfield Asset Management
CBRE Investment Management & CBRE
The Davis Companies
DigitalBridge Group, Inc.
Fairfield Residential
Greenfield Partners
Grosvenor Westminster Foundation which represents the charitable activities of the Duke of Westminster and Grosvenor businesses
H/2 Capital Partners
Harrison Street Real Estate Capital
Heitman, LLC
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
LaSalle Investment Management & JLL
Lionstone Investments
Lone Star Funds
Madison International Realty
National Land Tenure Company, LLC
Nuveen Real Estate
PGIM Real Estate
Pritzker Traubert Foundation
Rialto Management Group, LLC
UBS Asset Management Global
USAA Real Estate Company
Vanbarton Group
Wheelock Street Capital



Founding Patrons — $100,000 - $249,999

Acadia Realty Trust
ACORE Capital
Almanac Realty Investors
American Realty Advisors
Angelo Gordon
Apollo Global Management, LLC
ARES Management, LLC
Bain Capital, LLC
Bellwether Asset Management
Carmel Partners
Crow Holdings Capital Partners, LLC
Cushman & Wakefield
Fortress Investment Group
GCM Grosvenor
Grandview Partners, LLC
GTIS Partners
Jones Lang LaSalle Americas Inc.
Northwood Investors
Real Capital Analytics
Related Companies
Rockwood Capital, LLC
Rubenstein Partners
Stockbridge Capital Group
Terreno Realty Corporation
Walton Street Capital



Founding Sponsors — $50,000 - $99,999

Accord Group Holdings, LLC
American Real Estate Partners
Dr. Thomas Arnold
Linda Assante & Marc Carrasco
Bell Partners
Bentall Kennedy (US), LP
Berkeley Partners
Berkshire Group
Blue Moon Capital Partners, LLP
Blue Vista Capital Management, LLC
The Carlyle Group
CrossHarbor Capital Partners
Ellis Partners, LLC
Exeter Property Group
Kevin and Susan Faxon
FCP Fund Manager LP
Gaw Capital Advisors Ltd.
Green Street Advisors
Hodes Weill & Associates
IPI Partners, LLC
Jaguar Growth Partners
JBG Smith
Jonathan Rose Companies
Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
Landmark Partners
LBA Realty Charitable Foundation Fund
National Development
National Real Estate Advisors
New York Life Investors LLC
Park Madison Partners
Penwood Real Estate Investment Management, LLC
Prime Finance
Sol Raso
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP
StepStone Real Estate
Ariel Szin
TGM Associates
Torchlight Investors
Transwestern Investment Group
Tristan Capital Partners
TruAmerica Multifamily, LLC



Supporting Donors

Alliance Global Advisors
Alliance Global Advisors on behalf of the Alliance Global Advisors Independent Advisory Board
Argosy Real Estate Management, LLC
ASB Real Estate Investments
Atlas Capital Group, LLC
Avalon Bay
Avanti Strategic Land Investors
Bain Capital Children’s Charity, Ltd.
Banner Oak Capital Partners
Barker Pacific Group, Inc.
Basis Investment Group
Belay Investment Group
Brasa Capital Management
Buchanan Street Partners
Callan, LLP
Camber Creek
Capstone Development, LLC
Dan & Allisyn Cashdan
Chartres Lodging
Citymark Capital
CohnReznick LLP
CRES Real Estate Partners I, LLC
CTR Partners, LLC
Dermody Properties
Dune Real Estate Partners
Steve Felix
Ferguson Partners
Fidelity Charitable
Graceada Partners
The Green Cities Company
Griffith Properties
Steve Hason
Hawkeye Partners, LP
Hillcrest Finance, LLC
H.N. Gorin, Inc.
Huntington Industrial Partners
Jennifer Hutter
Innovo Property Group
Internacional Realty
IRA Capital
Iron Point Partners
Jair Lynch Real Estate Partners
Juniper Square
KAP Group
Kildare Partners
L&B Realty Advisors
Eric Lang
Charles and Rose Leitner
Lincoln Partners
Logistics Property Company, LLC
Long Wharf Capital, LLC
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
MCB Real Estate, LLC
Michael McGowan
Mesa West
Shekar Narasimhan
Yvonne Nelson
Newport Capital Partners
Olympus Property Management
Paul Hastings, LLP
Pillar Commercial
Portfolio Advisors, LLC
The Praedium Group
Prime Finance & Prime Residential Employees
Railfield Realty Partners
Rangewater Real Estate
Sares Regis Multifamily Investment Management
David and Liz Sherman
Square Mile Capital Management
Swift Real Estate Partners
Talon Private Capital
TA Realty
Trio Investment Management in honor of Doug Petno



The generosity of PREA Foundation donors will enable this transformative program to flourish.

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