John is an MD and Real Asset Specialist in Nuveen’s Global Client Group. He has over 30 years of investment and portfolio management experience including private debt, private equity and real assets. John is based in New York.
Prior to Nuveen, John was a managing director with AGR Partners, a Nuveen affiliate specializing in equity investments in food and agribusiness companies. Before joining AGR, John was an MD of real assets at TIAA (the parent company of Nuveen) where he helped found and manage the agribusiness investment platform. From 2005 to 2010, he was a member of TIAA’s Private Equity team, and prior to 2005 John was part of TIAA’s Private Placements team. Before joining TIAA in 1996, he was a loan officer at National Westminster Bank in its middle-market, commercial lending department.
John graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Colgate University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia Business School.