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Creative approaches to health & wellness, driving workplace engagement and career path conversations

NAREIM Talent Management Meeting: Presentations
Oct. 27, 2022

During the NAREIM Talent Management meeting in Chicago, members discussed a variety of issues including compensation and benefits data, how firms can focus more on the “D” in DEI programs, employee co-investment opportunities, using workspace analytics to drive employee engagement back to the office, approaches to creative health and wellness spaces, and crafting career path conversations. 

Click here to view the agenda.

Click below to view presentations from the meeting. The attendee list can be accessed below.

  • NAREIM Compensation & Global Management Surveys with Lucy Bertsch, Director of Compensation Consulting and Scott McIntosh, Director of Management Consulting, Ferguson Partners

In this interactive presentation and peer conversation, NAREIM members review in depth the latest findings of the annual Compensation & Global Management surveys, providing benchmarking data on base, bonus, long-term incentives, promote/carry and co-investment within real estate investment and the detailed compensation of 120 different positions. To access the Ferguson presentation, email Zoe Hughes, NAREIM CEO at

  • DEI Programs with Justinn West-Wheatley, HR Business Partner, BentallGreenOak and Jami de Lou, VP, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Revantage

Members hear from a DEI -focused executive on the gains in equity and inclusion that their organization has achieved, the steps they took to get there, and future plans for DEI initiatives, as well as discussing solutions and lessons learned along the way. Download the presentation here.

  • Co-investment with Tim Kessler, Global COO, LaSalle Investment Management and Jennifer Anderson, Co-founder & CEO, Sidecar Financial

This case study showcases how to manage employee co-investments, how to stay on top of all the moving parts from eligibility rules to KYC checks, allocations, legal & tax docs, and the ongoing administration and operations work.

  • Future of the workspace with Aimee Hughes, Director, Human Resources, Cabot Properties and Chris Lambert, Senior Strategy Consultant, Cannon Design

NAREIM members discuss how offices and workspaces are impacting HR policy and outcomes, how real estate investment management HR teams are leaning on tech to improve employee experiences in the office and how to communicate location strategies to employees and keep them engaged. Download the presentation here.

  • Creative Approaches to Health & Well-Being with Sherrida Traynham, Senior Vice President, Sr. HR Business Partner, Clarion Partners and Abbey Donnell, Founder & CEO, Work & Mother

A presentation highlighting a few key examples for members of the most impactful approaches, fostering discussion around best practices for designing creative and meaningful health and well-being programs in the asset management and financial services space. Download the presentation here.

  • Career Path Conversations with Deena Goodman, Director, Human Resources, PGIM Real Estate

Guided career conversations and transparent performance feedback are critical to maintaining the engagement of employees and ensuring continued professional growth and development. This session will explore creative and strategic approaches with NAREIM members to career path conversations and talent management. Download the presentation here.

The attendee list for the Talent Management meeting can be downloaded here.

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