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Barclay Fellows, welcome to the Class of 2019/20

NAREIM is delighted to announce the new class of Barclay Fellows and to introduce them to the NAREIM membership. The class of 2019-2020 is the strongest group of Fellows yet, selected from over 25 nominated candidates and 11 graduate programs.The Fellows program is now renamed the Barclay Fellowship program, which has been expanded in scope and renamed after the late Jeff Barclay, the former chairman of NAREIM and founder of the Fellows program and formerly of Goldman Sachs and Clarion Partners.Fellows receive a unique learning and networking opportunity to join the discussion with decision-makers and professionals within the real estate investment management community and build real connections in the investment management industry.The 2019-2020 Barclay Fellows are:

  • Peter Laskey, MBA Class of 2021, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Peter has expertise in the revenue management of hospitality assets at Bedderman Lodging and Portfolio Hotels in Chicago, and plans to work in development and acquisitions upon graduation.

  • Ricardo Leite, MBA Class of 2020, Columbia Business School

A native of Brazil, Ricardo seeks to apply his work experience at GIC in Brazil and KKR’s direct lending team in New York to act as a bridge between local GPs and international LPs.

  • Ermias Nessibu, MBA Class of 2020, UCLA

With prior stints at GCM Grosvenor Capital and Kennedy Wilson, Ermias hopes to launch real estate private equity firm geared towards value-add investments in underprivileged communities or underappreciated submarkets with strong fundamentals.

  • Yuling (Elaine) She, MSRED Class of 2020, MIT

Elaine has built a breadth of experience in investment, asset and fund management through stints at China Merchants Capital, Henderson (China) Investment and Sino Land in Hong Kong.

  • Arvin Taneja, MBA Class of 2019, University of Chicago

Through his graduate studies and work at Ascendance Partners, Arvin hopes to design an impact investment strategy where communities are revitalized through hands-on ownership.The Fellows' resumes can also be accessed below. Watch out for more information on the Barclay Fellows program and how you can help strengthen this learning opportunity.Barclay Fellows_Classof19_20

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