Barings, an investment manager, hired Maureen Joyce as head of U.S. real estate equity asset management. Joyce will be responsible for the strategic direction and business execution of real estate equity assets across all U.S. mandates.
Joyce has over 30 years’ experience in the real estate industry, including asset management, portfolio management, acquisitions and accounting. Most recently, she was a managing director and head of asset management and separate accounts at AEW Capital Management.
John Ockerbloom, co-head of U.S. Real Estate, commented, “We are thrilled to have Maureen join the real estate team, leading our asset management efforts. Effective asset management distinguishes the winners in our space. Maureen brings an abundance of experience and passion that will translate to innovative active asset management action and drive additional value to our investors. Her advancements of technology and ESG initiatives will complement the platform’s existing best-in-class capabilities and further mark Barings as an innovation leader.”
Maureen will be a member of the U.S. Real Estate Senior Leadership team and will serve on the U.S. Private Equity Investment Committee. Maureen will be based in Boston, MA and report to Ockerbloom, co-head of U.S. Real Estate. Maureen’s predecessor, John Kennedy will be taking over portfolio management responsibility for a strategic global multibillion dollar separate account.