Michael Acton is a Managing Director of the firm and Director of Research with responsibility for directing the activities of AEW Research, the firm’s highly regarded in-house research group. Mr. Acton joined the firm in 1990 and has over 35 years of experience as an economic analyst and forecaster. He is a standing member of the firm’s Investment Committee and Risk Management Committee. The resources of AEW Research are an integral part of AEW’s investment process, and Mr. Acton works closely with senior professionals in all areas of the firm to develop investment strategies that match clients’ risk/reward objectives with market opportunities. Mr. Acton is also a member of the firm’s Compliance Committee. Prior to joining AEW, he was with DRI/McGraw-Hill, where he managed the Metropolitan Area Forecasting Service.

Mr. Acton is a graduate of Bates College (BA) and is a CFA® charterholder as well as a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society Boston.

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