Gina Szymanski CFA® is a Director of AEW Real Estate Securities and a Co-Portfolio Manager in the firm’s Real Estate Securities Group for diversified strategies in the U.S. and North America. She is also a member of the Global Securities Allocation Committee. Prior to joining AEW, Ms. Szymanski worked at Putnam Investments for over 15 years where she held the title of Senior Analyst. In this role, she managed the REIT sleeve of Putnam's Research Fund and was a member of the Global Equity Research team where she was focused on stock selection and modeling for the REIT sector, Banks, Insurance and Diversified Financials. Prior to joining Putnam, Ms. Szymanski held risk management and forensic accounting roles at CIBC World Markets and Matson, Driscoll & Damico Ltd,respectively.
In addition to being a CFA Charterholder, she holds an Honors Bachelor of Mathematics in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Science in Finance from Carnegie Mellon University.
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