Diane L.Wade, CFA

Principal, Head of ESG, Listed Real Assets

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Experience

Diane Wade is Head of ESG for CBRE Investment Management's Listed Real Assets Strategies business, leading the group's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives. She is responsible for developing and implementing the policies and procedures surrounding responsible investment. Diane has been highly involved in the firm's proxy voting administration and ESG initiatives since 2014.  Diane is a member of CBRE Investment Management Responsible Investment Committee (RIMCo), aiding in the execution of CBRE Investment Management' broader ESG initiatives.

Diane joined the predecessor firm of CBRE Investment Management's Listed Real Assets business in 1996 as a member of the Americas Investment Team, evaluating public real estate companies in the U.S. and Canada. Prior to that, Diane worked at National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, Inc., Barnes, Morris, Pardoe and Foster Inc., and Grubb & Ellis of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Diane has over 30 years of financial industry experience.

Diane earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University. Diane is active in NAREIT, International Council of Shopping Centers, and is a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia, the CFA Institute, and sits on the Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board at Penn State's Smeal College of Business.