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Joseph Smith

CIO – Listed Real Assets Strategies

Joseph Smith serves as Chief Investment Officer – Listed Real Assets Strategies Division for CBRE Investment Management and is co-leader of the real estate securities team. Joseph joined the listed securities firm that later became part of CBRE Investment Management in 1997.

Joseph enjoys the dynamic nature of the public markets and staying ahead of continual change in business models, information, stock prices and themes. He brings a deep understanding of the capital markets and equity markets to his role, working with his team to structure customized solutions for clients and evolve the firm’s real estate investment process to enhance performance. He is energized by collaborating with his talented global team, and committed to cultivating a high-quality work environment offering robust career growth opportunities. 

Joseph began his career in the real estate industry in 1990, working at Alex Brown & Sons, PaineWebber and Radnor Advisors in various management and analyst positions. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Villanova University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania. He is active in the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) and is a CFA charter holder.