CBRE Investment Management Appoints Aaron Vale Head of Infrastructure Client Solutions
August 3, 2023
Aaron Vale has been named Head of Infrastructure Client Solutions at CBRE Investment Management. In this new role, Aaron is responsible for driving capital raising and client engagement for both Direct and Indirect Private Infrastructure Strategies as an integrated part of the Client Solutions organization.
With 17 years of industry experience including 10 years with CBRE IM, Aaron previously served as Co-Head of Private Indirect Infrastructure. He will continue to serve as a member of the Indirect Infrastructure Investment Committee and has also joined the Direct Infrastructure Investment Committee.
“Aaron has deep knowledge of the infrastructure market and deep experience evaluating and executing infrastructure investments across sectors and geographies,” said Bernie McNamara, Head of Client Solutions. “We believe infrastructure can provide stable income, capital appreciation, meaningful diversification and downside resilience, and this appointment reflects our commitment to deliver these real assets solutions to investors.”
"The real assets investment landscape is developing rapidly, and it’s precisely at the intersection of real estate and infrastructure where CBRE Investment Management adds value for our global clients,” Aaron said. “I am excited to take on the role of Head of Infrastructure Client Solutions as we grow our infrastructure platform.”
Aaron, who is a CFA and CAIA charterholder, earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and a Master of Finance from INSEAD.
About CBRE Investment Management
CBRE Investment Management is a leading global real assets investment management firm with $147.6 billion in assets under management* as of June 30, 2023, operating in more than 30 offices and 20 countries around the world. Through its investor-operator culture, the firm seeks to deliver sustainable investment solutions across real assets categories, geographies, risk profiles and execution formats so that its clients, people and communities thrive.
CBRE Investment Management is an independently operated affiliate of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2022 revenue). CBRE has approximately 115,000 employees (excluding Turner & Townsend employees) serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE Investment Management harnesses CBRE’s data and market insights, investment sourcing and other resources for the benefit of its clients. For more information, please visit www.cbreim.com.
*Assets under management (AUM) refers to the fair market value of real assets-related investments with respect to which CBRE Investment Management provides, on a global basis, oversight, investment management services and other advice and which generally consist of investments in real assets; equity in funds and joint ventures; securities portfolios; operating companies and real assets-related loans. This AUM is intended principally to reflect the extent of CBRE Investment Management’s presence in the global real assets market, and its calculation of AUM may differ from the calculations of other asset managers and from its calculation of regulatory assets under management for purposes of certain regulatory filings.