Joshua K. Daitch
Portfolio Manager, Senior Managing Director
Institutional Real Estate

Chicago, IL
+1 312.595.6062

Area of Focus: Real estate multi-manager investing

Profile:
  • Dedicated portfolio manager for Mesirow Financial's Institutional Real Estate ("MFIRE")
  • Member of the MFIRE Investment Committee
  • Holds 21 years of experience in real estate investing
  • Previous experience with the Trillium Group, Archon Group and the J.E. Robert Companies, real estate private equity operating partners for Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • Holds FINRA Series 7 and 66
Accomplishments:
  • Led investment in 26 real estate funds across the globe, totaling nearly $300 million in equity
  • Five years of experience in private equity fund of funds
  • Direct investment experience of more than $10 billion
  • Led advisory engagement for Mesirow Financial for $200 million internalization of a leading private REIT's advisor and property managers
  • Received the 47th annual Davis, Gidwitz and Glasser Young Leadership Award from the Jewish United Fund
Education:
  • B.B.A., University of Michigan
  • M.B.A, The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Affiliations:
  • Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), International Real Estate Investment Affinity Group, co-chair
  • Jewish United Fund of Chicago, board member
  • Pension Real Estate Association, member
  • Urban Land Institute, member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, member
  • In Chef’s Hands, founding board member