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Mission:

To further the interests and values of the institutional real estate investment community by advancing industrywide diversity and inclusion

Partnership with

To pursue the PREA Foundation's transformative mission, the Foundation has partnered with Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO), which has a 35-year track record of success providing select educational and internship opportunities to college students from underrepresented backgrounds.

Learn more at seo-usa.org.

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Where We Are

The first-ever SEO Real Estate Track has successfully launched. Support from the PREA Foundation will allow SEO to sustain and grow this program, develop real estate specific training content, host real estate related clinics and events, and enlist partners to provide summer internships.

There has been considerable interest in the SEO Real Estate Track from both students and real estate organizations, including institutional investors, offering intern positions. 

Link to the brochure here.

Investor Endorsement

Institutional investors can play a vital role by signaling their support for the Foundation’s core principle, that diversity and inclusion are critical to the institutional real estate industry’s future vitality.

Link to the Investor Support Letter
Join as an Endorser

 

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The PREA Foundation thanks the growing corps of endorsers, donors, and intern sponsors whose support is essential to this initiative’s success.

 

Founding Governor — $500,000 and More

Artemis Real Estate Partners
Blackstone
Green Courte Partners, LLC
Kayne Anderson Real Estate 
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Starwood Capital Group
Pension Real Estate Association

 

Founding Benefactor — $250,000 - $499,999

AEW Capital Management, LP
Beacon Capital Partners
Brookfield Asset Management
CBRE Global Investors/CBRE
Cerberus Capital Management 
Clarion Partners
Colony NorthStar
The Davis Companies
DWS/RREEF
Eastdil Secured
Greenfield Partners
GreenOak Real Estate
H/2 Capital Partners
Harrison Street Real Estate Capital 
Heitman
Invesco
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
LaSalle Investment Management & JLL
Lionstone Investments
Lone Star Funds
Morgan Stanley
National Land Tenure Company, LLC
nuveen Real Estate
PGIM
Pritzker Traubert Foundation
UBS Asset Management
USAA Real Estate Company

 

Founding Patron — $100,000 - $249,999

Almanac Realty Investors
American Realty Advisors
Angelo, Gordon & Co.
ARES Management LLC
Bain Capital LLC 
Capri Investment Group
Carmel Partners
Cushman & Wakefield
EDENS
GCM Grosvenor
Greystar
GTIS Partners
HFF
Lubert Adler
Madison International Realty
Northwood Investors
PCCP, Inc.
Real Capital Analytics
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Rubenstein Partners
Stockbridge Capital Group
TPG
Wheelock Street Capital

 

Founding Sponsor — $50,000 - $99,999

American Real Estate Partners
Dr. Thomas Arnold
Linda Assante & Marc Carrasco
Bentall Kennedy
Berkshire Group
Bridge Investment Group
Crow Holdings Capital Partners LLC
DivcoWest
Ellis Partners
Exelon Corporation
Exeter Property Group 
Kevin Faxon
Gaw Capital Advisors Ltd.
Green Street Advisors
Jamestown
Jonathan Rose Companies
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Landmark Partners
LBA Realty Charitable Foundation Fund
Park Madison Partners
RCLCO
Rockpoint Group LLC
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP
Sol Raso
StepStone
Torchlight Investors
Tristan Capital Partners
Waterton

 

Supporting Donors

Anonymous
Avanti Strategic Land Investors 
Barings
Barker Pacific Group, Inc.
Basis Investment Group
Buchanan Street Partners
Callan LLP
Capstone Development, LLC
Chartres Lodging
CRES Real Estate Partners I, LLC
Cruzan
CTR Partners, LLC
Ferguson Partners
Gerding Edlen
Griffith Properties
Steve Hason
Hawkeye Partners, LP
Hillcrest Finance, LLC
H.N. Gorin, Inc.
Huntington Industrial Partners
Jennifer Hutter
Innovo Property Group
Internacional Realty
IRA Capital
IronPoint Partners
Jair Lynch Real Estate Partners
L&B Realty Advisors
Eric Lang
Lazard
Charles and Rose Leitner
Long Wharf Capital LLC
MCB Real Estate LLC
Mesa West
Shekar Narasimhan
Newport Capital Partners
Olympus Property Management
Paul Hastings, LLP
Pillar Commercial
Pollack Shores Real Estate Group LLC
Primestor
Principal Financial 
Railfield Realty Partners
David & Liz Sherman
Square Mile Capital Management
Swift Real Estate Partners
TA Realty
Talon Private Capital

 

Join Us...
Become an Industry Leader in this Game-Changing Initiative
 

GIFT OR PLEDGE

The generosity of PREA Foundation donors will enable this transformative program to flourish. Link to the Gift/Pledge Form to become a donor.

 

INTERN SPONSORSHIP FORM

By hosting an intern, you will provide an opportunity that changes the career trajectory of a promising student while gaining from that individual’s insights and expertise. Link to the Internship Sponsorship Form here.