Brian Roelke is a managing director and Head of TIAA Private Capital for TIAA Investments. In this capacity, he sits on the private markets investment committee and leads a group of investment professionals responsible for originating investment transactions in private asset classes including debt private placements, project finance, credit tenant loans, private ABS, senior leveraged loans, mezzanine, and private equity funds and co-investments. In addition, Mr. Roelke is a member of the Churchill Asset Management Board of Directors and Churchill’s investment committee.
He previously served as Head of Debt Private Placements, and in a number of different positions throughout TIAA’s investment organization. Mr. Roelke has over 22 years of industry experience and joined the TIAA organization in 2002.
Mr. Roelke earned a B.A. in history and economics from Colgate University and an M.B.A. in finance and accounting from New York University, where he was a Stern Scholar, was awarded a Stern Fellowship, and was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international business honor society.