John Goodreds is a Managing Director of TIAA Global Real Assets for the TIAA organization. He is based in New York and has managed the agribusiness portfolio since 2010. Previously, from 2005 to 2010, he was a member of TIAA’s Alternative Investments team, focused on private equity buyout funds and associated co-investments. Prior to the Alternatives team, he spent seven years leading debt transactions on the Corporate Private Placements team and two years with the High-Yield Debt team.
Before he joined TIAA in 1996, Mr. Goodreds sourced and structured bank loans for middle market borrowers at National Westminster Bank, and completed the bank’s management training program.He holds a B.A. in economics from Colgate University and an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia Business School. Mr. Goodreds is a voting member of TGAM Agribusiness Fund Investment Committee.