Jack Gay is managing director and a member of the Global Real Assets team for the TIAA organization. Mr. Gay is the lead portfolio manager and head of the General Account portfolio management team which is responsible for TIAA’s General Account investments in real estate including equity real estate, commercial mortgages and single asset CMBS investments. Mr. Gay develops and oversees the global investment strategy for real estate debt and equity for the General Account and oversees new investment activity. Previously, he was responsible for the organization’s commercial mortgage and single asset CMBS investing. Other prior roles include heading capital markets activities and managing commercial mortgage production teams for both the Eastern and Western portions of the US. He joined the TIAA organization in 2002.
Mr. Gay has 32 years of investment experience. Previously, he worked at JP Morgan Chase in a variety of roles including CMBS lending, real estate asset dispositions and loan workouts.Mr. Gay holds a B.S. in Finance from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. in Finance from New York University.