General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 25, 2017

Using a REIT Strategy to Ensure Shareholder Returns

Werner, Matthew R.
Matthew R. Werner is an Analyst and Portfolio Manager for Chilton Capital Management LLC’s REIT strategy. Prior to joining Chilton in 2011, he served as Associate in the Investments Group at Salient Partners where he performed due diligence on real estate private equity and hedge funds. Mr. Werner has been quoted in numerous national publications and has been interviewed as a "REIT Expert." He has made REIT education a priority by speaking to symposiums and investor associations around the country. Mr. Werner has a B.S. with honors from Boston College, Carroll School of Management. He is a CFA charterholder, a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Houston, and a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts — NAREIT. He is also a board member for the Amigos de las Americas Houston Chapter, an organization that sends local high school students on community service trips to rural, underprivileged Central and South American communities. Profile
TWST: What are some of the advantages of a REIT fund right now, and why do you like REITs?

Mr. Werner: REITs are a very unique investment in the market. Commercial