Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> November 11, 2002

Investing In Real Estate: Lawrence Raiman – Credit Suisse First Boston

LAWRENCE D. RAIMAN, a Managing Director and Real Estate/REIT Analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston, joined the firm after it merged with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 2000. Prior to that, he was with DLJ from 1994. He heads CSFB's real estate and REIT research team. He earned his MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School and his BS in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University. He is included on the All-Star teams of Institutional Investor magazine, Greenwich Associates and Realty Stock Review. He is also a CPA and a member of NAREIT, International Council of Shopping Centers, Urban Land Institute and various other real estate trade organizations. Profile
TWST: What is your assessment of the fundamentals underlying the

real estate sector today, especially as it relates to the REITs?

Mr. Raiman: Right now real estate fundamentals are