Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> July 22, 2002

Investing In Reits: 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: Would you begin today by defining your coverage universe?

Mr. Raiman: We cover about 45 companies in the REIT universe. It spans

pretty much all the product categories ' office,