Financial Services >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 18, 2003

Joseph Smith – Ing Clarion Real Estate Securities

Joseph P. Smith is a Director of ING Clarion Real Estate Securities. He is a member of the Investment Policy Committee and shares responsibility for day-to-day portfolio management. He is accordingly responsible for evaluating the investment potential of public real estate companies. He joined ING Clarion Real Estate Securities in 1997. Previously with Alex. Brown & Sons, Inc., Mr. Smith was an Associate in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group. His responsibilities included public offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, and other real estate investment banking services. His prior experience also included work as a financial analyst at Radnor Advisors, a direct real estate investment firm, where he gained experience in all facets of the analysis, acquisition, and management of commercial real estate. Mr. Smith is an MBA graduate of Wharton (University of Pennsylvania) and holds a BS from Villanova University (magna cum laude). He is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the Financial Analysts of Philadelphia and the Association for Investment Management and Research. Profile
TWST: Joe, would you begin with a quick overview of ING Clarion?

Mr. Smith: ING Clarion Real Estate Securities is based in suburban

Philadelphia. We've been in business for over 18 years,