Financial Services >> Money Manager Interviews >> May 17, 2004


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: Could you tell us about ING Clarion Real Estate Securities?

Mr. Smith: We are a dedicated real estate securities investment manager.

We are part of ING Clarion, which manages