Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> July 27, 2009
Outlook For Real Estate Investment Trusts – David Aubuchon – Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc.
David AuBuchon is a senior analyst in the Real Estate Research Group of Robert
W. Baird & Co. Inc., focusing primarily on the office/industrial and healthcare
sectors. Prior to joining Baird in 2007, he worked at A.G. Edwards for 14 years,
most recently as Group Leader of the Real Estate Group comprised of four senior
analysts with nearly 50 REITs under coverage. He specializes in the
office/industrial and healthcare sectors, but has held lead analyst
responsibility in the office, industrial, retail, commercial mortgage and
lodging sectors throughout his career. He received a BS degree in Finance from
Missouri State University and an MBA degree with a Finance emphasis from Saint
Louis University. Profile
TWST: Is there life after death for the REITs?
Mr. AuBuchon: I think so, but the wait is going to be pretty extended. We don't
expect fundamentals to turn positive until the economy gets