Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> January 15, 2001

Outlook For Reits: Lawrence Raiman – Credit Suisse First Boston

LAWRENCE D. RAIMAN is a Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston. He was previously associated with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette prior to the recent merger. Prior to that Mr. Raiman worked for PaineWebber. He received a BS in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University and an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School. Mr. Raiman is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of NAREIT, International Council of Shopping Centers, Urban Land Institute, and various other real estate trade organizations. Profile
TWST: How have the REITS performed in 2000?

Mr. Raiman: REITs have performed very well. They are up about 19% year

to date. That compares quite favorably with both the Dow Jones