Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> July 15, 2016

Select Positive Macro Impacts on the REIT Space Lead to Neutral View

Toti, David
David J. Toti, Managing Director, joined BB&T Capital Markets in June 2015 and follows the REIT sector. In StarMine’s 2015 Analyst Awards for Excellence, he was ranked number two stock picker in the REITs category. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Toti spent a combined 13 years as a Senior REIT Analyst and Group Head at Cantor Fitzgerald and FBR & Co., and served as a Co-Coverage Analyst at Citi and Lehman Brothers. During that time, he covered all real estate asset classes, including office, retail, multifamily, industrial, data centers, storage and health care. Prior to his career in finance, Mr. Toti practiced as an architect for 10 years with Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, working as a Senior Designer on projects, including Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and the Manhattan headquarters of Bloomberg LP. Mr. Toti holds a bachelor of architecture degree from Syracuse University and received his MBA in real estate from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Profile
TWST: Let's start with an overview of your team's REIT coverage at BB&T.

Mr. Toti: We launched our coverage at the end of November, so we've been up and