Morgan Stanley Investment Funds - Global Property Fund
Simon Robson Brown is a Portfolio Manager and, as a member of the firm's Listed Real Assets European research team, is responsible for the evaluation of listed real estate companies located throughout the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. In addition, Simon is responsible for the oversight of the London listed team. Simon joined the predecessor firm of CBRE Investment Management's Listed Real Assets business in 2006. Prior to that, Simon worked in various research and analyst positions at UBS and Citigroup. Simon has over 20 years of real estate investment experience. Credentials - European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA) - Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales Education - B.A. Hons, Saint John’s College, Cambridge, 1995 (first)
Laurel Durkay, Chartered Financial Analyst Managing Director Laurel Durkay joined Morgan Stanley in 2020 and has 20 years of investment experience. She is the Head of Global Listed Real Assets within Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) and the lead portfolio manager for US and Global listed real estate strategies. Prior to joining MSIM, Ms. Durkay was a Senior Vice President and Global Portfolio Manager for Listed Real Estate at Cohen & Steers Capital Management for 14 years. Previously, Ms. Durkay held several positions at Citigroup, including working on asset allocation and manag
Desmond Foong is a Portfolio Manager focusing on Asian real estate securities investing. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2011 and has been with financial industry since 2004. Prior to joining the firm, Desmond was an investment analyst at the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC), primarily focusing on the Asian real estate and financial sectors. He received his Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Cambridge, and a master's degree in international and development economics from Yale University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.