Lawrence D. Raiman is Founder and CEO of LDR Capital Management. Mr. Raiman launched LDR Capital Management in October 2011. Mr. Raiman formerly worked as a Managing Director at Credit Suisse in various roles. In his last role at Credit Suisse, Mr. Raiman was Portfolio Manager of various funds and head of the firm's Global Real Estate Securities business. During his 15-year tenure at Credit Suisse, which began in 1994, Mr. Raiman ran the firm's Global Real Estate Securities business, with a team including 11 professionals located in New York, Zurich, and Sydney. At its peak in 2007, Mr. Raiman's Global Real Estate Securities business managed $2.6 billion on behalf of investors. Prior to managing the Global Real Estate Securities business, Mr. Raiman was an Institutional Investor ranked research analyst for 11 years covering REITs. He has expertise in all aspects of portfolio management, securities analysis and institutional marketing. When Credit Suisse assigned its interest in the LDR Preferred Income Fund to Big 5 Asset Management in February 2010, Mr. Raiman joined that firm. From 2002-2004, Mr. Raiman also served as an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, teaching Introductory Real Estate Finance to students. Mr. Raiman received an M.B.A. degree from Columbia Business School (1989) as well as a B.S. in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University (1982). Mr. Raiman also holds a CPA degree. Mr. Raiman is a member of NAREIT, Penn State's President's Club, The Mount Nittany Society, and Golden Lion Traditional Society, as well as lifetime member of Penn State's Alumni Association.
Mr. Cox is a co-portfolio manager. Before working with LDR, Mr. Cox was a Director at Credit Suisse for 3 years. During his tenure at Credit Suisse, Mr. Cox managed a long U.S. based real estate fund, and assisted Mr. Raiman on both a real estate hedge fund, and a real estate preferred fund. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Cox worked with the University of Texas Investment Management Company for 26 years, and managed a long U.S. real estate fund that reached $900 million at its peak. Mr. Cox earned his MBA from the University of Texas in 1976, and a BBA from the University of Texas in 1974. Mr. Cox earned his Chartered Financial Analysis (CFA) credentials in 1982. Mr. Cox has a 32 year history of security analysis and portfolio management, including 18 years involved with portfolios of real estate securities. Mr. Cox is a past president of the Austin society for the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR), and has been a guest lecturer at the Center for Real Estate at the University of Texas. Mr. Cox is a lifetime member of the University of Texas Alumni Association.
Jennifer Huang is a Senior Analyst at LDR. Jennifer has 8 years of investment experience in various Financial Services-related industries, most recently as a Director and lead research analyst at UBS Investment Research covering the Business Services industry. Prior to UBS, Jennifer worked with Mr. Raiman within Credit Suisse's Global Real Estate Securities business, also as an investment analyst. Jennifer graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in Finance and Real Estate.
Ms. Hutchings is the Controller and Chief Compliance Officer of LDR Capital Management. Ms. Hutchings has 17 years experience in the investment industry. From 2008 to 2011, Ms. Hutchings was the controller for Big 5 Asset Management. Ms. Hutchings was the Controller for the Cuadrar Partnership, a global long/short fund in Denver, CO. Prior to that Ms. Hutchings was the Operations Manager at Itros Capital Management a long/short hedge fund in Denver, CO. Ms. Hutchings also spent 9 years with Invesco Funds Group where she supervised the Portfolio Accounting for over $2.5B in mutual funds. Ms. Hutchings is a graduate of the University of Colorado, Denver with a B. S. in Business, major in Accounting and a minor in Economics.
Mr. Dawson is the Director of Client Services and Investor Relations for LDR Capital Management. Before joining LDR, Mr. Dawson was a Senior Vice President at U.S. Trust from 2007 to 2011. Prior to U.S. Trust, Mr. Dawson was an institutional cash equity salesman for numerous Wall Street firms including Wasserstein, Perella, Bankers Trust, and Brean Murray & Co., where he managed the Institutional sales desk. He was awarded a B.A. from Columbia University in 1982. He has lectured at Columbia and NYU and is a former trustee of the Trinity School in New York City.