BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TA Realty LLC, a leading provider of real estate investment management services to institutional and private investors, announced today that seasoned commercial real estate professional Sean Ruhmann will join the firm as Partner and Portfolio Manager, effective August 15, 2016. In this role, Mr. Ruhmann will be based in Boston and work collaboratively with the firm’s investment professionals to grow the business, advance its investment strategies and actively participate on several governance committees.
Prior to joining TA Realty, Mr. Ruhmann was a partner and director of private markets research at investment consulting firm NEPC, LLC, where he led the firm’s real estate and real assets research group. In this capacity, he managed a 14-person team responsible for developing market viewpoints and constructing client portfolios. With more than a decade of investment experience in research and portfolio management, Mr. Ruhmann brings to TA Realty an intimate understanding of real estate markets and asset classes, a highly analytical investment approach and a track record of exceptional client service. He will leverage this experience to evaluate investment opportunities that generate attractive risk-adjusted returns.
“TA Realty is committed to constantly evolving and identifying opportunities to bring on key talent to continue to drive the business forward,” said Tom Landry, Managing Partner at TA Realty. “Sean is a proven talent with vast investment experience and strong real estate background, which will further enhance our ability to execute portfolio strategies and deliver enhanced risk-adjusted returns that meet the needs of our investment partners. We are thrilled to welcome Sean to the team as his personable and hardworking demeanor fits perfectly with the firm’s culture.”
“Throughout my career, I’ve developed a great deal of respect for the team of professionals at TA Realty,” said Mr. Ruhmann. “I am excited for the opportunity to enhance and contribute to a brand I fundamentally admire and trust.”
Prior to joining NEPC in 2010, Mr. Ruhmann was a vice president in the real estate investment banking group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he advised real estate focused clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, debt capital raises and equity capital raises. Mr. Ruhmann was previously an Associate at Banc of America Securities in the Real Estate and Lodging Investment Banking Group and he also worked for Raytheon Company as a mechanical engineer.
Mr. Ruhmann earned an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth in 2003, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1998, and a B.S. in Engineering from Trinity College in 1996.
About TA Realty
TA Realty is among the largest and most experienced providers of real estate investment management services to institutional and private investors. Since its inception in 1982, TA Realty has managed more than $25 billion of real estate assets through a series of value-added, commingled funds and customized core separate accounts. TA Realty’s investment philosophy focuses on creating diversified real estate portfolios that generate strong cash flow, benefit from intensive asset management and result in long-term value creation. For more than three decades, TA Realty has maintained this philosophy through multiple real estate and economic cycles, a strength recognized by leading pension funds, endowments, foundations and high net worth individuals. For more information please visit www.tarealty.com.