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Harrison Street Capital Chicago Event & Networking Table

 Recruiting Presentation for Undergraduates:

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Thurs. Sep. 29 @ 5:45 PM in R0240

Networking Table: Sep. 30 @ 10AM - 12PM in Ross Lobby

Please join George Ross (Associate) and Rachel Abramowitz (Senior Associate) from Harrison Street Real Estate Capital for a presentation on internship and full-time opportunities with their team in Chicago, on Sep. 29 at 5:45PM in R0240 (basement of Ross). Their team will also host a Networking Table the following morning in Ross' lobby. Currently, Harrison St. is only recruiting Undergrads. Attached are George and Rachel's bios, as well as more information on Harrison Street.

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Mr. Ross is an Associate in the transactions group for Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, LLC. Mr. Ross assists in the sourcing, analyzing, and closing of transactions and venture relationships within the firm's areas of specialty real estate.

Prior to joining the transactions group within Harrison Street, Mr. Ross held an internship with JFP Holdings, Ltd. as an investment banking analyst.

Mr. Ross holds a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan. Mr. Ross was one of the participants in Harrison Street's internship program in the summer of 2014.

Ms. Abramowitz is a Senior Associate in the transactions group for Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, LLC. Ms. Abramowitz assists in the sourcing, analyzing, and closing of transactions and venture relationships within the firm's areas of specialty real estate.

Prior to joining Harrison Street, Ms. Abramowitz was an Acquisitions Associate at REDICO, a real estate development and investment firm, where she focused on office, retail and senior living properties. Previously, she was an Associate in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group at Deutsche Bank, where she completed debt, equity and strategic transactions for real estate, gaming and lodging companies. She started her career at Lexington Realty Trust and Related.

Ms. Abramowitz received her M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, with a concentration in Real Estate, and a B.A. from Dartmouth College.

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Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC* ("Harrison Street") is a leading real estate investment management firm that offers investment products for access to well-defined private and public real estate segments. Our firm's goal is to create a series of differentiated investment products that span the risk/return spectrum. Our 85+ person team is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Currently the firm and its affiliates manage approximately $10.9 billion in property assets and publicly traded securities through multiple investment vehicles on behalf of Sovereign Wealth Funds, Public & Corporate Pension Funds, Endowments, Insurance Companies, Foundations and Family Offices.

The firm currently manages in excess of $10.9 billion in real estate assets across the US through both commingled funds and public security products including:

  • Closed-end Opportunistic Real Estate Funds
  • Open-end Core Fund
  • Public REIT Securities

The firm has raised approximately $7.1 billion in discretionary equity capital for its private and public real estate offerings. 

The firm launched its first investment vehicle in 2006, and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital has since become a market leader for its offering of commingled real estate funds exclusively targeting the areas of Education, Healthcare and Storage real estate.  In December 2010, Harrison Street acquired a REIT Securities advisory firm, and launched Harrison Street Securities, which provides investors with actively managed commingled funds, separate accounts and mutual fund products investing in public REIT Securities. In June 2015, the firm launched an European Student Housing Opportunity Fund, targeting the acquisition and development of student housing properties throughout the UK and Europe. 

Since inception, Harrison Street has acquired or developed over 645 properties in its targeted sectors of student housing, senior housing, medical office and self storage.  These investments are in excess of $14 billion.  The Firm has also realized on $4.0 billion of investments totaling over 260 properties.