Michael Hunter


Global Head of Real Estate Alternatives and Strategic Transactions

Job Functions:


Michael oversees investment strategy and execution for all alternative real estate sectors globally for Nuveen Real Estate. In addition, he leads Nuveen Real Estate's global strategic transaction business function. He is a member of the Americas Executive Leadership Team and a voting member of the Americas Investment Committee.


Prior to his current role, Michael helped lead Nuveen Real Estate's Product and Solutions division. Before joining the firm in 2017, he served as senior investment officer for the New York State Common Retirement Fund, where he helped oversee a real estate portfolio of over $13bn. He has also worked in an acquisitions capacity for Blackpoint Partners and Griffin Capital.


Michael graduated with a B.S. in Environmental and Business Economics from Rutgers University and is actively involved in several trade organizations, including the Pension Real Estate Association and the New York Private Equity Network.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Development, Rehabilitation, Acquisition, Recapitalization, Refinance
Capital Stack
Property Type