Mike McNamara, Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Real Estate Investments, Manulife Real Estate | Directeur général principal et tête dirigeante mondiale, Placements immobiliers, Immobilier Manuvie

Michael J. McNamara

Global Head of Real Estate Investments

Michael McNamara plays a critical role in the sourcing and closing of acquisitions of new assets world-wide. In his role, he leads the development and implementation of the firm’s global real estate strategy.

Prior to joining Manulife in 2014, Michael was with Brookfield Office Properties in New York as Senior Vice President and Head of Acquisitions and Dispositions. In this role, he was responsible for all acquisition and disposition activity on behalf of Brookfield Office Properties and its 63 property, 56 million square foot portfolio. 

Over a 35-year career, he has participated in more than $81 billion in transactions. Michael is a graduate of St. John’s University with a BS in Accounting. He is a member of the Leadership Group of the Urban Land Institute and has served on the Board of Directors of the National Multi-Family Housing Council. 

“Diversification is a key component of our strategy to expand our office, industrial and multi-family asset portfolio.”

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