Public and Private Real Estate Investment Boutique Continues Strong Growth
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., June 6, 2012 — BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, has announced that E. Todd Briddell will become the new chief executive officer of Urdang Capital Management, Inc. and Urdang Securities Management, Inc. Briddell joined Urdang in 1993, and has most recently been president and chief investment officer.
Richard Ferst, Urdang's current CEO, will become chairman of Urdang.
Urdang is BNY Mellon's investment boutique focused on public and private real estate. Founded in 1987 by Scott Urdang, the firm now has $7.3 billion in assets under management. Urdang has 56 employees working in offices stretching from its headquarters in Plymouth Meeting, PA, to London, Singapore and Newport Beach, CA.
Speaking about Briddell's new appointment, Mitchell Harris, president of BNY Mellon Investment Management, said, "Todd has been a driving force behind the growth of Urdang's domestic and global REIT business. His experience and background will provide a strong foundation for this next phase of Urdang's growth overall."
Briddell commented, "Urdang is very well positioned to build on our insight into the marketplace and legacy of strong performance as we develop innovative solutions to meet our clients' needs."
All changes are effective July 1, 2012.
URDANG was founded in 1987 with an exclusive focus on institutional investment grade real estate. URDANG offers a variety of strategies and products, managing approximately $4.5 billion in public real estate securities through Urdang Securities Management, Inc. and approximately $2.8 billion (gross) in debt and private equity real estate investments through Urdang Capital Management, Inc. for institutional investors and high net worth individuals throughout global markets and across public and private capital sectors. URDANG's research-driven process combines top down economic analysis and market/country selection with bottom up underwriting of properties, companies and management teams to seek high, risk-adjusted returns. It is one of the investment boutiques of BNY Mellon Investment Management.
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