July 06, 2015

CenterSquare Investment Management Appoints Industry Veteran Scott Crowe to Newly Created Chief Investment Strategist Role

Move Demonstrates Firm’s Ongoing Growth, Commitment to Industry Leading Real Asset Solutions

CenterSquare Investment Management Appoints Industry Veteran Scott Crowe to Newly Created Chief Investment Strategist Role

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 6, 2015 – CenterSquare Investment Management, an investment boutique of BNY Mellon, announced today the appointment of Scott Crowe to Chief Investment Strategist. In this newly created position, Crowe reports directly to Todd Briddell, CenterSquare’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer.

Crowe will focus on CenterSquare’s listed real estate and infrastructure businesses and his duties will include the identification and development of new investment strategies to provide comprehensive real asset investment solutions to CenterSquare’s client base. He will also work to enhance CenterSquare’s already robust research and investment processes, and will work alongside Briddell to assist with investment risk oversight, providing additional insights into strategic risk management.  Crowe will also work directly with CenterSquare’s clients, providing education and guidance on the market and helping them execute their investment goals.

“This industry demands early market trend identification amid an increasingly complex and competitive environment, and as the demand for real assets across investor types and strategies increases, we are excited to respond with better and more dynamic solutions,” Briddell said. “Deepening our senior management talent with Scott Crowe’s experience will only further our ability to generate alpha and be a strong fiduciary to our clients.”

Crowe has held positions with several investment management firms, including Global Head of Real Estate for UBS Equities Research from 2000 to 2007. He also served as a Global Portfolio Manager for Cohen & Steers from 2007 to 2012, where he led the investment and research team of over 20 portfolio managers and analysts, and most recently was a Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Liquid Alternatives at Resource Real Estate.

“Scott has demonstrated valuable insight and a deep understanding of the real asset offering,” Briddell said. “We are proud of our 27 year history in the real asset space, and Scott will help us strengthen our key processes, identify new opportunities, and continue our strong track record.”

ABOUT CENTERSQUARE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT:

CenterSquare was founded in 1987 and offers a variety of real asset strategies and products as one of the investment boutiques of BNY Mellon Investment Management.  CenterSquare manages approximately $7.6 billion of real estate and infrastructure securities through CenterSquare Investment Management, Inc. and approximately $1.3 billion (gross) of debt and private equity real estate investments through CenterSquare Investment Management Holdings, Inc. (together referred to as "CenterSquare"), as of March 31, 2015.  It manages investments for institutional investors and high net worth individuals throughout global markets and across public and private capital sectors.

All information as of March 31, 2015. This press release is qualified for issuance in the US only and is for information purposes only. It does not constitute an offer or solicitation of securities or investment services or an endorsement thereof in any jurisdiction or in any circumstance in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful or not authorized. This press release is issued by CenterSquare Investment Management to members of the financial press and media and the information contained herein should not be construed as investment advice.  Past performance is not a guide to future performance.

ABOUT BNY MELLON

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