Veteran Smart Markets Fund manager to help guide overall strategy
SAN FRANCISCO – (January 26, 2017) – Stockbridge Capital Group announced today that Tuba Malinowski, Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for the Stockbridge Smart Markets Fund based in Atlanta, will take on expanded duties as the newly created Head of Portfolio Strategy for the firm.
“This is a great move for Stockbridge and for Tuba,’’ said Sol Raso, Executive Managing Director and Co-Head of Stockbridge. “Tuba has developed a comprehensive set of skills during her 28 years in the industry, with broad expertise ranging from acquisitions to asset-and-portfolio management. Importantly, she has terrific interpersonal skills with both internal and external stakeholders.’’
Malinowski, who has been with Stockbridge for six years, will help shape investment strategy and portfolio composition for the firm’s core and value business as well as separate accounts. She will work closely with Stockbridge portfolio managers and investors to help deliver enhanced performance in this increasingly competitive investment environment.
Under Malinowski’s leadership, the Smart Markets Fund has acquired 58 assets and grown to nearly $2 billion in gross asset value since its inception in the fourth quarter of 2011.
“I’m excited and grateful about this expanded role,’’ Malinowski said. “We have a great team here at Stockbridge, and I am certain we will do our best to deliver value for all of our investors and clients.’’
Malinowski and her staff also will provide perspectives to the overall firm on market conditions and opportunities through the use of third-party and internal research.
“Tuba has the conviction to take a stance and defend it,’’ said Steve Steppe, founder of Stockbridge’s Core and Value business line and Chairman of the firm’s Investment Committee. “She also is fiercely competitive, which is a key ingredient to successful investing.’’
Stockbridge is a real estate investment management firm that invests across the risk spectrum, including core, value-added and opportunistic strategies through multiple product types. Led by veteran industry professionals, Stockbridge and its affiliates have approximately $10.7 billion of assets under management, spanning all major real estate property types, and certain specialty property types, throughout the United States. Stockbridge is headquartered in San Francisco, California with offices in Atlanta, Chicago and New York.