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Heitman makes senior appointment to Client Service & Marketing Team Supporting Asia for Real estate solutions

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Tokyo, Japan, June 21, 2023 – Heitman LLC (“Heitman”), a global real estate investment management firm with $53 billion in assets under management, today announced the appointment of Akira Nishimura as Managing Director, Client Service & Marketing and Head, Institutional Sales, Japan.

Akira Nishimura will join Heitman’s global Client Service & Marketing group and brings over 20 years of experience in client service to both institutional and retail investors. Prior to joining Heitman, Akira was Senior Managing Director, Tokyo, for LaSalle Investment Management and led their capital raising activities for global indirect investments and was Co-Head of Investor Relations in Asia Pacific region. Akira previously held senior roles at Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, and Mizuho Financial Group.

Akira will work with Taka Kiura, Heitman Managing Director, Asia to lead the firm’s Client Service & Marketing activities for unlisted and listed property, as well as private real estate debt investment strategies globally. “We’re pleased to have Nishimura-san joining Heitman. He will be part of a multi- year strategy to broaden our reach and continue to serve our clients and consultants in Asia,” said Taka Kiura.

“We’re thrilled to add Nishimura-san to our global team. His depth of experience will augment efforts to serve our clients and consultants in Asia, a growing area of our business,” commented Lewis Ingall, Heitman Senior Managing Director.

Akira Nishimura holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and a BA Economics from Keio University, Tokyo. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and is fluent in Japanese and English.

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