Samantha Rowan

Samantha is the long-time editor of REFI US, having been associated with the title for around 20 years. Based in our New York office, she is one of the best known and most respected journalists in the real estate sector in the US. Prior to joining REFI, she had a spell on Institutional Investor covering private asset management. Samantha has a BA in American Literature from Columbia University.

The Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board has promoted Christina Marcarelli to senior investment officer. Marcarelli joined the real estate and timberland team in 2016 with expertise in asset management, acquisitions and development projects
The $2.9bn Time Warner Cable defined benefit pension – sponsored by Charter Communications following a merger in 2016 – is building out its real estate allocation. The pension added private real estate to its roster in 2018 as a new asset class and increased its
The relative strength of the US economy, along with ongoing political and economic challenges in Europe, are among the factors leading real estate professionals and investors to believe that US real estate investment trusts are set to continue outperforming global