JP Morgan Asset Management has appointed Alan Supple as head of Global Real Estate Securities.
In this newly created role. Supple will be responsible for managing global and international publicly traded real estate securities strategies.
He will be based in London and will report to Howard Williams, head of Global Equities.
Supple will oversee investments of more than $2.5bn (€2.2bn) in global and international listed real estate, across various accounts and strategies, both total return and income-focused.
He will also be appointed as portfolio manager on the JP Morgan Funds – Global Real Estate Securities Fund (USD) (SICAV) and JPM Global Property Securities Fund (OEIC).
Supple joins from CenterSquare Investment Management, the real asset investment subsidiary of BNY Mellon Asset Management, where he built and led a team responsible for the European portion of global real estate securities strategies.
Formerly, he held senior positions in corporate finance and acquisitions within two listed real estate companies in Brussels and New York.
Supple has also been a real estate investment banker with Salomon Smith Barney in New York.
As of end March 2016, JP Morgan AM managed $1.7trn (€1.5trn) in assets.