Heitman appoints Napier as client service and marketing SVP

Heitman LLC, a real estate investment management firm, has named Scott Napier as senior vice president, client service and marketing. Previously, Napier was head of intermediary and third party distribution at Pzena Investment Management Inc.


Chicago, Sept. 18, 2018 – Heitman LLC (“Heitman”), a global real estate investment management firm, today announced that Scott Napier has joined the firm as Senior Vice President, Client Service and Marketing. Mr. Napier joins a growing team within Heitman’s Client Service & Marketing group with responsibility for supporting the firm’s initiatives and clients within the sub-advisory and financial intermediary channels.

“Scott joins Heitman with deep experience working with independent and wirehouse broker dealers, RIAs, third party, and institutional investors, and a proven track record of building strong relationships with clients in this growing and important base of real estate investors,” said James Gruver, Heitman Global Sales Leader. “We are pleased to welcome Scott to Heitman and look forward to continuing to extend Heitman’s relationships within the intermediary and high net worth channel, which is a strategic initiative for the firm.”

Prior to joining Heitman, Mr. Napier was Head of Intermediary and Third Party Distribution at Pzena Investment Management, Inc. and also held senior roles across several retail platforms including at OppenheimerFunds, Inc. and Invesco.

“Intermediaries continue to demand a higher level of sophistication and investment excellence from their investment management partners,” said Mr. Napier. “Heitman is uniquely positioned to provide innovative real estate solutions and I am excited for the opportunity to help our clients achieve their investment objectives.”

Mr. Napier has an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and a Bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin. He holds a CIMA designation, as well as Series 7, 24, 63, 66 licenses.

About Heitman
Founded in 1966, Heitman LLC is a global real estate investment management firm with approximately $42 billion in assets under management. Heitman’s real estate investment strategies include direct investments in the equity or debt capitalization of a property or in the securities of listed and publicly traded real estate companies. Heitman serves a global client base with clients from North American, European, Middle Eastern and Asia-Pacific institutions, pension plans, foundations and corporations and individual investors. Headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Los Angeles, London, Luxembourg, Frankfurt, Munich, Warsaw, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, and Melbourne, Heitman’s more than 325 employees offer specialized expertise – from a specific discipline to local insight