Meketa Investment Group hires heads of real assets and infrastructure research

Meketa Investment Group has named Michael Dean as head of real assets and Christopher Tehranian as senior vice president and head of infrastructure research. Meketa is a global investment consulting firm.


BOSTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Meketa Investment Group, a global investment consulting firm, is proud to announce the appointment of Michael Dean to Head of Real Assets, and Christopher Tehranian to Senior Vice President, Head of Infrastructure Research.
Since 1993, Meketa Investment Group has advised clients on real assets including real estate, infrastructure and natural resources. With certain asset classes, such as infrastructure, the firm was among the first consultants in the United States to provide investment research and advice.
As an Executive Vice President of the firm, Mr. Dean focuses on investment opportunities in real estate, infrastructure and natural resources. He leads due diligence and research in all areas of real assets, represents the firm’s clients on multiple partnership advisory boards, and works with clients on various real asset strategies.
Mr. Tehranian joined Meketa Investment Group in 2007. He is responsible for the sourcing and analysis of infrastructure investments and client consulting on infrastructure and multi-asset class strategies.
“We are very pleased to announce the advancement of these highly-talented individuals,” said James Meketa, Founder and CEO, Meketa Investment Group. “Mike and Chris have played key roles in serving the real assets needs of our clients, providing creative, research-focused investment solutions. They are reflective of the deep team of investment professionals at Meketa Investment Group and we look forward to their continued contributions.”
About Meketa Investment Group
Founded in 1978, Meketa Investment Group is an employee-owned, full service investment consulting and advisory firm. As independent fiduciaries, Meketa Investment Group serves a variety of institutional plan sponsors and private investors in discretionary and non-discretionary roles. Sponsors include Taft-Hartley funds, public funds, corporates, and non-profits. With a history of steady growth, the firm today consults on more than $90 billion in assets for over 90 clients whose total aggregate institutional assets exceed $600 billion. Meketa Investment Group has 15 owners and more than 100 employees, serving clients from offices in Boston, Miami, and San Diego. For more information, please visit