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Susan Barlow Joins RREEF

Susan Barlow has joined RREEF Alternative Investments as a managing director and head of global client relations. She most recently co-founded American Value Partners, an institutional real estate fund-of-funds.




RREEF Alternative Investments today announced that Susan Barlow will join the firm as a Managing Director and Head of Global Client Relations. She will be based in New York, reporting to Chuck Leitner, Global Head of RREEF Alternative Investments.


Barlow's responsibilities will include directing the activities of RREEF's global client relations organization across the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. She will also be actively involved in investment product development and will join RREEF's Global Executive Committee and Global Alternative Assets Investment Committee.


“Susan's experience as a thought leader in the investment management arena and her work with a variety of our clients in analyzing and achieving their investment goals will be a valuable asset for RREEF and our investors,” said Leitner. “She brings a combination of industry perspective, insight into emerging trends and innovation which complement RREEF's mission of providing our clients with alternative investment management services consistent with their goals of diversification, preservation of capital and superior long-term performance.”


With over 20 years of experience in alternative investments, Barlow's responsibilities have included client services, product development and performance measurement standards. Most recently, she was a co-founder of American Value Partners, an institutional real estate fund of funds. She founded Fiduciary Capital, Inc. which specialized in raising capital for limited partnerships from the institutional investment community. Prior to that, she was a Managing Director instrumental in starting Callan Real Estate Services, an affiliate of Callan Associates.


Leitner added, “We have worked with Susan for many years in her role as a consultant, and we are excited to have her working for us on behalf of our clients as we further develop our global alternative investments platform.”


Barlow earned a BS from Black Hills State University and a MBA from the University of Denver.


RREEF Alternative Investments


RREEF Alternative Investments is the global alternative investment management business of Deutsche Bank's Asset Management division. RREEF Alternative Investments consists of three businesses: Real Estate, Infrastructure and Private Equity. Headquartered in New York, RREEF Alternative Investments employs more than 1,400 investment professionals in 18 cities around the world to help investors meet a wide range of objectives