Mr. Kammert is a Principal & Portfolio Manager as well as a Managing Member of Harrison Street Securities, LLC. Along with Mr. Pratt, Mr. Kammert is responsible for managing HSS's public real estate securities portfolios. Mr. Kammert joined HSS, formerly Transwestern Securities Management, in August 2005.
From 2003 through mid-2005, Mr. Kammert was Director of Research for European Investors, Inc., where he developed and maintained a comprehensive fundamental research process for the firm's U.S. REIT product, developed a stock selection model, and provided securities recommendations. Prior to joining European Investors, Mr. Kammert was Vice President and co-head of Goldman Sachs & Co.'s U.S. REIT research team for over four years. He joined Goldman Sachs from The Robinson-Humphrey Co. Inc. where he developed the firm's U.S. REIT research platform over nearly five years. Mr. Kammert's prior work experience includes over four years of commercial real estate lending with Continental Bank N.A. and two years in public accounting with Peat Marwick Mitchell.
Mr. Kammert graduated from Lafayette College with a BA in Economics & Business and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago. Mr. Kammert holds the CFA designation and is a CPA.