Rob Van Bergen

Rob Van Bergen

Director

Rob Van Bergen is a Director with Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, LLC in their Securities Group. Mr. Van Bergen is responsible for portfolio management and process development for all publicly traded REIT strategies, and product development and portfolio management for the long/short, relative value hedge fund strategy (Harrison Street Tactical Fund). He is also responsible for primary analysis and portfolio recommendations in the Retail, Hotel, and Storage property sectors.  Mr. Van Bergen has a strong background in equity analysis, real estate sector coverage, private equity valuation, and financial analysis.

Prior to joining Harrison Street, Mr. Van Bergen was a Senior Analyst at Zacks Investment Research in Chicago, where he maintained senior-level coverage of a universe of 52 publicly traded REITs and real estate operating companies, spanning nearly every real estate sector. He provided institutional quality research to retail brokerage firms and their customers, side-by-side with brokerage firms’ proprietary research. Prior to Zacks, Mr. Van Bergen was with IBM’s Business Transformation Outsourcing group (formerly Price Waterhouse) in Chicago, where he was the financial manager on a multi-person business development deal team charged with sourcing, modeling, and negotiating multi-year back office outsourcing arrangements with third party clients. He began his REIT investment management career as an Associate with Security Capital Global Capital Management Group (now a part of JP Morgan) in Chicago, where he covered the Hotel, Retail, and Multifamily sectors.

Mr. Van Bergen has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and is a CFA Charterholder.