The Case for Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities

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Tuesday, February 23 , 2016, 11:00 AM ET

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  • Achieving High Current Income with Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS)
  • CMBS vs. Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS) – What’s the Difference?
  • CMBS vs High Yield Bonds – Better Risk Adjusted Returns
  • Using CMBS in a Real Estate Portfolio (NYSE: PGZ)

Featured Presenters

Marc Peterson, CFA
Managing Director, CMBS Portfolio Management
Principal Real Estate Investors

Marc is a managing director, portfolio management at Principal Real Estate Investors, the dedicated real estate group of Principal Global Investors. He is responsible for managing the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) within the multi-sector fixed income portfolios. Marc joined the firm in 1992. Previously, he was an accountant for The Principal Financial Group. He received an MBA from Drake University and a bachelor's degree in accounting from Luther College. Marc has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Iowa. He is also a member of the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association.


Anthony Kenkel, CFA, FRM
Managing Director, Real Estate Securities Portfolio Management
Principal Real Estate Investors

Anthony is a managing director of real estate securities portfolio management for Principal Real Estate Investors, the dedicated real estate unit of Principal Global Investors. Currently based in Chicago, he is responsible for the firm's Asia Pacific real estate capability in REITs and listed real estate securities, and has prior experience managing the firm's Americas real estate capabilities. He also remains active in managing U.S. securities as one of the teams listed U.S. portfolio managers. Anthony joined Principal in 1997. In 2000, he became a real estate consultant for Arthur Andersen before joining GATX Corporation as a senior financial analyst in 2002. Anthony rejoined Principal in 2005 in his current position. He received a bachelor's degree in finance from Drake University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Anthony has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst and Financial Risk Manager designations.


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