Michelle Butler, Senior Vice President, is a Portfolio Specialist for Cohen & Steers' Real Assets, Midstream Energy & MLPs, and Commodities strategies, with primary responsibility for articulating the investment team's process, portfolio positioning, and investment outlook views with investors, consultants, and colleagues. Ms. Butler has an in-depth knowledge of commodity and energy market fundamentals and serves as an extension of the investment teams, actively participating in daily portfolio management and research discussions. She has 22 years of investment-related experience. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Ms. Butler was the Portfolio Specialist for the Active Commodities strategy at GE Asset Management, where she worked for 14 years in various product development and client service roles. Ms. Butler began her investment career in securities lending at the Bank of New York and UBS. Ms. Butler has a BA from Providence College and is based in New York. She is the holder of Series 3, 7, and 63 FINRA certifications.