Brian Cordes, CAIA® and Senior Vice President, is the head of Cohen & Steers' Portfolio Specialist Group, which represents the company's investment teams in interactions with institutional and retail clients. He has 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Cohen & Steers in 2012, Mr. Cordes was a product manager at Columbia Management. Previously, he was with New York Life Investment Management and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. Mr. Cordes has a BS from Rider University and is based in New York.