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Michael Knott

Managing Director, Head of U.S. REIT Research

Michael Knott

Managing Director, Head of U.S. REIT Research

Michael is a Managing Director and Head of U.S. REIT Research at Green Street.  He has been at the firm for 20 years and plays a key leadership role contributing to Green Street’s well-respected property and investment research efforts.  Michael rejoined the firm in 2019 after serving as the Chief Financial Officer for EQ Office, Blackstone’s U.S. office portfolio company, in 2018 and 2019.  Earlier in his Green Street career, Michael co-led the U.S. REIT Research team and led coverage on several real estate property types, including over ten years following the office and self-storage sectors, and initiated Green Street's coverage of life science and data centers.  He also led or participated in coverage of industrial, net lease, senior housing, medical office, skilled nursing, diversified REITs, and lodging. Michael is a two-time recipient of The Wall Street Journal's "Best on the Street" award for stock picking in the real estate category.  Prior to joining Green Street in 2002, Michael worked in REIT investment banking at A.G. Edwards. He earned a B.A. in Economics with Distinction from Indiana University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder.

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