Mr. Silverberg serves as the head portfolio manager of the global real estate & real asset portfolio of Nippon Life Global Investors, a registered investment adviser with US$8 billion in discretionary assets. Portfolio management responsibilities focus primarily on real asset equity and debt origination and asset management for investments outside of Japan via off-shore investment vehicles domiciled in the Cayman Islands and Luxembourg. Prior to joining NLGI in 2006, Mr. Silverberg was a member of the acquisitions and development team at both Tishman Speyer and Brookfield Properties in New York. He began his commercial real estate career in 1999 at Cushman & Wakefield in Toronto. Mr. Silverberg holds a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University, Bachelor of Arts (hons) in Urban Development from Western University (Canada) and a Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies in Architecture from Dalhousie University (Canada). He is a member of PREA, INREV, ULI and holds the LEED AP Building Design + Construction credential. Founded in 1987, Nippon Life Global Investors Americas, Inc. is a New York based, registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Life Insurance Company, one of the world’s largest mutual life insurance companies with assets exceeding US$550 billion. NLGI’s real assets group, including its predecessor entities and affiliates, has managed Nippon Life’s ex-Japan real asset investments since 1981. Holdings have included direct real estate/infrastructure partnerships, club & joint ventures, large loans and commingled fund investments.