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Adam Smith is a Managing Director of Client Relations responsible for existing and prospective client relationships in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions.
Adam joined Tristan in 2012 after eight years with The Townsend Group, a leading global real estate adviser and investment manager with oversight of more than $180 billion of property allocations.
Adam began his career at Townsend’s Cleveland, U.S. headquarters as an Analyst and then Associate specialising in discretionary portfolio management and investment underwriting.
He was instrumental in Townsend’s expansion into Europe in 2009, establishing the London office along with a local senior hire.
During his tenure at Townsend, Adam analysed more than 200 distinct investment offerings from leading global investment managers. He fully underwrote 21 investment offerings, including commingled funds, recapitalizations, and secondaries, to which Townsend clients committed more than $2 billion. He was also responsible for the strategic planning, portfolio management, performance measurement and client service on a number of discretionary and advisory accounts in the U.S., Europe and Middle East.
Adam graduated with honours from Miami University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance.
Assistant: Alexandra Waugh