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Harvard Business School
Senior Lecturer of Business Administration

Nori Gerardo Lietz is a Senior Lecturer of Business Administration in the Finance and Entrepreneurial Management Units. She presently teaches Real Estate Private Equity and Venture Capital and Private Equity.

Nori Gerardo Lietz is the founder of Areté Capital, a real estate advisory firm.  Until June 2011, Ms. Gerardo Lietz was a Partner at Partners Group, a Swiss based private alternative asset manager.  At Partners Group she was the chief strategist for private real estate and chairman of the private real estate investment committee.   Ms. Gerardo Lietz co-founded Pension Consulting Alliance in 1988 and developed its real estate investment management and advisory activities. The firm became the largest real estate advisory firm in the world in terms of client assets. In that capacity she represented many of the largest real estate investors in the world. Previously, she co-founded Public Storage, Inc., an institutional money management firm deploying pension capital to acquire real estate assets. She began her career as an attorney at Paul, Hastings   specializing in SEC and ERISA matters on behalf of pension funds, real estate managers and real estate pension consultants.

Ms. Gerardo Lietz holds an AB with honors from Stanford University. She also holds a juris doctorate from the UCLA School of Law where she was the Chief Comment Editor of the UCLA Law Review. She is a former member of the Pension Real Estate Association Board of Directors and of the Real Estate Research Institute.  In 2005 she was the Commencement Speaker for the MIT Center for Real Estate.  She received the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award for the Elective Curriculum from the Harvard Business School Class of 2014.  The Private Equity Real Estate Magazine named her one the 30 most influential industry leaders in 2006, the second most influential real estate person globally in 2007, and one of the 10 most prominent women in real estate in 2010.  

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