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Morgan Keegan Appoints New Head For REIT Equity Research Efforts

Stephen Swett was formerly a senior vice president at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

Morgan Keegan has appointed Stephen Swett as a senior equity analyst and managing director. He will head up Morgan Keegan’s equity research efforts in Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) in the firm’s New York City office.

Reportedly, the addition of Mr. Swett further enhances Morgan Keegan’s presence in the REITs sector through its equity capital markets division. Mr. Swett was formerly a senior vice president at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in New York City, where he was co-sector head for REITs. He has more than 20 years of experience in commercial real estate underwriting, finance and market analysis.

Elkan Scheidt, director of equity research for Morgan Keegan, said: “Morgan Keegan’s equity capital markets division is quickly becoming a definitive source of investor information and opportunity in the REIT industry. Mr. Swett is a vital addition to our REIT research efforts and brings with him an impressive background in REIT securities analysis that we are confident will benefit our clients.”