Towers Watson, a New York-based professional services firm, has appointed Peter Lewis as the head of its US real estate investment manager research team, which now has 21 people in nine countries.
Based in Towers Watson’s New York office, Lewis will lead a team of five researchers that analyze US real estate investment strategies for the company’s clients.
He joins from Liberty Mutual Group where he was a senior investment officer directing its real estate portfolio.
His previous roles include director, Real Estate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Investment Management Company.
Towers Watson’s real estate team, which is represented in Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the Netherlands, the UK and the US, researches all real estate strategies from core funds and separate account direct mandates to opportunistic strategies.