Raymond James strengthens real estate team

Independent investment dealer announces new addition to REIT/REOC sector team

Raymond James strengthens real estate team

Raymond James Ltd. has announced that Brad Sturges will joins its Canadian Equity Research team as Managing Director, Equity Research Analyst, covering the Canadian REIT/REOC sector.

"Brad brings extensive sell-side research experience with strong institutional client and real estate issuer relationships to the role," says Daryl Swetlishoff, Head of Research at Raymond James Ltd. "Institutional and retail clients alike will benefit from his proven track record of proficient stock picking and earnings estimation."

Sturges has an Honours Bachelor's of Business Administration (HBBA) from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He brings 15 years of equity research knowledge to the role with both independent and bank-owned dealer experience.

"Raymond James Equity Capital Markets reputation, large and growing Private Client Group and North American platform attracted me to the firm," said Sturges. "In these critical times, REIT investors are increasingly looking for a cross-border perspective to meet their investment goals. I am excited about the prospect of partnering with Raymond James' strong, established US Real Estate and REIT practice."