Environmental, Social, & Governance

Committed to the highest standards

As a company, we seek to maintain the highest fiduciary standards in all aspects of our business.

Our Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) policies support and nurture investment performance and intend to produce competitive returns over time.

Environmental

Sustainable development and management practices lead to more efficient operations and healthier building environments for tenants.


National demonstrates strong year-over-year improvement against its peers, earning Green Stars from the GRESB® benchmarks for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 20231

Social

Produce good jobs for workers and good work for contractors through our Responsible Contractor Policy


Created more than 152 million well-paying, labor hours since 20002


Recognized by Pensions & Investments as one of the “Best Places to Work” in Money Management (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)3

Governance

Seeking to maintain the highest fiduciary standards in dealing with all aspects of our business.


Adopting programs and strategies aimed at advancing ESG measures and engaging stakeholders in a collaborative manner.

Experienced and Stable Leadership

National has assembled an experienced leadership team, the core group of whom have collaborated for 20 years, consistently executing on its performance objectives.4

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Jeffrey Kanne

President and Chief Executive Officer, National Real Estate Advisors, LLC and Chief Executive Officer, National Real Estate Development, LLC


Years of Real Estate Experience: 44


Years with National: 22

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Jeanne Ayivorh

Chief Operating Officer


Years of Real Estate Experience: 40


Years with National: 22

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Kevin Verdi

Chief Investment Officer


Years of Real Estate Experience: 30


Years with National: 22

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Daniel Killinger

President, National Real Estate Development


Years of Real Estate Experience: 23


Years with National: 9

As of 03/31/24

  1. The GRESB Rating was granted on 10/2/2023 for the calendar year 2022. Further information about GRESB and the rating can be found at https://www.gresb.com/nl-en/about-us/. A Real Estate Membership – Assessment Participation Fee of $5,000 was paid directly by National to GRESB.
  2. Labor hour figures produced externally by Pinnacle Economics and are as of 12/31/2023. Pinnacle Economics uses an input-output model contained in the IMPLAN economic impact modeling software to calculate the economic impact of National’s clients’ projects based on detailed expenditure data provided by National. Total projects include all projects that National has participated in plus three additional projects that occurred on sites adjacent to National’s clients’ projects that were formally owned by National clients. National believes these additional projects would not have occurred but for National’s clients’ activity. Current model includes investments from 2000-2022. More information can be provided upon request. 
  3. The Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management Program recognition was granted in December 2014 for the period ending 12/31/2014 and consecutively each December for the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023. Each year, a Participation Fee of $850 was paid directly by National to Best Companies Group for the “Insights Report Package” for employers having 25-99 employees as part of the Best Places to Work In Money Management program.
  4. National commenced operations on January 1, 2010. National was the result of a spin-out of an internal division of the NEBF. Substantially all personnel, including all senior investment management personnel, involved in real estate investments, transitioned from to National from NEBF Real Estate, where they had worked together from 2000 through 2010

Reports & Documents

Memberships

National is a member of GRESB, a benchmarking and reporting framework focused on the real estate industry.

National is a proud member of the U.S. Green Building Council®.