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Justin Blaess

Principal & Portfolio Manager

Justin has a broad and extensive background in investment management, investment banking and equities research. Prior to co-founding Quay, Justin was part of Deutsche Bank's real estate investment banking team in Australia. His corporate finance experience, also covering a prior role at Merrill Lynch, included involvement in international real estate transactions.

Prior to Deutsche Bank, Justin was employed at ING Investment Management in Sydney where he was responsible for the portfolio management of all INGIM's listed real estate strategies, with more than $2bn of assets under management. During this period, Justin delivered a track record of peer-leading returns recognised by various industry awards.

He also spent six years in equities research until 2003 where, together with Chris, he established and managed the top-rated real estate research team within the equities division of Deutsche Bank.

Justin has a Bachelor of Business from the University of South Australia and a Graduate Diploma from the Securities Institute of Australia.