Anne-Marie Vandenberg has served as our President, Chief Operating Officer and a member of our board of directors since October 2018. She has also served as a Director and Portfolio Manager for DWS’s Alternatives platform since September 2017 leading the RREEF Real Estate defined contribution strategy. From 2005, Ms. Vandenberg was part of Real Estate Capital Markets for DWS where she underwrote and negotiated asset and fund level financings across the Americas private real estate platform. She became a Director of DWS and Head of Real Estate Capital Markets in 2013, where she structured over 200 real estate and fund financing transactions totaling over $11.65 billion.
Ms. Vandenberg joined DWS in July 2004 as part of the RREEF Real Estate closing team, working on the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate investments. Ms. Vandenberg has also been involved in fund restructuring efforts, sits on RREEF America’s internal Investment Strategy Council and has participated in the strategic capitalization of several real estate products including our company, RREEF America REIT II, and RREEF Core Plus Industrial Fund. Ms. Vandenberg is an active member of the Urban Land Institute where she serves as Vice Chair of the Urban Mixed Use and Development Silver Council, as well as on the ULI-Chicago Women’s Leadership Initiative Advisory Board. Ms. Vandenberg is also the co-chair of the Pension Real Estate Association’s Defined Contribution Affinity Group and co-treasurer of the Defined Contribution Real Estate Council.
Ms. Vandenberg holds a B.A. from Tulane University, a M.S. in Real Estate from DePaul University and a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.