Gina Szymanski

Director and Portfolio Manager
AEW Real Estate Securities

Gina Szymanski is a director of the firm and a portfolio manager in AEW’s Real Estate Securities Group where she is also a member  of the Global Securities Allocation Committee and co-head of  AEW’s Governance Committee. Prior to joining AEW, Szymanski worked at Putnam Investments for over 15 years where she was the REIT portfolio manager for Putnam's Research Fund, a senior member of the Global Equity Research team, and a portfolio member of the Quantitative Equity Research team. Prior to joining Putnam Investments, she held finance positions at CIBC  World Markets and Matson Driscoll & Damico Ltd. In 2019, Szymanski was selected as the winner of Bonhill’s 2019 Women in Asset Management Award for the Real Estate category. She earned a Bachelor of Mathematics in  Economics and Business Administration from the University of  Waterloo, and a Master of Science in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University. She is a CFA charterholder, a member  of the CFA Institute, and the CFA Society Boston.