Sector Expertise

Baird has an integrated Real Estate platform that serves clients through our Research, Trading and Investment Banking teams.

Baird’s Real Estate Research team covers a diverse universe of more than 70 REITs and Real Estate C-Corps across 15 different sectors. The group focuses on understanding companies’ strengths and weaknesses, as well as broader industry dynamics, while delivering high-quality research via its Weekly Real Estate Insights and Monthly Real Estate Call-Out pieces, semi-annual Real Estate Outlooks, and a plethora of ad hoc company and industry research reports. In addition to frequent market visits and property tours to aid the research process, the group’s annual, multi-day, multi-sector field trip is well-attended and provides unique insights to select markets. Baird’s three senior analysts have a combined 49 years of industry experience and are supported by a team of six associate analysts.

Our Trading team serves institutional money managers around the world by delivering industry-leading insights and best execution in real time with comprehensive knowledge of the markets and thorough understanding of clients’ strategic needs.

Baird’s Real Estate Investment Banking team is composed of professionals with extensive experience in the industry. Together, the team is responsible for raising approximately $5.7 billion in equity and debt securities for real estate companies since 2004 and has served the Real Estate industry for over 20 years. Our team combines this deep industry knowledge with Baird's extensive capital markets capabilities to offer premium capital-raising and advisory services to middle-market Real Estate companies.