Melissa Anezinis, executive director, is a client portfolio manager in J.P. Morgan Asset Management - Real Estate Americas, where she is responsible for capital raising and client advisory across the firm’s Real Estate Americas investment platform. Melissa was previously a Relationship Manager on the North America Institutional sales team working with institutional investors in the Midwest. She joined J.P. Morgan Asset Management in 2011 after roles in the Hedge Funds industry as Director of Partner Relations for SLS Capital in New York and as Head of the Capital Introductions Group for Cantor Fitzgerald Prime Services. Previously Melissa held a client associate role at J.P. Morgan Asset Management in New York and was with The Torrenzano Group, where she provided strategic investor relations counsel to financial companies. She earned a B.S. In journalism, cum lade, from the Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. She holds Series 3, 7, and 63 licenses.