Kurt Edwards

Kurt Edwards

Vice President of Investments & Capital Markets

Contributions at Cortland

Kurt assists with Cortland's Capital Markets initiatives with a focus on institutional funds management. He brings expertise in commingled fund portfolio management and analytics while ensuring a fiduciary mindset. Over his career, he has developed and guided the strategy of fund products across various institutional investment firms and enhanced transparency through the development of attribution frameworks.

Experience + Education

  • Director of Research and Strategy, UBS Real Estate & Private Markets 
  • Associate Portfolio Manager (TDP), UBS Realty Investors 
  • Assistant Portfolio Manager - Discretionary Capital, The Townsend Group 
  • MBA, Real Estate, University of Connecticut 
  • BS, Banking & Finance, Queensland University of Technology 
  • Certificate of Performance Measurement (CIPM), CFA Institute


  • Co-Chair of Performance Measurement 
  • Committee, National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries 
  • Reporting Standards Council Member, NCREIF/PREA Reporting Standards 
  • Defined Contribution Real Estate Council Member