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Global Real Estate Investments Fund

JARIX - I SHARES | JAREX - A SHARES | JACRX - C SHARES | JARSX - R6 SHARES

Portfolio Manager

Andrew J. Duffy, CFA

(Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer, and Senior Portfolio Manager)

Founded in June 2016, Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors manages public and private global real estate funds for both institutional and retail investors. With a dedicated focus on the publically-traded real estate market, Ranger aims to provide its investors with access to the highest quality, income-producing real estate in the world. Managed by Andrew J. Duffy, CFA, President and Chief Investment Officer, Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors benefits from his more than 20 years of dedicated REIT expertise. Mr. Duffy, amongst other roles, launched and built the public real estate securities platform for TIAA-CREF, eventually managing over $3 billion in assets.

Andrew J. Duffy, CFA serves as the Senior Portfolio Manager of the James Alpha Global Real Estate Investments Fund. Mr. Duffy has more than 28 years of global real estate securities investment experience. Prior to Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors, Mr. Duffy served as the President of Ascent Investment Advisors from February 2009 to May 2016. Previously, he was a Managing Director with Citigroup Principal Strategies, where he managed a long/short portfolio of global real estate securities. From February 2006 until January 2008 he was with Hunter Global Investors, L.P. where he was the Co-Portfolio Manager of the Hunter Global Real Estate Securities Fund. Before that he was a Portfolio Manager at TIAA-CREF for over six years, during which time he was responsible for managing over $3 billion in global real estate equity and debt securities held in pension portfolios, college savings plans, mutual funds and the firm’s proprietary general account. Between 1993 and 1999, Mr. Duffy was a Senior Research Analyst at Eagle Asset Management, where he launched and managed a dedicated real estate securities investment program in which he was responsible for fundamental analysis, security selection and portfolio construction.

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Jordan M. Sherman

(Portfolio Manager, U.S.)

Jordan Sherman is a Portfolio Manager focusing on the selection and management of North American holdings at Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors. Mr. Sherman has more than 15 years of experience in the global real estate securities industry. From 2014 through 2016, he was a Portfolio Manager for Ascent Investment Advisors, LLC. Previously, he served for six years as a Portfolio Manager and Senior Analyst at Perennial Real Estate Investment, a $3 billion global real estate securities fund. He also spent six years at Satellite Asset Management, a $7 billion multi-strategy hedge fund, where he was an analyst covering a broad range of industries, including real estate, homebuilders and building products, and then managed a portfolio of real estate securities. He joined Satellite from Orme Capital Management, a start-up, long-short equity fund that merged into Satellite in August 2002.

Mr. Sherman previously worked on the sell-side, where he spent a total of seven years at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs providing research on transportation companies, and two years at Salomon Brothers as a special situations analyst covering a diverse group of companies. He began his career as a commercial banker at the Bank of Nova Scotia in New York, analyzing credit on a broad range of transactions for Fortune 1000 companies.

Mr. Sherman received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Binghamton University in 1984 and a Master of Business Administration in finance from New York University in 1989. Since 2010, Mr. Sherman has been an adjunct professor at New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate, where he teaches a course entitled REIT Investment Analysis.

Todd A. Voigt, CFA

(Portfolio Manager, International)

Todd A. Voigt, CFA is a Portfolio Manager focusing on the selection and management of international holdings at Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors. Mr. Voigt has more than 20 years of experience in the global real estate securities industry. From 2014 through 2016, he served as the Portfolio Manager for a long-short real estate fund at WMD Asset Management. Previously, he spent six years at Cohen & Steers Capital Management, where he served as a Portfolio Manager for multiple global real estate securities funds and UCITS, and eleven years at Cliffwood Partners, where his responsibilities included portfolio management and stock selection in both long-only and long-short strategies.

Mr. Voigt graduated from Claremont McKenna College in 1995 with dual degrees in Mathematics and Economics. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2005.