Anne S. Pfeiffer, managing director, is the head of U.S. Real Estate Commingled Funds and is the portfolio manager responsible for the overall management and performance of the JPMorgan Strategic Property Fund. An employee since 1979, she joined the firm as the senior finance officer. She has served the firm in several capacities including the head of the Finance Group, a senior asset manager and an acquisitions officer. Within acquisitions, she was responsible for the origination, analysis and negotiation of commercial real estate transactions. Anne has extensive experience in the acquisition and management of institutional quality real estate in a variety of property types and locations. Prior to joining the firm, she was a supervising accountant with Coopers & Lybrand as a C.P.A. (Certified Public Accountant). From 2002 to 2008, she served on the Board of Directors of the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (“NCREIF”) including serving as president for 2007, 2008 and past president for 2009. Anne has a B.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.