Jonathan Litt, Founder and CIO, is responsible for the day to day stock selection and portfolio management. Mr. Litt launched Land and Buildings in 2008, bringing with him over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. Previously, Mr. Litt was Managing Director and Senior Global Real Estate Analyst at Citigroup where he was responsible for Global Property Investment Strategy, coordinating a 44 person team of research analysts located across 25 countries. Mr. Litt was recognized as a leading analyst since 1995, achieving the prestigious Institutional Investor Magazine #1 ranking for 8 years, and top five ranking for 13 of the 14 years on the sell side. During his investment banking career, he played a central role in numerous mergers, acquisitions, IPO’s and other financings, developing close relationships with both public and private real estate professionals. Mr. Litt previously invested in public real estate securities and purchased real property during his tenure at European Investors and Brook Hill Properties, where his career began in 1988.
Mr. Litt graduated from Columbia University in 1987 with a BA in Economics and NYU’s Stern School of Business in 1990 with an MBA in finance.