Susan Swindell Carter
Executive Vice President Investment Strategy, and Investment Committee
Susan Swindell Carter provides leadership for the Company’s investment strategy including, portfolio management, processes and procedures, capital formation and investor relations. Ms. Carter serves on the Company’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ram, Ms. Carter was the CEO of the Eastport Group, an investment consulting company providing advisory services to real estate managers and plan sponsors. Ms. Carter also served as the former and first Director of Real Estate Investments at the North Carolina Retirement System (NCRS), where she established the Plan’s Real Estate Policy and Procedures; and built and managed the real estate allocation from 1.5% of the Plan to 8.4%, or $7.56 billion. Ms. Carter gained much of her experience serving as an Investment Director for both Fixed Income and Real Estate for Duke Management Company (DUMAC), a subsidiary of Duke University.
Ms. Carter holds a B.S. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds the RPA designation by the Building Owners and Management Institute (BOMI). She is an active member and a Trustee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) where she served on the Board of Directors. Ms. Carter is a licensed RE Broker in the State of NC.