Benjamin J. Yang, CFA, is a Senior Vice President responsible for company-specific research. Prior to joining Adelante Capital Management in September 2014, Mr. Yang covered the retail REIT sector at Evercore Partners, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods and Green Street Advisors. With over 25 years of experience he also authored capital markets research in the Investment Research Group at Wilshire Associates and was a summer associate at Merrill Lynch in high-yield credit research in the retail and apparel industries. Mr. Yang began his career as a pension actuary/consultant with William M. Mercer.
Mr. Yang is Emeritus member of the International Council of Shopping Centers North American Research Task Force and a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder. He received his B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Boston University and M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.