Cohen & Steers

Firm Profile

Founded in 1986, Cohen & Steers is a leading global investment manager with a long history of innovation and a focus on real assets, including real estate, infrastructure and commodities. Headquartered in New York City, with offices in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seattle, Cohen & Steers manages $49 billion for institutional investors and individual clients around the world.


Cohen & Steers’ strategies are designed for investors seeking a liquid and low-correlation alternative to traditional portfolios of stocks and bonds. The Firm’s investment process combines the principles of active portfolio management with deep fundamental research and a constant focus on risk. Portfolios can be customized to meet specific client needs or managed as a multi-asset class blend of real asset categories.  

Business Metrics

Number of external wholesalers: 10

Total AUM: $49 billion


  • Mutual Funds: Yes
  • Group Annuity: No
  • Collective Trusts: Yes
  • SMAs: Yes
  • Asset Allocation Funds: No

Passive/Active: Active

Capital Preservation Funds

  • Stable Value: No
  • Money Market: No
  • GICs: No
  • Fixed Income: No
  • Bonds: No