Nikita

Rao

Portfolio Manager, Housing, Americas

Nuveen 

With 19 years of real estate investment experience, Nikita is the lead portfolio manager for the U.S. Cities Multifamily Strategy, an open-end apartment-specialist strategy, investing in institutional quality assets in selective resilient U.S. cities. The Strategy seeks to capture durable renter demand driven by millennials and middle income renters and to deliver enhanced income return potential with consistent cash flow distributions.

Prior to joining Nuveen Real Estate, Nikita was a senior vice president at Federal Capital Partners (FCP), where she spent a decade in multifamily asset management, and led development and portfolio management for their series of value-add multifamily funds. Nikita also worked in multifamily asset management at The Carlyle Group, and began her career as a senior auditor at KPMG LLP in its Financial Services Group.

Nikita graduated with a B.S. in Accountancy from Villanova University. She is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association, the Urban Land Institute and is a Certified Public Accountant

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