John MacCarthy

John MacCarthy is the Chief Operating Officer of TIAA Global Real Assets, which encompasses various asset classes including global real estate, agriculture, timber, infrastructure and energy, as well as subsidiaries TH Real Estate, Westchester Group Investment Management, GreenWood Resources and Churchill Asset Management. Prior to this role, he served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Nuveen Investments. Mr. MacCarthy joined Nuveen Investments as General Counsel in 2006, heading the Legal and Compliance teams and serving on the Executive Committee. Before joining Nuveen, he held various positions at the law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP, including Chairman of the Corporate Department as well as being a member of Winston’s Executive Committee from 2001 to 2006. Mr. MacCarthy received a bachelor’s degree from Williams College and a JD from Stanford Law School. He is Chairman of the Board of Metropolitan Family Services and is also active in other charitable organizations.