Press Release: Ernest Rady Commits $100 Million to Benefit the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego

Ernest Rady, co-owner and co-founder of AACA, announced that the Rady Family Foundation has made a $100 million commitment to UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management.  Ernest and the Rady Family Foundation also gave $30 million to help establish the school in 2004 and gave an additional $5 million towards the school’s campus expansion.

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Burl East on a Special Edition of STA Money Hour

Burl East, CFA, Chief Executive Officer of American Assets Capital Advisers, was interviewed on a special edition of STA Money Hour by Michael Smith and Luke Patterson. Mr. East talks about AACA’s current outlook on real estate in general and where AACA sees value and risks. Mr. East also talks about his current “long-short” real estate securities fund that he subadvises for Altegris Advisors, LLC. If you are interested in real estate as an investment, this interview will be well worth your time.


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Burland East Interview at NAREIT

Burland East at NAREIT on the state of the REIT Industry. Watch AACA’s CEO, discuss why REITs continue to be sound advice.

Burland East recently gave an interview to during the “REITWorld 2012: NAREIT’s Annual Convention for All Things REIT” at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. During this interview, Mr. East said that investors should feel confident about the REIT sector and its future prospects. He pointed to the sector’s outperformance as a positive factor influencing investors.

“REITs have been well rewarded over a long period of time,” he said. “We believe that most institutional and retail investors are best served by seeking an allocation in real estate through REITs, largely because most REITs have transparency, liquidity and governance.”