Clarion Partners Names Tripp Braillard Head Of Defined Contribution Distribution

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Tripp Braillard

​​​NEW YORK – June 2, 2022 – Clarion Partners, LLC, a leading real estate investment manager, today announced that Tripp Braillard has joined the Firm as Head of Defined Contribution Distribution for the Client Capital Management Group. In this role, Tripp is focused on the distribution of Clarion’s products within the U.S. institutional defined contribution channel. He is based in Boston. 

Braillard brings almost 30 years of experience in the defined contribution investment sector to Clarion Partners. Prior to joining Clarion, Tripp held senior roles at Heitman and PIMCO, where he focused on the defined contribution and insurance sub-advisory marketplaces. Previously, he was Head of Retirement Strategic Accounts at BNY Mellon Investment Management and held a variety of client service and marketing roles with Fidelity Investments. 

“Tripp brings a distinguished track record of achievement in multiple aspects of DC investment management to our organization,” said Hugh Macdonnell, Managing Director and Head of Client Capital Management. “We are pleased that he has joined our team.” 

​Tripp received a BA from Boston College and an MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. 

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Clarion Partners, LLC, has been a leading real estate investment manager for 40 years. Headquartered in New York, the firm maintains strategically located offices across the United States and Europe. With $75.9 billion in total real estate and debt assets under management, Clarion Partners offers a broad range of real estate strategies across the risk/return spectrum to 500 institutional investors across the globe. More information about the firm is available at​. ​​




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