Portfolio Manager, Global Private Real Estate
Mr. Murray is a managing director and portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office, and leads PIMCO's global private commercial real estate team. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2009, he structured real estate transactions throughout the U.S. at JER Partners. Previously, Mr. Murray was in commercial real estate development and construction, and he also served as a combat engineer officer with the U.S. Army. He has 23 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a master's degree in civil engineering from MIT and a bachelor's degree from Lehigh University.
As banks pull back from many types of lending, demand for capital is outpacing supply, providing the best potential opportunities in private credit since the GFC.As banks pull back from many types of lending, demand for capital is outpacing supply, providing the best potential opportunities in private credit since the GFC.
Economic and Market Commentary
Our long-term outlook embraces a flexible, long-term approach to seize opportunities in debt and equity investments across the real estate landscape.
Traditional channels of liquidity for commercial real estate have collapsed, providing attractive opportunities for distressed investors.
The pandemic accelerated the secular work-from-home trend, creating winners and losers in office real estate assets.
Unlocking Alternatives: The Office Market in a Post-COVID World
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New Possibilities from PIMCO and Allianz Real Estate
Learn how PIMCO and Allianz Real Estate have brought together their specialized expertise and global resources to offer an exciting new set of investment solutions in commercial real estate investing.
John Murray, Portfolio Manager, Commercial Real Estate discusses the evolving dynamics in the commercial real estate market and where PIMCO sees the most compelling opportunities.