CenterSquare takes pride in our team and is continually looking to attract and retain the best and brightest minds in real asset investment management. CenterSquare has grown consistently to include over 60 employees located in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, London and Singapore.  Our global investment team is truly global with members from 8 nations - the U.S., China, Japan, the UK, Italy, Germany, Australia, and Malaysia. 

E. Todd Briddell, CFA

Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer

Scott Crowe

Chief Investment Strategist

Frank J. Ferro

General Counsel

Debbie Flickinger

Chief Operating Officer

Joseph Law

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer

Scott Maguire, CFA, CAIA

Managing Director

Head of Investor Relations





Mr. Briddell is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of CenterSquare Investment Management. Mr. Briddell has oversight responsibility for all of CenterSquare's real asset investment advisory services including private equity real estate and listed real estate and infrastructure across the United States, Europe and Asia. He also chairs the firm's Management Committee and CenterSquare's Private Real Estate Investment Committee. Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Briddell was President and Chief Investment Officer.


Mr. Briddell is the founder of CenterSquare's listed real estate securities group, and since joining the firm in 1993 he has held positions in private real estate acquisitions, U.S. and Global REIT research and portfolio management. Mr. Briddell holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in Finance and Real Estate. He is a member of NAREIT, the CFA Institute/Society of Philadelphia and the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), where he was Co-Chair of the Green Building Committee.





Scott Crowe is the Chief Investment Strategist at CenterSquare Investment Management and joined the firm in 2015. Scott is a member of CenterSquare’s listed real estate, listed infrastructure and private real estate investment committees. In this capacity he works with each team’s portfolio managers and investment professionals in the leadership of the investment process, with a particular focus on thought leadership by synthesizing our real asset views across the business. Scott is the portfolio manager of the Global Concentrated real estate securities strategy. Scott also works directly with CenterSquare’s clients, providing education and guidance on the market and helping them execute their investment goals. Prior to joining CenterSquare, Scott was CIO of Liquid Alternatives at Resource Real Estate where he built and led a global investment and distribution platform. Prior thereto, Scott was the lead Global Portfolio Manager for Cohen & Steers, where he was responsible for $10B in assets under management and led the investment and research team of over 20 portfolio managers and analysts. Prior to this, Mr. Crowe held the position of Head of Global Real Estate for UBS Equities Research, where he built and managed the U.S. REIT division while leading a global team of more than 40 analysts. Scott began his career at Paladin Property Securities and holds an Honors Finance Degree from the University of Technology Sydney and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW/National University of Singapore





In Mr. Ferro's role as General Counsel of CenterSquare, he oversees, in conjunction with outside counsel, the legal aspects of all acquisition, joint venture, disposition, development, leasing, management, financing and other real estate activities of the Company and its affiliates. Mr. Ferro also acts as outside counsel (through Ferro & Associates, LLC) on real estate and joint venture transactional matters for CenterSquare and its affiliated entities. Mr. Ferro brings more than 40 years of commercial real estate experience to his role. Prior to joining CenterSquare in 2004, Mr. Ferro was General Counsel and Executive Vice President of The Rubenstein Company, L.P., where he served in those roles from 1992-2004. Previously, Mr. Ferro was a partner in the Philadelphia office of the international law firm, Dechert, LLP, and served as Chair of the firm's real estate practice group. His work and experience focused principally on a broad range of real estate matters, with an emphasis on real estate acquisition and finance, land development, leasing and lease administration, construction and design, and the structuring of partnerships, limited liability companies and other forms of joint ventures for real property ownership and development. Mr. Ferro graduated from LaSalle University, magna cum laude with a B.A. degree in Political Science. He received his J.D. degree from Villanova University School of Law, cum laude, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Villanova Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif.





Ms. Flickinger serves as the Chief Operating Officer and is currently responsible for overseeing the company’s operations, information technology, trading and human resources functions. Ms. Flickinger was appointed Chief Operating Officer effective November 1, 2017.


Prior to joining CenterSquare, Ms. Flickinger spent 8 years at BNY Mellon.  During the majority of her tenure, she served as Chief Administrative Officer of the Investment Management division. In this capacity, she was also responsible for compliance of various regulatory and industry mandates including the Resolution Plan development, Volcker Compliance and FATCA.  She directed the development and implementation of the cyber-security program. Debbie restructured the proxy governance model to further improve fiduciary oversight of the function.


Debbie served 5 years as Global Chief of Staff and Chief Operating Officer for the Americas in Deutsche Bank’s Asset Management division, where she was responsible for managing various activities including the global acquisition of Zurich Scudder Investments. As part of the effort, she led the implementation of the division’s strategy which encompassed the integration of the operations platform, divesture of the passive business and negotiation of an outsourcing arrangement of the fund accounting function.  


Before that, Debbie spent nearly 12 years at Merrill Lynch with increasing management responsibilities in various groups including the finance, technology, equity financing and treasury divisions.


Debbie earned her B.S. in Finance from Pennsylvania State University and her Masters in Business Administration from Farleigh Dickinson University.





Mr. Law serves as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer and is currently responsible for overseeing the company's corporate and investment accounting and reporting processes, as well as the compliance function. He has been integral in the development and implementation of CenterSquare's accounting and information systems and in the administration of accounting policies and procedures to conform to industry standards and market value reporting. Mr. Law was appointed Chief Compliance Officer on January 1, 2008. He has been involved in developing and implementing CenterSquare's Compliance program since 2005.


Prior to joining CenterSquare in 2000, Mr. Law spent 11 years with the Assurance and Advisory Business Services Group of Ernst & Young LLP in its Philadelphia office. During his tenure at Ernst & Young, Mr. Law was a member of the E&Y Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group, where his client base consisted of several high profile private real estate companies in the Philadelphia region. Mr. Law is a member of both the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants.





Mr. Maguire is the Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations for CenterSquare Investment Management. He joined CenterSquare in early 2007. He is responsible for client servicing and consultant relations, as well as new business development with corporate, public and sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations, and sub-advisory relationships. In addition, Mr. Maguire is responsible for the development and marketing of new products and strategies. Mr. Maguire joined the investment management industry in 1986 and has held business development, client servicing and consultant relations positions at Merrill Lynch, Laurel Capital Advisors, LLP (subsidiary of Mellon Financial), John A. Levin & Co. and AIM Investments. Mr. Maguire holds a B.S. in Computer Information Systems, an A.S. in Accountancy and an A.S. in Management from Bentley University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and a member of the CFA Institute of Philadelphia, Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) and State Association of County Retirement Systems (SACRS).


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