Reena Pally is a portfolio manager in the Real Estate Debt Strategies group. She is the portfolio manager of MetLife’s $40 billion general account commercial mortgage portfolio. Pally is a voting member of the investment committee and head of portfolio loan surveillance.
Pally is the former chief of staff to MetLife’s chief investment officer. In this role, Pally was responsible for supporting MetLife’s chief investment officer and the Investments’ leadership team. She oversaw a number of critical projects for Investments, including executive communications on its $475 billion portfolio strategy and asset sector performance for the Board of Directors, its investment committee and the executive group. Pally joined MetLife’s Investment Management Program in 2002 and has progressively built her investment skills in multiple asset sectors. She previously was the trader and assistant portfolio manager of the $5 billion leveraged loan portfolio. Prior to this, Pally was the portfolio manager of the middle market leveraged loan portfolio, where she successfully led MetLife’s re-entry into the asset class and generated attractive relative value. While she served as a director in corporate distressed investments, Pally led several restructurings and helped to negotiate successful outcomes for MetLife on a number of high profile transactions.
She received an MBA from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and a Bachelor of Science from New York University Stern School of Business. Pally is a member of the Women’s Bond Club, a professional organization focused on women in finance.