William Pattison is the head of the real estate research & strategy team within the risk, research & analytics group of MetLife Investment Management (MIM). He is responsible for research and strategy development in support of MIM’s real estate equity and debt platforms. In this role, he works closely with MIM's real estate regional offices and portfolio managers to craft the strategic house view, drive thought leadership initiatives, monitor domestic and international capital markets, and develop investment strategies designed to maximize returns while minimizing market, rate, and liquidity risks. As a member of the Investment Committee, Pattison is responsible for reviewing and voting on all acquisitions and dispositions for MetLife's real estate in the U.S.
Prior to joining MetLife in 2015, Pattison spent ten years at Aegon Real Assets. His responsibilities included oversight of the research platform, development of real estate strategies, and valuation support of special servicing workouts.
Pattison is a graduate of Iowa State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in economics.