Managing Director, Head of North America Real Assets Investors coverage
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Claiborne Johnston is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and Head of North America Real Assets investor coverage responsible for real estate, private infrastructure and listed real asset securities. Claiborne re-joined Morgan Stanley Investment Management in 2016. He began his career with Morgan Stanley where he spent nearly 12 years focused on private equity capital markets, investment banking and investment management activities including the coverage of global capital sources for the firm’s investment banking and investment management services. Claiborne also had global responsibility for the supervision and coordination of the firm’s real estate activities with Wealth Management. Prior to re-joining the firm, Claiborne spent four years with Invesco Real Estate where he was a Managing Director and executive committee member responsible for a variety of strategic and business development activities. Claiborne received an MBA from Columbia University and BA from James Madison University. He currently is involved in a number of industry groups such as INREV, AFIRE, ULI, PREA and the Institute for Fiduciary Education.