Margaret McKnight is a Managing Director and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Metropolitan. Ms. McKnight directs the investment policy and program across all Metropolitan vehicles along with David Sherman. In addition, Ms. McKnight is responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities in the U.S.
Prior to joining Metropolitan, Ms. McKnight spent six years with Cambridge Associates where she led their real assets specialist consulting practice. She advised clients on all aspects of building real assets portfolios, from setting policy to selecting and monitoring managers. Prior to joining Cambridge Associates, Ms. McKnight spent 11 years with J.P. Morgan where she was a Vice President in the Real Estate Equity Investments area, and served on the investment team of the Argo Partnerships. Prior to that role, she was part of the investment banking group at J.P. Morgan; her advisory assignments included an extensive review and restructuring of an $8 billion national real estate portfolio and the sale of a subsidiary of The Equitable (at that time the nation’s largest real estate investment management company). Ms. McKnight also sits on the Retirement Benefits Investment Committee for Sutter Health, the fifth largest U.S. non-profit community based healthcare provider.
Ms. McKnight graduated with high honors from Swarthmore College and earned an M.B.A. from New York University.