Jack Foster

Former Head of Direct Real Estate, Franklin Templeton Real Assets Advisors

Jack Foster joined Franklin Templeton in 1987 and departed in January 2016. For over two decades, Jack Foster has been a global investor in private real estate funds and public real estate companies, including investments in Asia and Europe. He is a member of various advisory boards for private funds around the world, as well as an active participant in the major real estate industry organizations. Jack Foster was a member of Franklin Templeton Real Asset Advisors' Investment Committee and a portfolio manager of Franklin Templeton's REIT funds. Before joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Foster worked as a commercial real estate broker in New York City. His real estate career started more than 25 years ago in Maryland and Virginia, where he worked in residential housing development. Mr. Foster earned a B.A. from Columbia University.