DCREC works to fulfill its mission through its committees, which draw on member expertise to provide guidance on matters ranging from product structure and marketing to legal and regulatory trends.
DCREC encourages members to participate actively in the organization by serving on its committees. These include:
UBS Asset Management
Establishing and promoting best practices is a vital component of DCREC's mission. The Best Practices Committee is charged with engaging the broader DC community—including plan sponsors, consultants, related industry organizations (REIS, NCREIF, PREA) and regulators—to review best practices and establish standards that facilitate the inclusion of real estate investment opportunities in DC plans.
AEW Capital Management
The Research Committee is responsible for ensuring that DCREC meets its mission to educate and inform DC plan sponsors, administrators, investment advisors, members and other industry stakeholders through a steady flow of research reports on pressing issues concerning DC plan investment in real estate.
Partners Group (USA) Inc.
The mission of the Strategic Alliance Committee is to expand and reinforce the relationships between associations and organizations that share a common interest in furthering the role of real estate in DC plans. DCREC is committed to collaborating with affiliated organizations to support education and research, promulgate standards and encourage the adoption of best practices for the benefit of plan sponsors, fiduciary advisors and DC plan participants.
The role of the Marketing Committee is to foster awareness of the organization, its research and its educational mission among key DC industry constituencies including plan sponsors, consultants and potential members.
Finance & Valuation
The role of the Finance & Valuation Committee is to monitor the industry for important financial, valuation and accounting developments.