Sarah Cachat is a Partner of The Townsend Group and currently oversees operations for the firm’s discretionary separate account practice representing over 30 institutional client portfolios with real estate portfolio value more than $14 billion. She is responsible for discretionary client administration, marketing, reporting, systems, and facilities management. She contributes to the firm’s best practice standards, compliance, and is a member of all risk management committees. During her tenure at Townsend, Ms. Cachat obtained investment management expertise including structuring multi-asset class investment portfolios, sourcing and underwriting core and non-core global pooled fund investment opportunities, as well as implementing and monitoring investment policies, strategies, and guidelines.
Ms. Cachat currently serves on the Global Standards Steering Committee. Prior to her appointment to the GSSC, she served two three-year terms on the NCREIF PREA Reporting Standards Council.
Prior to joining the Townsend Group in 2004, Ms. Cachat began her career working for Barnes Wendling CPAs.
Ms. Cachat obtained a Masters of Business Administration with a focus in Accounting from Cleveland State University. She received a BSBA in Accounting and Decision Sciences from Miami University.