Vice President and Portfolio Manager
Securian Asset Management
Joseph Betlej is a lead portfolio manager for the Real Asset Income Fund. He has been active in the real estate industry since 1984. He entered the securities industry when he joined the firm in 1987. Joe’s experience includes investing in public and private placement of commercial real estate equity and debt for client accounts, with an additional focus on dividend-oriented stocks. Joe is a CFA Charterholder, a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts and an Advisory Board member of the Applied Real Estate Securities Program at the University of Wisconsin. He is also a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Minnesota. Joe has a Master of Science degree in Real Estate Appraisal and Investment Analysis from the University of Wisconsin and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Minnesota.