Randy I. Anderson, Ph.D., CRE

Chief Executive Officer, GC Asset Mgmt Company

Dr. Anderson serves as Chief Executive Officer of Griffin Capital Asset Management Company and Chief Economist of Griffin Capital Company, LLC. In addition, Dr. Anderson serves as Chief Investment Officer of Griffin Capital Advisor, LLC, Executive Vice President, Secretary and Trustee of Griffin Institutional Access® Credit Fund and Portfolio Manager of Griffin Institutional Access® Real Estate Fund.


Previously, Dr. Anderson held several senior executive positions at Bluerock Real Estate LLC, including founding partner of the Bluerock Total Income + Real Estate Fund where he was the Portfolio Manager. Prior to Bluerock, Dr. Anderson was a founding partner of Franklin Square Capital Partners, the firm that pioneered the non-traded Business Development Company. Dr. Anderson also served as the Chief Economist and a Division President for CNL Real Estate Advisors, as the Chief Economist and Director of Research for the Marcus and Millichap Company where he served on the Investment Committee, and as Vice President of Research at Prudential Real Estate Advisors. Dr. Anderson also served as the Howard Phillips Eminent Scholar Chair and Professor of Real Estate at the University of Central Florida where he directed the research and education institute. Dr. Anderson was the former editor of the Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management; was awarded the Counselors of Real Estate designation, named a Kinnard Young Scholar by the American Real Estate Society, and named both a NAIOP Research Foundation Distinguished Fellow and a Homer Hoyt Institute Fellow.

Dr. Anderson is also known for sharing his macroeconomic insights at investment industry events and in the media. He has provided economic commentary for prominent financial news outlets, most notably Bloomberg Radio, CNBC, TheStreet, and Fox Business News. Dr. Anderson has also been quoted in articles featured in Financial Advisor Magazine , GlobeSt.com, and National Real Estate Investor.


  • Ph.D. in Finance, Presidential Fellow with highest distinction, University of Alabama
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Presidential Scholar, North Central College