Evercore ISI Group took first place honors in Institutional Investor magazine’s annual awards honoring the top REIT analyst teams.
The eight-member Evercore ISI team is led by Stephen Sakwa. ISI, which Evercore acquired in October 2014, held the top spot from 2010 to 2014.
Second place was awarded to the 11-member team at Citi, led by Michael Bilerman. This is the sixth consecutive year the Citi team has held second place.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s 10-member team, led by Jeffrey Spector, took third place for the third consecutive year.