WELCOME TO THE AFL-CIO BUILDING INVESTMENT TRUST (BIT) The ONLY commercial real estate fund licensed to use the AFL-CIO brand. THE NUMBERS AT A GLANCE Since 1988, the BIT has directly or indirectly invested more than $7.4 BILLION for the development and acquisition of more than 200 office, retail, multifamily, hotel, warehouse, and mixed-use properties across the country. SEE OUR PORTFOLIO The BIT invests in assets located in the communities where union families live and work. COMPREHENSIVE UNION LABOR POLICIES learn how to INVEST IN THE BIT Competitive risk-adjusted returns for qualified union pension plans. MEET OUR PROFESSIONALS UNION PROUD! MESSAGE FROM RICHARD L. TRUMKA AFL-CIO PRESIDENT The BIT’s investments have helped to generate more than 80 million union construction hours since the Fund’s inception.
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Rinse A. Brink

Rinse A. Brink

President & Managing Principal, PRI

B.S., Business Administration, University of Arkansas
M.B.A., Finance, University of Houston

Rinse A. Brink serves as the Senior Portfolio Manager for the Building Investment Trust. Prior to managing the BIT Portfolio, Mr. Brink served for over thirty years’ in the real estate industry with previous positions at LaSalle Investment Management and the former USF&G Realty Investors. Mr. Brink is a Senior Vice President of PNC Bank and was formerly Senior Vice President and Principal of PRI and has been the BIT Senior Portfolio Manager since 2004.

In addition to having day-to-day responsibility for the management of PRI, Mr. Brink serves as the Chairman of the PRI Investment Committee,  the PRI Board of Directors, and the PRI Management, Operating, and Risk Committee.

Clayton M. Flanagan

Clayton M. Flanagan

Sr. VP & Chief Transaction Officer, PRI

B.A., UC Berkeley
M.A., Urban Planning, University of Virginia

Clay M. Flanagan is a Senior Vice President and Chief Transaction Officer at PNC Realty Investors, Inc. (“PRI”) and is based in its San Francisco office. Mr. Flanagan joined PRI as a Vice President in 2007 primarily to source development transactions on behalf of the BIT out of its Washington, DC office.

Previous to his role at PRI, Mr. Flanagan was a Vice President in ING Real Estate’s/Clarion Partners DC office for over eight years and was involved in both asset management and acquisition activities on behalf of ING’s Real Estate direct investment vehicle as well as certain separate accounts. Mr. Flanagan has over 20 years of real estate industry experience.

At PRI Mr. Flanagan directs the investment team in the acquisition and disposition of both income and development investments and works directly with the Portfolio Manager on strategic issues including investor outreach. Mr. Flanagan has originated over 45 direct investments in various major markets in the U.S. The committed capital of these investments exceeds $5 Billion dollars.

Mr. Flanagan and his wife Molly have 3 children and reside in Petaluma, CA.

Randy Kinder

Randy Kinder

President, ITC

B.A., American Studies, University of Notre Dame
M.B.A., Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

Randy Kinder is the President of ITC. Mr. Kinder joined the AFL-CIO’s Investment Program in 2002 when he was hired by the AFL-CIO HIT. While at the HIT, he served as a Program Manager for the HIT HOME union member mortgage program and the HIT Marketing department. He later joined the ITC and focused on broadening marketing and outreach of the AFL-CIO BIT to AFL-CIO constituency groups and managed the BIT marketing efforts in the Midwest and to other key markets and unions.

Mr. Kinder serves as a National Board Member of the Mikva Challenge and as Chairperson of the Mikva Challenge DC Advisory Board. He also serves as Vice President and Board Member for Holtz’s Heroes Foundation.

Mr. Kinder holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. He holds Series 63 and 7 FINRA designations.

While studying at the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Kinder participated in football and track. He is very proud to have been a member of the NFL Players Association during his playing career with the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles. Mr. Kinder and his family reside in Washington, D.C.

Phone:202-898-9190

William Little

William Little

PRESIDENT & MARKETING DIRECTOR, ITCF

B.A. The George Washington University
M.B.A. American University

William Little is Marketing Director of the ITC and also serves as President of ITC Financial, LLC. (ITCF), ITC’s subsidiary broker-dealer. He is responsible for the overall business development and client service activities for the AFL-CIO BIT. Mr. Little has been a part of the AFL-CIO Investment Program since 2007. Prior to his current role, Mr. Little served as Chief of Staff at the AFL-CIO ITC and as Deputy Chief of Staff at the AFL-CIO HIT.

Before joining ITC, William worked on Capitol Hill for seven years finishing his time there as an Advisor to Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and serving as a liaison to the Congressional Black Caucus, Progressive Caucus, and Labor community.

Mr. Little holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The George Washington University and a Master of Business Administration degree from American University. Mr. Little also holds the Series 7, 63, and 24 FINRA designations.

Phone:202-898-9190

Lynn Fieldman

Lynn Fieldman

VP of Construction & Labor Relations, ITC

Lynn Fieldman first began his apprenticeship with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (“IBEW”) in 1973 and was initiated as a Journeyman with IBEW Local 176 in 1977. Not too long after starting his career as a Journeyman, Lynn was chosen to serve on the Local 176 Executive Board, which was followed by his election to Business Manager in 1986.

In addition to his work as the Business Manager of Local 176, Mr. Fieldman simultaneously served as the president of the Will and Grundy County Building Trades from 1992 until the early 2000’s. In recognition of his work on behalf of Local 176’s membership, Lynn was appointed International Representative in the Construction Department of the IBEW by President Edwin Hill in 2003. Given his decades of experience as a trustee on NECA-IBEW Local 176 Health and Welfare Fund, the NECA-IBEW Local 176 Pension Fund, the Decatur NECA-IBEW Pension Trust Fund, and  NECA-IBEW Supplemental Unemployment Benefit Fund, in 2007 he was appointed to the position of Director in the IBEW’s Pension Reciprocity Department.

After his retirement from the IBEW, Lynn decided to bring his experience to the AFL-CIO Investment Trust Corporation as the Vice President of Construction and Labor Relations.  Lynn currently resides in Maryland with his wife Cindy. An avid outdoorsman, Lynn was recently appointed to serve on the National Advisory Board of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance.

Phone:202-898-9190

Paul Gurewitz

Paul Gurewitz

Vice President, West Coast, ITCF

B.S. Human Development, University of Hawaii
M.S. Counseling, San Francisco State University

Paul Gurewitz serves as the Vice President of Business Development & Client Services for AFL-CIO ITC Financial, LLC. (ITCF) ITC’s subsidiary broker-dealer. Prior to joining the ITC, Mr. Gurewitz served in various positions for 30 years, with a concentration in management, sales, client services and marketing in both the Pension and Health and Welfare fields for the Taft-Hartley market.

Currently Mr. Gurewitz is responsible for managing and implementing strategic marketing efforts for the AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust (BIT). Mr. Gurewtiz has been a part of the AFL-CIO Investment Program since 2017.

Mr. Gurewitz holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Hawaii and a Master of Science degree from San Francisco State University. He also holds the Series 7, and 63 FINRA designations as well as California Insurance Licenses in both L&D and P&C.

 

Phone:202-898-9190

Jessica Itz

Jessica Itz

Investor Relations, ITC

B.A., Psychology, University of Tennessee – Knoxville

Jessica Itz is the Investor Relations Coordinator for ITC. In this role she is the direct point of contact for the ITC’s union pension fund clients. Jessica has developed an understanding of the Taft-Hartley pension environment during her eight years with the ITC, which helps her assist the union affiliated investors of the AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust.

Prior to joining the ITC, Ms. Itz worked in the legislative affairs department of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, the predecessor of National Nurses United. Her policy work on behalf of organized health care workers before Congress and in coordination with the AFL-CIO has proven beneficial in her current role, given the complex rules applying to union pension funds.

Ms. Itz holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee—Knoxville. Ms. Itz is currently working towards earning her Series 7 FINRA designation.

Phone:202 499 5517

The AFL-CIO ITC provides investor and labor relations
services to over 240 multi-employer and public pension fund clients. Comprised of a dedicated
and professional staff who have experience working in the labor and Taft-Hartley market,
the ITC offers clients unparalleled access to a national network of pension trustees, staff, and
fund consultants — as well as labor leaders at the national, regional and local levels.

The ITCF an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of the AFL-CIO ITC,
is a limited purpose broker dealer that provides third-party marketing services for
investment funds marketed to qualified pension funds with union beneficiaries.

PRI provides real estate investment advisory, management and administrative support services to PNC Bank (or Trustee) in connection with the BIT.  In its role as investment advisor, PRI is responsible for identifying and underwriting prospective transactions, performing due diligence, recommending potential investments to the Trustee, record keeping, and asset management.

PNC Realty Investors, Inc.

Investment Advisor

800 17th Street NW
12th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20006

410 237 5309

AFL-CIO ITC Financial, LLC.

Marketing

815 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 320
Washington, DC 20006

202 898 9190