Benjamin Gifford

Benjamin Gifford

Managing Director, Chairman of Real Estate Americas Investment Committee at J.P. Morgan Asset Management – Real Estate Americas

New York, NY
Ben is responsible for governing the Investment Committee proceedings as well as providing investment advice to the Real Estate Americas’ Separate Account Clients. Ben was the Captain of the Darien High School (Class of ’66) Track Team where he set and held the school record for the 440 yard dash for many years after graduation. He went on to run track as a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania (Class of ’70) and competed in the Penn Relays.

The USATF Foundation provides a means to attract and guide funds to new and innovative track and field programs with an emphasis on providing opportunities for youth athletes, emerging and experienced elite athletes, along with guidance on future career paths. The Foundation depends upon donations from its Board of Directors, major gifts, and from generous fans of track & field.

Elite athletes are supported by the Foundation via monetary grants, career counseling (mentoring and jobs) and participation in Run With US!. Youth athletes are supported via monetary grants to youth clubs.

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