Sean Gray

General Counsel, Europe

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Sean serves as General Counsel for TCC’s commercial investment business in Europe. Based in London, Sean is responsible for the overall legal and risk management of operations and commercial investments made by TCC in Europe.

Before joining TCC, Sean served as Associate General Counsel, Vice President, Europe & Asia Pacific for Nuveen, a $1.2 trillion investment management company owned by TIAA. At Nuveen, Sean was responsible for the legal management of Nuveen’s investments into real estate and renewable energy projects in Europe and Asia Pacific. In his time at Nuveen, Sean oversaw notable transactions including the establishment and management of multiple pan-European joint ventures, the sale of a 25% share in Cityhold Office Partnership, a €4bn committed pan-European joint venture, an AUS $185 million forward funding funded for an office development in Sydney, and the acquisitions and disposals of more than £700 million of UK assets during the course of the pandemic. Prior to Nuveen, Sean was an associate at Eversheds Sutherland in their Real Estate Investment Team, where he also carried out secondments with Lendlease and with Blackstone on its European property assets, including its flexible workspace provider, The Office Group.

Outside of his professional life, Sean enjoys travelling, dining in restaurants, and keeping some balance through cycling, tennis, squash and the gym.