Philip J. McAndrews was named head of real estate equity at Aegon USA Realty Advisors, said spokesman Bradley Dawson in an email.
It is a new position. Mr. McAndrews, who joined Aegon on Jan. 2, reports to Scott Cote and Christoph Gabler, co-heads of real estate.
He previously was senior managing director and chief investment officer of global real estate at TIAA-CREF. He left TIAA in 2016 when it revamped its real assets businesses and was not replaced.
Aegon USA Realty Advisors, the real estate asset management business of Aegon Asset Management, had $16.9 billion in assets under management as of Sept. 30.