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Chad LaFauci, CFA, CAIA

Chad LaFauci is director of real assets at Commonwealth Financial Network®, member FINRA/SIPC, the nation's largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker/dealer. With the firm since 2000, Chad is responsible for analysis, approval, and ongoing monitoring of all products with real assets as the underlying investments (e.g., real estate, infrastructure, natural resources, and commodities). In addition, he trains and educates Commonwealth advisors through print and web-based media. Chad graduated from Bates College with a degree in economics. He is a CFA® charterholder and holds the CAIA designation, as well as FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and 65 securities registrations.

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New GICS Sector Could Benefit REITs

August 24, 2016

Today’s guest post is from Chad LaFauci, director of real assets at Commonwealth.

At the end of the month, the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) will introduce a new Real Estate sector—the first time a sector has been added since the system’s inception in 1999.

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