Maria Benavente

B.Comm. (Hons.), CFA Portfolio Manager Real estate investing

Maria is a Portfolio Manager on the Equity Income Team, specializing in global real estate securities. She is a co-manager of Dynamic Global Real Estate Fund, Dynamic Real Estate & Infrastructure Income Fund, and Dynamic Real Estate & Infrastructure Income II Fund.

She joined Dynamic in 2016 as a Portfolio Analyst working closely with Tom Dicker on identifying opportunities in the real estate sector. As her responsibilities grew, she was promoted to Associate Portfolio Manager in 2018 and to Portfolio Manager in early 2019. Prior to joining Dynamic, Maria spent over five years on the sell-side as a research associate, specializing in real estate investment trusts for BMO Capital Markets and National Bank Financial.

Maria has a B.Comm from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University and is a Calvin C. Potter Fellow. Maria was awarded the CFA designation in 2015.