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Ullico Announces Two New Hires to Real Estate Equity Team

June 15, 2023

Ullico Inc., through its affiliate Ullico Investment Advisors Inc. (UIA) , welcomes the addition of Asa Flynn and Steven Reed to its team of real estate investment professionals. Both Flynn and Reed will serve as Vice Presidents of UIA’s newly launched Real Estate Equity Investment Group.

  • Asa Flynn joins the Real Estate Equity Investment Group with over 15 years of real estate investment and asset management experience. Flynn has held key roles serving institutional clients and Taft-Hartley Funds, including the AFL-CIO Building Investment Trust, Multi-Employer Property Trust and American Core Realty. At Ullico, he will play a key role in driving acquisition, financing, and asset management activities for UIA’s real estate equity business. Flynn is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, where he received his master’s in real estate development, and Rhodes College, where he earned his BA in Economics & Business Administration.
  • Steven Reed, a real estate investment and finance professional with more than 15 years of experience, joins the Real Estate Equity Investment group. Most recently, Reed was responsible for acquisitions and dispositions of U.S. commercial real estate assets at John Hancock/Manulife Investment Management. Similar to Flynn, he will play a key role in driving acquisition, financing, and asset management activities for UIA’s real estate equity business. Reed is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, where he received his master’s in real estate development, and the College of the Holy Cross, where he earned his BA in History.

Jim Darcey, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Ullico Investment Advisors, said: “I am very excited to have Asa and Steve join me as we launch Ullico’s real estate equity investment business. The experience they each offer in identifying exceptional investment opportunities, executing on investment strategies and very importantly, forming industry relationships based on trust, makes them ideal additions to the Ullico team.”

Joe Linehan, President of Ullico Investment Advisors, agreed, saying: “With the addition of Asa and Steve, Jim Darcey is building a strong, experienced team for the new Real Estate Equity fund. This is an exciting next step for Ullico’s series of successful investment strategies.”

About Ullico
The Ullico Inc. family of companies provides insurance and investment solutions for labor organizations, union employers, institutional investors and union members. Founded 95 years ago, the company takes a proactive approach to anticipating labor’s needs, developing innovative financial and risk solutions and delivering value to our clients. Our products are tailored to promote financial security and stability for American workers.

The Ullico Inc. family of companies includes The Union Labor Life Insurance Company; Ullico Casualty Group, LLC.; Ullico Investment Company, LLC.; and Ullico Investment Advisors, Inc. For additional information, visit www.ullico.com.