Jason Zibarras, Managing Director, is the Global Chief Investment Officer for J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Infrastructure Investments Group. Jason is responsible for the Infrastructure Investments Group's global activities including the existing portfolio of investments and new acquisitions. Jason is a member of the Investment Committee and Chairs the group’s Operating Committee. He manages the team which comprises 32 members, including 20 investment and asset management professionals.
He has extensive international experience, having completed infrastructure transactions in the UK, Continental Europe, Australia, the Middle East and the Americas. He has served on the boards of Zephyr Wind, Electricity North West, Southern Water and NQA (Cairns and Mackay airports), holding the Chair positions on the Southern Water Audit Committee and Chair of the Board at NQA.
While at J.P. Morgan Asset Management Jason has led a number of transactions, including the acquisition of Southern Water, Cairns and Mackay airports and the purchase of ACS’s Spanish ports business (DSPL). He also led the group’s bid for Midway Airport in 2008.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management – Global Real Assets
With a 40-year history of successful investing, a staff of approximately 365 real estate, infrastructure and maritime professionals and over $49 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2010, J.P. Morgan Asset Management – Global Real Assets offers a range of products across the risk/return spectrum in the U.S., Europe and Asia. We identify, analyze, negotiate, acquire, develop, redevelop, renovate, operate, maintain, finance and sell real assets, around the world on behalf of our clients. Our broad and global investment capabilities and framework for analyzing opportunities in today's complex real estate, infrastructure and maritime markets provide critical insights for more than 450 institutional clients and 1000 high-net worth clients in both the public and private markets.