Founder and Partner
Franklin Templeton Institutional
Marc Weidner joined Franklin Templeton in early 2002 and is a member of the Global Investment Committee of Franklin Real Asset Advisors. In addition, he is a member of its Management Committee and in this capacity serves as Head of Investments. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Weidner worked in the investment banking group of DLJ/Credit Suisse in London and New York where he originated and structured real estate private equity funds in Europe and the United States. Prior to joining DLJ/Credit Suisse, he was with Security Capital Group in London where he worked on various transactions and business development initiatives. Mr. Weidner holds an M.B.A. from Cornell University where he was a Fulbright scholar. He holds a master’s degree in political science and international relations, magna cum laude, and a B.A. in business management, magna cum laude, from Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Mr. Weidner is a member of PREA and INREV, and is a faculty member in the M.S. in Real Estate Development program at Columbia University.