Rich Hightower

Fundamental Research Analyst | New York
Evercore ISI | Research | Fundamental

Rich Hightower is a managing director and research analyst covering the lodging real estate investment trusts (REITs) and C-corps, gaming REITs and residential REITs. He was named a 2015 “Rising Star of Wall Street Research” in the gaming & lodging category in Institutional Investor’s All-America Research poll.

Prior to joining Evercore ISI, Mr. Hightower covered gaming, lodging and cruise lines for Citadel Securities, an affiliate of Citadel Investment Group. Previously, he was an associate and generalist for a private investment firm based in New York City. He began his career in the real estate investment banking group at RBC Capital Markets.

Mr. Hightower earned a B.A. in economics from Middlebury College.