Mary Ruth Newman is a Board Member and the Vice-President of WIIIN. 

Mary Ruth is also a member of WIIIN’s Programming, Sponsorship and D&I Committees and serves as primary liaison to the Advisory Council.  At Cohen and Steers she is a Senior Vice President focusing on consultant relations on the west coast and is a member of the Cohen and Steers Women’s Exchange. Prior to joining Cohen and Steers in 2017, Ms. Newman worked at Wells Capital Management, also serving in consultant relations.  Previously, she worked for Wachovia Securities in London as director within European Debt Capital Markets and prior to that worked for over a decade in London and Hong Kong for First Union National Bank as a Managing Director in the Global Financial Institutions Group.   

Ms. Newman has a BA from Earlham College and The Sorbonne and currently holds Series 3, Series 7 and Series 63 FINRA Certifications.  She lives in Manhattan Beach with her husband and two kids. In her free time she enjoys tennis, golf, skiing, spinning and spending time in the mountains.  Mary Ruth also enjoys supporting her son’s mountain biking passion and her daughter’s equestrian competitions.

Mary Ruth can be reached at



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