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Real Estate and Infrastructure Funds


Specialist services delivered through a dedicated group, supporting a broad spectrum of fund structures

Take advantage of our comprehensive property fund administration services for commercial and residential real estate coupled with local expertise and knowledge across the major offshore locations. With over 20 years of experience in this market, we understand the nuances around administrating bricks and mortar, allowing you to focus on maximising the returns on your property portfolios.
Our dedicated property servicing teams in Dublin and the Channel Islands deliver comprehensive support services to a wide range of property fund vehicles and structures:

  • Open and closed-ended funds
  • Listed funds
  • Companies
  • Unit trusts and limited partnerships
  • Residential
  • Commercial property
  • Development projects

Our capabilities include:

  • A full range of services, including assistance with fund establishment and structuring, fund accounting, transfer agency and corporate secretarial
  • Complementary services such as global custody, foreign exchange, cash management, securities lending
  • Support for a broad spectrum of funds, including companies, unit trusts and limited partnership funds across the major offshore locations, including Ireland, Guernsey and Jersey
  • Dedicated professionals providing specialist support and knowledge
William Mak

William Mak

Executive Vice President - Head of Asia-Pacific Region & Country Manager Singapore Branch
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William Mak

William Mak

Executive Vice President - Head of Asia-Pacific Region & Country Manager Singapore Branch

William Mak is Head of the Asia Pacific region for Northern Trust. In this role, he is responsible for the growth and development of the asset servicing and asset management businesses that serve institutional clients across central banks, sovereign wealth funds, public pension funds, government agencies, investment management firms,insurance companies and other large sophisticated global institutions.

William is also currently the Singapore Country Manager, responsible for the oversight of the Singapore Branch activities. From August 2012 to April 2013, William took on additional responsibility as Country Manager of Hong Kong and Head of Northern Trust Global Investments APAC.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, William Mak was with Bank of New York Mellon. He was the Managing Director of Bank of New York Mellon Asset Management business in South East Asia from 2008 – 2010. Before joining the Asset Management business, William was the General Manager Asia of Bank of New York Mellon Asset Servicing B.V. from 2006 to 2008.

Prior to that, he was Managing Director at ABN Amro, managing client relationships and business development with Central Banks, Sovereign Wealth Funds and Government Institutions in Asia Pacific. William also spent a short stint at BNP Paribas in 2004 as Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, South East Asia.

William started his career at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and held various roles during his 16 year tenure in the monetary and reserve management area. He was based in Singapore and also spent 3 years working at the MAS New York Office. William’s last held position at the MAS was Director and Head, Foreign Exchange, Liquidity and Gold in the Reserve and Monetary Management Department. He was part of the MAS senior management in deciding the strategic asset allocations in the foreign reserve of MAS.

William is an economist by training, and graduated with Honors from the National University of Singapore.


Brochure: Property Fund Services

Flexible and dedicated fund administration.

Brochure: Asset Servicing in Asia

With the right combination of local expertise, global capabilities and sharp client focus, Northern Trust’s unwavering commitment will help you meet your immediate and long-term objectives. 

Awards and Accolades

Recognized for strength, stability and outstanding service.

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This material is directed to professional clients only and is not intended for retail clients. For Asia-Pacific markets, it is directed to institutional investors, expert investors and professional investors only and should not be relied upon by retail investors.