Cohen & Steers Marks Five Years in Asia With New Staff and Services

By Cohen Steers, PRNE
Wednesday, July 14, 2010

NEW YORK, July 15, 2010 - Cohen & Steers, Inc. (NYSE: CNS) is marking the fifth anniversary of its
Hong Kong office, which was established in July 2005. The anniversary
coincides with the addition of three new hires who will expand and enhance
the firm's capabilities in the region.

Anton Chan has joined as the head of institutional marketing and client
service for Asia. He will focus on expanding Cohen & Steers' institutional
relationships in Asia ex-Japan and will oversee institutional client service.
Before joining Cohen & Steers, Mr. Chan was a vice president with Bank of New
York Mellon in sales and relationship management for North Asia ex-Japan.

The firm also added Grace Ding as a Hong Kong-based member of the global
listed infrastructure research team. Ms. Ding came from Nomura International
in Hong Kong, where she specialized in Asian gas pipeline, gas distribution
and electric power companies.

Jackie Choy, formerly with Lehman Brothers, is a research analyst
covering Hong Kong and China. He is part of the Hong Kong research team
dedicated to the Asia Pacific listed real estate sector, which is led by Luke
, the regional portfolio manager.

"Our Hong Kong office is enormously important to our global presence, and
we are pleased to offer our clients-current and prospective-the best in
research and portfolio management," said Robert Steers, co-chairman and
co-chief executive officer of Cohen & Steers. "I am confident that Anton will
be successful reaching new institutional clients and providing top-caliber
service to our existing clients."

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Symbol: NYSE: CNS

About Cohen & Steers. Cohen & Steers is a manager of income-oriented
equity portfolios specializing in U.S. and international real estate
securities, large cap value stocks, listed infrastructure and utilities, and
preferred securities. The company also manages alternative investment
strategies such as hedged real estate securities portfolios and private real
estate multimanager strategies for qualified investors. Headquartered in New
York City
, with offices in London, Brussels, Hong Kong and Seattle, Cohen &
Steers serves individual and institutional investors through a broad range of
investment vehicles.

This release is for informational purposes only and may not be construed
as investment advice or sales or marketing material for any financial product
or service sponsored or provided by Cohen & Steers, Inc. or any of its
affiliates or agents.

In Hong Kong: Stephen Kenneally, Executive Director, Cohen & Steers Asia Limited, +852-366-70087, In New York: Anthony Ialeggio, SVP and Director of Global Marketing, Cohen & Steers, Inc., +1-212-796-9345

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