Nicholas Verano is a Senior Vice President and heads Sentinel’s investor services office in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Prior to joining Sentinel, he was a Vice President and Manager of Marketing for Institutional Services at Wachovia Bank & Trust Company, with special emphasis on real estate from 1981 to 1988. From 1979 to 1981, he was a Senior Consultant with Mercer-Meidinger-Hansen, and was a Regional Manager for Corporate Accounts with Bank of America from 1975 to 1979. Mr. Verano graduated with a BA from Marshall University in 1971. He was a member of the Corporate Affiliate Board of Directors of the National Association of State Treasurers and is active in various other statewide and national pension and real estate organizations for public, multi-employer and corporate plan sponsors, including NCTR, SCTR and PREA.