GreenWood Resources, Inc. (GWR), was founded in 1998 and is a global timberland investment management company that acquires, develops, and manages sustainable, short-rotation hardwood timberland assets in addition to more traditional hardwood and softwood timberland assets. GWR specializes in creating value through the integrated deployment of improved plant material and intensive silvicultural management strategies to create attractive risk-adjusted returns in selected regions of the world. We focus on the science and technology of tree breeding and growth which distinguishes us from other timberland investment management organizations. GWR’s core competencies include capital management, superior plant material, tree improvement methodologies, tree farm operations, and sales and marketing. These skills are uniquely integrated to produce superior, risk-adjusted returns for investments in forestry. GWR’s strategy meets the growing demand for sustainably harvested trees and provides responsible environmental stewardship for renewable forest resources. Today, GWR is a subsidiary of the leading financial services provider, TIAA, and has more than 150 professionals with offices and field locations in North America, South America, and Central Europe. GWR currently manages approximately $1.8 billion of assets or commitments.