Managing Director and Head of Capital Market
Mr. Lee has more than 25 years of experience in real estate, finance, and private equity. Prior to jointly forming Excel Core, Mr. Lee served as a Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets and Member of the Investment Committee for Metropolitan Real Estate, a $2.8 billion investment management firm. In this role, Mr. Lee was responsible for all client facing functions within the firm, including sales and marketing, business development and investor relations. Prior to joining Metropolitan, Mr. Lee was a Managing Director and Head of the Real Estate Private Equity Fundraising Group at UBS. In this capacity, he was responsible for the origination and execution of private capital raising assignments for leading real estate investment firms around the world. Prior to this position, Mr. Lee served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Global Real Estate Investment Banking Group and as a senior client coverage officer at UBS. In this capacity, he and his team provided a full range of investment banking products to clients, including: merger, acquisition and strategic advisory services; public, private and preferred equity financing; and unsecured, convertible and mortgage debt financing. During this period, Mr. Lee closed over $35 billion in financing and strategic advisory transactions on behalf of his clients. Prior to joining UBS, Mr. Lee was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs & Co. where his experience included work in the Real Estate and Financial Sponsors groups.
Mr. Lee is a member of PREA where he serves as Co-Chariman of the Alternatives Affinity Group.
Mr. Lee received a B.A. in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.