On this episode of our podcast series, Commercial Ready speaks exclusively with David Schaefer - Chief Executive Officer of AEW Capital Management Asia-Pacific.
AEW is one of the World's leading real estate investment advisors, managing over $88.6b of property and securities on behalf of global investors.
With headquarters based in Boston, USA, the business has over seven-hundred-and-seventy employee's across offices in Los Angeles, Madrid, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney & Tokyo to name a few.
As part of both AEW's Asia Investment Committee & Global Executive Committee, David has broad oversight of the businesses investments across the Asia-Pacific region which recently closed it's fourth Asia-Pacific Value-Add fund with commitments totalling in excess of $1.5b.
Prior to his current position at AEW, David was the Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific for Citi Property Investors for close to five years and Executive Director, Head of Property-Asia for Macquarie Bank for a period of close to six years.
David is a graduate of Cornell University, having completed a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts.