Steve is Head of Korea and responsible for personnel, operational, portfolio, and investment management across the country.
Prior to joining LaSalle, Steve was a Managing Partner at Bellevue Capital Management where he focused on cross-border transactions on behalf of Asian family offices, and an Executive Director in the Investment Banking Division at Nomura International where he was a founding member in building the real estate advisory business in Asia-Pacific.
In prior, Steve was Vice President of Lehman Brothers’ Global Real Estate Group focused on originating and structuring principal mezzanine debt and preferred equity investments in Korea, Australia, and China. He also worked at Deutsche Bank’s Real Estate Opportunities Group acquiring under-performing properties, multi-borrower loan portfolios, and distressed companies after the Asian Financial Crisis with regional responsibilities based in Hong Kong. He started his career at Merrill Lynch in the US and interned at the United States Senate.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University.
LaSalle Investment Management is one of the world’s leading real estate investment managers. On a global basis, we manage approximately $77 billion of assets in private equity, debt and public real estate investments as of Q3 2021. The firm sponsors a complete range of investment vehicles including open- and closed-end funds, separate accounts and indirect investments. Our diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe.