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AREPA Distinguished Speaker Event with Grant Jiao, Managing Director of Gem...

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JOIN US ON Thursday March 15, 2018 FOR A SPECIAL EVENING OF NETWORKING WITH AREPA MEMBERS AND A DISCUSSION WITH Grant Jiao, Managing Director of Gemdale USA Corporation ("Gemdale USA").

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Grant Jiao, Managing Director of Gemdale USA Corporation ("Gemdale USA").

Gemdale USA Corporation ("Gemdale USA") is a real estate investment and development company headquartered in Pasadena, California. The company also has offices in New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Seattle and Dallas, and develops commercial, multifamily rental and for-sale residential projects.

Gemdale USA is a U.S. subsidiary of Gemdale Corporation (“Gemdale”), one of China’s largest and leading real estate developers, founded in 1988 and listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (600383.SH) in 2001. Gemdale enjoys one of the stron­gest brands in China, and has expanded rapidly in size and strength with over two decades of expansion and successful operations. In 2012, Gemdale Properties & Investment, an affiliate company of Gemdale, was listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKG: 0535). In 2016, Gemdale built and sold over 74,000 residential condominium units in 30 major cities in China.

Grant Jiao is the Managing Director of Gemdale USA, responsible for acquisitions and capital market on the east coast. Previously within Gemdale, he had been working on UBS-Gemdale China Real Estate Fund and WINS Investment, a private equity real estate fund company wholly-owned by Gemdale, in Beijing since early 2010.

Prior to Gemdale, Grant had worked at Property & Portfolio Research (“PPR”) since 2003. PPR was a prominent real estate research and consulting firm headquartered in Boston, now the Portfolio Strategy division of CoStar Group. Grant later joined Clarion Partners, a leading private equity real estate investment firm, in New York City in 2007, then re-joined PPR to head their Asia-Pacific Services in Hong Kong through 2010.

Grant obtained his MBA from University of Rochester and MS from Peking University. He also studied commercial real estate development at MIT Center for Real Estate. He had been a chartered financial analyst (CFA) and a trustee of China Real Estate Association before he moved back to US in 2015.

Company Website: http://www.gemdaleusa.com

Hosted at the Law offices of Herrick, Feinstein LLP.

A reception with wine, beer, soda, and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

This event is generously sponsored by Flushing Bank

This event is free for 2018 AREPA Members $50 for Non Members

For AREPA membership and events information: www.arepainc.org

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