Chairman & Founding Partner
A seasoned commercial real estate developer and investor, Zhen Zhen has spent nearly 20 years investing, developing and building over a dozen school facilities as well as several retail, office and multifamily projects throughout the Silicon Valley Bay Area. She has an active portfolio of commercial projects ranging from $5 to $60 million in deal size. Her most recent projects include a townhome development in Palo Alto to be completed in December 2016 and a 120-condo development with completed entitlement. Zhen Zhen received her MA in Early Childhood Education from Mills College.
President & Founding Partner
Zhiyi brings a wealth of investment and asset management experience spanning from private equity to real estate. Over the past 15 years, as a principal investor, Zhiyi has acquired and built a portfolio of residential, multifamily, retail and office properties. Zhiyi has substantial fund investment and management experience. She previously led the Fund of Funds (FoF) practice for American Securities Capital Partners in Shanghai China. American Securities has $15 billion in assets under management. Zhiyi began her career in Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Area (PIA) group and subsequently worked at APAX Partners, a leading global private equity firm. Zhiyi received BA magna cum laude from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
David Wientjes is a Senior Vice President and Partner at Kidder Matthews, one of the largest independent commercial real estate firms on the West Coast. Kidder Mathews has experts in 12 offices, performing $3.2 billion in transaction over the last year, executing 1,300 appraisals annually, and managing a portfolio of over 36 million square feet of space.
David is a member of kidder Mathews China Services, one of the only China-focused cross-Pacific real estate groups in the U.S. The group offers advisory, brokerage and property management services to Chinese companies looking to invest in the United States. He has been providing real estate advisory services to San Francisco Bay Area clients for over 30 years in both commercial leasing and domestic and international commercial investment sales. In addition to his work with U.S. clients, David has consistently been successful in advising clients from China and Hong Kong on commercial and investment properties on the West Coast of America.