Chris Kim is based in Seoul and works with Steven Cha on real estate investments in Korea. Prior to joining the Asia real estate team in 2006, Chris was an analyst at Ascendas Korea. His focus while at Ascendas included sourcing, evaluating, and structuring potential investment opportunities in Korea on behalf of the Singaporean fund. Previously, Chris worked in the structured finance and real estate practice group at PricewaterhouseCoopers advising international opportunistic and core funds in their acquisition of real estate in Korea. Chris holds a B.A. degree from Yonsei University in Korea. He is fluent in Korean and English.