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Helen Hwang

Helen Hwang is Senior Executive Managing Director at Meridian Investment Sales, LLC and leads the Institutional Investment Sales group. Ms. Hwang has executed more than 85 institutional sale and recapitalization transactions worth over $26 billion. Prior to joining Meridian, Ms. Hwang spent 16 years at Cushman & Wakefield as an Executive Vice President, responsible for investment sales in New York. Ms. Hwang has worked on many high-profile sales assignments throughout her career, including 1865 Broadway, 220 East 72nd Street, 22 River Terrace, 101 Murray Street, 400 Madison Avenue, One Court Square, 60 East 12th Street, 510 Madison Avenue, 511 Fifth Avenue, Glenn Gardens, the MetLife building at 200 Park Avenue, 666 Fifth Avenue, the Park Avenue and 850 Third Avenue portfolio sale, and the land leases under 625 Madison Avenue, 2 Herald Square and 75 Rockefeller Center. For the sale of 88 Leonard Street, Ms. Hwang received the Real Estate Board of New York’s highest achievement, Most Ingenious Sale Deal of the Year 2012 (Robert T. Lawrence Memorial Award). Ms. Hwang has marketed significant New York assets for clients including Africa Israel Investments, Ashkenazy Acquisitions, Capmark Financial, Daishin Securities, Dermot Company, Epic UK, Five Mile Capital, Istithmar, JE Robert Companies, Paramount Group, Park Tower Group, Rockrose Development Corp, SL Green, Spitzer Enterprises, Vornado Realty Trust and Macklowe Properties. She has been a trusted strategic advisor to many national and international offices, institutions and nonprofits, including the American Bible Society, Archdiocese of New York, Children’s Aid Society, MTA, University of New York, St. John’s University and the Watchtower. Bible and Tract Society of New York and Fortune 50 Corporations such as Bank of America and Verizon. Ms. Hwang has received numerous awards throughout her career for her professional achievements and charitable contributions, including Broker of the Year by Real Estate Forum magazine, a leading business publication, the prestigious Power Broker award of the Year from CoStar, Bisnow’s New York Power Women Award, Rebuilding Together NYC’s Patty Johnson Outstanding Leadership Award and Friendship Circle’s Humanitarian Award. She was also named one of the 50 Most Outstanding Asian Americans in Business by the Asian American Business Development Center. Ms. Hwang is Chair of the Membership Committee and a member of the Executive and Advisory Committees of the New York Chapter of the Urban Land Institute and an industry expert guest speaker for numerous conferences and some of the top equity research teams in Country REITs including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, ISI Group, FBR Capital Markets & Co, JMP Securities and UBS. Ms. Hwang earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (Real Estate Finance), where she graduated “with distinction.” She also holds a master’s degree in real estate investment and development from New York University. Ms. Hwang is a New York State Certified Real Estate Appraiser and is a New York and New Jersey Licensed Salesperson.

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