Celina Kuoch, W'98

Wharton Real Estate Investment Affinity Group

Celina Kuoch is an experienced real estate acquirer and asset manager with a strategic approach to investing and managing, based on an institutional framework while executing with an entrepreneurial acumen. Collectively, spearheaded five teams in North America and Asia Pacific and acquired and managed more than $10 billion of RE assets. Has global experience with a sovereign wealth fund, private debt firm, private equity fund, investment banks and a placement firm that encompass skill sets in portfolio asset management, asset allocation, portfolio construction, acquisitions and dispositions, loan originations, capital raising and investor relations. Worked and lived in multiple countries including Switzerland, United Kingdom, China, India, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia, Canada and the U.S.

Ms. Kuoch holds a M.S. in Global Finance in a joint-program from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Ms. Kuoch also holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.