Lanhee Yung '97

Lanhee Yung

Lanhee Yung '97

Managing Director, Global Capital Raising and Investor Relations
Starwood Capital Group

Lanhee Yung is the Managing Director of Global Fundraising in Starwood Capital Group’s Global Capital Raising and Investor Relations Group. In this role, she is responsible for raising capital globally on behalf of the Firm’s private investment funds and co-investments, including real estate, energy infrastructure and hedge funds. 

Prior to joining Starwood Capital in 2010, Ms. Yung was Head of Investor Relations & Fundraising for the CIM Group, where she raised private equity real estate and infrastructure funds. Before that, Ms. Yung was an Associate Director, Real Estate Private Equity Fundraising at UBS, sourcing equity from U.S. and European investors. She was previously with GLA Hotels, where she focused on business development and strategy. She started her career at Merrill Lynch as an Analyst and Associate in the firm’s investment bank.

Ms. Yung graduated from the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and earned her MBA from ESSEC/Cornell University. She currently serves on the Executive Board of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) as Director of Programs and was Founder of Young AFIRE, the Cornell University Hotel Society Board, the Luminaires, the Pension Real Estates Association (PREA) Reporting and Valuation Committee, the PREA Young Leaders Steering Committee and the Board of Women in Real Estate.