Chae Hong is a Partner in the Townsend Group’s Advisory practice and based in San Francisco. He leads real estate consulting relationships for a select number of retainer and project clients.
He joined the predecessor firm (Aon) in 2010 and has over 20 years of real estate industry experience. His experience includes real estate market research, manager research, direct property underwriting, and has consulted or advised on over $10 billion of institutional real estate. Mr. Hong has also sourced and performed due diligence on core, value added, and opportunistic real estate opportunities both domestically and internationally. He has held senior positions with notable firms such as Callan Associates, Cliffwater and RREEF.
He holds a B.A. and M.B.A. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.