Mr. Chen serves as Managing Director, with primary responsibility for developing and executing Madison’s fundraising strategy and serving as liaison with the investor community. He has over 15 years of experience in real estate finance and maintains an extensive network of global investors. Prior to joining Madison in 2014, Mr. Chen sent four years at Paramount Group, Inc., a vertically integrated, class A office owner/ operator, focused on New York City, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. As co-head of the Capital Markets department, Mr. Chen was responsible for developing and executing Paramount’s global fundraising. Prior to that, Mr. Chen was an Executive Director in J.P. Morgan’s Real Estate and Lodging Investments Banking Group and worked in both the New York and London offices from 2003 to 2010. He also held various financial positions with Marriott International and Crestline Capital prior to 2003. Mr. Chen graduated with a BA from University of Michigan and received an MBA from the University of North Carolina.