Rui Shi

Senior Managing Director

Mrs. Shi is experienced with both separate account and commingled fund portfolio management involving all major property types and investment strategies, with past and current assignments over $2.7 billion gross asset value for both domestic pension fund as well as foreign private equity clients.

Mrs. Shi has lead the company’s business development efforts in raising capital from overseas. She is also responsible for overall portfolio strategy, implementation and oversight in her capacity as Portfolio Manager for a separate account client with high return strategy. Since 2015, Mrs. Shi has sourced, structured and closed more than $700 million Joint Venture development projects across the U.S. with major development partners.

Mrs. Shi is a CFA Charter holder and a Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM).   She is a member of NCREIF and PREA. She was actively involved with NCREIF PREA Reporting Standards Performance and Risk workgroup and chaired the Key Leverage Measures Task Force, with its work adopted as part of NCREIF PREA reporting and compliance standards.

Mrs. Shi joined L&B in 2000.  She earned a BA degree in Economics from Renmin University of China in 1998, and a MA degree in Economics en Route to Ph. D. from Southern Methodist University in 2000.