Jae Yi has 15 years of experience in commercial real estate and capital markets.
Prior to founding Miramar Capital, Mr. Yi was a Managing Director at Colony Capital, Inc. where he was responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing and managing opportunistic debt and equity investments across all property types. During his tenure at Colony, Mr. Yi was responsible for the sourcing and consummation of more than 40 investments representing more than $4.5B of total capitalization.
Prior to joining Colony in 2010, Mr. Yi was an Assistant Vice President of Acquisitions at Rockwood Capital in Los Angeles. He focused on the acquisition of commercial real estate properties throughout the Western U.S. Before joining Rockwood, Mr. Yi spent several years at CoastWood Capital Group, a boutique real estate private-investment firm focused on both public and private real estate assets. While at CoastWood, Mr. Yi focused on equity investments in retail, land development, senior housing, specialty residential and other operationally intensive real estate. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Yi worked at AEW Capital Management specializing in the acquisition and disposition of opportunistic real estate investments. Mr. Yi began his career within the audit group of KPMG.
Mr. Yi received his B.S. in accounting from the University of Southern California in 2000.