As executive vice president of underwriting, Ms. Nguyen oversees a team responsible for the underwriting, due diligence and closing of acquisitions across the nation on behalf of KBS REIT, Prime US REIT, pension fund and sovereign wealth fund clients. Ms. Nguyen is a member of the Investment Committee which evaluates and authorizes all new investment opportunities.
Ms. Nguyen plays a lead role in managing and building relationships with third-party consultants utilized during and after the due diligence process. Additionally, she is involved in the training of analysts and the development of operational and analytical tools used throughout the company.
In recent years Ms. Nguyen has earned a number of industry honors including the following: 2017 Most Powerful Woman in Southern California Commercial Real Estate, Real Estate Forum; 2017 Power Woman in Los Angeles Commercial Real Estate, Bisnow; 2018 Women in Real Estate national award, Connect Media; 2019 Nominated for the Women in Business Award presented by Orange County Business Journal.
Prior to joining KBS, Ms. Nguyen was a senior consultant in the Financial Consultant Group at CBRE where she assisted brokers with the disposition and leasing of commercial real estate assets. Preceding her role as senior consultant, Ms. Nguyen worked in the Appraisal Department at CBRE.
Ms. Nguyen graduated from the University of California, Irvine, with a bachelor’s degree in environmental design.