James Y. Kim is a Director focused on Asian real estate opportunities. A member of Carlyle’s U.S. Real Estate group, Mr. Kim was transferred to Hong Kong to build Carlyle’s new Asia real estate fund.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Kim was an Associate at Remy Capital Partners, an $800 million asset management and private investment fund in Los Angeles. Prior to Remy, he worked for Walt Disney Imagineering in California as an Assistant Manager of Finance focusing on real estate investment and development initiatives for The Walt Disney Company. Mr. Kim also worked in strategy consulting for three years at The LEK Partnership in its U.S. and Australian offices.
Mr. Kim received a B.S. in industrial engineering and operations research from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.