Vera is an active listener and likes to share what her clients most passionate about in business. She applies her analytical skills to find the most suitable options for her clients and moves quickly to negotiate and secure deals. She loves checking out interesting stores, restaurants, coffee shops etc. and enjoys researching the best in town - from martinis to summer camps for kids.
Prior to commercial real estate, Vera worked in quantitative research supporting the Mortgage-Backed Securities trading desk at Salomon Smith Barney Citigroup. She contributed to Salomon's Bond Market Roundup, and implemented changes in quantitative models. Before that she worked as an actuarial consultant at William M. Mercer (Taiwan branch). Her job included evaluating the costs of employee benefit plans for the Taiwan branches of Amway, P&G, FedEX, Cargill, ABN-AMRO Bank, Sony Music etc. She was an ASA (Associate of Society of Actuaries).
Vera has an M.S. in Math Finance from NYU and is fluent in Chinese Mandarin and conversational in Taiwanese.