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Chok Lei

Specializing in real estate and corporate finance, Chok has over 14 years of experience across roles in real estate development, investment management, mergers & acquisitions and capital markets.

Previously, Chok was the Chief Investment Officer at an investment firm overseeing over $150 million of real estate projects in New York and Connecticut. Prior professional experience includes investment, analytics, and managerial roles at Pretium Partners, a real estate and mortgage investment manager with over $50 billion AUM. He began his career in investment banking at J.P. Morgan, covering real estate, industrial, and energy companies.

Chok graduated with honors from Baruch College with a BBA in Finance & Investments, along with an MS in Real Estate Development from Columbia GSAPP, where he currently teaches real estate financial modeling. In addition, Chok is the current Co-Chair of the Real Estate Network of the Columbia Alumni Association, and has served in the United States Marine Corps.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
PLA6873‑1 Spring 2024
Financial Modeling Case Studies
Chok Lei
TU 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
1.5 Points