Johnny Din is the Chief Executive Officer of Cycamore Capital, a vertically-integrated real estate investment and development platform based in New York City. Previously, he was an investment professional at Clarett International and Silverpeak Real Estate Partners. Johnny began his career in the Investment Banking Division of Lehman Brothers, where he advised fortune 500 companies and private equity clients on M&A and financing efforts.
Johnny graduated honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University of California Los Angeles, and a Riordan MBA Fellow from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He holds a Certificate in Hotel Operations from New York University and a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University, where he was the President of the MSRED Student Council, a Pension Real Estate Association Scholar, a Wells Fargo GDS Scholar, a William Kinne Fellow, and a recipient of the Scholastic Performance Award given to the top 3 graduates.
Johnny was named a Committee of 100 Next Generation Leader, a Crain’s New York Business Rising Star in Real Estate, a Connect Media Next Generation Honoree, and a NYREJ Executive of the Month. Johnny was also a recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award given by the Columbia MSRED Program.
Johnny is a Board Member of UCLA REAG, MBAofNY Scholarship Foundation, AREAA Manhattan, and Career Day USA. He is also an adjunct professor at Columbia GSAPP; New York University, Schack Institute of Real Estate; and Fordham University, Real Estate Institute.
To recognize his parents’ dedication to his education, Johnny endowed the William and Eileen Din Family Fund at Columbia University to award the Din family Scholar Prize given annually to the student with the highest academic achievement in the Columbia MSRED program.