|Kellogg Real Estate Program Advisory Board selected Mark Oei (’96) |
This spring, the Kellogg Real Estate Program Advisory Board selected Mark Oei (’96) as its newest member. Mark will join 15 other advisory board members tasked with enhancing the Program’s impact on the industry through initiatives relating to academics/research, alumni relations, and student recruitment & placement.
Mark is currently at Sequoia Capital where he serves as Managing Director of the venture capital firm’s Heritage Fund, a multi-strategy vehicle offering institutional investors and family offices investment exposure to multiple asset classes. As leader of the Real Asset group Mark will seek opportunistic real estate investments both domestically and abroad.
Prior to joining Sequoia, Mark was a Managing Director at Oaktree Capital Management, one of the largest institutional alternative investment managers in the United States. At Oaktree, Mark was a senior member in the real estate group and invested and managed a multi-billion dollar opportunistic real estate portfolio. He also oversaw many of the international investments and was a member of the investment committee. Prior to Oaktree, Mark was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley and focused on acquisitions for the Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds. During his time at Morgan Stanley, he was based in New York, Hong Kong and San Francisco.
In early May, Mark attended the Advisory Board meeting in Chicago and invited 15 Kellogg real estate students to breakfast in downtown Evanston. During the session, the group discussed the state of the Kellogg Real Estate Program and talked about ways to improve real estate offerings to both current students and alumni.