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Kunihiko Okumura

Co-Chief Investment Officer, Asia Pacific
Joined in December 2011
Kunihiko Okumura

Nick Okumura was appointed Co-CIO for LaSalle in Asia Pacific in January 2021. He joined the firm in 2011 and most recently was Head of Acquisitions and Asset Management in Japan, a role he continues to cover.

He has over 23 years of Japanese real estate experience and completed over US$15 billion of debt and equity transactions across multiple asset classes.

Prior to joining LaSalle, Nick served as Principal at Westbrook Partners and Senior Vice President of the Global Real Estate Group at Lehman Brothers. During his tenure at Lehman Brothers, he executed various types of real estate deals including office, residential, hotel, retail, industrial and development, and completed multiple CMBS transactions.

Nick holds an MA in International Studies from the University of Washington and a BA in English from Kwansei Gakuin University.