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Miki Arai

Managing Director and Co-Head of Asset Management
Joined in January 2006

Miki Arai is Managing Director and Co-Head of Asset Management for LaSalle in Japan. She is responsible for value-add asset management activities in Japan on behalf of the value-add investments team as well as custom accounts and leads the firm’s Japan retail sector asset management. She focuses on the creation and implementation of strategic asset management initiatives with heavy involvement in daily operations and leasing activities, notably leading anchor tenant negotiations. She also manages several asset managers in addition to the respective property management teams. Since she joined LaSalle in 2006, Miki has managed over 35 retail assets with a total AUM of over US$4 billion.

Miki has over 23 years of experience in the real estate industry in Japan. Prior to joining LaSalle, she was an asset manager at Asia Pacific Land, an Asia-focused real estate fund manager, where she was responsible for managing asset enhancement initiatives for their first retail asset acquisition.

Miki earned a Bachelor of Arts from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.