Kexin Mao
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Location: Ithaca, NY, USA
School: Cornell University
Field of study: Real Estate

Kexin Mao

KEXIN MAO
Ithaca, NY, 14850 | ------------ | ------------
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EDUCATION
Cornell University | SC Johnson College of Business (GPA 3.364/4.000) Ithaca, NY, USA
Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate, Concentration in RE Consulting and Market Analysis May 2020
• Coursework: Real Estate Principles, Development, Finance & Investment, Land Use Law, Modeling, Urban Economics
• Awards & Activities: Jun Ahn Scholarship, International Council of Shopping Centers, Associate Real Estate Council, Association of Cornell Women in Real Estate, Career Group Leader, Admission Interview Team, Alumni Assistant
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Gies College of Business (GPA 3.11/4.00) Champaign, IL, USA
Dual Bachelor of Science Degrees in Accountancy and Marketing, Minor in Cinema Studies May 2016
• Coursework: Taxation, Advanced Financial Reporting, Auditing Standards and Practice, Business Policy and Strategy
• Awards & Activities: Alumni Club Beijing Chapter VP of Communications (over 900 members), Marketing Research Assistant, Minority Business Students Association, Society of Women in Business, Adventure Club, Sustainability Living and Learning Community, Walgreens Case Competition, Johnson & Johnson Case Competition
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Hongkun USA New York, NY, USA
Summer Associate | Business Development Department June 2019 – August 2019
• Raised 200,000 USD from high-net-worth-individuals to various Private Equity funds
• Managed and expanded relationships to Reg D, Reg S and Reg A investors and delivered recommendations
• Reviewed, edited and translated 600-page documents including Private Placement Memorandums, Subscription Agreement & Investor Questionnaires and Limited Partnership Agreements to ensure legal compliance
• Presented at real estate forums and investment panels on behalf of the company to build brand recognition
• Reported property performance and fund performance metrics, including returns, risks and other qualitative measures to investors on a monthly basis according to investor requirements
Bank of Montreal Financial Group (BMO) Beijing, China Administrative Assistant | Procurement, Corporate RE, General Administration Department April 2018 – July 2018
• Proceeded over 30 revisions on office leasing and operating contracts, involving renewal terms, duties and rights of parties, loyalty discount programs and advertising strategies for periodic amendment requirements
• Audited history payment forms and communicated record discrepancies with vendors on possible financial losses
• Retained invoices and receipts in favor of the accuracy of financial reports and monthly transactions
• Obtained information on office space rental comparables through personal connections to the directors
North America Real Estate Investment Group (NAREIG) Beijing, China
Investment Consultant | North America Departmer November 2016 – January 2018
• Consulted and tracked 150 clients’ home purchase interests across Canada and the United States through CRM
• Bridged Hawaii team, Beijing office, and the travel agency to accommodate personalized property acquisition trip
• Negotiated terms with brokers and salespersons to achieve sales channel expansion while saving commission fees
• Compiled a training manual and oversaw 20 interpreter interns maintain translation quality
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ACADEMIC & RESEARCH PROJECTS
• Demonstrated skills on acquisition deals – OM, ARGUS, research, sensitivity analysis, deal structure, due diligence
• Performed healthcare REITs researches – cap rate, NOI growth, stock performance, NAV estimates, risk & mitigation
• Conducted a suitability study on the optimal location of a park in Bronx, New York via ArcGIS, CAD, and Google Earth • Collected and processed data to test home value predictions based on hundreds of variables in New York in R Studio
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SKILLS & INTERESTS & CERTIFICATES
• Language: Mandarin Chinese (Bilingual), English (Bilingual), Japanese (Intermediate)
• Software & Computer Program: ARGUS, ArcGIS, Bloomberg, Capital IQ, CoStar, Excel, Morningstar Direct, SPSS, SQL
• Exams Scheduled: CFA Level I (December), JLPT N2 (December)
• Interests: Completed three half-marathons, tennis, swimming, bowling, hiking. Watched 1,800 movies and published reviews on personal blogs.