Wharton Real Estate Alumni Networking Reception, Wed 3/1, 6pm PST

Date and Time
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
6:00pm— 8:30pm
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Paul Hastings (Century City office)
1999 Avenue of the Stars 27th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
United States
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Jeannie Vu


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Join the Wharton Club of Southern California for refreshments and networking at Paul Hastings offices in Century City. 

Wharton Real Estate Alumni Networking Reception

Date/Time:  Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 6 - 8:30pm PST

Location:  This is an in-person event; 1999 Avenue of the Stars 27th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067

PricingWharton SoCal Members and guest, FREE per person with rsvp; Non-members and guest, $25 per person with rsvp.  Limit of one guest per member or non-member.  Both must have a ticket.  Tickets are non-refundable but may be transferred to another alumni of the same ticket class.  SOLD OUT!  SOLD OUT!  SOLD OUT!  SOLD OUT!

Waiver:  Paul Hastings no longer requires a signed waiver for admittance.  

Important:  Space is limited, and, once tickets are sold out, no additional spaces will be added.  SOLD OUT!  SOLD OUT!  SOLD OUT!  SOLD OUT!


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About Paul Hastings LLP

With widely recognized elite teams in finance, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, restructuring and special situations, litigation, employment and real estate, Paul Hastings is a premier law firm providing superior intellectual capital and execution globally to the world’s leading investment banks, asset managers and corporations.


About the hosts:


Jeannie Vu WG19

Jeannie Vu is Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Real Estate lead for Wharton So Cal. Jeannie was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of JRK Property Holdings, a $7 billion AUM vertically integrated operator of multifamily and hospitality assets.  As CFO, Jeannie oversaw accounting, finance, business intelligence, purchasing, and asset management.  Prior to JRK, Jeannie was most recently a Senior Vice President at Colony Capital, which was a $60 billion AUM real estate private equity firm at its peak.  She held various roles in acquisitions, originations, and corporate finance and has acquired over $1 billion of assets spanning the capital stack and across all asset types.  Prior to Colony Capital, Jeannie was an investment banker at FBR Capital Markets and auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Jeannie received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California and a Masters of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.  Jeannie is a certified public accountant (inactive).


Eric Frankel W'04, Managing Director of Validus Capital

Eric Frankel serves as a Managing Director at Validus Capital with the focus of helping clients craft investment strategies and identify investment opportunities in both the public and private markets. 

Prior to joining Validus, Mr. Frankel served as a Director at Camden Capital, a wealth management firm serving individuals and families.  Prior to Camden, Mr. Frankel was a senior analyst at Green Street, a leading real estate research and analytics firm.  Throughout his tenure at Green Street, he led coverage of the industrial property sector.  He also managed coverage of other property sectors including cold storage, self-storage, and cell towers.   He has also been extensively quoted for his expertise in real estate and REIT valuation in news publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Bloomberg, and other leading real estate news publications.  Prior to Green Street, Mr. Frankel was a member of the investment team at KTR Capital Partners, a real estate private equity firm that was sold to Prologis for $5.6 billion. 

Mr. Frankel graduated with a Bachelors of Economics degree Magna Cum Laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in real estate and finance.   He serves as an active member of the CFA Society of Orange County and the Wharton Club of Southern California.


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Paul Hastings (Century City office)

1999 Avenue of the Stars 27th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067, United States,
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