Charles Kim

Managing Director, Origination

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Charles Kim is a Managing Director in the Credit Strategies team at CBRE Investment Management, with responsibility for origination and execution of debt investments.

Prior to joining CBRE Investment Management, Charles was Managing Director at Narrative Capital Management, where he sourced, structured and closed bridge mortgage, mezzanine and preferred equity investments across all major asset classes nationally. Prior to Narrative, Charles served as Managing Director at Realty Mogul, where he sourced bridge, mezzanine debt and preferred equity investments.

Previously, Charles spent five years at Colony Capital, most recently as Vice President of Colony Mortgage Capital, where he sourced, structured, closed and managed transitional mortgage loans, mezzanine loans and preferred equity investments secured by all major types of commercial real estate assets. Previously, Charles spent five years as Vice President at a commercial bank where he underwrote and originated senior loans and syndicated/participation credits across real estate and other industries.

Charles earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at San Diego. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) designation and is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association and the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council.