Michelle Liu

Managing Director, Origination

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Michelle Liu is a Managing Director within the Americas Credit Division at CBRE Investment Management, with responsibility for origination and execution of debt investments.

Prior to joining CBRE Investment Management in 2021, Michelle spent nine years in the Real Estate Finance group at CIT Bank, most recently as a Director, where she sourced, structured and closed balance sheet loans across all major asset classes nationally. Prior to CIT, Michelle served five years as Assistant Vice President at Emigrant Realty Finance where she originated and underwrote balance sheet and corporate loans. Previously, Michelle was a Capital Markets Analyst at Capital Trust and a Financial Analyst at Citigroup’s Corporate & Investment Bank, where she began her career in 2005.

Michelle earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Wharton School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Arts and Sciences as part of the Huntsman Program at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council and the Real Estate Lenders Association.