Board Of Directors
BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS
Angela Wu provides every client with her knowledge, professionalism, and
local expertise. Her solid track record in both residential and commercial
real estate has earned her a superior reputation in the Bay Area. As a small
business entrepreneur for over 15 years, Angela knows that real estate
investment creates financial independence, and she provides expert advice
to further her clients’ financial futures.
Whether clients are looking for their dream home or trying to build a
portfolio, Angela finds the right property for their unique needs and goals.
For first-time buyers, Angela provides detailed property condition reports
and consultations, and she shows homes that reflect their preferred style
and location. Angela supplies sellers with tailored technological marketing
strategies and high-quality services such as remodeling consultations,
staging assistance, and creative listing videos. For investors, Angela
leverages her business background to build portfolios, provide
comprehensive property analysis reports, and give custom evaluations and
consultations. Angela's scope includes acquisitions, negotiations, and
coordination of due diligence and all closing aspects.
An active member of her Bay Area community, Angela is on the board of
directors of the Chinese American Real Estate Association in Silicon
Valley. She has also served as a commercial committee member and
board advisor in the Silicon Valley chapter of the Asian Real Estate
Association of America. Angela holds a Bachelor of Science degree in
business administration and computer information systems from California
State University. She speaks fluent English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.
Immediate Past President
Immediate Past President
Wilson Chai is a Vice President and Senior Lending Officer at Bank of America. He has been with the bank since 2004. Wilson is a highly-experienced mortgage banker and has always been a top originator in the nation. He has completed more than 2,000 mortgage transactions in his career.
Prior to Bank of America, Wilson was an independent financial consultant for several automotive and telecommunication companies. He was also a member of a professional Porsche race team which successfully competed in the 2004 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car championship series.
Earlier in his career, Wilson was Vice President, Investment Banking at Wells Fargo Securities, where he advised the bank’s S&P 500 clients on IPO, equity private placement, and merger and acquisition transactions. He was also part of the integration team for several Wells Fargo acquisitions.
Wilson was an accountant with Arthur Andersen from 1990 to 1993. He has a Master Degree in Business Administration from DePaul University. He also earned a BA degree in Economics from the University of Chicago.
Minhong is with PNC Bank specializing in mortgage lending. She has been in retail banking industry for seven years. Minhong is very knowledgeable in broad range of mortgage products which allows her to provide tailored solutions for her clients. Minhong is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Minhong has a natural affinity for developing connections and relationships. Her strong networking ability, along with a work ethic of honesty and integrity, are part of what helps her to succeed in her field. Minhong assisted in closing over $400 million in mortgage loans at PNC in 2021. She is a 2021 Leaders Club Team Winner.
NMLS ID: 1857024
PNC Mortgage Silicon Valley
(cell ) 408.572.1333 | (office) 408.572.1333
Genzo Sekine is the Managing Partner at Prosper Development Partners, a commercial development firm specializing in small to mid-size developments in the San Francisco bay area. Concurrently, he is the Executive Vice President at Trilink Partners, a residential developer based out of Los Altos, CA. Genzo’s main focus and expertise is in real estate development and real estate finance.
Prior to that Genzo was the CFO/COO for Synergy California Green Hospitality Regional Center, an USCIS designated regional center focused on bringing international financing to domestic real estate projects. He was instrumental in developing various mixed-use development projects and hospitality projects.
Genzo’s prior experience also includes various accounting and financial assurance positions at Ernst and Young and PriceWaterhouseCoopers focusing on hospitality and real estate. He has an MBA with a concentration in Finance from San Jose State University and a BS degree in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis.
Michele is a seasoned real estate specialist in the Bay Area helping investors analyze and select suitable real estate investments for their portfolio. She is experienced in private equity and has helped many California investors and landlords double, triple, and sometimes quadruple their rental incomes through the 1031 exchange. Michele received her MBA from UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business in June 2016, and her emphasis on Commercial and Residential Real Estate has fortified the connections she maintains with leading developers and long-time real estate investors.
In addition to possessing a network of key players in the regional market, Michele has the ability to traverse cultural and linguistic lines. Michele’s capacity to capture the local Chinese-speaking and international Chinese community marks her as a powerful figure in both the Northern and Southern California real estate industry. Michele’s unparalleled client service and proven marketing strategies have made her a strong asset to numerous developers and their multi-million dollar projects around the world. She creates seamless transaction processes from beginning—curated selections of properties catered towards client’s needs—to the end of escrow. And because Michele understands that purchasing an investment property is a decision that requires utmost trust, she earns it by consistently delivering on her commitments—demonstrating her credibility through her diligent work ethic and comprehensive understanding of the industry.
Michele has been published multiple times in Inman News, the leader in real estate industry news and technology, and interviewed for the 2015 National Association of Realtors conference in San Diego for her expertise in foreign national acquisitions in the real estate industry. Now she continues to service her clients in both the Silicon Valley Bay Area, as well as the Orange County arena in Southern California. Michele is also a Founder of the Santa Clara County Landlords Mastermind with over 500 members.
Mark Zhang is a highly motivated real estate professional who is dedicated to fulfilling the needs of his real estate clients. Mark is trustworthy, organized, and willing to go the extra mile to ensure every transaction runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible. He carefully listens to his clients’ real estate needs and advises them by providing extensive market knowledge, proven negotiation skills, and industriousness in handling details, all while staying in close communication with his clients through every step of the journey.
A native of Beijing, China, Mark has resided in Silicon Valley since 2009 and this is home. Actually he believes this is one of the best places to live anywhere in the world. Mark speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese, a valuable asset she brings to prospective clients who are more comfortable communicating in that language. Described by clients and colleagues alike as smart, competitive, exceptional, and hardworking, Mark’s professional goal is to be the best realtor possible.
Mark enjoys cheering on our Bay Area sports teams, skiing the White Mountains, and cooking Chinese food.
Yuan-Sing Chang has been in commercial real estate starting from 2001 and started out with BT Commercial specializing in retail and office leasing/sales in the Bay Area. Yuan is also a LEED accredited professional and was involved with the first LEED certified hotel in California. Yuan has represented many tenants including: Red Ribbon Bakery, Taste of China, Randstadt , Kumon, Foxconn, Boiling Point, Kimco, Hilton Garden, Holiday Inn, and many others. Yuan was also the president for CAREA (Chinese American Real Estate Association). Yuan is affiliated with Loopnet and Costar. He speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.
– 20 years of commercial real estate experience in Bay Area
– BA San Diego State University
– LEED A.P. (Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design)
– President of CAREA (Chinese American Real Estate Association) 2019-2020
– Costar Powerbroker
– Loopnet Premium Member
– 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 top 5% at Intero Real Estate
– 2017 and 2018 top commercial broker at Intero Commercial
Major projects represented:
– Cupertino Village, Cupertino, CA, retail leasing
– Crescent Square, Milpitas, CA, sale
– Gaia Napa Valley Hotel and Restaurant, American Canyon , CA, sale
– Gaia Shasta Hotel, Anderson, CA, sale
– Legacy Partners, landlord representation
– Kimco Realty, landlord representation
– Monterey Plaza Retail Shopping Center, leasing
– Hitachi Office Building, South San Francisco, sale
– 960 Saratoga Office, leasing and sale
– 145 El Camino Real Office Building, leasing
– Berkshire Hathaway, sale
– Planned Parenthood, sale
– Catholic Church, sale
Dexter was born in Philippines. In 1985, his family traveled to the United States of America for new opportunities. His family traveled around the U.S. and finally settled in Fremont in 1986.
He attended San Jose State University and majored in Business with a concentration in Finance. In 1998, Dexter started his career in Oakland for The Clorox Company as an accountant and later became a financial analyst. He then moved to E-tek / JDS Uniphase in San Jose as Revenue & Sales Analyst and eventually became a Controller for a small product division within JDS Uniphase.
In 2000, Dexter started investing in real estate, and by 2006 he became a partner in Platinum Group Realty in Fremont. Two years later, he opened his own real estate brokerage, RE/MAX One Alliance in Newark and became a part of the RE/MAX network which has grown to nearly 90,000 agents in more than 85 countries. In 2013 he opened another Real Estate Brokerage, Realty World One Alliance inside Newpark Mall. Dexter has always been fascinated with Real Estate and is passionate about helping families with Real Estate. He uses his experience in finance and accounting to further strengthen his practice in real estate.
Dexter has served in many real estate associations. With The Bay East Association of Realtors, he served in The Members Benefits Council, and he chaired the Diversity Task Force. In 2005, Dexter co-founded the Alameda Chapter of The Filipino American Real Estate Professional Association (FAREPA). He was the first president of the association in Alameda. In 2008, Dexter chaired the steering committee for the second Bay Area Multicultural Real Estate Summit (BAMCRES). BAMCRES included seventeen professional real estate associations in the bay area. He also serves as an officer of the Chinese American Real Estate Association (CAREA). In 2013, Dexter became the president of CAREA.
Dexter Lat, CDPE, GRI
Certified Distressed Property Expert®
2013-2014 President – Chinese American Real Estate Association
Realty World One Alliance
President / CEO
CA License #01396615
1155 Newpark Mall, Newark, CA 94560
Phone :(510) 600-3398
Jennifer Chen was born and raised in Taiwan. Jennifer received her college education in the United States earning a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Business Administration from Notre Dame de Namur University. Upon gaining experience and knowledge during her real estate career as a licensed sales agent, Jennifer then obtained her real estate broker’s license and mortgage license. For the past 30 years, Jennifer has worked in the real estate industry in one way or another. In addition to representing sellers and buyers of real estate, Jennifer also has extensive knowledge and experience in property management, landlord/tenant related issues, loan industry, residential and commercial development, raw land acquisition and tentative map entitlement work. However, Jennifer’s real estate Speciality is taking value add property and completely turning it around into a profitable and marketable piece of real estate; during this process she takes a previously distressed commercial property, improves and updates the structure, then procures and leases to solid tenants. Her distressed projects include single family homes, multi-family properties, residential development land, commercial strip centers, enclosed malls and high-rise office buildings. She also does extensive volunteer work, including but not limited to organizations such as Joint Alumni Association of Chinese University and College, she has been the chairperson of the Double 10 Flag Raising Ceremony Committee and past president and member of San Mateo Metro Lion Club and current President of San Francisco Taiwan Club and Vice president of Silicon Valley Chinese Technology & Business Association.
*Broker / Senior Sales Consultant at Toll Brothers for over 16 years
*Awarded Toll Brothers Chairman’s Top sales manager in 2019
*National Chairman’s Club Sales Award 2019
*Received Best New Home Sales – Sales Team of the Year Award – at Building Industry Association (BIA) in 2019
*Past President & Past Board of Director – Silicon Valley Chinese American Real Estate Association
Eunice Chan have sold multiple new home communities for America’s Luxury Home Builder – Toll Brothers – Managing the sales of single-family homes, townhomes, condos in San Ramon, Danville, Sunnyvale, San Jose and Fremont ranging from $800,000 to over $3.5 million in price. Currently selling at Metro Crossing (a master plan community with over 600 condos) in Fremont. Annual sales volume averaged consistently over $45 million.
Previously, Eunice has been involved in the rezoning, development, marketing & leasing of Asian shopping centers – Milpitas Square – anchored by Ranch 99 and Mayflower Restaurant, leasing & marketing for Cupertino Village – anchored by Ranch 99. At the same time, helped clients with 1031 exchanges and sold commercial retail centers and single tenant/NNN properties such as IHOP, Applebee’s, Walgreen, Rite Aids, Jack in the Box etc. On the development side, Eunice has been involved in partnerships in development of small single-family homes project and townhome project in Milpitas and Fremont prior to joining Toll Brothers.
Eunice graduated from University of Oregon with an MBA degree in Marketing, go Ducks ! She is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English. Eunice is now a proud grandmother of a lovely grandson (Lucas) who will be turning 1 year old in August!
Instant Tek Solution provides professional computer instant services for businesses. In current times, the correct use of technology and its operations can save a lot of time and effort. Allen has more than 11 years of work experience in Cisco Systems and more than 10 years of experience with Instant Tek Solution. With Allen’s experience, he can digitalize your business and help you effectively manage your resources with his management system. The fundamental philosophy of Instant Tek Solution is to create a “WIN-WIN” environment for its clients.
Mortgage Loan Officer
PNC Mortgage Silicon Valley
NMLS ID: 448318
Suraj is an industry veteran with more than 17-year experience in home lending. He has previously worked at Jp Morgan Chase, Citi Bank, Wells Fargo and BOFA. Presently He is a Mortgage Loan Officer. at PNC BANK. He has helped thousands of clients achieve their dream of home ownership and helped refinance their mortgages.
Suraj graduated from University of California Santa Barbara in 2002 with Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Geography. He enjoys Biking, Reading, Hiking, and spending time with his two daughters. He believes in the motto every day brings an opportunity to learn and grow.
Kenny is a top-performing Real Estate Development Professional credited with combining sales, marketing and real estate development expertise to deliver substantial property growth in highly competitive domestic and international markets. He has 22 years of real state experience with 17 years in the new home industry. Kenny currently works with Richmond American Homes in Roseville/Greater Sacramento area. Prior to Richmond American Homes, he worked with LENNAR in Orange County; Toll Brothers and KB Home in the Bay Area. Kenny also worked internationally with Farglory in Taipei, one of the largest home builders in Taiwan from 2014-2015. His experiences cover single family homes, townhomes, condos and high-raised buildings.
In his spare time, Kenny loves to go outdoor, from hiking in the national parks to scrub diving in the tropical oceans; he does all.
Kenny has strong expertise in anticipating emerging markets as well as leveraging existing networks and proactively hunting; he highly accomplished in consultative selling and ability to build and maintain relationships. He served CAREA as board of director from 2006 to 2013, and he is very happy to be back.
Office: (916) 472-7380
Cell: (408) 590-7707
Jason Wang is a commercial mortgage banker at Slatt Capital, helping clients obtain the most suitable financing options for their commercial real estate investments.
Jason started his career at Slatt as a loan analyst in 2017, supporting senior mortgage bankers in underwriting, packaging, and processing loan requests. Since then, he has closed over 300 commercial real estate loans totaling over $1.5 Billion. He has worked with over 60 different lenders, including Life Insurance Companies, Banks, Credit Unions, CMBS Conduit Lenders, and Private Funds.
Jason Wang was born in Shenyang and raised in Beijing. In December 2016, he graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. degree in Applied Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics.
Belinda has been consistently a top INTERO agent and she specializes in office/R&D, retail and technology related facilities and an active listing agent in the Silicon Valley. Leveraging her high tech manufacturing and R&D facility selection and negotiation background, she has been able to provide added value to her clients by helping them with their strategic end to end planning and implementing those decisions. Belinda is also growing INTER new residential & commercial new development footprint in the Silicon Valley. Her strong negotiation skills, planning tools and diligent efforts to develop trust-based business relationships have provided a complete solution to Clients wno are seeking a diversitiec investment portfolio.Belinda is also experienced in brokering international transactions, fluent in English, Chinese, Taiwanese and Japanese.
Anna Lisa Truong Lopez
Anna Lisa Truong Lopez
Anna Lisa Truong Lopez is an experienced mortgage professional since 2003. Driven by her love of family and community, she takes pride in providing her knowledge of the mortgage industry and non-profit contributions. In addition to her primary job functions, she enjoys traveling, cooking and philanthropy work.
NMLS ID# 1035666
John has over thirty years of commercial real estate sales and has cultivated an extensive following of loyal clientele during this period. He provides diverse array of services from acquisition or divestitures of investment properties, to more complicated projects such as entitlement consulting for very large shopping centers and major city developments, working with developers to identify strategic uses of properties and identifying retail clients for the many Asian shopping centers that he has worked on in the San Francisco Bay Area. He also spent four years on Milpitas Planning Commission.
John Luk, Founder of CAREA
Executive Managing Director, Commercial Real Estate Sales
GD Commercial Real Estate, Inc.
1455 McCarty Blvd
Milpitas, CA 95035
Sheena founded Vantec, a leading brad of storage, thermal & mobile solutions in 1993. Vantec received “State of Small Business” by California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce in 2012. Vantec is the sole recipient of this award in the entire California.
Sheena also has over 20-year experience in commercial real estate acquiring & development.
In 2006, Sheena was appointed as an Economic Development Advisory Commissioner for the City of Fremont. Sheena is a strong advocator of creating a business-friendly city and attracting businesses to Fremont.
PC Retail Properties LLC
Phone :(510) 4689976