Dags Chen, CFA

Head of U.S. Real Estate Research & Strategy

Hartford, CT

+1 (860) 509-2231

Dags Chen is a member of Barings Real Estate, a global real estate platform with extensive capabilities across both debt and equity strategies. Dags is a Managing Director and Head of U.S. Real Estate Research & Strategy, responsible for driving proprietary research analysis and monitoring property and capital market fundamentals, trends and pricing across major U.S. metro areas and property sectors. In addition, he serves on the Barings Real Estate U.S. Private Equity Investment Committee and U.S. Debt Investment Committee. Earlier in his career, he spent 10+ years as a member of the Research team at former Cornerstone. Prior to rejoining the firm in 2022, he served as the Head of Real Estate Research at Ares Management and as a Vice President of Strategy & Research at Clarion Partners. Dags holds a B.A. degree in Government from Wesleyan University and an M.B.A. in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Connecticut’s School of Business and is a CFA charterholder.