James Johng is a member of Barings Alternative Investments, a global real estate, private equity and real assets platform. James is responsible for covering the apartment, industrial, self-storage and specialty sectors as well as contributing to allocation and portfolio construction for the U.S. REIT strategy. James has worked in the industry since 2003. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, James was a Property Manager with Tishman Speyer Properties. In addition, he was a member of the Development Team responsible for the construction of the Hearst headquarters located at Columbus Circle in New York City. James also served five years in the United States Army (25th Infantry Division - Schofield Barracks, HI) as an artillery officer. James holds a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University.