Lydia L. Shen
Regional Director, Western Region - Core Mortgage
Lydia Shen is member of Barings Alternative Investments, a global real estate, private equity and real assets platform. Lydia is the Regional Director, Western Region - Core Mortgage for the Real Estate team and is responsible for supervising all activities in connection with commercial core loan production in the Western region of the United States. Lydia has worked in the industry since 1977. Prior to joining the firm in 2000, and MassMutual in 1996, she was a Managing Director with The Prudential Realty Group where she was responsible for new commercial loan originations, mortgage loan work-outs and foreclosures, and equity asset management for the Western United States. She was also Vice President and Regional Manager in the Corporate Banking Department of Bank of America (formerly Security Pacific National Bank) responsible for corporate finance and construction lending. Lydia holds a B.A. in Economics, Diplomacy and World Affairs from Occidental College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. She holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation and is a licensed California Real Estate Broker.