James Johng is a member of Barings Alternative Investments, a global real estate, private equity and real assets platform. James is a Portfolio Manager for the Real Estate team and 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 worked at Tishman Speyer Properties where he was a property manager and was also a member of the Development Team responsible for the construction of the Hearst headquarters in New York. James also served as an artillery officer with the 25th Infantry Division in Schofield Barracks, HI. James holds a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy and an M.B.A. in Finance from New York University.