Key Professionals

David Schaefer

David Schaefer
Managing Director and Head of AEW Asia


Mr. Schaefer serves as Managing Director and Head of Asia, and Senior Portfolio Manager for AEW Value Investors Asia III L.P. He is a member of the AEW Asia Investment Committee as well as AEW's Management Committee. Mr. Schaefer has over 27 years of real estate investment experience in the Asia Pacific region. Prior roles include the Head of Asia Pacific at Citi Property Investors, where he created Citi’s first Pan-Asia real estate opportunity fund, the $1.3 billion CPI Capital Partners Asia Pacific, L.P. Prior to Citi, he was Head of Property-Asia for Macquarie Bank, and Senior Advisor to the Schroder Asian Properties fund. Mr. Schaefer has a B.A. and M.B.A. from Cornell University.