Michael Klibaner, Director, is Head of Asia Pacific Research for BlackRock Real Estate. He leads the real estate research function across the region and the development of APAC-focused thought pieces, while supporting the fund raising, asset management, and acquisition and disposal activities by identifying value in all property sectors.
Mr. Klibaner joined BlackRock in 2015. Previously he was the Head of Research for Greater China at Jones Lang LaSalle where he led the research teams in 15 offices across Greater China as well as the REIS data service. Mr. Klibaner also worked on the mortgage-backed and assetbacked securities trading desks at Kidder, Peabody and Barclay's Capital. He has 21 years of professional experience in fixed income trading, business strategy and economic development consulting, and real estate, spending the last ten years in Asia.
Mr. Klibaner studied applied mathematics and economics at Princeton University. He is the coChair of the China Business Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and a member of the Asia Pacific Research Committee for both ICSC and ANREV.