Gillian Cho

Managing Director, Development


Ms. Gillian Cho joined Trammell Crow Residential as a Managing Director of the Northern California Division in 2015. She was previously Managing Director at Thompson | Dorfman Partners, LLC, where she managed acquisition and development activities. Prior to joining Thompson | Dorfman, Ms. Cho was vice president of development at Extell Development Company in New York City, where she led project management initiatives for large scale mixed-use development projects in Manhattan. These activities included working on the development of Riverside South, a 5,000,000-square-foot neighborhood on the west side of Manhattan with over 3,000 residential units, the completion of five residential buildings with a combined gross sellout of over $2 billion, and the rezoning of Riverside Center, an 8.2-acre master plan, and the final site in the Riverside South neighborhood. Prior to Extell, Ms. Cho worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company in their London and New York offices. While at Bain, Ms. Cho advised clients in the US, UK and continental Europe on corporate strategy, organization and acquisitions, working across multiple industries including hotels, financial services, private equity, healthcare and consumer products. Ms. Cho obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences from New College at the University of Oxford, England and her MBA from Harvard Business School.

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