Tetsuji Arimori has over 38 years of professional experience at Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd (MEC)., one of Japan’s leading diversified real estate companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. He has served in a series of leadership positions at various MEC group companies in Tokyo, Sapporo and Los Angeles. Arimori is currently Executive Vice President of MEC, overseeing the company’s corporate planning functions, responsible for formulating the company’s as well as MEC group companies’ mid-term and long-term business strategies both nationally and internationally. Most recently, from 2016 to this past March, he was Head of Investment Management Businesses of MEC which manages an aggregate AuM of over US$30 billion internationally; TA Realty in the US; Europa Capital Partners in the UK; Pan Asia Realty Advisors, a JV with CLSA Real Estate in Singapore; as well as Mitsubishi Jisho Investment Advisors (MJIA) and Japan Real Estate Asset Management (J-Rea) in Japan. From 2005 to 2013 Arimori served as President of MJIA for which he was a founding member of the manager established in 2001. During his 8 year tenure, the manager’s AuM grew to over US$7 billion. He was stationed in Los Angeles from 1991 to 1998 where he engaged in various development projects in Southern California including the Indian Ridge Country Club, a 640 acre master planned community in Palm Desert and 777 Tower, a 1 million square foot office tower with 55 stories in Downtown Los Angeles. Arimori started his career with MEC in 1980, immediately after graduating from Kyoto University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. He was previously the Japan Chapter Chair of Urban Land Institute (ULI).