Professional Profile: Michael Lee 2017

Michael Lee

Name: Michael Lee

Title: Managing Director and Head of Business Development

Company: Sky Lake Partners, LLC

Location: New York City

Birthplace: London, England

Education: London School of Economics – BSc Math and Econ

First job outside of real estate:  Morgan Stanley Foreign Exchange desk. I traded FX and fixed income derivative products with hedge funds, family offices and asset managers.

First job in real estate or allied field: Sky Lake Partners Real Estate Fund

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Real estate private equity and healthcare venture capital

How do you unwind from a busy day? Running

Favorite book or author: “Born to Run,” Chris McDougall.  This should be required reading.

Favorite movie: “The Lion in Winter” (1968). Peter O’Toole and Katherine Hepburn at their best.  

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Unstoppable,” Sia  

One word to describe your work environment: Entrepreneurial

Rules to live by in business: Shake things up but always speak the truth and don’t cut corners.  And, unless you want to be average, don’t follow the crowd.

What is your dream job? Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club