Head of Development
Susi Yu is a Principal and the Head of Development at MAG Partners, responsible for overseeing and executing the company’s development investment strategy.
MAG Partners spun out of a successful two-year partnership with the L&L Holding Company founders, called L&L MAG. During her tenure at L&LMAG, Susi oversaw the acquisition and development of 480-unit multi-family rental project in Chelsea.
Previously, Susi served as Executive Vice President of Development for Forest City Ratner Companies, leading the Residential Development team on execution of Pacific Park Brooklyn, the $4.9 billion, 22-acre mixed-use development in the heart of Brooklyn. At Forest City, Susi also oversaw the development of large scale, mixed-use urban projects including New York by Gehry, a 896-unit residential building designed by Frank Gehry. Susi started at Forest City in 2001 and worked there until 2018, except for a 20-month stint from 2013-2015 with the Howard Hughes Corporation as Senior Vice President of Development.
Trained as an architect at the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture, Susi previously worked for ten years in that field, most recently as a Project Architect for Robert A.M. Stern. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Master of Science in Real Estate Development Program and is a registered architect in New York State. Susi emigrated from Seoul, Korea to Richmond, Virginia at the age of ten.Susi serves on an advisory board of the Goldman Family and is a director of Apple Bank.