Cia Buckley

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Dune Real Estate Partners

CIA BUCKLEY is a Partner of Dune Real Estate Partners and a member of the Dune Real Estate Investment Committee.  Prior to joining Dune, Ms. Buckley was the President of the U.S. Fund business for JER Partners, an affiliate of the J.E. Robert Companies.  During her tenure at JER, Ms. Buckley also served on the JER Global Investment Committee, European Investment Committee and the JRT Investment Committee.   Ms. Buckley joined JER in 1997 as Chief Financial Officer and in 1998 she also became head of asset management.  From 1997 through 1999, Ms. Buckley led the acquisition and asset management of over $1.2 billion of real estate investments.  From 2000 to her departure in 2007, Ms. Buckley had management responsibility for the acquisition and asset management of over $5 billion of U.S. investments, including real estate owned assets, development transactions, complex portfolios and real estate operating companies.  Before joining JER, Ms. Buckley spent over nine years in the Investment Banking Group of Bankers Trust and in its Real Estate Investment Banking Group where she successfully managed acquisitions of over $2 billion in assets including distressed mortgage portfolios, operating company investments and structured debt investments.  Ms. Buckley received an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University in 1993 and a B.A. in Economics from Lafayette College in 1988.  She is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers.