Stephanie D Wright
Clinical Assistant Professor
Schack Institute of Real Estate
Stephanie Wright is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance at the Schack Institute of Real Estate, where she is also Program Coordinator for the Institute's Finance & Investment curriculum. She brings 15 years of experience with a particular focus in real estate private equity. Her career has spanned real estate acquisitions, development, capital markets, and asset management, across both conventional and impact products. Most recently, she was Investment Vice President at PGIM Real Estate where she handled the execution of $1.5 billion in transactions with a particular focus on alternative assets and special situations. Previously, she was responsible for managing all aspects of PGIM’s ground-up construction east of the Mississippi, including joint venture negotiations, plan & cost reviews, environmental diligence, and construction monitoring for $20 billion of multifamily and industrial developments. Prior to PGIM, Stephanie was a member of Brookfield's Private Funds Practice where she project-managed the launch of the firm's $7 billion global infrastructure fund, $1.25 billion real estate finance fund, and $1 billion core-plus office club vehicle. Stephanie began her career in impact investing with Jonathan Rose Companies. She holds an M.B.A. with Dean's Honors and Distinction from Columbia University, a B.A. with honors in English from Yale University, and a Certificate in Real Estate Finance & Investment from NYU. She has received industry acknowledgments from groups including WX, PREA, the Women’s Bond Club of New York, and Columbia University’s Paul Milstein Center. She is a member of ULI and the Columbia Real Estate Circle. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the world with her kids and husband, as well as interior design, classical music (she is a violinist and singer), tennis, skiing, and golfing poorly.