Sun-Sun de Swaan

Managing Director


Sun-Sun de Swaan serves as a Managing Director at McDermott + Bull in the New York office where she leads the firm’s real estate practice. Sun-Sun brings nearly 20 years of real estate experience and works with clients across the sector, including firms involved with investment, development, financing, and property management. She has experience in a variety of functions across the industry, shaping her expertise and ability to deliver best-in-class talent to clients across the board.

Sun-Sun has nearly a decade of experience leading real estate practices in executive search. Previously, she served as the Director of Acquisitions for Highgate, a leading real estate investment and management company. Prior to Highgate, she acquired principal-side investment and asset management experience during her tenures with Hersha Hospitality Trust and Denihan Hospitality Group. At the start of her career, she worked as a Senior Consultant providing transaction advisory services to lenders and investors at Ernst + Young’s Real Estate group and PKF Consulting.

Sun-Sun received her Bachelor of Science in business administration from University of California, Berkeley and her MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and cooking.

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