An accomplished real estate professional with a strong legal background, Susanne Lieu has served as managing director of New York’s Ruben Companies for more than a decade. Responsible for transaction management as well as leasing and property management and contract negotiations, she maintains a portfolio that includes high-end commercial office, retail and residential locations in New York City, Washington DC, and Boston, Massachusetts. To encourage the firm’s growth as an industry leader, Susanne Lieu also secures and promotes organizational relationships with leading architects, contractors, and tenants, as well as financial institutions.
A graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned a bachelor of science in economics, Susanne Lieu earned her juris doctor at Northwestern University School of Law. A contributing member to the Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business, she graduated as a dean’s list student and completed her clerkship at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Subsequently a bankruptcy and litigation associate with the firm of Schwartz, Cooper, Greenberger & Krausss Chartered, Ms. Lieu entered real estate law in 1997 and relocated to New York City in 1999.