(Elmsford, NY) – DLC Management Corp, a leading national owner and operator of open-air shopping centers is pleased to announce that Aaron Wu has joined the team as Vice President and Head of Acquisitions. Mr. Wu assumes senior responsibility for the overall performance of acquisition operations throughout the company’s portfolio. Since joining the team in September of 2021, Wu has already led some meaningful and career-defining transactions.
“I want to crush it here. It’s already been beyond my expectations just a few months in, and there’s a lot more coming.” – Aaron Wu
DLC is in a new period of growth with the ambitious goal of over $1,000,000,000 in the next three years. To help reach this goal, Founder and CEO Adam Ifshin has made acquiring top-notch talent his number one priority for new hires. Mr. Wu is the perfect example. Ifshin said, “The flying start Aaron is off to with one $25,000,000 off market deal already bought and closed, and another $130,000,000 of acquisitions under agreement for closing in early 2022 is proof positive that Aaron is already another excellent #success teammate.”
Wu comes to DLC with an impressive array of experience. He was most recently the Managing Director & Head of Acquisitions at AmCap Incorporated. While at AmCap, Mr. Wu was responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and executing all aspects of the investment process.
“Everyone’s different. I like a fast-paced environment, and I like to be challenged. I like to perform and get things accomplished. I’m very goal-oriented.” – Aaron Wu
In his new role at DLC, Mr. Wu will take the lead on exploring ways to create growth for the portfolio, collaborating with other departments and teammates to establish strategic and innovative acquisitions. Wu is known within the retail real estate industry as a skilled communicator, a passionate goal-oriented deal maker, and an exceptional value-add teammate.
When Wu was asked to describe the DLC team culture, he said, “I think my teammates here at DLC are very ambitious and very hard-working. They are smart, and they work together. I think that’s very powerful.”
DLC is coming out of 2021 with a record-breaking year by the leasing team. Aaron Wu is determined to continue the company’s success and create constant value and growth. Wu said, “DLC is very well positioned. We have excellent access to institutional investors and capital. It’s a great advantage. To know, we can be competitive and be well-capitalized helps a lot in securing acquisitions.”
“I’m thrilled to have made a move here. It’s all very positive, and the future is very bright. This is an exciting time for retail and retail real estate.” – Aaron Wu
DLC Management Corp continues to show its commitment to building a strong and talented team to serve its tenants, partners, and clients. The company knows that people are its most vital asset and the primary source of its #success. DLC continues to search for passionate individuals with a take-on-anything attitude to join its team. For more information on other great opportunities at DLC, please visit: www.dlcmgmt.com/human-capital/careers/
About DLC Management Corporation
DLC Management Corporation is one of the nation’s preeminent private retail real estate companies, with expertise in acquisitions, new developments, redevelopments, leasing, and management. Headquartered in New York, DLC has regional offices in Atlanta, Buffalo, Chicago, Dallas, and Washington, DC. For additional information about DLC Management Corporation and its portfolio, please visit www.dlcmgmt.com.