Ms. De Jong is the Global Chief Real Estate Appraiser for PGIM, the global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc., where she is responsible for the valuation process and procedures for real estate and related assets held in U.S. and International funds totaling $72.7 billion gross assets under management as of December 2018 managed by PGIM Real Estate as well as being responsible for mortgage rating credit review and valuation of institutional mortgage funds for PGIM Finance (formally known as PMCC).
She specializes in institutional investment real estate valuation in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America and has the following professional designations: Counselor of Real Estate (CRE), Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI) and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS).
She is currently on the Board of Directors of the CREs and the Client Advisory Board of the Appraisal Institute. She previously served on the Board of Trustees of The Appraisal Foundation and the Board of Directors of the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF). As part of her responsibilities for NCREIF, she represented them as an Institutional Member participating in the Advisory Forum of the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC).
Prior to joining Prudential, Ms. De Jong was with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Coopers and Lybrand and L.W. Ellwood & Company. In these positions, she was involved in all aspects of institutional real estate valuation across the United States including focusing on appraisal management and consulting services for large institutional clients. She has a B.S. in Business Administration; Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies from The University of Connecticut.
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