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Current Responsibilities
Cynthia Xin is an Analyst with a joint role in both the Investment Sales team and the Global Hotel Desk with JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group in its New York office. Her primary responsibilities include financial analysis, market research and preparation of offering memoranda and pitch materials while facilitating the closing of both single-asset and portfolio hotel transactions throughout the United States. 

Cynthia also supports JLL’s Global Hotel Desk by monitoring cross-border capital trends and marketing hotel investment opportunities that present global appeal. 

Experience
Before joining JLL, Cynthia worked as a Summer Analyst with the Acquisitions Team at the Durst Organization, where she performed market research and underwriting for office and residential assets in New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia. Prior to Durst, she was a Hospitality Advisory Intern with JLL Tokyo, where she carried out feasibility studies and advisory reports for new construction projects in Kyoto and Sapporo. Other experiences include: Acquisitions & Development with Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Singapore, and Hospitality Consulting with Horwath HTL Japan.

Education and Affiliations
Cynthia graduated from Harvard University with a Master in Design Studies – Real Estate and the Built Environment in 2018. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University, with a minor in Real Estate.