Christina Chiu

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Christina Chiu is Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer for Empire State Realty Trust, responsible for capital markets, financial planning & analysis, financial reporting, tax, treasury, investor relations, technology, human resources and legal.


Ms. Chiu joined ESRT following an 18-year career at Morgan Stanley where she served as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Global Listed Real Assets Investing business, responsible for business development and capital raising efforts, institutional investor and consultant relationships, oversight of the day-to-day investing business, and execution of strategic initiatives. Additionally, she was responsible for Canadian REIT investments and served as a member of the MSIM Sustainability Council and Listed Real Assets Investment Committee. She began her career as a real estate investment banking analyst on both principal investing and strategic advisory transactions.


Ms. Chiu is a member of the Real Estate Roundtable Real Estate Capital Policy Advisory Committee, vice chair of the ULI Technology & Real Estate Council, and also a David Rockefeller Fellow of the Partnership for NYC. She serves on the board of University Settlement Society of New York, a nonprofit service provider in NYC. Ms. Chiu earned a B.S. in Finance and Accounting summa cum laude from NYU Stern School of Business.