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Raymond H. Yu

Raymond Yu

Raymond H. Yu

Vice Chairman and Director

Raymond H. Yu. Mr. Yu brings extensive development, finance, construction and management of residential and commercial real estate experience, and a lifetime of leadership in community based organizations to his role as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, which he has held since 2018. He was previously Chairman of the Board of Directors of First American International Bank. Mr. Yu is President of Yuco Real Estate Company, Inc. and Yuco Management, Inc., developers, managers and owners of a diverse portfolio of commercial and residential properties located throughout New York City. The Yuco group of companies has contributed to the revitalization and renaissance of neighborhoods such as the Lower East Side, Clinton and Harlem in Manhattan and Sunset Park, Flatbush and East New York in Brooklyn by building high quality affordable rental properties, and has successfully developed commercial, extended stay and market rate residential properties in neighborhoods such as Murray Hill, the East Village, NoHo, Brooklyn Heights and Williamsburg. Mr. Yu was a member of the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Greater New York, was a founding Board member of the NoHo NY Business Improvement District and is an Advisory Board member of the New York Housing Conference. Mr. Yu is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Columbia College Alumni Association Board of Directors and serves as chair of the Columbia College Fund Development Council as well as co-chair of the Columbia College Parent Leadership Council. Mr. Yu graduated from Columbia University with both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.