Patrick LECOMTE
ESSEC Business School
Asia Pacific campus
5 Nepal Park
Singapore 139408


ESSEC Business School: Deputy Director, Centres of Excellence - Asia Pacific.

UNIVERSITY OF PARIS NANTERRE-LA DEFENSE Doctoral School of Management and Economics (France) Doctorate, Real Estate Finance (summa cum laude)- 2012.

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY Department of Land Economy (Cambridge, U.K.) MPhil in Real Estate Finance- November 2004. Fellowship, Cambridge European Trust.

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Columbia Business School (New York, U.S.A). M.B.A. - October 1992. Concentration: Finance / Investment Management.

UNIVERSITY OF PARIS-DAUPHINE D.E.S.S cum laude -Corporate Finance- 1990. Master -Management- 1989. D.E.U.G -Economics- 1987.

Real estate risk management, Financial engineering and real estate innovation, Globalisation and the built environment, Global art market.

August 2006- August 2008
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, Ohio, U.S.A

Research Associate, College of Business.
· Conducted research on real estate related topics and presented findings at academic and industry conferences. · Published research papers in academic journals. · Collaborated on the CCIM Institute's curriculum redesign.

September 1998- July 2003
U.S. SECURITIES & FUTURES CORP., Paris/New York.

Investment Manager.
· Co-Founder of U.S. Securities Global Advisors, a French company expert in the technical analysis of world equity markets. · Founder of the Pergamon Art Fund, a limited partnership investing in art and offering a capital guarantee at maturity.

ANALYSTGUIDE Inc, Paris.
Co-founder, Rating Agency of Financial Analysts based on an innovative and proprietary scoring method.

August 1996- August 1998
PRUDENTIAL-BACHE SECURITIES, Paris.

Financial Advisor.

Member of the American Real Estate Society.
Member of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association.
Member of the European Real Estate Society.
Member of the Investment Property Forum.
Registered Representative with the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD, New York- series 7) and the National Futures Association (NFA, Chicago-series 3).
Military Service: Office of the Prime Minister (Paris, 1992-1993)

- Best Paper in Real Estate Finance sponsored by the Fannie Mae Foundation at the American Real Estate Society 22 nd annual meeting (2006)

- Best Paper in Innovative Thinking sponsored by the Homer Hoyt Advanced Institute at the American Real Estate Society 23rd annual meeting (2007).

- Best Paper published in the Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management in 2008.

- Best Paper in Industrial Real Estate sponsored by the NAIOP-National Association of Industrial and Office Properties- Foundation at the American Real Estate Society 24th annual meeting (2008).

- Best Paper in International Real Estate Portfolio Management at the American Real Estate Society 26th annual meeting (2010).

July 2010 Asia Pacific Research Symposium, Hong Kong (research paper presentation).

June 2010 European Real Estate Society Annual Conference, Milan, Italy (research paper presentation).

April 2010 American Real Estate Society 26th Annual Meeting, Naples, FL (research paper presentation).

April 2010 Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA) Property Leader Forum Singapore April 2010 (research project presentation).

June 2009 Terrapinn Real Estate Investment Asia 2009, Singapore (panel moderator).

April 2008 American Real Estate Society 24th Annual Meeting, Captiva Island, FL (research paper presentation).

February 2008 Terrapinn Real Estate Derivatives World USA 2008, New York, NY (panelist, moderator).

January 2008 American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Annual Conference, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings (research paper presentation).

November 2007 Marcus Evans Property Derivatives Conference, New York, NY (panelist).

June 2007 European Real Estate Society Annual Conference, London, U.K. (research paper presentation).

April 2007 Terrapinn Real Estate Derivatives World USA 2007, New York, NY (panelist).

April 2007 American Real Estate Society 23rd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (research paper presentation).

April 2006 American Real Estate Society 22nd Annual Meeting, Key West, FL (research paper presentation).

July 2016 Bank of Singapore- OCBC Fintech Roundtable, Singapore (moderator).

June 2016 Real Estate Investment World Asia, Singapore (Panel moderator).

June 2016 ESSEC Fintech roundtable, Singapore (moderator).

March 2016 Asian Institute of Art and Finance opening ceremony (Guest speaker, Shanghai).

June 2015 Real Estate Investment World Asia (Chairman, Singapore).

March 2015 SEBI's REIT International Research Conference II (Mumbai, India).

March 2014 Louis Bachelier Institute, Paris (research paper presentation)

June 2013 Real Estate Investment World Asia, Singapore(Chairman).

April 2013 Asia Pacific Real Estate Association Property (APREA) Leader Conference, Singapore (panelist).

March 2013 RICS - Real Estate Foresight, Hong Kong (panelist: Chinese real estate bubble or not?).

January 2013 Pacific Rim Real Estate Association (research paper presentation).

July 2012 Asian Real Estate Society/ AREUEA international conference, Singapore (paper presentation, discussant)

April 2012 American Real Estate Society annual meeting, St Pete, Florida (paper presentation)

November 2011 Paris-Europlace Singapore Symposium (panelist: Financial Regulations)

June 2011 Real Estate Investment World Asia, Singapore (panel moderator)

April 2011 Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA) Property Leader Forum, Beijing April 2011 (research project presentation)