Dean Chang is responsible for all legal, compliance and operational matters for Calmwater Capital in the underwriting and management of its real estate debt portfolio. Mr. Chang serves as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer and is a member of its Investment Committee. Prior to joining Calmwater, Mr. Chang was Senior Director of Acquisitions and Legal Affairs at CityView, a Los Angeles based real estate fund manager where he advised senior management on a portfolio of over $2B in real estate development projects nationwide. Mr. Chang started his real estate career as an associate at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP where he represented lenders and institutional investors in commercial real estate transactions. Mr. Chang received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley and his J.D. from UCLA School of Law, where he graduated Order of the Coif and was an editor of the UCLA Law Review. Mr. Chang also clerked for the Honorable Judge Ronald S.W. Lew of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.