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Shirlene Song


The Carlyle Group (Shanghai, China)


Ms. Shirlene Song is a Director at Carlyle Asia Real Estate Partners, L.P. She is based in Shanghai and is focused on real estate opportunities in China. She is associated with the Asia real Estate fund and Real Assets fund segment at the firm. She was previously a Senior Associate at the firm. Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. Song was a Member of the Principal Transaction Group at Morgan Stanley in New York, where she focused on originating commercial real estate debts. Prior to that, Ms. Song worked as a Business Analyst at JP Morgan Chase.


Ms. Song received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University with a B.A. in Economics.