CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Bentley Zhao is the Chairman & CEO of New Empire Corp., a cutting-edge New York City based development and construction management firm. Zhao became CEO in 2004, serving as the second generation of New Empire Corp, which his father founded in 1997. Under Zhao’s guidance over the past decade, New Empire has established itself as a leader in the New York City real estate market by delivering over 120 projects including condominiums, hotels, and mixed-use properties and adding more than 2000 units to its residential portfolio and development pipeline.
Today, Zhao and his team power one of the most prolific full-service development companies. From property sourcing to unit marketing and everything in between, New Empire’s internal capacity makes it possible to efficiently design, develop, and manage any form of real property imaginable. Zhao has been committed to pursuing and delivering quality, value, and innovative designs following his studies at CUNY New York City College of Technology where he focused on architecture.
VICE CHAIRMAN & PRESIDENT OF NEW EMPIRE BUILDER
Ken Zhao is the Vice Chairman & President of New Empire Builders Corp. This is the key department within New Empire Corp that leads all the vertically integrated driven divisions. Ken has been involved in the building and construction industry for more than 20 + years and is the second generation to lead the construction company.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT,
Kannon Tam serves as the Executive Vice President of New Empire Builder Corp. As a 20-year veteran of the construction industry, he is responsible for the company’s construction strategy, operations and deployment.
PROCUREMENT MANAGER IN CHINA
Ms. Maggie Zhao is the Procurement Manager at (New Empire Corp.) Based in China, Ms. Zhao oversees the procurement process for the NEC project portfolio. With extensive experience in the procurement industry, Ms. Zhao manages the logistics of supply chain management
CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER
Emily Zhu is a veteran marketing professional and a seasoned investor who has international speaking experience in real estate development, capital markets, law, and venture capital. Ms. Zhu has been helping to launch more than $500 million worth of new real estate projects in New York City each year.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
As the Chief Operating Officer of New Empire Corp and its related subsidiaries, Anthony is responsible for global operations and all vertically integrated real estate development divisions. His key role is to pave the way for institutional capital and scalability. As an experienced operational executive, Anthony oversees the organization’s procedures
CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER AT NEC