Jun Choi is CEO of Menlo Realty Ventures, a real estate development firm focused on building modern industrial assets with nearly 2 million square feet of projects completed or under development since 2018. Menlo specializes in converting contaminated brownfield sites to clean, productive industrial uses. Prior to founding Menlo, Jun advised large industrial developers on strategy, acquisitions and sales, leasing and public policy at Cushman & Wakefield. He has held leadership roles in government and business. Previously, he served as Mayor of New Jersey’s 5th largest municipality, Edison Township, where he led a good government movement to stabilize the town’s finances ($140 million budget), promote economic development, improve education and public safety, protect the environment and redevelop older, dilapidated sites. During his tenure, he led the planning and negotiations of over 2 million square feet in redevelopment while preserving 37 acres of open space. Under his watch, Edison received several honors including the Best Place to Raise Kids” in NJ according to BusinessWeek magazine.

Jun serves on the Executive Committee of the RPA and as Co-Chair of the NJ Committee. He also served as Chair of NJ Policy Perspective where he dedicated himself to help rebuild the policy and advocacy organization from 2012 – 2019 and to expand their work on economic and education policies for lower-income and disadvantaged populations in NJ.

Jun began his career as a management consultant where he helped advise Fortune 500 companies on strategy and tech issues. He earned his BS in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Master’s in Public Policy from Columbia University.