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What You Don’t Know About Steve Chun

Title: Managing director, Lerner.
Job: Manage company business lines, marketing, strategy, business development.
Years on the job: 2.
Memorable project: Honua’ula – 670-acre luxury resort residential community in Wailea, Maui, set on slopes of Mount Haleakala. Beautiful, first-class vision but still years away from completion because of “arduous” approvals process and “anti-development community.”
Current project: The Residences at Tysons II – luxury high-rise residential project. 
CRE career: Started with LA developer after leaving career in M&A law and getting MBA. 
Grew up: Bethesda and Ann Arbor, MI.
Current home: Potomac.
Schools: Dartmouth undergard, Dartmouth Tuck School of Business, University of Michigan Law and Walt Whitman HS.
First job: Pro shop at East Potomac Golf Course on Hains Point. 
First real job: Law clerk to Chief Judge of US District Court in Denver during pre-trial phase of Oklahoma City Bombing trial. 
Job in another life: Head Michigan Wolverines football coach or owner of 5-star fly fishing lodge in Wyoming or Montana. 
Favorite app: Waze.
Favorite TV series: The Simpsons.
Favorite movie: The Last of the Mohicans.
Favorite restaurant: Nobu Malibu.
Favorite bands: U2, Grateful Dead and Phish.
Favorite vacation spots: Hanalei Bay in Kauai, Jackson Hole and Lake Tahoe.
Guilty pleasures: Double-Doubles from In-N-Out Burger; Carnitas from El Tarasco in Manhattan Beach, Coffee Heath Bar Crunch ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s.
Bucket list: Fly fish in New Zealand, Patagonia, Maldives, Scotland and Bahamas. 
Family: Married to Susie 15 years; Ryan (11), Nicole (8), and Kyle (4); dog (Harper) and guinea pig (Patches).
Hobbies: Skiing, fly fishing, golf and gardening. 
Startling fact: Unhealthy obsession with Michigan football – a curse since birth in Ann Arbor. 


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