Melissa Cohen is a Managing Director responsible for sourcing, development and execution of EJS investments. Prior to joining EJS, Melissa was Director of Development at Seven Valleys, the New York-based real estate family office of Zhang Xin.  While at Seven Valleys, Ms. Cohen was a member of the executive team responsible for purchasing the large development site at ABC Studios Upper West Side campus in partnership with Silverstein Properties, Inc. Earlier in her career, Ms. Cohen was a Senior Project Manager at Boston Properties on the development team, where she was responsible for the development of Dock 72 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, 250 West 55th Street, the renovation of the Apple Store at the General Motors Building, as well as sourcing new business opportunities. Ms. Cohen began her career at Urban Partners, a Los Angeles-based development company. Ms. Cohen graduated with a B.A. in Urban Studies from Brown University and earned her M.B.A. from the NYU Stern School of Business.