Director of Operations
Jie joined the National Realty Club staff in 2016, assisting with efforts toward organizational operations and management of the club and the standardization of its operations and team collaborations. As Director of Operations, Jie works closely with the executive leadership team and Governors in empowering and modernizing the club’s processes and technologies. In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of the NRC in New York, he leads NRC’s re-branding process and other aspects of design for the club.
Outside the NRC, Jie has gained extensive experience in business development, event production, and operations management from both private sectors and non-profit organizations. Jie is currently with an international firm specializing in and integrating resources of co-working spaces, venture capital, startup accelerators, and U.S./China cultural assets.
Jie graduated from Skidmore College with a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Media Studies and earned Magna Cum Laude throughout his undergraduate study. He is also a member of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa (ΦΒΚ) – The U.S. National Honor Society for the Liberal Arts and Sciences. He has co-authored multiple scientific publications over various topics. As a STEM lover, Jie is passionate about innovative businesses empowered by technologies, and he is currently working on innovating the real estate industry through adapting new technologies.
New York Sponsors
The National Realty Club thanks our local New York sponsors for helping us complete our mission in the Empire State. Local sponsors include:
John Michael Measells
Director of Operations
John Michael began his career as a General Counsel in the Texas Senate to Sen. Judith Zaffirini––one of the state’s most prominent senators––and to the Texas Committee on Higher Education before founding his first law firm, White & Measells, where he acted as Managing Partner. Thereafter, he was instrumental in the creation of a large family office, where he served as Executive Vice President & Counsel, that structured and managed a diverse portfolio of private funds and investment entities spanning various business sectors including significant real estate portfolios.
He recently co-founded his current firm, Adams, Anestos & Measells, which represents clients on a multitude of corporate, tax, estate planning, and real estate matters. Outside of his firm, John Michael has been recognized as an award-winning film producer and has worked closely with celebrated artists and brands worldwide.
The National Realty Club thanks our local Texas sponsors for helping us complete our mission in the Lone Star State. Local sponsors include:
D.C. Metro Executive Board
John, a member of the NRC board of governors, is also on the executive board for D.C. Metro. He has been working in the field of real estate valuation and consulting since 2003. He is active with the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate where he currently serves as president of the alumni association. Please see his full bio under the About, Executive Leadership tab above for more information about John.