Mr. Hu began his career at Merrill Lynch as an analyst in the Global Commercial Real Estate Investment Banking group. At Merrill Lynch, he was actively involved in M&A and LBO advisory assignments, as well as public capital offerings. In 2009, he joined Five Mile Capital Partners in the Real Estate Acquisitions group. At Five Mile, he was actively involved in transactions across all levels of the capital stack, with a special focus on distressed situations. Mr. Hu joined Edge as an Associate in 2010. Mr. Hu graduated as a Sommerfeld Scholar from the University of Texas at Austin with both a M.S. and B.S. in Accounting in 2007.