Sunnie (Sun Jung) Park
Sunnie (Sun Jung) joins MIT with a breadth of experience in hospitality operations, real estate development, and planning and design. Most recently, Sunnie was a senior asset manager at Marriott Vacation Club, a global timeshare owner-developer. In support of regional expansion in Asia Pacific, she managed turnkey acquisition of a vacation destination resort in Bali, Indonesia, by leading a cross-functional team through resort opening. She also managed portfolio of corporate commercial leases across the region.
Prior to her time at Marriot Vacation Club, she worked for three years as an analyst in Corporate Services and Real Estate department at Goldman Sachs, where she gained valuable experience in operating commercial space and data-driven space planning that incorporated people’s behavior, culture, policy, and technology into built environment. Sunnie graduated with a B.S. in Hotel Administration and a minor in Real Estate from Cornell University. She is a PMI-certified project management professional.
At MIT, Sunnie is looking forward to broadening her understanding of development finance, real estate law, private-public partnership, and innovative and sustainable design. She aspires to deliver projects that will help move the industry in a positive direction with both innovation and equitable solutions to the economy, the environment, and the community.
Sunnie is a global citizen, born and raised in South Korea and lived in various countries like US, Singapore, India, and China. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, long-distance running, and traveling.