Jay Yuan is a Senior Associate at The Ardent Companies. Jay has spent 2 years with Ardent and he focuses on underwriting, market research, data analysis, financial modeling, and asset management for both debt and equity investments. Prior to Joining Ardent in November 2020, Jay was an Analyst at Ikigai Group, where he was responsible for market research, financial analysis and financing of single-family rental and multifamily projects. He is currently a member of Urban Land Institute. Jay received a Bachelor of Business Administration, concentrating in Finance and Real Estate, and a Bachelor of Arts in Econometrics from Emory University.