Cypress Capital

Our People and Culture,
the Alpha and the Omega

The Firm

We are a boutique firm focused on real estate investment, design-build services and residential leasing.

Our senior partners boast a combined 120 years and $120B of institutional investment experience.  Our vision is to be the premier investor and developer in single and multifamily residential properties in Silicon Valley, NY and Austin.  These Tech-Centered Cities are increasing their market share of venture capital Investments and are home to a growing number of unicorn startups.  They are epicenters of wealth creation through new technologies such as AI, Automation and Fusion.

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Our Team at Cypress Capital Group comprises a select group of accomplished professionals. The partners, with their extensive experience, joined forces in 2011 to establish an opportunistic real estate investment and development firm. Prior to this, they held senior leadership roles, including CEO, President, and Managing Partner, at some of the world’s most renowned pension funds, hedge funds, and private equity firms.

Our collective expertise spans multiple economic cycles, demonstrating our resilience and adaptability. Furthermore, our global experience has seen us manage operations in major financial hubs such as New York, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and San Francisco. This global perspective and wealth of experience form the foundation upon which we build successful real estate investments and relationships with our clients.

Wen Shiau

Founder & Managing Partner

Joseph Luik


Pui Wong


Our Culture

Integrity, Excellence, Humility, Entrepreneurship and perhaps the most important underpinning is our Teamwork.

At Cypress Capital Group, our culture is deeply rooted in our core values:

  • Integrity: We practice Ray Dalio’s Principles and execute with “Radical Transparency” to build Trust
  • Excellence: CCG's demonstrated and long track record of returns and building businesses
  • Humility: Investing is humbling.  It keeps us grounded, open to learning, and receptive to diverse perspectives, fostering an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Entrepreneurship: We seek innovative solutions and seize new opportunities to drive growth and success.
  • Teamwork: Perhaps the most crucial aspect of our culture, teamwork lies at the heart of our operations. One + One = Three

These values shape every facet of our work, from client interactions to project execution, ensuring that we consistently deliver exceptional results while maintaining the utmost integrity and teamwork.

Our Vision and Mission

Our Vision

To be the premier investor and developer in single and multifamily residential properties in US Tech-Centered Cities.

Our Mission

  •  Serve multiple stakeholders: Investors, End Users and Community
  •  Create lasting and sustainable value for our stakeholders through returns, architecture and charity
  •  Recognize our responsibility to community and donate 10% of profits




Cypress Capital Group combines a distinguished pedigree, unparalleled local expertise, and a dedicated development team, all strengthened by our cutting-edge proprietary analytical software. We invest opportunistically and dynamically across regions and economic conditions, making us a reliable partner for investors seeking consistent returns.



We are dedicated to crafting stunning, architecturally award-winning properties and building quality to last generations. With our pricing discipline and experience, we ensure that we acquire, design and build properties at precisely the terms that align with your objectives.


Residential Leasing

Our properties reside in prime locations for communities to form; our amenities offer seamless convenience of “smart” homes; and our spaces offer efficient layouts filled with light and beautiful landscapes. 

Our Investors

Cypress Capital Group seeks high risk adjusted returns of 20% IRR with a strict preservation of capital discipline.  Our investments yield lower probabilities of economic loss due to prime locations, dynamic leverage strategies and upper income end users.

Our investors’ risk/reward profiles align with our long term investment objectives.  Given our investment thesis, investors come from Family Offices and Institutions, often with a venture capital or tech background.


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