As a licensed real estate broker, Iris combines her knowledge of real estate and passion for developing sustainable communities into serving local small businesses. Iris’s strong background in negotiation and community development allows her to strengthen the footprint of businesses. She has an ability to recognize risks and helps clients address it. Besides addressing the rampant displacement risks of retail businesses, Iris also consults with businesses on matters that impact their business sustainability. With a professional background in residential real estate, Iris served as a sales associate with Weichert Realtors in Hoboken, New Jersey. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Environmental Business Economics from Rutgers University. She is fluent in Mandarin and speaks conversational Spanish.