Kevork Zoryan is a Los Angeles native and graduate of the USC Marshall School of Business, where he earned a degree in business administration, with an emphasis in entrepreneurship and real estate development. While at USC, Zoryan was a proud trombone player in the Trojan Marching Band, and served as president of the Armenian Student Association.
Zoryan is currently a managing director at Morgan Stanley, where he heads U.S. asset management for private equity real estate funds under Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing (MSREI). In this role, he is responsible for the sourcing, execution and asset management of real estate investments. Prior to this, he was co-head of U.S. acquisitions and head of MSREI West Coast.
Zoryan serves on the USC Alumni Association Board of Governors, the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate Executive Committee and the Trojan Marching Band Alumni Association Board of Directors. In addition, he is an active supporter of the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies, and has been a frequent guest lecturer for various USC Marshall and USC Price School of Public Policy classes.
Helping students has long been a priority for Zoryan, who has served as a mentor in USC Marshall’s Career Advantage Program (CAP) for the past 17 years. He has also participated in the USC Marshall MBV Board of Counselors mentorship program, and has provided career advice to the student members of Society 53.
Outside of USC, Zoryan is a global governing trustee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and chairs its Los Angeles Advisory Board. He and his wife, Liz, have three children: Jacqueline, Andrew and Michael.