Faculty Directory

Charles F. Wu

Adjunct Professor of Business Administration






MBA, Harvard School of Business Administration, 1983; BA, Harvard College, 1979

Areas of Expertise

Real estate investments, restructurings, and portfolio management


Real Estate Mini

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Adjunct Professor, Tuck School of Business, 2011–present
  • Guest Lecturer, Harvard Business School Executive Education, 2007–10
  • Faculty Lecturer, Harvard Business School, 2007

Nonacademic positions

  • Founding Partner and Managing Director, Baynorth Capital, LLC, 2004–present
  • Founding Partner and Managing Director, Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC, 1998–2004
  • Managing Director, Harvard Private Capital Group, Inc., 1995–98
  • Director and Shareholder, Aldrich, Eastman & Waltch, Inc., 1985–95
  • Corporate Finance Analyst, 1979–81, Corporate Finance Associate, 1983–85, Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc.

Board memberships

  • Overseer/Board of Trustees, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, 2007–present
  • Founding Director, Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, 2004–09
  • President, Newton Schools Foundation, 2002­–04
  • Chairman, Economic Advisory Board of Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, 1999–2002

Editorial positions

  • Editorial Advisory Board, Institutional Real Estate Letter, Institutional Real Estate Securities


  • Paderewski Gold Medal for 10 years of outstanding performance in the National Piano Guild Auditions