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Key members

■Noboru Mitsui, Founder & Representative Director

Noboru Mitsui worked for an urban development consultancy company, being engaged in consulting on planning of redevelopment of urban areas, urban planning for central and local governments’ administrations, and design supervision on all types of construction including residential apartment houses, office buildings and commercial facilities. He was also engaged in income-generating real estate property development in terms of acquisition, liquidation, and securitization of property investment scheme for a real estate investment firm.


In 2009, he founded District Co., Ltd, rendering services on renovation, project management and construction management. District Co. also tied up from 2012 to 2017 with Futuregement Co., Ltd, a Tokyo-based asset management company primarily for overseas institutional investors, in terms of property/investor sourcing, project arrangement, broking (yen 50 billion in four years) and other related areas.

● Award Winning:

Good Design Award, Yokohama City Design Award of ‘Hito Machi’ i.e., People and Town, Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation Encouragement Award

● Education:

Tokyo Metropolitan University, Faculty of Engineering with major in Architecture

● Qualifications:

Professional Engineer (construction, city and regional planning)

First Class Architect

Licensed Real Estate Transactor

ARES (Association of Real Estate Securitization) Certified Master

■Tetsuro Matsumoto, Senior Advisor

Matsumoto started career with Bank of Tokyo (currently MUFG Bank), and moved to Citigroup, being engaged in FX, capital market related business, and asset management business covering global equities, global bonds, hedge funds, real estate, and currencies. Since 2008, he as president led Futuregement Co., Ltd., a Tokyo-based asset management company primarily for overseas institutional investors.

In 2017, he joined District Co., Ltd., as senior acting advisor covering interface with overseas investors, sourcing, and legal matters. He has longer-than 30-year asset management experience on various securities, properties and currencies.

● Education:

Bachelor of Laws from University of Tokyo

Master of Laws (LLM) from University of Washington, Seattle

Master of Science in Management from Purdue University, West Lafayette

● Qualifications:

Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA)

Chartered Member of Securities Analysts Association of Japan (CMA)

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

ARES (Association of Real Estate Securitization) Certified Master

Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)

Qualified Real Estate Consulting Master

Licensed Real Estate Transactor

Licensed Property Manager

Qualified Rental Property Manager

Registered Transactor of Public Real Estate Auction Sale

Chief of Money Lending Operations

● Also playing the role of Senior Advisor to NSSK (Nihon Sangyo Suishin Kiko), a Tokyo-based investment firm

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