Agnes Lew's Top Choices for Places to Go in Shanghai
By Melody YuanJuly 26, 2018
Agnes Lew is East West Bank's senior vice president, head of private banking, and a self-proclaimed global concierge. She and her team of experienced bankers and wealth managers specialize in providing advice on both sides of the balance sheet - lending and investment, as well as wealth planning solutions for high net worth individuals in the U.S. and Greater China.
Given the level of trust and friendships that are established, clients often look to their wealth managers for recommendations on some of the best places to eat, sleep and visit in cities around the world.
"Shanghai has so much energy,” says Lew. “It’s so very ‘happening’ in business, lifestyle and culture. It’s like the New York City of Asia!"
With years of experience introducing high-profile clients to the most attractive places, Lew is always on top of the latest trends and hottest spots, from Shanghai to Paris to Los Angeles. In this edition of her A-List, Lew shares with us some of her favorite locations in Shanghai.
"On a personal note, my mother grew up in Shanghai, and I love hearing the Shanghai dialect,” says Lew. “The dialect and city have a sense of style that is unique and incomparable. One can have fun and enjoy Shanghai on a budget, or live it up at the most luxurious hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants."