GRI Club Colombia

GRI Club ColombiaGRI Club Colombia

This is where the industry leaders come together to discuss and define market trends

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Giovana Caravetti
Giovana
Giovana Caravetti
Club ManagerGRI Club
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The clubThe club

The GRI Club Real Estate Colombia is part of the GRI Club Real Estate, a global club of leaders in the Real Estate sector. GRI Club brings together investors, developers, lenders and other industry specialists.
GRI Club’s mission is to connect the decision makers driving the industry forward and contributing to the creation of meaningful relationships and new business opportunities
Membership criteria
Club membership is by invitation only and reserved exclusively for chairmen, presidents, CXOs and directors of Real Estate investors, developers and lenders. Those whom fit the criteria and would find it useful to join the club are welcome to enquire.

Club activities
GRI Club Real Estate Colombia hosts various activities among those behind closed doors club meetings throughout the year and the topics covered are requested by the membership. The annual conference is open to non-members, as the club meetings are reserved exclusively for the GRI membership.
Club meetings offer a unique platform for members

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Advisory BoardAdvisory Board

Alejandro Krell
Alejandro Krell
Managing Director
Paladin Realty Partners
Paladin Realty Partners is a SEC-registered investment adviser focused solely on institutional-quality RE investments in select markets in Latam.
Alfredo Rizo
Alfredo Rizo
Presidente & CEO
Terranum Group
https://www.terranum.com
Focused on the development, ownership and management of the highest quality corporate property in Colombia and the Andean region. The Company is the first in Colombia to provide best-in-class property specifically designed to meet the needs of leading domestic and international corporations.
Andrés Alvarado Ortiz
Andrés Alvarado Ortiz
Managing Director
SURA Asset Management
SURA Asset Management is the leading pension fund manager in LatAm with over US$100 bn of AUM and 17 million clients across the continent
Eduardo Romero
Eduardo Romero
Partner
BTG Pactual
BTG Pactual es una innovadora firma financiera global que opera bajo el concepto de partnership meritocrático con una constante pasión por la creación de valor para sus clientes y sus accionistas.
Felipe Encinales
Felipe Encinales
Socio Fundador
Inverlink
Inverlink Estructuras Inmobiliarias is the most profitable private equity real estate fund in Colombia
Gregorio Schneider
Gregorio Schneider
Managing Partner
TC Latin America Partners
Real Estate Fund focused on low/middle income residential development in Latin America.
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment Banking
Grupo Bancolombia
Subsidiary of Grupo Bancolombia, Colombia's largest bank, specializing in structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, capital investments and capital markets.
Jean-Baptiste Wettling
Jean-Baptiste Wettling
Director - Colombia
JLL
A JLL é líder na prestação de serviços mobiliários integrados para investidores, ocupantes, proprietários e atua nos segmentos de escritório, industrial, varejo, hotel e healthcare. Empresa Fortune 500, está presente em mais de 80 países e tem uma força de trabalho composta por cerca de 88.000 pessoas, 900 delas no Brasil.
Joan Bertran
Joan Bertran
Global Head of Commercial Real Estate
Banco Sabadell
Banco Sabadell es el cuarto grupo bancario privado español integrado por diferentes bancos marcas sociedades filiales y Sociedades participadas.
Josef Preschel
Josef Preschel
Managing Director/ North
Peninsula Investment Group
Organización de planificación de activos enfocada en inversiones para el desarrollo de proyectos para venta de bienes raíces. Inversiones en mercados seleccionados de América Latina
Juan Carlos Moreno
Juan Carlos Moreno
CIO
Amarilo
AMARILO is the leading residential, retail, office, and industrial RE development and investment group in Colombia, engaging in the sourcing, structuring, investment, construction, sale, and management of real estate development projects in Colombia.
María Clara Aristizábal
María Clara Aristizábal
Head of the Real Estate Business
Grupo Argos
Grupo Argos is a holding of sustainable investments in infrastructure and RE. Its legal nature corresponds to a corporation, registered in the Stock Exchange of Colombia, as well as its subsidiaries Argos, Celsia and Odinsa.
Philipp Braunfels
Philipp Braunfels
Managing Director
Jamestown
Jamestown Latin America seeks attractive risk-adjusted returns by investing in select residential, retail and office assets in the Andean Region.
Rafael Londoño
Rafael Londoño
CEO
QBO
QBO es una empresa dedicada al desarrollo de proyectos inmobiliarios de uso mixto (residencial y comercial). Actualmente, QBO gerencia ATRIO, el desarrollo inmobiliario más importante de Bogotá.
Santiago Porta
Santiago Porta
Global Head - Commercial Property
IFC
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries
Alejandro Krell
Alejandro
Alejandro Krell
Managing DirectorPaladin Realty Partners
Alejandro is a Managing Director of Paladin Realty, where he oversees the firm’s activities in South and Central America (excluding Brazil). He serves on the firm’s investment committee. Mr. Krell has over two decades of management and real estate development experience, including senior executive positions at some of the largest residential development and construction firms in the world. He was previously the Director of Residential Development for the Tourism Development & Investment Company, an Abu Dhabi government-owned development company. Mr. Krell also held executive positions with leading US homebuilders such as KB Home, Shea Homes and Pulte Homes.
Alfredo Rizo
Alfredo
Alfredo Rizo
Presidente & CEOTerranum Group
Mr. Rizo is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Terranum Corporate Properties (TCP). Prior to his current position Mr. Rizo was the Corporate Vice-President of Terranum where he played a critical role in the definition and implementation of the investment planning and strategy as well as the definition of the capital structure the corporate strategy and the corporate governance.
Andrés Alvarado Ortiz
Andrés
Andrés Alvarado Ortiz
Managing DirectorSURA Asset Management
Andres Alvarado is the Managing Partner charged with leading the real estate group of SURA Asset Management in Colombia. Mr. Alvarado was the founding partner of Abacus Real Estate, one of the early entrants in the market and the first manager to raise a local institutional real estate development fund in Colombia. Mr. Alvarado has over 20 years of experience in real estate and investment banking in Colombia, LatAm and the US. He holds an MA in Social Sciences from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Florida International University.
Eduardo Romero
Eduardo
Eduardo Romero
PartnerBTG Pactual
Mr. Romero is the Head of the Merchant Banking Team in Colombia, and a member of the Private Equity, Real Estate and Infrastructure LatamTeams. Eduardo joined BTG in October 2013. Prior to joining BTG, Eduardo founded North Shore Venture Partners, a venture capital advisory firm and CHG in Chicago, a private equity real estate company focus on value-add commercial transactions in main metropolitan areas in the United States. Prior to CHG, Eduardo was Managing Director for NationsBank, and Bank of America´s country manager for Colombia and Venezuela responsible for corporate finance, investment banking and proprietary investments in the region. Prior to Bank of America, Eduardo worked six years at P&G in several financial positions in Cincin
Felipe Encinales
Felipe
Felipe Encinales
Socio FundadorInverlink
Gregorio Schneider
Gregorio
Gregorio Schneider
Managing PartnerTC Latin America Partners
Gregorio is the Founder and Managing Partner of Terranum Capital, a specialized Latin American alternative asset management firm with offices in Bogota, Lima and New York. Terranum Capital invests in residential and retail RE projects in Colombia, Peru, Brazil and Mexico. Prior to Terranum Capital, Gregorio was Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets at Och-Ziff Capital Management, Portfolio Manager at Rohatyn Group (TRG) and worked at Spinnaker Capital. Gregorio has served on the boards of various Latin American companies and has been recognized by the World Economic Forum for his work with developing countries. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration from (ITAM) and received his M.B.A. from Columbia University Business School.
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment BankingGrupo Bancolombia
Since May 2016, Jean Pierre Serani is the Head of the Investment Banking division of Bancolombia, where he is in charge of the M&A, DCM/ECM, Project, Corporate and Acquisition Finance, Merchant Banking and Special Situations teams. Previously, for three years he was the CEO of Valores Bancolombia, the bank´s brokerage unit and the Head of the Sales & Trading division. Before 2013, he held several positions on the Investment Banking division for more than eight years. Mr. Serani received his undergraduate degree in Business from Universidad EAFIT and his MBA degree from Georgia Institute of Technology as a Fulbright Scholar.
Jean-Baptiste Wettling
Jean-Baptiste
Jean-Baptiste Wettling
Director - ColombiaJLL
El Sr. Wettling lidera la división de transacciones de JLL en Colombia, con foco en Corretaje, Investigación de Mercado y Consultoría. Está basado en las oficinas centrales de Jones Lang LaSalle en Bogotá y tiene más de once años de experiencia en la región. Durante este tiempo, Jean Baptiste completó varios trabajos para clientes como Blackstone, JP Morgan, Microsoft, HSBC, Google, Xerox, Motorola, MSD, Verizon, Adidas, entre otros.
Joan Bertran
Joan
Joan Bertran
Global Head of Commercial Real EstateBanco Sabadell
Joan Bertran joined Banco Sabadell in 2008 to manage the Group’s Real Estate portfolio ($15bn). Since then he served in different executive positions and today he is the Banco Sabadell’s Group Global Head of Commercial Real Estate & Hotels. Based in Miami, he is in charge of the CRE & Hotels Group’s financing activity with teams in America and Europe. Previously, Joan served as Business Manager at ‘Logispark’, a Banco Sabadell JV with a RE developer, where he managed investments for $400M to develop more than 700.000sqm of CRE in Europe. He started his professional career in 1999 as Construction Manager at Ferrovial.
Josef Preschel
Josef
Josef Preschel
Managing Director/ NorthPeninsula Investment Group
Comenzó a trabajar en el sector inmobiliario en 2003 como Presidente de Rain Forest Tram Ltd con operaciones en EE.UU, México, América Central y el Caribe. Estuve involucrado en la creación, selección del sitio, desarrollo y gestión de proyectos. Trabajando en la región, identificó un déficit de viviendas y por lo tanto una oportunidad para invertir en desarrollos inmobiliarios y en 2006 creó Península. En Península, es responsable del relacionamiento con los inversores y la asignación de la cartera para los proyectos de México, Centroamérica y Colombia.
Juan Carlos Moreno
Juan
Juan Carlos Moreno
CIOAmarilo
CIO at AMARILO GROUP, the premier Real Estate group in Colombia, and Co-Founder & CIO at YELLOWSTONE CAPITAL PARTNERS. He has 10+ years of professional experience in Private Equity and Real Estate Investments & Development. Since 2013, has overseen all aspects of M&A, investment strategy & management, capital markets, financial structuring, and deal-making for AMARILO, where he has also been a Board Member since 2008. Has led the structuring, commitment, execution, and deployment of over USD$ 300 million in institutional investor capital for AMARILO, and also the deal team leader accountable for the successful of a 30% ownership stake in the AMARILO platform by PSP INVESTMENTS, with USD$ 153 billion in AUM.
María Clara Aristizábal
María
María Clara Aristizábal
Head of the Real Estate BusinessGrupo Argos
Maria Clara Aristizábal is the Head of the Real Estate Business at Grupo Argos, an infrastructure holding Company with over $15 billion in assets. She oversees 50.000 Ha of land for urban development and is a member of the investment committee of Pactia, a real estate fund with over 500.000 sqm in retail, office, industrial, self storage and hotels. She has a major in economics, a minor in mathematical economics and holds an MBA from New York University
Philipp Braunfels
Philipp
Philipp Braunfels
Managing DirectorJamestown
Philipp Braunfels is a Director and Investment Manager for the Andean Region at Jamestown, focusing on Latin American investments and asset management out of the local office in Bogotá, Colombia. He has also worked in Jamestown’s German Fund Management department and its US offices in Atlanta and New York. Prior to joining Jamestown Mr. Braunfels worked at Deloitte Consulting in Germany and an early stage venture of Rocket Internet based in Singapore. Mr. Braunfels graduated Cum Laude from Maastricht University with a Master of Science in International Business Finance and also holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business Economics.
Rafael Londoño
Rafael
Rafael Londoño
CEOQBO
Santiago Porta
Santiago
Santiago Porta
Global Head - Commercial PropertyIFC
Santiago Porta is the IFC’s Global Sector Leader for Commercial Property. He has over 13 years in banking, leading investments and client relationships with key private sector partners across all property subsectors and emerging markets regions -including Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia. He lives in Washington DC, US, and, before joining IFC, he worked in the structured finance and corporate finance groups at Enron and Price Waterhouse Coopers respectively. Santiago holds an MBA from IESE Business School and an Industrial Engineering Degree at Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires.
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Giovana Caravetti
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Club Manager
GRI Club
+52 55 1555 6710
Giovana Caravetti
Giovana
Giovana Caravetti
Club ManagerGRI Club
+52 55 1555 6710

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IWG
New House
Club Partners LATAM
Banco Sabadell
IHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
JLL - India
Vitrium Capital
https://www.letsbrain.com.br
Curitiba | Brasil
BRAIN is a business intelligence, research and consulting firm, with prominence in real estate in Brazil, having conducted more than 3,500 tailor made studies in more than 400 municipalities.
IWG Global coworking and workspace leader that helps more than 2.5 million people and their businesses to work more productively through its companies Regus, Spaces, No 18, Open office, HQ and Signature by Regus.
New house is a company specialized in strategic management, marketing and sales force of the real estate market in Latin America. It stands out in recent years with numbers that impress the most experienced in real estate market. Innovating in the way you work, New House today is the only company that has its own sales force exclusively for its real estate product. Techniques like hybrid team selection, mental triggers, neurolinguistic programming and the power of the mind are used extensively to get the sales success you expect.
In addition to a highly effective executive team, we have an internal marketing agency, a team of hundreds of employees prepared for the success of your business. Do you have a real estate project and want to turn it into success? Call us
Banco Sabadell is Spain’s fourth largest private banking group, which is comprised of different banks, brands, subsidiaries and part-owned companies covering all areas of the financial business sector under a common denominator: professional performance and quality.

A young, highly-qualified team, with the most modern, up-to-date technological and commercial resources and a multi-brand, multi-channel organisation focusing on the client enable Banco Sabadell to occupy an outstanding position in the personal and business banking markets.
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Visit www.development.ihg.com for development information.
JLL is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying & investing in real estate.
International Real Estate developer with more than 13 years in the Americas market, a team of highly experienced professionals and multinational expertise in the analysis of financial instruments and the economic feasibility of real estate projects.
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