GRI Club Italia


GRI Club Real Estate is a global club of leaders from the real estate sector. It is where the leaders of the industry get together to understand and launch new trends and exchange experiences to define the strategic direction for their companies.

Through tailor made occasions, its meetings offer a unique platform for the construction and deepening of relationships, development of partnerships, and fostering business. They are also a stage for high level debates on strategic market themes, recognizing the different perspectives of the industry.

The Club is by invitation only. If you have such a profile and believe in the importance of building valuable relationships for the growth of your business we will be happy to discuss your participation in our Club.

Advisory Board Members
Davide Albertini PetroniDavide Albertini PetroniManaging DirectorRisanamento
Stefano KellerStefano KellerMD - PartnerLFPI Italia REIM
Ermanno NiccoliErmanno NiccoliManaging DirectorKlépierre Management Italia
Matteo CidonioMatteo CidonioManaging PartnerGWM Group
Mauro MontagnerMauro MontagnerCEO Southern EuropeAllianz Real Estate
Domenico BilottaDomenico BilottaManaging DirectorInvestiRE SGR
Carlo Puri NegriCarlo Puri NegriChairmanAedes SIIQ
Alexei Dal PastroAlexei Dal PastroDirettore GeneraleBENI STABILI SIIQ
Daniel BuaronDaniel BuaronChairmanFirst Atlantic Real Estate
Paolo ScordinoPaolo ScordinoVice PresidentIDeA FIMIT sgr
Silvia RovereSilvia RovereCEOMorgan Stanley SGR, Italy
Clemente Di PaolaClemente Di PaolaFounder & CEOAtlantica Real Estate
Davide Albertini Petroni
Managing Director
Milan | Italy
Segment: Developer
Born in 1962, he graduated in Civil Engineering in 1988. Since 2009, he is Managing Director of Risanamento S.p.A. He was CEO of Immobiliare Cascina Rubina owning Sesto Project designed by Renzo Piano for 963.500 sqm and is still CEO of all the subsidiaries of the Group. He sold assets for € 4.0 billion: Paris properties’ portfolio for €1,5 billion, a prestigious building in New York for €0,4 billion and other Italian assets. He is managing the mixed-use Development Project in Milan - 440,000 sqm to be built. Previously, he headed the Real Estate Development by IPI (Fiat Group), being Director of the subsidiaries. Until 2000, he worked for a Construction Company, dealing with the construction of infrastructures in Europe.
Stefano Keller
MD - Partner
Milano | ITALY
Segment: Investor & Asset Manager
Stefano Keller graduated in Economics & Financial Markets (CLEFIN) at Bocconi University, Milan (Italy). He served as an Asset Manager at T&S - Asset Management Company of Merrill Lynch/Colony Capital - and GE Real Estate between 2002 and 2007. At that date, he joined Generali Immobiliare Italia as Chief Investment Officer and then was nominated also Key Clients Manager of the Group. At the end of 2010, he joined LFPI Italia Reim (formerly Foncière LFPI Italia) as Managing Director.
Ermanno Niccoli
Managing Director
Klépierre Management Italia

Ermanno Niccoli was born in the province of Pisa, graduated in Law at Milan University and practiced as a lawyer until 1989. From 1990 till 2001 he worked for french institutional investors specialized in the development of shopping centers. Managing Director since 1996, in 2001 he became the CEO of Corio Italia which in 2015 became Klepierre Management Italia.

Matteo Cidonio
Managing Partner
GWM Group
London | United Kingdom
Segment: Fund Manager
Matteo has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate investments and finance sector. Prior to joining GWM Matteo was managing director of BNP Paribas, CIB division, heading the RE division for Europe ex-France and before that he held a similar role within the global RE group of Lehman Brothers. Matteo executed over €20 bn of RE transactions in Europe, including investments in offices, healthcare, retail, and residential asset classes and private and public debt and equity fund raisings. Matteo has executed over €15 bn of RE transaction in Italy, with counterparties including institutional investors, property companies, public entities, and professional investors.
Mauro Montagner
CEO Southern Europe
Allianz Real Estate
Segment: Investor
Mauro Montagner is CEO Allianz RE Southern Europe, and is member of the Allianz RE Executive Committee & Investment Committee. In his role, Mauro is responsible for the management of a €2.5 bil portfolio, as well as for the investment program of Allianz in the region. Before joining Allianz, Mauro was MD at Morgan Stanley, where he served as portfolio manager for a large pan-european RE fund and also as Country Head for the RE investment activity in Italy. Prior to that, Mauro was Director at London-based Curzon Global Partners, where he was responsible for the acquisition and asset management operations in Italy.
Domenico Bilotta
Managing Director
InvestiRE SGR
Segment: Asset Manager
Graduated with honours in Economics and Business at “La Sapienza” University in Rome, Professional Accountant and Auditor, he has nearly 25 years of experience in Real Estate and Finance, having held high level positions in the Advisory, Property, Asset and Fund Management sectors with some leading national and international real-estate players.
Carlo Puri Negri
Aedes SIIQ
Segment: Reits, Developer
From 23 December 2014, Chairman of the Aedes Reit (Siiq) Board of Directors, from January 2015 Chairman of Augusto. It 'also Sator S.p.A. board member, Aon Italy S.p.A. and Banca Profilo S.p.A. He currently is Chairman in the company: Fratelli Puri Negri S.A.p.A., S.A.C.R.A. S.p.A., Sator Immobiliare SGR S.p.A. and Aedes. From 2002 to 2010, holds various other positions in: Artemide Group S.p.A., in Aon Italy S.p.A., in Capitalia S.p.A., in Olivetti S.p.A., in Permasteelisa S.p.A., in Telecom S.p.A., in Fratelli Puri Negri S.a.p.a. and foundations in Hangar Bicocca, in Assoimmobiliare, in the 'European Institute of Oncology, in Pirelli Foundation, is a member of the Real Estate International Advisory Board of the University Harvard.
Alexei Dal Pastro
Direttore Generale
Segment: Investor

He graduated in Economics at the University of Trento and he earned a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Kansas, USA.

He started his career in 2001 with Deloitte Consulting where he was Senior Consultant in the Strategy and Finance practice of the firm.

In 2005 he joined Prelios group as Berenice Fund manager. From 2008 to 2013 he worked as Head of Fund and Asset Management Office in Prelios SGR. From 2013 to June 2016 he held the office of Head of Fund Management in Prelios SGR, managing 26 Italian closed end real estate funds

Since July 2016 he is General Manager in Beni Stabili SpA Siiq; he is in charge of  Asset Management and Development and he oversees the Finance functions.

Daniel Buaron
First Atlantic Real Estate
Milan | Italy
Segment: Investment Manager
Daniel Buaron is Chairman of First Atlantic Real Estate (FARE), re-founded by him in 2014, two years after the sale of FARE Group to the DeAgostini Group. In fact FARE Group was founded by Daniel in 1998 and was the Italian operating partner of Goldman Sachs’ Whitehall Funds until 2007. In 2005, he founded FARE SGR which became the leading Italian RE fund management firm after the merger with FIMIT SGR (2011) with over 10 billion of AuM. Prior experiences include being Founder, CEO and Vice Chairman of Tradital S.p.A. and CEO of Metropolis S.p.A.. Mr. Buaron began his career with JP Morgan. He graduated with a business degree from Università Bocconi and received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1976.
Paolo Scordino
Vice President
Segment: Asset Management Company
Paolo Scordino is the Vice President Market Development of Idea Fimit Sgr. A graduate in economics and business from the University La Sapienza in Rome and Master in Business Administration from St. John’s University. He was board member and CEO of Prelios SGR, Deputy Chairman of Harvip Investments, Director of Business Development, Fund Raising and IR of IDeA FIMIT and FIMIT sgr, CEO of Zero SGR, Director of IR of Lottomatica, Strategic Services and financial analyst at Ernst & Young Consultants, Assistant Financial Analyst - Equity and Emerging Markets at Bear Stearns. From 2013 is a member of Assogestioni and Assoimmobiliare.
Silvia Rovere

Silvia has 23 years experience in PE and RE finance,12 of which were spent structuring and managing RE funds in excess of 7 bn of assets.She has been CEO of Morgan Stanley SGR S.p.A. since joining in 2014.Prior to that she was the CFO of Patrimonio dello Stato Spa (MEF),Head of Business Development at Aedes Group,DG at REAM SGR and board member of Villa d’Este Spa,Euromilano Spa,Genova High Tech Spa & Pirelli RE Integrated Facility Management Spa.She has carried out academic activities and research for the University of Economics in Turin,the Centro Einaudi of Turin and the Master in Real Estate Finance at SDA Bocconi.She is a member at RICS,ULI Italia and Fondazione Res Publica.She is now FRICS and designated Chairman at Assoimmobiliare.Silvia has 23 years experience in PE and RE finance,12 of which were spent structuring and managing RE funds in excess of 7 bn of assets.She has been CEO of Morgan Stanley SGR S.p.A. since joining in 2014.Prior to that she was the CFO of Patrimonio dello Stato Spa (MEF),Head of Business Development at Aedes Group,DG at REAM SGR and board member of Villa d’Este Spa,Euromilano Spa,Genova High Tech Spa & Pirelli RE Integrated Facility Management Spa.She has carried out academic activities and research for the University of Economics in Turin,the Centro Einaudi of Turin and the Master in Real Estate Finance at SDA Bocconi.She is a member at RICS,ULI Italia and Fondazione Res Publica.She is now FRICS and Chairman at Assoimmobiliare.

Clemente Di Paola
Founder & CEO
Atlantica Real Estate
Segment: Investor
Clemente has more than 25 years of international experience in real estate and finance. Since 2010, as Head of the Real Estate of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, he has supported the startup of CDP Immobiliare and CDP Investimenti SGR. In 2000, with Banca FinnatEuroamerica, he founded Investire Immobiliare SGR, of which he was both a shareholder and the General Manager. Under his management, the company has soon become one of the largest real estate companies in Italy, with a €5 billion portfolio. Clemente has also developed additional funds on behalf of institutional and social security bodies. Previously, he worked for FIAT Group, IPI SpA, Cushman & Wakefield Italia and in London for Knight Frank & Rutley (City Office).


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Fulvia is a Senior Director at GRI, with direct responsibility to support GRI’s Club Directors for Italy, Spain, CEE and Russia. She joined GRI in 2014, launching the GRI business in Italy and helping to strengthen GRI’s portfolio in Sub Saharan African markets. She has over 16 years of experience in b2b event production and brand marketing. Prior to joining GRI, she was Director at Fiera Milano Media for many years, and brand consultant for Italian start-ups in London. Fulvia is executive MBA from MIP Politecnico di Milano (2012) and M.Sc. in Business & Corporate Communications, University of Siena, Italy.

Club Partners

REAG Real Estate Advisory GroupLudovici & PartnersMF Real Estate Advisory
REAG Real Estate Advisory Group

REAG Real Estate Advisory Group, a division of Duff and Phelps, provides real estate advisory services tailored to meet the requirements of specific jurisdictions and aims to develop and increase the value of individual assets or properties. Headquartered in Italy, REAG has a network of over 750 professionals across Europe. 

Duff & Phelps is the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor with expertise in complex valuation, dispute and legal management consulting, M&A, restructuring, governance and regulatory consulting.

Ludovici & Partners

Ludovici Piccone & Partners is an independent tax law firm based in Italy providing integrated tax advisory both in domestic and international transactions. Founded by Paolo Ludovici in November 2014, the firm currently includes 28 professionals, and has offices in Milan, London and Rome. The firm has a comprehensive tax practice, encompassing all domestic and cross-border transactional tax work. Professionals structure complex M&A transactions as well as cover all other significant areas such as transfer pricing, tax litigation and VAT. Moreover, the firm is renowned for its expertise in finance and real estate transactions, as well as wealth advisory for high net worth individuals. Professionals of the firm give complete, ongoing coverage of all aspects of real estate tax planning. In particular, the firm has developed specific expertise in advising on the tax ramifications of residential and commercial real estate transactions and renewable energy businesses and in giving assistance to real estate funds and other institutional investors, as well as private and corporate clients in structuring and reorganizing real estate investments both in Italy and abroad.

MF Real Estate Advisory

MF Real Estate Advisory, together with its sister company MF Law & Tax Firm, is a “boutique” real estate company that provides its Clients with highly specialized advisory services for the sourcing, management and disposal of real estate portfolios in Italy.

MF’s aim is to achieve the objectives set forth by the Client by designing investment strategies, improving and maximizing value and, overall, making the investment successful until the disposal of the underlying assets.

Together with the asset management and legal team, MF responds to all the requirements relating to the origination of opportunities and the subsequent management of the portfolio, thus meeting all the needs of the current market.

MFRE is the result of synergies of multiple professionals combining different areas of expertise in investment, financing, property, facility and asset management in addition to the legal advisory field.

Over the years, MF has been entrusted with the management and/or advisory of portfolios (consisting of shopping centres, retail parks, factory outlets, logistics, offices, residential buildings) estimated in a value of over 800 million Euros.