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What makes the GRI Club experience different?
GRI Club Events generate the perfect space for C-Level executives to generate new business opportunities and stay up to date on the latest real estate trends.
Efficient Networking
Our events gather real estate’s top decision-makers, including REIT managers, developers, investors, operators, banks, project finance companies, among others. By placing the right people in the right place we create a more effective networking experience.
Discussions among peers
Each event has over 10 discussion rooms where participants deliberate face-to-face the industry’s most pressing challenges, newest trends, technologies and success stories focusing on each real estate segment.


Investors

Banks
Family Offices
Investment Banks
Pension Funds
Private Equity Funds
Property Companies
REITs
Sovereign Funds

Advisors

Developers
HotelOperators
Industrial & Logistics
Land Development Companies
Offices
Residential
Shopping Centers


Market Specialists
Architects
Construction & Engineering Companies
Consultants
Lawyers

Advisory Board Members

Alejandro Krell
Alejandro Krell
MD, Head of Central/South America
Paladin Realty Partners
Alejandro Krell
http://www.paladinrp.com/
Los Angeles | CA | USA
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
Alfredo Rizo
http://www.terranum.com
Bogotá | Colombia
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
Andrés Alvarado Ortiz
http://www.sura-am.com/
Medelin | Colombia
SURA Asset Management is a Latin American company specializing in the pensions, savings, and investment industry. The company manages assets worth USD 131.9 billion, owned by over 19 million people in six countries around the region.
Felipe Encinales
Felipe Encinales
Socio Fundador
Inverlink
Felipe Encinales
https://www.inverlink.com/
Bogotá | Colombia
Inverlink Estructuras Inmobiliarias is the most profitable private equity real estate fund in Colombia
Gregorio Schneider
Gregorio Schneider
Managing Partner
TC Latin America Partners
Gregorio Schneider
www.tclatam.com
www.tclatam.com
+1 347 289 3262
New York | NY | USA
Private equity fund manager that invests with an opportunistic approach in residential, commercial, industrial, mixed use and alternative real estate assets in Colombia, Peru and Mexico.
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment Banking
Grupo Bancolombia
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
www.grupobancolombia.com/webcorporativa/
www.grupobancolombia.com/webcorporativa/
+57 4 510 90 00/ +57(4) 404 0000
Medellin | Colombia
Subsidiary of Grupo Bancolombia, Colombia's largest bank, specializing in structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, capital investments and capital markets.
Joan Bertran
Joan Bertran
Global Head of Commercial RE & Hotels
Banco Sabadell
Joan Bertran
www.bancosabadellmiami.com
Miami | FL | USA
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.
Josef Preschel
Josef Preschel
Managing Director & Founder
Peninsula Investment Group
Josef Preschel
http://www.peninsulainvestments.com/
Miami | FL | USA
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
Co-Founder & CIO
Amarilo
Juan Carlos Moreno
http://www.amarilo.com.co/
Bogotá | Colombia
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.
Marc Eichmann
Marc Eichmann
CEO
Urbansa
Marc Eichmann
http://www.urbansa.com.co/
Bogota | Colombia
URBANSA es una empresa desarrolladora de proyectos inmobiliarios con ingresos de COP 300,000 MM, enfocada en proyectos inmobiliarios en Colombia. En Bogotá es hoy la quinta compañía en el ranking de ventas.
María Clara  Aristizábal
María Clara Aristizábal
Head of the Real Estate Business
Grupo Argos
María Clara  Aristizábal
www.grupoargos.com
www.grupoargos.com
+57 4 315 8400
Medellin | Colombia
Grupo Argos, holding with sustainable investments on infrastructure. Its legal nature corresponds to a corporation, listed in the Colombia Stock Exchange, which is also the case of Argos (cement) and Celsia (energy), its two most important subsidiaries.
Philipp Braunfels
Philipp Braunfels
Managing Director
Jamestown
Philipp Braunfels
http://www.jamestownlatinamerica.com/
http://www.jamestownlatinamerica.com/
+1 770 805 3031 / +57 174 56 298
Bogotá | Colombia
Jamestown Latin America seeks attractive risk-adjusted returns by investing in select residential, retail and office assets in the Andean Region. The team sources acquisition and development opportunities from its local office in Bogotá, Colombia. Jamestown Latin America focuses on major markets in Colombia, Peru, and Chile. These markets exhibit strong real estate fundamentals and positive prospects for long-term economic growth.
Rafael Londoño
Rafael Londoño
CEO
QBO
Rafael Londoño
http://www.qbo.co/web/
Bogota | Colombia
QBO is a company dedicated to the development of mixed-use real estate projects (residential and commercial). Currently, QBO manages ATRIO, the most important real estate development in Bogotá.
Rogerio Basso
Rogerio Basso
Head of Hospitality & Tourism
IDB Invest
Rogerio Basso
www.idbinvest.org
www.idbinvest.org
+1 202 623-1000 xt 004408
Washington | DC | USA
IDB Invest is a multilateral development bank committed to promoting the economic development of its 26 member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean across a broad range of industry sectors.
Santiago Porta
Santiago Porta
Global Head - Commercial Property
IFC
Santiago Porta
www.ifc.org
www.ifc.org
+1 202 473-1000
Washington | DC | USA
Multilateral global development institution focused exclusively on supporting private sector development in developing markets.
Alejandro Krell
Alejandro
Alejandro Krell
MD, Head of Central/South AmericaPaladin Realty Partners
USA
Alejandro (Alex) is a Managing Director with Paladin Realty Partners, 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 three 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 Development Director for an Abu Dhabi government-owned company. Mr. Krell also held executive positions with leading US homebuilders more recently as Division President for Pulte Homes.
Alfredo Rizo
Alfredo
Alfredo Rizo
Presidente & CEOTerranum
Colombia
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
Colombia
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.
Felipe Encinales
Felipe
Felipe Encinales
Socio FundadorInverlink
Colombia
 
Gregorio Schneider
Gregorio
Gregorio Schneider
Managing PartnerTC Latin America Partners
USA
Gregorio Schneider is the co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of TC Latin America Partners. He has more than 25 years of experience in emerging markets, investing in both the public and private markets through a variety of assets and strategies, including debt, equity, distressed assets and real estate. Prior to forming TC Latin America Partners, Gregorio was Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets at Och-Ziff Capital Management, Portfolio Manager at The Rohatyn Group (TRG) and worked at Spinnaker Capital. Gregorio is a member of the EMPEA Latin America Council and the LAVCA real estate council. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the ITAM in Mexico City.
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
Jean
Jean Pierre Serani Toro
CEO, Investment BankingGrupo Bancolombia
Colombia
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.
Joan Bertran
Joan
Joan Bertran
Global Head of Commercial RE & HotelsBanco Sabadell
USA
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 $400M to develop more than 700.000sqm of CRE in Europe. He started his professional career in 1999 as Construction Manager at Ferrovial.
Josef Preschel
Josef
Josef Preschel
Managing Director & FounderPeninsula Investment Group
USA
He has been both an Investor and Developer of residential and mixed-used projects across Latin America and the South Eastern US. While working in Latin America, Josef identified a significant regional housing deficit, which he saw as a great opportunity to create value by investing in the residential development space; therefore, in 2005 he co-founded Peninsula with Mauricio Levitin. At Peninsula, Josef is responsible for overseeing investments, portfolio allocation in Mexico, Panama and Colombia, and managing investor relations. He is a member of the Investment Committee of the different funds of the firm.
Juan Carlos Moreno
Juan
Juan Carlos Moreno
Co-Founder & CIOAmarilo
Colombia
CIO at AMARILO GROUP, the premier Real Estate group in Colombia, and Co-Founder & CIO at YELLOWSTONE CAPITAL PARTNERS. He has 10+ years of professional experience in Private Equity and Real Estate Investments & Development. Since 2013, has overseen all aspects of M&A, investment strategy & management, capital markets, financial structuring, and deal-making for AMARILO, where he has also been a Board Member since 2008. Has led the structuring, commitment, execution, and deployment of over USD$ 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.
Marc Eichmann
Marc
Marc Eichmann
CEOUrbansa
Colombia
 
María Clara  Aristizábal
María
María Clara Aristizábal
Head of the Real Estate BusinessGrupo Argos
Colombia
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
Colombia
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
Colombia
Rafael is founder, partner and CEO of QBO Constructores SAS, a company dedicated to real estate development since 2003. He is a Business Administrator from Universidad EAFIT with studies at the London School of Economics. He has held relevant positions in the Colombian financial industry during his time at the Corporación Financiera del Valle (Corfivalle) and in the aviation industry during his 5 years at Avianca where he was Commercial Vice President of the airline for Latin America.
Rogerio Basso
Rogerio
Rogerio Basso
Head of Hospitality & TourismIDB Invest
USA
With over 20 years of real estate and hospitality experience, Rogerio leads all initiatives related to hospitality and tourism in Latin America and the Caribbean for IDB Invest, the private sector division of the Inter-American Development Bank Group. In his capacity as Head of Tourism, he is responsible for origination, transactions and for executing IDB Invest's strategy in the region, offering a variety of financial instruments including debt, mezzanine and equity.
Santiago Porta
Santiago
Santiago Porta
Global Head - Commercial PropertyIFC
USA
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.
"I've been coming to GRI events for many years now. Every time I do so, I remember why I like to come: because I can meet so many different people in a very special environment. It's a very effective networking network."
Brian Finerty
Brian Finerty
Chief Investment Officer
Equity International
Brian Finerty
Brian
Brian Finerty
Chief Investment OfficerEquity International
USA
As Chief Investment Officer, Brian Finerty leads Equity International’s Investments group, overseeing all investment activity and portfolio company management. Drawing from a deep network of relationships and experience in global markets, Brian is responsible for setting investment strategy and guiding the team in originating and executing deals. Brian is also a member of EI’s Management Committee and Investment Committee. Brian is a director of five EI portfolio companies: GuardeAqui, SAMHI, Decameron Hotel & Resorts, Estapar Estacionamentos, and ARG Realty. Brian earned an MBA in analytic finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BBA from the University of Michigan.
“The GRI differential is the quality of the participants. I believe the main players of the industry are here. So we have to interact, create networking and know people of the sector. Thus, we strengthen partnerships and identify new business opportunities.”
Marcela Drigo
Marcela Drigo
Diretora de Real Estate
CPPIB
Marcela Drigo
Marcela
Marcela Drigo
Diretora de Real EstateCPPIB
Brazil
Marcela Drigo is a Senior Vice President at Clarion Partners, a leading real estate investment manager with more than $25 billion in assets under management, offering a broad range of real estate strategies across the risk/return spectrum to its more than 200 domestic and international institutional investors. Marcela has responsibility for direct over-sight of the firm's acquisition and asset management activities in Brazil. She joined Clarion Partners in 2008 and has more than 15 years experience investing in emerging markets. Marcela established JVs with local and international operating partners and headed all the investments in the logistic sector for a large separate account. She holds a MBA from Columbia Business School.

Meet our exclusive format

GRI has no speakers, no presentations. Instead, you have a selection of closed-door discussions where everyone can participate.
Much like a conversation in your own living room, the dynamic environment allows you to engage with your peers in an informal and collegial setting.
Agostina Airaudo
Event manager
Agostina Airaudo
Club Manager LatAm
GRI Club
+52 55 1136 5077
Giovana Caravetti
Event manager
Giovana Caravetti
Director of Andean Countries & Hospitality
GRI Club
+52 55 6452 3958
Agostina Airaudo
Agostina
Agostina Airaudo
Club Manager LatAmGRI Club
 
+52 55 1136 5077
Giovana Caravetti
Giovana
Giovana Caravetti
Director of Andean Countries & HospitalityGRI Club
 
+52 55 6452 3958
+52 55 6452 3958
Sponsors

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Club Partners Latam
Banco de Sabadell, S.A. - Mexico
Greystar Investment Group
Grupo Patio
IHG Intercontinental Hotel Group
JLL
Newmark Knight Frank - Mexico
Country Club Partners
Deloitte
S2E Technologies
SiiLA Mexico
https://www.bancsabadell.com
Ciudad de México | Federal District | Mexico
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.
www.greystar.com
www.greystar.com
+1 713.535.9512
Mc Lean | VA | USA
Back in 1993, when Founder, Chairman, and CEO Bob Faith set out to build Greystar, he saw a highly fragmented multifamily industry that was more focused on assets than people. He envisioned the need for an industry leader, a blue-chip company that operated with the highest integrity and character in delivering world-class services to residents, property owners and investors in multifamily real estate. He said, “Why not us? Let’s go be that company.” With a winning strategy and a focus on people, Greystar set out to meet that need -- guided by the mission of enriching the lives of those we touch by doing things the right way. Greystar has learned what’s important to people when it comes to a place to call home and the services that enhance the living experience. And that’s why we put our heart and soul into providing beautiful living environments.
http://www.patio.cl/
http://www.patio.cl/
+56 2 2979 6600
Santiago | Chile
Grupo Patio is a leading real estate company in Latin America and one of the fastest growing real estate development platforms in the region. The Company has under administration over US$1,5 bn, invested in over 70 real estate assets. The Company operates through each of its 5 divisions: Patio Comercial (Retail), Patio Oficinas (office), Patio Industrial (industrial), Patio Residencial (residential) and Patio Capitales (capital markets division). During its 14 years of operations, the Company has consolidated as a platform with a strong emphasis on value generation through an active management of its portfolio, innovative designs and strong focus on productivity and profitability of its assets.
Florida | USA
IHG® is a global organization with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental®, Kimpton®, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, HUALUXE®, Crowne Plaza®, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®. IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,200 hotels and nearly 780,000 guest rooms in almost 100 countries, with more than 1,500 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty program, which has more than 100 million enrolled members. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally. Visit www.development.ihg.com for development information.
http://www.latinamerica.jll.com/
Santiago | Chile
JLL is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities.
http://www.ngkf.com.mx/
http://www.ngkf.com.mx/
+52 (55) 5980 2000
Ciudad de México | Federal District | Mexico
Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. With roots dating back to 1929, our strong foundation makes us one of the most trusted names in the industry. NKF prides itself on delivering the highest level of service to our clients to meet their needs and exceed their expectations. NKF's fully integrated platform of services provides clients with a single-source solution for every phase of owning or occupying a property. We service prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe as well as owners, occupiers and developers of real estate. Additionally, as a leader in real estate technology, we utilize the most high-tech tools in the industry along with our deep bench of knowledge, data and research to optimize businesses and properties.
www.deloitte.com
www.deloitte.com
+55 11 5186 1000
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Deloitte is one of the world’s leading firms, delivering outstanding management, consulting and advisory services in 154 countries, to more than one-half of the largest companies listed in Fortune Global 500, as well as public enterprises and institutions, locally important clients and fast-growing multinational companies. Deloitte is committed to driving economic growth and supporting a sustainable society. Using the Deloitte Network’s insights to handling challenges and opportunities is the gateway to achieving individual growth, business success and to creating a prosperous society. Deloitte has an infrastructure and capital projects team that provides a wide range of services throughout the asset lifecycle, combining global best practices from their experience on the world’s largest and most complex projects to help clients to maximize the value of their investment. We advise public and private sector projects commissioners, as well as both sides of a public-private partnership.
https://s2etech.com/
St Jacobs | Ontario | Canada
s2e Technologies specializes in the development of and investment in smart communities and sustainable energy solutions, to provide positive environmental impact, enhance quality of life, and build a healthy business.
http://www.siila.com.mx
Ciudad de Mexico | Federal District | Mexico
SiiLA Mexico's mission is to provide market intelligence of the commercial real estate sector with the highest quality standards. SiiLA Mexico is a cloud-based platform backed by the best technology, reliable methodology and advanced statistics. This has successfully positioned us in Latin America as a provider of objective data and specialized consulting that allows our clients to make informed decisions.
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