GRI Hospitality Latin America 2019
GRI Hospitality Latin America 2019
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GRI Hospitality Latin America 2019

29 - 30 August
Four Seasons Hotel, Miami

The Hospitality sector is set to be discussed by the main decision-makers of the market. The most senior developers, investors, hotel management companies and resorts will gather in Miami.

Patrick Mendes
Patrick
Patrick Mendes
CEO South AmericaAccor
Graduado pelo Instituto Insead-Paris e pela IAE Aix-en-Provence, Patrick Mendes começou sua carreira na indústria da hospitalidade no InterContinental Hotels Group. Posteriormente, atuou como consultor para o desenvolvimento do turismo na França e no Sul da Europa e, na sequência, ingressou na Edenred. Retornou ao setor de hospitalidade em 2004 como VP Global Sales & Distribution da AccorHotels e depois executive VP, responsável pelas operações dos hotéis nos segmentos Luxury, Upscale e Midscale na América do Sul. Em 2015, foi nomeado CEO Hotel Services South America. É membro do FOHB, onde atua como VP de Estudos e Tendências.
Ricardo Manarini
Ricardo
Ricardo Manarini
Regional VP Development BrazilIHG - InterContinental Hotels Group

The most senior hospitality meetingThe most senior hospitality meeting

The 3rd Edition of GRI Hospitality Latin America 2019 will take place on August 29 and 30 in Miami. The event will bring together industry decision makers, connecting developers, institutional investors, hotel management companies, resorts and key players in the industry.

The event is attended by big names from the industry who come together to discuss strategies for the future scenario, opportunities for the hotel and resort segment, funding alternatives, innovation and technologies that will impact the market.

Come and be part of the most senior Latin American hospitality event.

CLUB MEMBERS AND CONFIRMED EXECUTIVES

Cristiano Goncalves
Cristiano Goncalves
IHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Germán Ahumada
Germán Ahumada
Artha Capital
Juan Corvinos
Juan Corvinos
Hilton
Maurício Elizondo
Maurício Elizondo
Grupo Posadas
Max Lima
Max Lima
HSI - Hemisfério Sul Investimentos
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
Fibra Inn
Patrick Mendes
Patrick Mendes
Accor
Paula Muniz
Paula Muniz
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Ricardo Zuñiga Massieu
Ricardo Zuñiga Massieu
VERTEX Real Estate
Samuel Sicchierolli
Samuel Sicchierolli
VCI Holding
Tal Peri
Tal Peri
Union Investment Real Estate
Cristiano Goncalves
Cristiano
Cristiano Goncalves
Regional VP Development - Andean RegionIHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Germán Ahumada
Germán
Germán Ahumada
Socio-Director y Co-FundadorArtha Capital
Juan Corvinos
Juan
Juan Corvinos
Vice PresidentHilton
Responsible for corporate development for Hilton Worldwide's brands in the Central America, Andean & Hispanic Caribbean regions and for supporting the overall Americas development team. Juan's main role is to drive the growth of Hilton Worldwide's portfolio of brands in the region. Juan started his career within the company in 2010 in human resources in Malaysia, before joining the Iberian Peninsula development team in September 2010 and transferring to the European HQ in March 2011 where he was Manager for development for Europe & Africa. A short span as Luxury and Corporate Development Manager Americas based in the Global HQ took him to his current role.
Maurício Elizondo
Maurício
Maurício Elizondo
Director de Desarrollo ResortsGrupo Posadas
Mauricio Elizondo - Development Director Resorts A high executive within the hotel industry in Mexico with over 12 years of experience, currently holds the position of Development Director within Grupo Posadas, overseeing all Resort projects for Mexico and the Caribbean, under which they offer several brands and Resort Concepts to fit every project. Mauricio is also responsible for the franchise model for new and existing projects in Mexico. 
Mauricio has been head of Revenue Management & Distribution and Director of vacation ownership products, involved in over 70 hotel projects. 
Mauricio lives in Mexico City
Max Lima
Max
Max Lima
CEOHSI - Hemisfério Sul Investimentos
Max Lima é sócio fundador da HSI e da Prosperitas Investimentos, responsável pela gestão de aproximadamente US$ 2,5 bilhões em ativos aplicados fundamentalmente no mercado imobiliário. Também é presidente do conselho da Cipasa Urbanismo e membro do conselho da Saphyr Holdco Serviços de Shopping Centers. É formado em Economia pela Universidade de Chicago.
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
Oscar
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
CEOFibra Inn
Director General de Fibra Inn, del Asesor, del Gestor Hotelero y de la Administradora. Tiene más de 24 años de experiencia en la industria de bienes raíces y más de 31 años de experiencia en el área de Finanzas. Responsable de la administración de la fibra y de la adquisición y desarrollo de inmuebles. Se graduó como Ingeniero Mecánico de la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; cuenta con Maestría en Administración de Empresas del Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas (IPADE) y Miembro, Ex Vice-Presidente, Secretario y Presidente del Foro 2003 del Capítulo Monterrey del IMEF, el prestigioso Instituto Mexicano de Ejecutivos de Finanzas, el cual cuenta entre sus miembros con los ejecutivos líderes de México en Finanzas.
Patrick Mendes
Patrick
Patrick Mendes
CEO South AmericaAccor
Graduado pelo Instituto Insead-Paris e pela IAE Aix-en-Provence, Patrick Mendes começou sua carreira na indústria da hospitalidade no InterContinental Hotels Group. Posteriormente, atuou como consultor para o desenvolvimento do turismo na França e no Sul da Europa e, na sequência, ingressou na Edenred. Retornou ao setor de hospitalidade em 2004 como VP Global Sales & Distribution da AccorHotels e depois executive VP, responsável pelas operações dos hotéis nos segmentos Luxury, Upscale e Midscale na América do Sul. Em 2015, foi nomeado CEO Hotel Services South America. É membro do FOHB, onde atua como VP de Estudos e Tendências.
Paula Muniz
Paula
Paula Muniz
VP of Real Estate and Southern ConeHyatt Hotels Corporation
With almost 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Paula joined at Hyatt in September 2015, She is the Vice President of Development & Real Estate for Hyatt Hotels Corporation, responsible for the company expansion in Brazil and Southern Cone. She started her career with Hilton International in Sales & Marketing, since then acted in different senior positions at leading companies such as Hilton Worldwide and IHG. In 2008, she started acting in Real Estate/Hotel Development with Hilton Worldwide. Paula holds a degree in Foreign Commerce and Business Administration from Metodista University in Sao Paulo, a certification in Real Estate Investments and Asset Management at Cornell University (USA) and an Executive International MBA
Ricardo Zuñiga Massieu
Ricardo
Ricardo Zuñiga Massieu
Chairman and CEOVERTEX Real Estate
Mr. Ricardo Zúñiga is Founding Partner, Chairman and CEO of Vertex Real Estate Investors, a private equity real estate platform focused on investing third party institutional capital in Mexico’s Real Estate Sector. Prior to his current responsibilities he was CEO of BCBA, Principal at O’Connor Capital Partners, Director at Hines Interests, Associate at Marriott Hotels and Operations Manager for Hardin Construction Group. Over his more than 23 years of real estate experience Mr. Zúñiga has been involved in either the construction, development, or financing of more than USD 3 billion of real estate property in Mexico including all asset classes.
Samuel Sicchierolli
Samuel
Samuel Sicchierolli
Sócio & CEOVCI Holding
Sócio e Fundador da FISA (Future Investments SA) e sócio e co Fundador da VCI Holding. Graduado em Economia e Administração de Empresas com especialização em Finanças e MBA em Planejamento Estratégico. Participou ativamente do desenvolvimento de mais de 15 operações hoteleiras. Atualmente a VCI está desenvolvendo 5 projetos da HARD ROCK HOTEL no Brasil.
Tal Peri
Tal
Tal Peri
Head of US East Coast and Latin AmericaUnion Investment Real Estate
TTal Peri is Head of U.S East Cost & Latin America for Union Investment Real Estate. He joined Germany’s largest open- ended real estate fund in 2010 in the New York office and has since closed $3.5 billion in acquisition & disposition transactions in four countries. Prior to this role, Tal was an Associate Director at WestLB, New York, where he was responsible for $1.3 billion in real estate acquisition & development finance transactions in the same regions. Tal holds a Master Degree in Finance, Accounting & Management from Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany

DiscussionsDiscussions

Discussions
Where are the investment flows going in the new cycle?
Co-chairs
Brian FinertyEquity International
Daniel ArafArmar Capital
Joan BertranBanco Sabadell
Luis SantanaTC Latin America Partners
Mariano MenkesEquity International
Oscar Calvillo AmayaFibra Inn
Patricio DesentisGBM Real Estate
Rogerio BassoIDB Invest
Tal PeriUnion Investment Real Estate
RESORTS – still a hot oportunity in latin america?
Co-chairs
Laurent de KousemaekerMarriott International
Maurício ElizondoGrupo Posadas
Ricardo ManariniIHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Luxury hotels: How to face the expansion without diminishing the user experience?
Co-chairs
Cristiano GoncalvesIHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Daniel ArafArmar Capital
Jaime FasjaThor Urbana Capital
Jaime RiondaLoma Desarrollos
Mauricio RiveraInmobilia Desarrollos
Rodrigo Díaz ÁlvarezACCIONA
Salo SmaletzIHG InterContinental Hotels Group
Condo-hotel - how to operate this model? Is the individual investor still an option?
Co-chairs
Alejandro GinevraGnv Group
Antonio Diez de BonillaGreenberg & Traurig
Ricardo Mader​​JLL Hotels & Hospitality
How to balance the classic model with the new demands of millennials?
Co-chairs
Camilo BolañosHyatt Hotels Corporation
Christian Glauser BenzDream Hotel Group
Javier Kutz CleverSavills
Juan Antonio MartinezNKF
Mariano MenkesEquity International
Ricardo ManariniIHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Rodrigo Díaz ÁlvarezACCIONA
Funding - Where the sources of funding come from?
Co-chairs
Alejandro Echeverri AcostaProcolombia
Germán AhumadaArtha Capital
Jaime FasjaThor Urbana Capital
Oscar Calvillo AmayaFibra Inn
Rodrigo Conesa LabastidaRitch Mueller
Tal PeriUnion Investment Real Estate
Sharing-economy - it requires the industry to reinvent itself?
Co-chairs
Brian FinertyEquity International
Christian Glauser BenzDream Hotel Group
Gerardo CarrilloGreenberg & Traurig
Germán AhumadaArtha Capital
María Clara AristizábalGrupo Argos
Disruptive technologies - how does it transform the business operation?
Co-chairs
Giovanni D'AgostinoNKF
Laurent de KousemaekerMarriott International
Luis SantanaTC Latin America Partners
Brand diversification - successful strategy?
Co-chairs
Clay DickinsonJLL - FL
Cristiano GoncalvesIHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Javier Dominguez TorradoRitch Mueller
Maurício ElizondoGrupo Posadas
Rogerio BassoIDB Invest
What are the successful incentive policies for the development of local tourism?
Co-chairs
Alejandro Echeverri AcostaProcolombia
Alejandro GinevraGnv Group
Guillermo Uribe LaraHolland & Knight
María Clara AristizábalGrupo Argos
Where are the investment flows going in the new cycle?
Brian Finerty
Brian Finerty
CIO
Equity International
Daniel Araf
Daniel Araf
CEO
Armar Capital
Joan Bertran
Joan Bertran
Global Head of Commercial Real Estate
Banco Sabadell
Luis Santana
Luis Santana
CFO
TC Latin America Partners
Mariano Menkes
Mariano Menkes
Vice President
Equity International
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
CEO
Fibra Inn
Patricio Desentis
Patricio Desentis
Managing Partner & CEO
GBM Real Estate
Rogerio Basso
Rogerio Basso
Head of Hospitality & Tourism
IDB Invest
Tal Peri
Tal Peri
Head of US East Coast and Latin America
Union Investment Real Estate
Brian Finerty
Brian
Brian Finerty
CIOEquity International
Brian Finerty leads Equity International’s investments group, responsible for originating, executing, and managing investments. Prior to joining EI in 2009, Brian was vice president at Madison Dearborn Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing transactions across various real estate sectors. Previously, he held positions at Merrill Lynch, ultimately as a vice president in the global commercial real estate group. Brian serves on EI’s investment committee and is a director of three EI portfolio companies: Advance Real Estate, Decameron Hotels & Resorts, and Estapar Estacionamentos. Brian earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BBA from the University of Michigan.
Daniel Araf
Daniel
Daniel Araf
CEOArmar Capital
Daniel Araf has gained valuable experience in commercial construction for largescale projects, including Now Puerto Vallarta Resort, Ejército Nacional223, and Plaza Portal Conchal. With over 15 years of experience in real estate projects, Mr. Daniel Araf plays a crucial role as Armarcap’s CEO, where he is in charge of coordinating, alongside a team of experts, all of the company’s processes, from deal conception to execution of the project. Mr. Daniel Araf obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Management At Anahuac University, located in Mexico.
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.
Luis Santana
Luis
Luis Santana
CFOTC Latin America Partners
Mariano Menkes
Mariano
Mariano Menkes
Vice PresidentEquity International
Mariano Menkes is a Vice President in Equity International’s Investments group, primarily responsible for Latin American investment origination and execution, and portfolio management of three EI portfolio companies. Prior to joining Equity International in 2013, Mariano worked in Citigroup’s Latin American investment banking group in New York. Mariano serves on EI’s investment committee and is a director of two EI portfolio companies: ARG Realty and Decameron Hotels & Resorts. Mariano earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BS in Economics from Universidad de San Andrés.
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
Oscar
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
CEOFibra Inn
Director General de Fibra Inn, del Asesor, del Gestor Hotelero y de la Administradora. Tiene más de 24 años de experiencia en la industria de bienes raíces y más de 31 años de experiencia en el área de Finanzas. Responsable de la administración de la fibra y de la adquisición y desarrollo de inmuebles. Se graduó como Ingeniero Mecánico de la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; cuenta con Maestría en Administración de Empresas del Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas (IPADE) y Miembro, Ex Vice-Presidente, Secretario y Presidente del Foro 2003 del Capítulo Monterrey del IMEF, el prestigioso Instituto Mexicano de Ejecutivos de Finanzas, el cual cuenta entre sus miembros con los ejecutivos líderes de México en Finanzas.
Patricio Desentis
Patricio
Patricio Desentis
Managing Partner & CEOGBM Real Estate
He has a Bachelor's Degree in Actuary and a Diploma in Corporate Finance from the Autonomous Technology Institute of Mexico (ITAM). He has more than 12 years of experience in the real estate sector. He has previously worked in a real estate fund since 2007 and since then he has reviewed more than US $ 10bn in real estate transactions with a total value of more than US $ 1.3bn. From 2005 to 2007 he collaborated in the Corporate Finance area of ​​Grupo México
Rogerio Basso
Rogerio
Rogerio Basso
Head of Hospitality & TourismIDB Invest
With over 20 years of real estate and hospitality experience, Mr. Basso leads all initiatives related to tourism in Latin America for IDB Invest, the private sector division of the Inter-American Development Bank Group. In his capacity as Principal Investment Officer, he is responsible for origination, transactions, and for executing IDB Invest’s tourism strategy in the region, offering a variety of financial instruments including debt, quasi-equity, and equity.
Tal Peri
Tal
Tal Peri
Head of US East Coast and Latin AmericaUnion Investment Real Estate
TTal Peri is Head of U.S East Cost & Latin America for Union Investment Real Estate. He joined Germany’s largest open- ended real estate fund in 2010 in the New York office and has since closed $3.5 billion in acquisition & disposition transactions in four countries. Prior to this role, Tal was an Associate Director at WestLB, New York, where he was responsible for $1.3 billion in real estate acquisition & development finance transactions in the same regions. Tal holds a Master Degree in Finance, Accounting & Management from Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany
RESORTS – still a hot oportunity in latin america?
Laurent de Kousemaeker
Laurent de Kousemaeker
Chief Development Officer Caribbean & La
Marriott International
Maurício Elizondo
Maurício Elizondo
Director de Desarrollo Resorts
Grupo Posadas
Ricardo Manarini
Ricardo Manarini
Regional VP Development Brazil
IHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Laurent de Kousemaeker
Laurent
Laurent de Kousemaeker
Chief Development Officer Caribbean & LaMarriott International
Laurent de Kousemaeker is the Chief Development Officer for Marriott International Inc. in Latin America and the Caribbean (CALA) region. He has 20+ years’ experience in the hospitality industry - from hotel operations, marketing, finance, valuation, transaction and development experience. Based in Miami, Mr. de Kousemaeker leads the growth strategy and transactions for all 30 of Marriott’s brands in the region. Prior to his current position, Mr. de Kousemaeker was Senior Vice President Development for the same region based in Marriott Headquarters in Bethesda Maryland and, prior to that, Vice President Development for EMEA, based in Madrid. Before joining Marriott in 2005, was managing director of HVS International’s Madrid office.
Maurício Elizondo
Maurício
Maurício Elizondo
Director de Desarrollo ResortsGrupo Posadas
Mauricio Elizondo - Development Director Resorts A high executive within the hotel industry in Mexico with over 12 years of experience, currently holds the position of Development Director within Grupo Posadas, overseeing all Resort projects for Mexico and the Caribbean, under which they offer several brands and Resort Concepts to fit every project. Mauricio is also responsible for the franchise model for new and existing projects in Mexico. 
Mauricio has been head of Revenue Management & Distribution and Director of vacation ownership products, involved in over 70 hotel projects. 
Mauricio lives in Mexico City
Ricardo Manarini
Ricardo
Ricardo Manarini
Regional VP Development BrazilIHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Luxury hotels: How to face the expansion without diminishing the user experience?
Cristiano Goncalves
Cristiano Goncalves
Regional VP Development - Andean Region
IHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Daniel Araf
Daniel Araf
CEO
Armar Capital
Jaime Fasja
Jaime Fasja
Founder and Co-CEO
Thor Urbana Capital
Jaime Rionda
Jaime Rionda
Director General Adjunto
Loma Desarrollos
Mauricio Rivera
Mauricio Rivera
Director General
Inmobilia Desarrollos
Rodrigo Díaz Álvarez
Rodrigo Díaz Álvarez
Director General
ACCIONA
Salo Smaletz
Salo Smaletz
VP Development Latin America
IHG InterContinental Hotels Group
Cristiano Goncalves
Cristiano
Cristiano Goncalves
Regional VP Development - Andean RegionIHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Daniel Araf
Daniel
Daniel Araf
CEOArmar Capital
Daniel Araf has gained valuable experience in commercial construction for largescale projects, including Now Puerto Vallarta Resort, Ejército Nacional223, and Plaza Portal Conchal. With over 15 years of experience in real estate projects, Mr. Daniel Araf plays a crucial role as Armarcap’s CEO, where he is in charge of coordinating, alongside a team of experts, all of the company’s processes, from deal conception to execution of the project. Mr. Daniel Araf obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Management At Anahuac University, located in Mexico.
Jaime Fasja
Jaime
Jaime Fasja
Founder and Co-CEOThor Urbana Capital
Co-founder and Co-CEO: Mr. Fasja oversees the sourcing, acquisition and development of the company’s projects. Previously as Director of Acquisitions and New Development at GFa, Mr. Fasja was involved in the construction and financing of over 7 million sqf of residential, resort, and retail real estate property in Mexico. While at GFa, Jaime oversaw the development and construction of more than 3 million sqf of projects.
Jaime Rionda
Jaime
Jaime Rionda
Director General AdjuntoLoma Desarrollos
Mauricio Rivera
Mauricio
Mauricio Rivera
Director GeneralInmobilia Desarrollos
Rodrigo Díaz Álvarez
Rodrigo
Rodrigo Díaz Álvarez
Director GeneralACCIONA
Rodrigo Díaz is currently General Director at Inmobiliaria Parque Reforma, Acciona´s Real Estate Division in Mexico. He is responsible for overseeing all ongoing developments, as well as expanding the company into new segments. He has over 12 years of experience in the industry, where he has held different roles, most recently as Director of Portfolio Management at Prudential Real Estate Investors. Rodrigo has executed an aggregate of over $1billion US dollars in transactions. Rodrigo has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and holds an MBA and a Master in Finance from Boston College.
Salo Smaletz
Salo
Salo Smaletz
VP Development Latin AmericaIHG InterContinental Hotels Group
Condo-hotel - how to operate this model? Is the individual investor still an option?
Alejandro Ginevra
Alejandro Ginevra
President
Gnv Group
Antonio Diez de Bonilla
Antonio Diez de Bonilla
Shareholder
Greenberg & Traurig
Ricardo Mader
Ricardo Mader
Managing Director
​​JLL Hotels & Hospitality
Alejandro Ginevra
Alejandro
Alejandro Ginevra
PresidentGnv Group
Alejandro Ginevra es uno de los desarrolladores inmobiliarios más reconocidos del mercado y su prestigio ha trascendido las fronteras del País. A lo largo de tres décadas ha realizado una fructífera labor profesional. Su pasión por el urbanismo, una personalidad emprendedora incomparable y su liderazgo, aunado a la tradición familiar, lo han llevado a concretar obras de gran relevancia y siempre de carácter innovador. Supo detectar las tendencias del sector, introduciendo un nuevo concepto en Argentina, el Shopping Center, participando en la realización integral de proyectos comerciales en todo el país. La construcción del Edificio Malecón, ubicado en el Dique 1 de Puerto Madero, marcó un hito en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.
Antonio Diez de Bonilla
Antonio
Antonio Diez de Bonilla
ShareholderGreenberg & Traurig
José Antonio Diez de Bonilla Martinez focuses his practice on real estate matters, with an emphasis on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and development transactions across various industries, including hospitality and retail. His experience spans the negotiation, documentation and closing of the sale, purchase, financing, construction, development and operation of residential, commercial, mixed use, industrial and resort projects, including hotels, golf courses and marinas, among others. Diez de Bonilla Martinez has been recognized by several publications, including Chambers & Partners. In 2018, he was recognized in real estate by Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500, and Latinvex.
Ricardo Mader
Ricardo
Ricardo Mader
Managing Director​​JLL Hotels & Hospitality
With over 30 years experience in the consulting field, Ricardo Mader Rodrigues has developed comprehensive expertise in the hospitality and tourism industries in 10 countries in Latin America and other regions, including investment sales, market research and analysis, development of marketing strategies and marketing plans, hotel companies selection and contract negotiation, asset management. Mr. Rodrigues is a member of ISHC and is a graduate of the Business Administration School of FGV, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Specialized in Hotel Administration by Cornell University, USA. Mr. Rodrigues has been a guest speaker on numerous topics in hospitality seminars, including market analysis and the state of the lodging industry in Brazil.
How to balance the classic model with the new demands of millennials?
Camilo Bolaños
Camilo Bolaños
Vice President Real Estate and Developme
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Christian Glauser Benz
Christian Glauser Benz
VP of Development Latam & Carib
Dream Hotel Group
Javier Kutz Clever
Javier Kutz Clever
Managing Director
Savills
Juan Antonio Martinez
Juan Antonio Martinez
Director
NKF
Mariano Menkes
Mariano Menkes
Vice President
Equity International
Ricardo Manarini
Ricardo Manarini
Regional VP Development Brazil
IHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Rodrigo Díaz Álvarez
Rodrigo Díaz Álvarez
Director General
ACCIONA
Camilo Bolaños
Camilo
Camilo Bolaños
Vice President Real Estate and DevelopmeHyatt Hotels Corporation
Christian Glauser Benz
Christian
Christian Glauser Benz
VP of Development Latam & CaribDream Hotel Group
Christian Glauser Benz is the Vice President of Development for the Dream Hotel Group where he heads the company's growth across all regions with a focus to the South East US, Latin America and the Caribbean. Originally from Switzerland, Christian is based in Miami and holds a Masters from Columbia University and a Graduate Degree in Finance & International Management from the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Dream Hotel Group has recently announced in Mexico 3 new luxury resorts and lifestyle hotels within the last 12 months in some of the best destinations including Valle de Guadalupe, San Miguel de Allende and Tulum. The group is nearing the announcement of an additional 3 locations for Mexico for 2019.
Javier Kutz Clever
Javier
Javier Kutz Clever
Managing DirectorSavills
General Director for Mexico of Savills, one of the largest real estate companies worldwide. He has been part of the structuring of several transactions among which stand out: Latitud Polanco (Corporate Nestle), Torre Acuario, Las Ramblas Guadalajara, and Vyve Lago Alberto. He has collaborated with the most important international funds and developers. He was a Managing Partner of PdeA Abogados. Law Degree from the Escuela Libre de Derecho.
Juan Antonio Martinez
Juan
Juan Antonio Martinez
DirectorNKF
Mariano Menkes
Mariano
Mariano Menkes
Vice PresidentEquity International
Mariano Menkes is a Vice President in Equity International’s Investments group, primarily responsible for Latin American investment origination and execution, and portfolio management of three EI portfolio companies. Prior to joining Equity International in 2013, Mariano worked in Citigroup’s Latin American investment banking group in New York. Mariano serves on EI’s investment committee and is a director of two EI portfolio companies: ARG Realty and Decameron Hotels & Resorts. Mariano earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BS in Economics from Universidad de San Andrés.
Ricardo Manarini
Ricardo
Ricardo Manarini
Regional VP Development BrazilIHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Rodrigo Díaz Álvarez
Rodrigo
Rodrigo Díaz Álvarez
Director GeneralACCIONA
Rodrigo Díaz is currently General Director at Inmobiliaria Parque Reforma, Acciona´s Real Estate Division in Mexico. He is responsible for overseeing all ongoing developments, as well as expanding the company into new segments. He has over 12 years of experience in the industry, where he has held different roles, most recently as Director of Portfolio Management at Prudential Real Estate Investors. Rodrigo has executed an aggregate of over $1billion US dollars in transactions. Rodrigo has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and holds an MBA and a Master in Finance from Boston College.
Funding - Where the sources of funding come from?
Alejandro Echeverri Acosta
Alejandro Echeverri Acosta
Vicepresidencia de Promoción de Inversió
Procolombia
Germán Ahumada
Germán Ahumada
Socio-Director y Co-Fundador
Artha Capital
Jaime Fasja
Jaime Fasja
Founder and Co-CEO
Thor Urbana Capital
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
CEO
Fibra Inn
Rodrigo Conesa Labastida
Rodrigo Conesa Labastida
Head Partner of Real Estate
Ritch Mueller
Tal Peri
Tal Peri
Head of US East Coast and Latin America
Union Investment Real Estate
Alejandro Echeverri Acosta
Alejandro
Alejandro Echeverri Acosta
Vicepresidencia de Promoción de InversióProcolombia
Alejandro started working for the Colombian Government as a Tourism, Investment and International Trade Representative for the Caribbean Region. Since 2014 he has been the Investment Director for the South East EEUU where he has Identified and facilitated U.S. foreign direct investment projects to Colombia. Alejandro has a 10+ years of experience with the economic, social, and cultural framework of Latin America and the Caribbean. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Hospitality Management from Universidad Externado de Colombia and is currently an Executive MBA candidate at IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.
Germán Ahumada
Germán
Germán Ahumada
Socio-Director y Co-FundadorArtha Capital
Jaime Fasja
Jaime
Jaime Fasja
Founder and Co-CEOThor Urbana Capital
Co-founder and Co-CEO: Mr. Fasja oversees the sourcing, acquisition and development of the company’s projects. Previously as Director of Acquisitions and New Development at GFa, Mr. Fasja was involved in the construction and financing of over 7 million sqf of residential, resort, and retail real estate property in Mexico. While at GFa, Jaime oversaw the development and construction of more than 3 million sqf of projects.
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
Oscar
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
CEOFibra Inn
Director General de Fibra Inn, del Asesor, del Gestor Hotelero y de la Administradora. Tiene más de 24 años de experiencia en la industria de bienes raíces y más de 31 años de experiencia en el área de Finanzas. Responsable de la administración de la fibra y de la adquisición y desarrollo de inmuebles. Se graduó como Ingeniero Mecánico de la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; cuenta con Maestría en Administración de Empresas del Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas (IPADE) y Miembro, Ex Vice-Presidente, Secretario y Presidente del Foro 2003 del Capítulo Monterrey del IMEF, el prestigioso Instituto Mexicano de Ejecutivos de Finanzas, el cual cuenta entre sus miembros con los ejecutivos líderes de México en Finanzas.
Rodrigo Conesa Labastida
Rodrigo
Rodrigo Conesa Labastida
Head Partner of Real EstateRitch Mueller
Rodrigo Conesa is the leader of the Real Estate practice group at Ritch Mueller. Rodrigo actively participates in transactions involving real estate financings, acquisitions and developments working for lenders and developers. Rodrigo advises pension funds and private equity funds in the formation and investment in real estate private equity funds. He regularly advises real estate investment trusts in respect of their investments in Mexico (including, property acquisition, financing, development and management of the assets). Mr. Conesa is very active in M&A transactions in a variety of sectors, including real estate, financial services, gaming, infrastructure and other industries.
Tal Peri
Tal
Tal Peri
Head of US East Coast and Latin AmericaUnion Investment Real Estate
TTal Peri is Head of U.S East Cost & Latin America for Union Investment Real Estate. He joined Germany’s largest open- ended real estate fund in 2010 in the New York office and has since closed $3.5 billion in acquisition & disposition transactions in four countries. Prior to this role, Tal was an Associate Director at WestLB, New York, where he was responsible for $1.3 billion in real estate acquisition & development finance transactions in the same regions. Tal holds a Master Degree in Finance, Accounting & Management from Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany
Sharing-economy - it requires the industry to reinvent itself?
Brian Finerty
Brian Finerty
CIO
Equity International
Christian Glauser Benz
Christian Glauser Benz
VP of Development Latam & Carib
Dream Hotel Group
Gerardo Carrillo
Gerardo Carrillo
Shareholder
Greenberg & Traurig
Germán Ahumada
Germán Ahumada
Socio-Director y Co-Fundador
Artha Capital
María Clara Aristizábal
María Clara Aristizábal
Head of the Real Estate Business
Grupo Argos
Brian Finerty
Brian
Brian Finerty
CIOEquity International
Brian Finerty leads Equity International’s investments group, responsible for originating, executing, and managing investments. Prior to joining EI in 2009, Brian was vice president at Madison Dearborn Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing transactions across various real estate sectors. Previously, he held positions at Merrill Lynch, ultimately as a vice president in the global commercial real estate group. Brian serves on EI’s investment committee and is a director of three EI portfolio companies: Advance Real Estate, Decameron Hotels & Resorts, and Estapar Estacionamentos. Brian earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BBA from the University of Michigan.
Christian Glauser Benz
Christian
Christian Glauser Benz
VP of Development Latam & CaribDream Hotel Group
Christian Glauser Benz is the Vice President of Development for the Dream Hotel Group where he heads the company's growth across all regions with a focus to the South East US, Latin America and the Caribbean. Originally from Switzerland, Christian is based in Miami and holds a Masters from Columbia University and a Graduate Degree in Finance & International Management from the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Dream Hotel Group has recently announced in Mexico 3 new luxury resorts and lifestyle hotels within the last 12 months in some of the best destinations including Valle de Guadalupe, San Miguel de Allende and Tulum. The group is nearing the announcement of an additional 3 locations for Mexico for 2019.
Gerardo Carrillo
Gerardo
Gerardo Carrillo
ShareholderGreenberg & Traurig
Gerardo Carrillo Valadez focuses his practice on real estate, development, and mergers & acquisitions transactions. He has more than 17 years of experience within the Mexican market, and brings wide-ranging knowledge of residential, commercial, industrial and hospitality projects. He also possesses a unique understanding of mixed use and multifamily properties. Additionally, Carrillo Valadez has participated in multiple engagements across other industries. In 2018, he was recognized in real estate by Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500, and Latinvex.
Germán Ahumada
Germán
Germán Ahumada
Socio-Director y Co-FundadorArtha Capital
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
Disruptive technologies - how does it transform the business operation?
Giovanni D'Agostino
Giovanni D'Agostino
President
NKF
Laurent de Kousemaeker
Laurent de Kousemaeker
Chief Development Officer Caribbean & La
Marriott International
Luis Santana
Luis Santana
CFO
TC Latin America Partners
Giovanni D'Agostino
Giovanni
Giovanni D'Agostino
PresidentNKF
Mr. Giovanni D ‘Agostino is President of Mexico and Regional Managing Director of Latin America of Newmark Knight Frank, one of the world´s leading commercial real estate advisory firm. He has more than two decades of experience in commercial real estate, delivering the highest level of service. In the last two years, he has led the exponential growth of NKF Mexico, positioning the company in more than 9 countries throughout Latin American while turning the company as the most disruptive leader in the region.
Laurent de Kousemaeker
Laurent
Laurent de Kousemaeker
Chief Development Officer Caribbean & LaMarriott International
Laurent de Kousemaeker is the Chief Development Officer for Marriott International Inc. in Latin America and the Caribbean (CALA) region. He has 20+ years’ experience in the hospitality industry - from hotel operations, marketing, finance, valuation, transaction and development experience. Based in Miami, Mr. de Kousemaeker leads the growth strategy and transactions for all 30 of Marriott’s brands in the region. Prior to his current position, Mr. de Kousemaeker was Senior Vice President Development for the same region based in Marriott Headquarters in Bethesda Maryland and, prior to that, Vice President Development for EMEA, based in Madrid. Before joining Marriott in 2005, was managing director of HVS International’s Madrid office.
Luis Santana
Luis
Luis Santana
CFOTC Latin America Partners
Brand diversification - successful strategy?
Clay Dickinson
Clay Dickinson
Managing Director
JLL - FL
Cristiano Goncalves
Cristiano Goncalves
Regional VP Development - Andean Region
IHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Javier Dominguez Torrado
Javier Dominguez Torrado
Partner Real Estate
Ritch Mueller
Maurício Elizondo
Maurício Elizondo
Director de Desarrollo Resorts
Grupo Posadas
Rogerio Basso
Rogerio Basso
Head of Hospitality & Tourism
IDB Invest
Clay Dickinson
Clay
Clay Dickinson
Managing DirectorJLL - FL
Clay Dickinson is a Managing Director of JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group, responsible for Advisory and Asset Management Services in the Latin America region. Based in Miami, Clay combines deep industry experience and a highly collaborative approach with the global resources of the firm to help clients continually improve their operating performance and to conceive, plan and execute their strategic business initiatives.
Cristiano Goncalves
Cristiano
Cristiano Goncalves
Regional VP Development - Andean RegionIHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Javier Dominguez Torrado
Javier
Javier Dominguez Torrado
Partner Real EstateRitch Mueller
Javier Domínguez is a member of the real estate practice group at Ritch Mueller. He has more than 18 years of experience, mainly dealing with real estate transactions and financing, capital and debt offerings in Mexico and abroad, secured and unsecured financing, financing to states and municipalities, and mergers and acquisitions. Javier has advised, the world largest industrial facility developer. He has also advised real estate investment funds and other investors in respect to their investments and developments in. He recently advised FIBRA MTY in its structuring and the structuring of its initial and subsequent portfolios, as well as its financings.
Maurício Elizondo
Maurício
Maurício Elizondo
Director de Desarrollo ResortsGrupo Posadas
Mauricio Elizondo - Development Director Resorts A high executive within the hotel industry in Mexico with over 12 years of experience, currently holds the position of Development Director within Grupo Posadas, overseeing all Resort projects for Mexico and the Caribbean, under which they offer several brands and Resort Concepts to fit every project. Mauricio is also responsible for the franchise model for new and existing projects in Mexico. 
Mauricio has been head of Revenue Management & Distribution and Director of vacation ownership products, involved in over 70 hotel projects. 
Mauricio lives in Mexico City
Rogerio Basso
Rogerio
Rogerio Basso
Head of Hospitality & TourismIDB Invest
With over 20 years of real estate and hospitality experience, Mr. Basso leads all initiatives related to tourism in Latin America for IDB Invest, the private sector division of the Inter-American Development Bank Group. In his capacity as Principal Investment Officer, he is responsible for origination, transactions, and for executing IDB Invest’s tourism strategy in the region, offering a variety of financial instruments including debt, quasi-equity, and equity.
What are the successful incentive policies for the development of local tourism?
Alejandro Echeverri Acosta
Alejandro Echeverri Acosta
Vicepresidencia de Promoción de Inversió
Procolombia
Alejandro Ginevra
Alejandro Ginevra
President
Gnv Group
Guillermo Uribe Lara
Guillermo Uribe Lara
Partner
Holland & Knight
María Clara Aristizábal
María Clara Aristizábal
Head of the Real Estate Business
Grupo Argos
Alejandro Echeverri Acosta
Alejandro
Alejandro Echeverri Acosta
Vicepresidencia de Promoción de InversióProcolombia
Alejandro started working for the Colombian Government as a Tourism, Investment and International Trade Representative for the Caribbean Region. Since 2014 he has been the Investment Director for the South East EEUU where he has Identified and facilitated U.S. foreign direct investment projects to Colombia. Alejandro has a 10+ years of experience with the economic, social, and cultural framework of Latin America and the Caribbean. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Hospitality Management from Universidad Externado de Colombia and is currently an Executive MBA candidate at IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.
Alejandro Ginevra
Alejandro
Alejandro Ginevra
PresidentGnv Group
Alejandro Ginevra es uno de los desarrolladores inmobiliarios más reconocidos del mercado y su prestigio ha trascendido las fronteras del País. A lo largo de tres décadas ha realizado una fructífera labor profesional. Su pasión por el urbanismo, una personalidad emprendedora incomparable y su liderazgo, aunado a la tradición familiar, lo han llevado a concretar obras de gran relevancia y siempre de carácter innovador. Supo detectar las tendencias del sector, introduciendo un nuevo concepto en Argentina, el Shopping Center, participando en la realización integral de proyectos comerciales en todo el país. La construcción del Edificio Malecón, ubicado en el Dique 1 de Puerto Madero, marcó un hito en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.
Guillermo Uribe Lara
Guillermo
Guillermo Uribe Lara
PartnerHolland & Knight
Guillermo Uribe is a Mexico City attorney who focuses on matters related to banking and securities law, national and international capital markets (including real estate capital markets), structured finance and syndicated loans. Mr. Uribe also handles matters related to the compliance and surveillance of the Mexican securities market. Mr. Uribe has been responsible for the first and biggest Fibra in Mexico (Mexican REIT). He has advised on five additional Fibra initial public offerings (IPOs) and several Mexican certificados de Capital de Desarrollo (CKDs). His work includes major real estate acquisitions, including offers, rights offers and the debt deals (debt capital markets, and traditional and structured finance.
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

TimetableTimetable

Thursday, August 29th 2019
Close See complete schedule
11:00am - 11:00am
Sharing-economy - it requires the industry to reinvent itself?
03:00pm - 04:00pm
Where are the investment flows going in the new cycle?
RESORTS – still a hot oportunity in latin america?
05:00pm - 06:00pm
Luxury hotels: How to face the expansion without diminishing the user experience?
Condo-hotel - how to operate this model? Is the individual investor still an option?
Friday, August 30th 2019
Close See complete schedule
10:00am - 11:00am
How to balance the classic model with the new demands of millennials?
Funding - Where the sources of funding come from?
12:00pm - 01:00pm
Disruptive technologies - how does it transform the business operation?
Brand diversification - successful strategy?
03:00pm - 04:00pm
What are the successful incentive policies for the development of local tourism?

Advisory Board LatAmAdvisory Board LatAm

Alejandro Ginevra
Alejandro Ginevra
President
Gnv Group
Nos dedicamos al desarrollo, gerenciamiento y comercialización de proyectos inmobiliarios. En cada emprendimiento nuestro objetivo es generar un clima propicio para vivir, trabajar y disfrutar, teniendo presente la premisa de cuidar el medio ambiente.
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
Antonio Jalaff
Antonio Jalaff
Director Ejecutivo
Grupo Patio
Una empresa líder en el mercado inmobiliario dinámica y vanguardista con una trayectoria de diez años en la industria.
Augusto Arellano Ostoa
Augusto Arellano Ostoa
CEO
Evercore Partners
Evercore's Investment Banking business advises its clients on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, financings, public offerings, private placements and other strategic transactions.
Brian Finerty
Brian Finerty
CIO
Equity International
Equity International, founded by Sam Zell, invests in high quality operating platforms in the emerging markets. EI is recognized as a partner of choice around the world.
Carlos Jereissati Filho
Carlos Jereissati Filho
Presidente
Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers
Desenvolvimento de Shopping Centers e Desenvolvimento Imobiliário de Entornos
Daniel Cherman
Daniel Cherman
Senior Managing Director
Tishman Speyer
First-class real estate owner, developer and manager in both residential and commercial business groups.
Eduardo Bastitta Harriet
Eduardo Bastitta Harriet
CEO
Plaza Logística
Private equity firm focused on acquiring and developing real asset-based businesses. Manages a portfolio of companies which includes Plaza Logística, one of the largest logistic real estate platforms in Argentina.
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.
Enrique Lavín
Enrique Lavín
Managing Director & Country Head
PGIM Real Estate
The global RE investment business of Prudential Financial has professionals in 18 cities & gross assets under mgmt of $62.6 billion (Sept 30 2015)
Fauze Antun
Fauze Antun
Partner - Real Estate
Pátria Investimentos
In business for over 30 years, Patria Investments is one of the largest alternative investments manager focused on LatAm assets. It is a pioneer in Private Equity in Brazil.
Federico Gagliardo
Federico Gagliardo
President & CEO
Vitrium Capital
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.
Federico Martin Del Campo
Federico Martin Del Campo
CEO
Walton Street Capital
Walton Street Capital is a hands-on private equity real estate firm that seeks to generate attractive risk adjusted returns for its investors.
Felipe Encinales
Felipe Encinales
Socio Fundador
Inverlink
Inverlink Estructuras Inmobiliarias is the most profitable private equity real estate fund in Colombia
Fernando Sanchez
Fernando Sanchez
President
Independencia SA
Gestión de Fondos de Inversión y Administración de Activos Reales
Francisco Lira Mariel
Francisco Lira Mariel
Executive Director Corporate Banking
Banco Sabadell
Banco Sabadell es el cuarto grupo bancario privado español integrado por diferentes bancos marcas sociedades filiales y Sociedades participadas.
Gastão Valente
Gastão Valente
Senior Vice President
GIC
GIC is a sovereign wealth fund established by the Government of Singapore to manage its foreign reserves with the aim to achieve good long-term returns above global inflation. The fund's assets had been estimated at US$359 billion.
Gonzalo De La Serna
Gonzalo De La Serna
CFO
Consultatio S.A.
Por más de 30 años Consultatio Real Estate se ha dedicado exitosamente al desarrollo de emprendimientos inmobiliarios innovadores, de gran categoría en ubicaciones privilegiadas.
Gonzalo Robina
Gonzalo Robina
CEO
FIBRA UNO
Fibra Uno is a Mexico-based company, which is engaged in the investment in commercial and industrial real estate properties.
Gregorio Schneider
Gregorio Schneider
Managing Partner
TC Latin America Partners
Real Estate Fund focused on low/middle income residential development in Latin America.
Horacio J Parga
Horacio J Parga
Director
Grupo Edisur
Empresa desarrollista con sede geográfica en la ciudad de Córdoba Argentina concebida para el desarrollo de grandes emprendimientos inmobiliarios
Ignacio Bezares del Cueto
Ignacio Bezares del Cueto
Director General México
Grupo Lar
Desarrollador, inversor y gestor de proyectos inmobiliarios residenciales, comerciales, de oficinas y logísticos
Jaime Fasja
Jaime Fasja
Founder and Co-CEO
Thor Urbana Capital
Thor Urbana is a leading real estate investment and development company based in Mexico City.
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.
Jerónimo Bosch
Jerónimo Bosch
Managing Director
ARG Realty Group
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.
Jorge Avalos
Jorge Avalos
CEO
Fibra MTY
Fibra Mty is a Mexican diversified real estate investment trust that has the first internally managed structure in the Mexican REIT market.
Joshua Pristaw
Joshua Pristaw
Senior Managing Director
GTIS Partners
Investor in value-added and opportunistic investments in residential, office, industrial and hotel - U.S. and Brazil.
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.
Juan Monroy
Juan Monroy
CEO
FIBRA Macquarie
FIBRA Macquarie's portfolio consists of 271 industrial properties and 17* retail/office properties, located in 20 cities across 15 Mexican states (as of December 31, 2017).
Karl Kreppner
Karl Kreppner
Senior Vice President - Investments
Cadillac Fairview
The Cadillac Fairview portfolio is owned by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. The real estate portfolio also includes investments in retail, mixed-use and industrial real estate in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico.
Leandro Bousquet Viana
Leandro Bousquet Viana
Partner and Head of Real Estate
Vinci Partners
Vinci is one of Brazil’s largest alternative investment firms, with over R$ 20bi of AUM. The Real Estate area represents R$1,2bi of this AUM with investments across different asset classes and strategies.
Lucas Salim
Lucas Salim
Presidente
Grupo Proaco
Empresa desarrollista líder en el interior del país que avanza construyendo productos de RE de excelente calidad. Elegimos la tierra, diseñamos proyectos innovadores, gestionamos la construcción, la comercialización y financiación de todos desarrollos.
Luis Gutierrez
Luis Gutierrez
President
Prologis
Prologis provides efficient logistics real estate solutions to the world. In partnership with top manufacturing and distribution companies.
Marcela Drigo
Marcela Drigo
Diretora de Real Estate
CPPIB
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, is a Canadian Crown corporation established by way of the 1997 Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act, to oversee and invest the funds contributed to and held by the Canada Plan
Marcelo Carrere
Marcelo Carrere
National Director
JLL
Con presencia en más de 80 países y 78.000 colaboradores alrededor del mundo, JLL es una firma líder global en servicios inmobiliarios y gestión de inversiones en bienes raíces.
Marcelo Fedak
Marcelo Fedak
Managing Partner
BlueMacaw
We strive to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns through diligent analysis, creativity, and an idea meritocracy
Marcos Kahtalian
Marcos Kahtalian
Sócio Dirigente
Brain Consultoria e Pesquisa
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.
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.
Martin Jaco
Martin Jaco
CEO
BR Properties
http://www.brpr.com.br
São Paulo
BR Properties S.A. is one of the main commercial real estate investment companies in Brazil. The Company is focused on acquiring, leasing, managing, developing and selling commercial properties, including office space and warehouses locations.
Mauricio Levitin
Mauricio Levitin
Managing Director
Peninsula Investment Group
Peninsula's strategy is to create value by investing in Real Estate development projects in Latin America targeted to the mid & low income segment where there is a deficit of more than 20 million homes.
Mauricio Varela
Mauricio Varela
CEO
Empresas Socovesa
Desarrollador inmobiliario en Chile. Ha entregado soluciones habitacionales a través de sus marcas Socovesa, Almagro y Pilares
Mauro Dias
Mauro Dias
Presidente
GLP Brasil
GLP is the leading global provider of logistics solutions. GLP is one of the world’s largest real estate fund managers, with over US$46 billion of assets under management.
Max Lima
Max Lima
CEO
HSI - Hemisfério Sul Investimentos
Hemisferio Sul Investimentos is a leading investment management company focused on real estate investments throughout Brazil.
Nicolás Cox
Nicolás Cox
President Argentina - Chile
CBRE
Real Estate Consultancy specialized in providing solutions to investors developers occupiers and owners in all business lines.
Nicolas Del Pozo
Nicolas Del Pozo
Network Development Manager
IWG
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.
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
CEO
Fibra Inn
Fibra Inn es un fideicomiso mexicano formado primordialmente para adquirir, desarrollar y rentar un amplio grupo de propiedades hoteleras en México.
Paulo Gomes
Paulo Gomes
Senior Portfolio Manager
ADIA
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has been prudently investing funds on behalf of the Government of Abu Dhabi with a focus on long-term value creation. ADIA manages a global investment portfolio that is diversified across more than two dozen asset classes
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 Birmann
Rafael Birmann
President
Birmann S/A
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.
Ricardo Senerman
Ricardo Senerman
Director Ejecutivo
Grupo Sencorp
Con más de 50 años en el mercado y con iniciativas inmobiliarias que superan los 3,5 millones de metros cuadrados, Sencorp se ha especializado en proyectos de edificación en altura y alta densidad, tanto residenciales como comerciales.
Ricardo Zuñiga Massieu
Ricardo Zuñiga Massieu
Chairman and CEO
VERTEX Real Estate
Private Equity Fund focused on hotels retail industrial office and residential within Mexico.
Roberto Perroni
Roberto Perroni
CEO
Brookfield Property Group - Brazil
Empresa dedicada a investimentos em imóveis, aquisição e construção de escritórios e galpões industriais com foco em renda.
Rodrigo Díaz Álvarez
Rodrigo Díaz Álvarez
Director General
ACCIONA
En 2008, ACCIONA Inmobiliaria adquirió la totalidad de las acciones de Parque Reforma, que desde entonces se encuentra integrada a la división Inmobiliaria de la compañía que desarrolla proyectos en España, Polonia, Brasil y México.
Rodrigo E. Millán
Rodrigo E. Millán
Regional Director, South Latin America
JLL
Con presencia en más de 80 países y 78.000 colaboradores alrededor del mundo, JLL es una firma líder global en servicios inmobiliarios y gestión de inversiones en bienes raíces.
Rodrigo Lyon
Rodrigo Lyon
CEO
Actual Inmobiliaria
Actividad inmobiliaria, desde la arquitectura, ingeniería, construcción, gestión y ventas. Actúan en Colombia, Chile y Perú.
Salvador Cayón
Salvador Cayón
CEO
FIBRA SHOP
Es un fideicomiso Mexicano creado principalmente para adquirir, desarrollar y operar un amplio rango de centros comerciales en México.
Santiago Riva
Santiago Riva
CEO and Chairman
RIVA S.A
Constructora de obras privadas de terceros y propias, modernas fábricas y edificios llave en mano, industrias siderúrgicas, químicas, petroquímicas y farmacéuticas y barrios de viviendas sociales
Sebastián Sommer
Sebastián Sommer
Founder & Director
Tayron Capital
Tayron capital controla companias desarrolladoras en Uruguay y Argentina focalizadas en propiedades residenciales.
Sergio Argüelles
Sergio Argüelles
CEO
FINSA
Desarrollador inmobiliario con 25 parques industriales en 42 diferentes ubicaciones en México, Estados Unidos y Argentina
Tal Peri
Tal Peri
Head of US East Coast and Latin America
Union Investment Real Estate
With over 50 years of experience, we are a strong and reliable partner for investors and tenants alike. Let us help you to discover new opportunities in 22 countries worldwide.
Thomas Livelli
Thomas Livelli
Managing Director - Chile
Greystar
Greystar Investment Group, LLC is the real estate investment arm of Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC. The firm focuses on markets that have strong prospects for population or employment growth.
Tiago Alves
Tiago Alves
CEO Brasil
Regus
http://www.regus.com.br
São Paulo
Global leader in flexible solutions of workspaces, with more than 3.000 business centers in 120 countries, provides convenient and high-quality spaces for people work, for minutes or for years. Companies such as Google, Toshiba and GlaxoSmithKline have chosen Regus as their workspace. The key to the flexible working is the convenience and, therefore, Regus is wherever its 2,1 millions members need. Founded in Brussels, in Belgium, in 1989, Regus is headquartered in Luxembourg and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Tim Gifford
Tim Gifford
Managing Director-Capital Advisors,LatAm
CBRE
Real Estate Consultancy specialized in providing solutions to investors developers occupiers and owners in all business lines.
Vicente Naves
Vicente Naves
Managing Director Plataf. Inmobiliaria
Artha Capital
Artha Capital es un administrador de capital privado, enfocado en originación, desarrollo, adquisición y operación de activos reales en bienes raíces, infraestructura y energía. Artha Capital tiene MXN $22,800 MM de pesos en activos bajo administración.
Victor Manuel Requejo
Victor Manuel Requejo
Pres. del Consejo de Administración
Banco Inmobiliario Mexicano
Banca Múltiple especializada en otorgar financiamiento para la edificación, desarrollo y mantenimiento de la industria inmobiliaria en México.
Vinay Yarlagadda
Vinay Yarlagadda
Vicepresident
GIC
GIC is a sovereign wealth fund established by the Government of Singapore to manage its foreign reserves with the aim to achieve good long-term returns above global inflation. The fund's assets had been estimated at US$359 billion.
Walter Cardoso
Walter Cardoso
Presidente
CBRE
São Paulo
Líder do mercado brasileiro de consultoria de imóveis comerciais.
Wayne Berger
Wayne Berger
CEO Canada and Latin America
IWG
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.
Alejandro Ginevra
Alejandro
Alejandro Ginevra
PresidentGnv Group
Alejandro Ginevra es uno de los desarrolladores inmobiliarios más reconocidos del mercado y su prestigio ha trascendido las fronteras del País. A lo largo de tres décadas ha realizado una fructífera labor profesional. Su pasión por el urbanismo, una personalidad emprendedora incomparable y su liderazgo, aunado a la tradición familiar, lo han llevado a concretar obras de gran relevancia y siempre de carácter innovador. Supo detectar las tendencias del sector, introduciendo un nuevo concepto en Argentina, el Shopping Center, participando en la realización integral de proyectos comerciales en todo el país. La construcción del Edificio Malecón, ubicado en el Dique 1 de Puerto Madero, marcó un hito en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.
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.
Antonio Jalaff
Antonio
Antonio Jalaff
Director EjecutivoGrupo Patio
Antonio Jalaff Sanz es Director Ejecutivo de Grupo Patio. Junto a su padre y su hermano Álvaro fueron fundadores de Grupo Patio, empresa que se ha convertido en una de las principales de renta inmobiliaria en el país y líder en centros comerciales vecinales. A fines de 2014 Grupo Patio se reestructura en 4 divisiones: Patio Comercial, Patio Oficinas, Patio Industrial y Patio Capitales. Antonio lidera la división especializada en el desarrollo de proyectos para el arriendo de oficinas, que cuenta con tres edificios emblemáticos, emplazados en las más exclusivas ubicaciones de la ciudad: Patio Foster, Patio Apoquindo y Alonso by Grupo Patio.
Augusto Arellano Ostoa
Augusto
Augusto Arellano Ostoa
CEOEvercore Partners
CEO of Evercore Partners Mexico. Prior to his current role as CEO, Mr. Arellano was the Senior Managing Director responsible for Evercore Partners Mexico’s Real Estate group. Mr. Arellano pioneered the Fibra (REIT) market in Mexico, structuring the first Fibra in the real estate market (FUNO), the first lodging Fibra (FibraHotel) and the first Fibra in the country specializing in premier quality assets (Danhos). In the past six years, under the direction of Mr. Arellano, Evercore Mexico has participated in several important investment banking transactions in the Mexican real estate market. Mr. Arellano received a B.A. in Economics from ITAM and a Ph.D in Economics from the Carlos III University in Madrid, Spain.
Brian Finerty
Brian
Brian Finerty
CIOEquity International
Brian Finerty leads Equity International’s investments group, responsible for originating, executing, and managing investments. Prior to joining EI in 2009, Brian was vice president at Madison Dearborn Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing transactions across various real estate sectors. Previously, he held positions at Merrill Lynch, ultimately as a vice president in the global commercial real estate group. Brian serves on EI’s investment committee and is a director of three EI portfolio companies: Advance Real Estate, Decameron Hotels & Resorts, and Estapar Estacionamentos. Brian earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BBA from the University of Michigan.
Carlos Jereissati Filho
Carlos
Carlos Jereissati Filho
PresidenteIguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers
Carlos Jereissati Filho cresceu no universo de shoppings centers e sempre foi incentivado pelo pai a se interessar pelos negócios da família. Em 1997, ingressou oficialmente na Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers e, a partir então, ocupou diversas posições no grupo. Desde 2005, quando assumiu a presidência, tem a missão de fazer a companhia crescer, preservando sua cultura e seu DNA. Ao longo da última década, liderou o processo de abertura de capital e inaugurou diversos empreendimentos.
Daniel Cherman
Daniel
Daniel Cherman
Senior Managing DirectorTishman Speyer
Mr. Cherman joined Tishman Speyer in 2001 and is the Country head since 2009, being responsible for all the company's activities in Brazil. Before assuming this role, the executive led several positions in Brazil's team, including Chief Operating Officer, managing the region's acquisitions and leasing efforts, and heading both residential and commercial development groups. In his past experiences, Mr. Cherman worked for twelve years at Birmann S/A Comércio e Empreendimentos, supervising large-scale commercial and residential developments and taking positions as general manager for Latin America operations, responsible for opening offices in Argentina and Chile.
Eduardo Bastitta Harriet
Eduardo
Eduardo Bastitta Harriet
CEOPlaza Logística
CEO de Plaza Logística, Argentina. Eduardo Bastitta es Licenciado en Economía Empresarial, egresado de la Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. En 2009 co-fundó y asumió el cargo de Gerente General de Plaza Logística, una empresa pionera en la provisión de infraestructura industrial y logística en el país y la región. El señor Bastitta es miembro del Consejo Consultivo de CIPPEC y asesor de la Coalición Cívica.
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
Enrique Lavín
Enrique
Enrique Lavín
Managing Director & Country HeadPGIM Real Estate
Mr. Lavín is responsible for the business development as well as the implementation of equity and debt strategies of different Prudential Real Estate Investors' Latin America investment platforms. During his tenure at PREI, Mr. Lavín has executed an aggregate of US$4.5 billion of transactions, both in public and private markets, and including debt, equity and M&A. His responsibilities also include managing PREI Latin America's relationships with investment banks, investors, commercial banks and financial institutions. Mr. Lavín has a degree in Industrial Engineering from ITESM in Mexico City and holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was recipient of the Global Star Award.
Fauze Antun
Fauze
Fauze Antun
Partner - Real EstatePátria Investimentos
Fauze Barreto Antun is a Partner in the Real Estate Division working on the origination, structuring and execution processes of our real estate transactions. Before joining Pátria, Mr. Antun was responsible for mergers and acquisitions and turnaround processes for Íntegra Associados. Between 1995 and 2001, he was a Senior Associate at the equity and debt capital markets area of JPMorgan, Chase Manhattan and Banco Patrimônio. He also worked on several fixed income transactions, IPOs and block trades. Mr. Antun holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Federico Gagliardo
Federico
Federico Gagliardo
President & CEOVitrium Capital
Federico Gagliardo, CEO & Founder de Vitrium Capital, tiene más de 25 años de experiencia internacional en negocios, gerenciamiento corporativo y desarrollo de proyectos inmobiliarios. Su trayectoria en el mercado inmobiliario comenzó en 2001 como miembro de un equipo de inversión. En 2006 fundó Vitrium Capital, con el objetivo de ofrecer propuestas de valor en el mercado a inversores e instituciones calificadas. Desde entonces ha estado involucrado en todos los aspectos del negocio. Actualmente, gestiona una cartera diversificada de inversiones inmobiliarias, con activos en propiedades residenciales, comerciales y de retail en USA, Uruguay, Argentina y México. Anteriormente ocupó posiciones ejecutivas en Microsoft Corp. NCR y Apple.
Federico Martin Del Campo
Federico
Federico Martin Del Campo
CEOWalton Street Capital
CEO of Walton Street Capital Mexico where he has led the capital raising and investment of over a billion USD in México. Before joining Walton Street Capital he was a Senior Director at GE Real Estate in Mexico City where he realized equity investments of over USD $350 million. He previously worked as an associate at JP Morgan Securities Inc. in New York. Federico has a degree in Economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Felipe Encinales
Felipe
Felipe Encinales
Socio FundadorInverlink
Fernando Sanchez
Fernando
Fernando Sanchez
PresidentIndependencia SA
Ingeniero Comercial , en 1995 fundó Independencia S.A. Administradora de Fondos de Inversión, siendo su propósito continuar con el giro de Rentas Inmobiliarias a través de un Fondo de Inversión. En 2005 forma Independencia Asset Management con el propósito de gestionar inversiones inmobiliarias en USA del Fondo Rentas Inmobiliarias y prestar servicios a inversionistas calificados, llegando a administrar sobre US$1300 millones en bienes raíces. Actualmente Independencia administra en forma directa o indirectamente alrededor de US$ 2.000 millones en activos, principalmente inmobiliarios, forestales, capital de riesgo y otros activos alternativos, en Chile, USA y Uruguay.
Francisco Lira Mariel
Francisco
Francisco Lira Mariel
Executive Director Corporate BankingBanco Sabadell
Gastão Valente
Gastão
Gastão Valente
Senior Vice PresidentGIC
Gastão Valente é senior vice president do GIC desde 2013. Tem mais de 20 anos de experiência profissional, sendo 12 deles em investimentos imobiliários. Foi diretor do BTG Pactual, trabalhou com comércio exterior e na Deloitte Consulting. É economista graduado pela PUC-Rio e tem mestrado em Economia com ênfase em Finanças pela Universidade de Montreal.
Gonzalo De La Serna
Gonzalo
Gonzalo De La Serna
CFOConsultatio S.A.
Es Licenciado en Economía de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (mención magna cum laude) y Analista Internacional de Inversiones de la ACIIA (Association of Certified Internacional Investment Analysts). Antes de unirse a Consultatio en el año 2010, fue trader de la mesa de dinero de Telecom Argentina y Analista Cuantitivo en el equipo de inversiones de Metlife AFJP.
Gonzalo Robina
Gonzalo
Gonzalo Robina
CEOFIBRA UNO
Mr. Gonzalo Pedro Robina Ibarra serves as Chief Executive Officer of Fibra Uno. He has over 30 years of experience in the real estate sector. Before joining Fibra Uno, he was founder and Chairman of MexFund Private Investmetn Fund created in 2007. He was Chairman of Fenix Capital Group, a real estate fund owned by Deutsche Bank with over 7,000 real estate assets in Mexico and 14,000 properties under its management.
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.
Horacio J Parga
Horacio
Horacio J Parga
DirectorGrupo Edisur
Horacio Parga es Contador Público egresado de la Universidad Católica de Córdoba, MBA de IAE Buisness School, Argentina. Es Director de GRUPO EDISUR, empresa líder en el sector de desarrollos Inmobiliarios en Argentina con más de 15 años de trayectoria en el mercado. Enfocados en el mercado residencial lleva desarrollados más de 10 millones de metros cuadrados en departamentos, lotes y casas, siendo su proyecto más importantes el desarrollo de Manantiales, un Master Plan de más de 1.000 Hectáreas, con una propuesta residencial y comercial.
Ignacio Bezares del Cueto
Ignacio
Ignacio Bezares del Cueto
Director General MéxicoGrupo Lar
Ignacio Bezares del Cueto, 47 años. Licenciado en Administración de Empresas por la Universidad CEU de Madrid y MBA por el IESE. Tiene una amplia experiencia en la industria de real estate, como desarrollador de proyectos residenciales y empresariales y gestor de fondos de inversión europeos de vivienda, oficinas y centros comerciales. Ha trabajado en España y México, ocupando puestos de responsabilidad en Sacyr, Banco Santander y Grupo LAR. Desde el año 2008 es director general de Grupo LAR en México.
Jaime Fasja
Jaime
Jaime Fasja
Founder and Co-CEOThor Urbana Capital
Co-founder and Co-CEO: Mr. Fasja oversees the sourcing, acquisition and development of the company’s projects. Previously as Director of Acquisitions and New Development at GFa, Mr. Fasja was involved in the construction and financing of over 7 million sqf of residential, resort, and retail real estate property in Mexico. While at GFa, Jaime oversaw the development and construction of more than 3 million sqf of projects.
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.
Jerónimo Bosch
Jerónimo
Jerónimo Bosch
Managing DirectorARG Realty Group
Joined Pegasus in 2003. Over 20 years of experience in real estate, private equity and venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions in Latin America and the US. Previous experience include Morgan Stanley and Salomon Brothers. Has a BS in Economics (UdeSA, Buenos Aires).
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 $400M to develop more than 700.000sqm of CRE in Europe. He started his professional career in 1999 as Construction Manager at Ferrovial.
Jorge Avalos
Jorge
Jorge Avalos
CEOFibra MTY
Jorge Ávalos is Founding Partner and CEO of Fibra MTY, which went public in its initial public offering in December 2014. With more than 27 years of experience in the Finance Sector, Jorge was previously a Member of the Administrative Council of Banco Invex, and further acted as General Director of the bank’s Northern Region. Jorge serves on the board of directors of several public and private companies and additionally participates in several trade associations, such as the Asociación Mexicana de Fibras (AMEFI), where he serves as a Member of the Communications and Marketing Committee.
Joshua Pristaw
Joshua
Joshua Pristaw
Senior Managing DirectorGTIS Partners
Josh Pristaw is a Senior Managing Director at GTIS Partners and a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Mr. Pristaw is a co-founder of GTIS with 20 years of real estate experience. He co-runs the firm's Brazil business and is global head of capital markets.
Juan Carlos Moreno
Juan
Juan Carlos Moreno
CIOAmarilo
CIO at AMARILO GROUP, the premier Real Estate group in Colombia, and Co-Founder & CIO at YELLOWSTONE CAPITAL PARTNERS. He has 10+ years of professional experience in Private Equity and Real Estate Investments & Development. Since 2013, has overseen all aspects of M&A, investment strategy & management, capital markets, financial structuring, and deal-making for AMARILO, where he has also been a Board Member since 2008. Has led the structuring, commitment, execution, and deployment of over USD$ 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.
Juan Monroy
Juan
Juan Monroy
CEOFIBRA Macquarie
Mr. Monroy joined Macquarie in 2012 and has a total of 18 years of real estate investment and development experience. Prior to joining Macquarie, he was a partner in a real estate development and investment firm focused on residential and retail real estate development, primarily in Mexico City. He is a former director of acquisitions at Acadia Realty Trust, a former vice president of international at Loews Cineplex Entertainment, and a former private equity professional at Onex Investment Corp.
Karl Kreppner
Karl
Karl Kreppner
Senior Vice President - InvestmentsCadillac Fairview
Karl Kreppner is responsible for the execution of strategic acquisitions, dispositions and management of investments across the emerging markets. Prior to re-joining Cadillac Fairview in 2013, Karl worked three years for Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing (MSREI) in their Mexico City office. Karl is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a Master of Business Administration from McMaster University.
Leandro Bousquet Viana
Leandro
Leandro Bousquet Viana
Partner and Head of Real EstateVinci Partners
Head of the Real Estate Group of Vinci Partners. Previously, he was the CFO and IRO of BRMalls where he was responsible for investors relations, funding strategy, acquisitions and monitoring financial operations performance of greenfield and brownfield developments. Before, worked for Banco Pactual from 2004 to 2006 in its Investment Banking Division covering the Real Estate sector. From 1999 to 2004, he was Partner and the head of the Real Estate Group at Banco CR2. From 1994 to 1999, he was co-head of the Real Estate Group of Banco BBM. He holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from PUC-Rio and an EP Degree from Stanford University.
Lucas Salim
Lucas
Lucas Salim
PresidenteGrupo Proaco
Lucas Salim es fundador y CEO de Grupo Proaco. La compañía más importante del Real Estate en el interior de Argentina con desarrollos de tierra por 800 ha y proyectos de construcción en cartera por 1.000.000 de m2 cubiertos. Con su compañía ha desarrollado todo tipo de proyectos inmobiliarios entre los que podemos destacar: Condominios de lujo / Edificios corporativos/ Housings/ Torres/ Complejos mixtos/ Shoppings. Presidente Grupo Proaco Fiduciaria Director de Fundación Endeavor Córdoba Vocal titular CEDUC ( Cámara Empresarial De Desarrollistas Urbanos Córdoba)
Luis Gutierrez
Luis
Luis Gutierrez
PresidentPrologis
Mr. Gutiérrez has been in the real estate sector since 1989, including President for Latin America for Prologis where he is responsible for all Brazil and Mexico related activities including operations, investments, acquisitions and industrial property development. Mr. Gutiérrez was co-founder of “Fondo Opción” (formerly G. Acción), the first public real estate company in Mexico, where he acted as Chief Executive Officer and is currently a member of the Executive Committee of Consejo de Empresas Globales. He is also a member the board of directors of Finaccess and Central de Estacionamientos. He also served as President of the AMPIP (The Mexican Association of Private Industrial Parks) from 2005 to 2006.
Marcela Drigo
Marcela
Marcela Drigo
Diretora de Real EstateCPPIB
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.
Marcelo Carrere
Marcelo
Marcelo Carrere
National DirectorJLL
Marcelo Carrere lidera la operación de JLL en Chile. A su vez se encarga del desarollo de la estructuración de transacciones con un enfoque en el mercado de capitales. Marcelo cuenta con más de quince años de experiencia en el mercado de Santiago do Chile,
Marcelo Fedak
Marcelo
Marcelo Fedak
Managing PartnerBlueMacaw
Marcelo Fedak is the Managing Partner at Bluemacaw and is responsible for the overall strategy of the firm. Mr. Fedak founded the company after opening the office and running Blackstone's Real Estate activities in Latin America for 4 years. Before that, until 2014, Mr. Fedak was at BTG Pactual where he was a Partner and Head of Real Estate, overseeing over $3 billion of assets under management across Latin America. Prior to that, from 2005 to 2009, Mr. Fedak worked at Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and Bain and was involved in over $30bn of various M&A and capital market transactions across multiple industries. Mr. Fedak received a BA in business from FGV - Escola de Administracao de Empresas de Sao Paulo.
Marcos Kahtalian
Marcos
Marcos Kahtalian
Sócio DirigenteBrain Consultoria e Pesquisa
Marcos Kahtalian é sócio fundador da Brain Inteligência Corporativa, empresa que dirige há 16 anos, com foco em real estate. Pela Brain, conduziu e coordenou mais de 4.000 estudos de mercado Imobiliário em mais de 500 cidades do Brasil. Graduado em Comunicação Social pela UFF, pós-graduado em Administração pela FAE Business School, Mestre em Multimeios pela Unicamp. Profissional premiado no Brasil, Vice-Presidente de Banco de dados do Sinduscon – PR, professor de cursos de pós-graduação e MBA em Marketing e Estratégia. É também autor de ‘Gestão Fora do Eixo’. Trabalhou como executivo de marketing em empresas de construção, incorporação e serviços. É consultor contratado por instituições como CBIC, Ademi, Sinduscon.
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
Martin Jaco
Martin
Martin Jaco
CEOBR Properties
Martín Jaco iniciou sua carreira na Andrade Gutierrez e na Método Engenharia. Depois, foi para a CBRE, onde liderou o departamento de Investimentos por 11 anos. Em 2007, juntou-se à startup BR Properties como CIO, com o objetivo de estruturar o departamento de Investimentos da companhia, responsável por aquisições, mercado, desenvolvimento e locação. Em 2010, a BR Properties fez seu IPO e hoje é uma das mais importantes empresas de commercial real estate no Brasil. Atualmente, Martín responde como CEO da companhia.
Mauricio Levitin
Mauricio
Mauricio Levitin
Managing DirectorPeninsula Investment Group
Mr. Levitin has been actively involved in Real Estate investment since 1996. He co-founded Peninsula in 2005, an asset management firm focused on Real Estate investments across the Americas. Mauricio was a management consultant with McKinsey & Co. for seven years. At McKinsey, he led a wide range of engagements in corporate strategy, business acceleration, turnaround and M&A. With McKinsey, Mauricio worked in various markets, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Spain, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela. Mauricio worked at Lehman Brothers in London as a Summer Associate in the Real Estate Investment Banking division and developed M&A strategies for companies across Europe.
Mauricio Varela
Mauricio
Mauricio Varela
CEOEmpresas Socovesa
Mauricio Varela es Ingeniero Comercial de la Universidad Católica de Chile y MBA de Stern School of Business, New York University. Sus áreas de especialidad son las finanzas y la estrategia de negocios. Prácticamente toda su carrera profesional se ha desarrollado bajo el alero de la familia Gras, liderando el desarrollo y fortalecimiento de empresas como Socovesa, Almagro y Montgras. Después de ser Gerente de Finanzas y Planificación Estratégica de la viña Montgras, gerente de Planificación y Desarrollo de Socovesa y Gerente General de Almagro, a partir del año 2010 ejerce como Gerente General de Empresas Socovesa, el principal actor de la industria inmobiliaria nacional, y director de viña Montgras.
Mauro Dias
Mauro
Mauro Dias
PresidenteGLP Brasil
Mauro Dias é presidente da GLP Brasil e membro do comitê executivo global da empresa. Possui 31 anos de experiência na área de logística e infraestrutura. É graduado em Engenharia Mecânica e Economia pela Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, e MBA pela UCLA (Universidade da Califórnia - Los Angeles).
Max Lima
Max
Max Lima
CEOHSI - Hemisfério Sul Investimentos
Max Lima é sócio fundador da HSI e da Prosperitas Investimentos, responsável pela gestão de aproximadamente US$ 2,5 bilhões em ativos aplicados fundamentalmente no mercado imobiliário. Também é presidente do conselho da Cipasa Urbanismo e membro do conselho da Saphyr Holdco Serviços de Shopping Centers. É formado em Economia pela Universidade de Chicago.
Nicolás Cox
Nicolás
Nicolás Cox
President Argentina - ChileCBRE
Nicolás Cox es el responsable de todas las operaciones de la multinacional CBRE en territorio Chileno desde 2014. Tiene más de 20 años de experiencia en desarrollo de negocios y financiamiento de proyectos en áreas de tecnología y Real Estate. Es Ingeniero Agrónomo y posee un MBA otorgado por la Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, donde también ha impartido clases de Estrategia Corporativa a alumnos de pre y post grado.
Nicolas Del Pozo
Nicolas
Nicolas Del Pozo
Network Development ManagerIWG
Nicolas del Pozo es Network Development Director de IWG, empresa líder en la industria del coworking. Actualmente con más de 3000 centros, constituye la red de espacios flexibles de trabajo más grande del mundo. A cargo de la expansión del grupo en LATAM y con más de 10 años en la industria de real estate, lideró el desembarco del primer SPACES en Santiago.
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
Oscar
Oscar Calvillo Amaya
CEOFibra Inn
Director General de Fibra Inn, del Asesor, del Gestor Hotelero y de la Administradora. Tiene más de 24 años de experiencia en la industria de bienes raíces y más de 31 años de experiencia en el área de Finanzas. Responsable de la administración de la fibra y de la adquisición y desarrollo de inmuebles. Se graduó como Ingeniero Mecánico de la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; cuenta con Maestría en Administración de Empresas del Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas (IPADE) y Miembro, Ex Vice-Presidente, Secretario y Presidente del Foro 2003 del Capítulo Monterrey del IMEF, el prestigioso Instituto Mexicano de Ejecutivos de Finanzas, el cual cuenta entre sus miembros con los ejecutivos líderes de México en Finanzas.
Paulo Gomes
Paulo
Paulo Gomes
Senior Portfolio ManagerADIA
Paulo Gomes é Senior Portfolio Manager – Americas Real Estate da ADIA desde 2011. Antes, foi vice-presidente da Prudential Real Estate Investors Latin America. Tem mestrado em Real Estate Development pelo MIT e especialização em Administração de Empresas pela FGV, além de ser graduado em Arquitetura e Urbanismo pela USP.
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 Birmann
Rafael
Rafael Birmann
PresidentBirmann S/A
Rafael Birmann has been a real estate developer since 1978, when he founded Birmann. His office-building projects have had significant impact on the real estate market in São Paulo due to their quality and innovation. Currently, Birmann is coordinating the incorporation of a 50,000 m2 high-end office building in Av. Faria Lima, Sao Paulo, as well as an urbanization project of 16 million m² in Brasilia.
Rafael Londoño
Rafael
Rafael Londoño
CEOQBO
Ricardo Senerman
Ricardo
Ricardo Senerman
Director EjecutivoGrupo Sencorp
Director ejecutivo de Sencorp desde 2014, es responsable por el desarrollo de la empresa en el mercado de Real Estate en Chile. Con la experiencia traída de su estancia por Estados Unidos, Ricardo esta a cargo de la estrategia y expansión de los proyectos de Sencorp en el país y región.
Ricardo Zuñiga Massieu
Ricardo
Ricardo Zuñiga Massieu
Chairman and CEOVERTEX Real Estate
Mr. Ricardo Zúñiga is Founding Partner, Chairman and CEO of Vertex Real Estate Investors, a private equity real estate platform focused on investing third party institutional capital in Mexico’s Real Estate Sector. Prior to his current responsibilities he was CEO of BCBA, Principal at O’Connor Capital Partners, Director at Hines Interests, Associate at Marriott Hotels and Operations Manager for Hardin Construction Group. Over his more than 23 years of real estate experience Mr. Zúñiga has been involved in either the construction, development, or financing of more than USD 3 billion of real estate property in Mexico including all asset classes.
Roberto Perroni
Roberto
Roberto Perroni
CEOBrookfield Property Group - Brazil
Roberto Perroni é Managing Partner e CEO da Brookfield Property Group Brazil. Com mais de 25 anos de experiência no setor imobiliário, está na Brookfield desde 2012, onde foi responsável pela aquisição e desenvolvimento de um dos maiores portfólios de escritórios Classe AAA do Brasil. Entre 2010 e 2012, foi Presidente da Cyrela Commercial Properties. Foi CEO da Camargo Corrêa Desenvolvimento Imobiliário por seis anos. Atuou por dez anos como Diretor de Negócios da Birmann S.A. Graduado em Engenharia Civil pela FAAP e com pós pela Universidade Politécnica de Milão. Por mais de dez anos, Roberto foi professor do MBA de Real Estate da Fundação para a Pesquisa em Arquitetura e Ambiente, ligada à Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo da USP.
Rodrigo Díaz Álvarez
Rodrigo
Rodrigo Díaz Álvarez
Director GeneralACCIONA
Rodrigo Díaz is currently General Director at Inmobiliaria Parque Reforma, Acciona´s Real Estate Division in Mexico. He is responsible for overseeing all ongoing developments, as well as expanding the company into new segments. He has over 12 years of experience in the industry, where he has held different roles, most recently as Director of Portfolio Management at Prudential Real Estate Investors. Rodrigo has executed an aggregate of over $1billion US dollars in transactions. Rodrigo has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and holds an MBA and a Master in Finance from Boston College.
Rodrigo E. Millán
Rodrigo
Rodrigo E. Millán
Regional Director, South Latin AmericaJLL
Rodrigo Millán posee experiencia en una variedad de negocios y países.Comenzó su carrera como investigador de mercado en Mackenzie Hill, compañía británica de bienes raíces focalizada en Sud América.Adquirió experiencia en una variedad de tareas, desde consultoría y valuaciones hasta representación de inquilinos y propietarios. En el año 2000, se unió a JLL con el puesto de broker en el área de Agency Leasing en Argentina.Ha sido responsable de líneas de servicios regionales en toda América Latina, incluyendo Tenant Representation, Capital Markets y Project Management. Inició la operación de JLL en Chile y se desempeñó como Country Manager para Argentina y Chile. Es actualmente Director Regional Ejecutivo para Argentina, Uruguay y Paraguay.
Rodrigo Lyon
Rodrigo
Rodrigo Lyon
CEOActual Inmobiliaria
Rodrigo Lyon Ramirez, es chileno y tiene 47 años. Es casado con 4 hijos. Su profesión es Ingeniero Comercial de la UGM y tiene 20 años dedicados al rubro inmobilario. Toda su vida profesional ha estado ligado a importantes compañías en Chile. Desde 2011 es socio y CEO de Actual Inmobiliaria, quien tiene una importante operación en Chile, Perú y Colombia. Son expertos en la comercialización de viviendas en zonas urbanas, a la fecha tienen más de 30 proyectos en venta en los 3 países, y venden 200 millones de dólares anuales.
Salvador Cayón
Salvador
Salvador Cayón
CEOFIBRA SHOP
Salvador Cayón es Director General de Fibra Shop cuenta con más de 15 (quince) años en el sector inmobiliario, principalmente en el área comercial y 3 (tres) años en el sector de vivienda. Su experiencia incluye el desarrollo, construcción, comercialización y venta de los proyectos que desarrolla. Ha participado en el consejo de administración de la empresa perteneciente a la familia Cayón Harinera de Irapuato y Molino Cayón, Industria de Harina de Trigo, y derivados. Contador Público por el Tecnológico de Monterrey (Campus ciudad de México) y cuenta con diversos diplomados en negocios, familia y administración.
Santiago Riva
Santiago
Santiago Riva
CEO and ChairmanRIVA S.A
Santiago is currently CEO and Chairman of the Board of RIVA SA, having joined the company in 2004. Previously, Santiago worked for Techint in Argentina and Saudi Arabia, and for John Holland in Australia. Santiago holds a Civil Engineering Degree from Universidad de Buenos Aires and an MBA from IAE ; he also seats on the board of the Argentine Construction Chamber and is Vice President of the Ciudad de Buenos Aires Chapter.
Sebastián Sommer
Sebastián
Sebastián Sommer
Founder & DirectorTayron Capital
Sebastian Sommer es licenciado en economía de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, Master en Dirección de Bancos de la Universidad del Centro de Estudios Macroeconómicos de Argentina y MS en Management de la Universitat Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona, España. Trabajó para Citibank, en Banca Corporativa, entre 1996 y 2003, año en que fundó Tayron Capital. Participó en transacciones inmobiliarias por más de US$ 150m, en diversas áreas como comercial, residencial y rural.
Sergio Argüelles
Sergio
Sergio Argüelles
CEOFINSA
Tal Peri
Tal
Tal Peri
Head of US East Coast and Latin AmericaUnion Investment Real Estate
TTal Peri is Head of U.S East Cost & Latin America for Union Investment Real Estate. He joined Germany’s largest open- ended real estate fund in 2010 in the New York office and has since closed $3.5 billion in acquisition & disposition transactions in four countries. Prior to this role, Tal was an Associate Director at WestLB, New York, where he was responsible for $1.3 billion in real estate acquisition & development finance transactions in the same regions. Tal holds a Master Degree in Finance, Accounting & Management from Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany
Thomas Livelli
Thomas
Thomas Livelli
Managing Director - ChileGreystar
Thomas Livelli, Managing Director, Chile with Greystar Real Estate Partners (“Greystar”), manages multifamily (for-rent residential) real estate investment and development initiatives for Greystar in Chile and is spearheading the firm’s continued growth in the region. Prior to this role, Mr. Livelli was Senior Vice President with Boston Andes Capital, a private equity real estate firm with offices in Boston, Bogotá, and Buenos Aires. Previously, as a Director of Clark Realty Capital, Mr. Livelli was responsible for the financing and development of large scale mixed-use and residential communities with an emphasis on affordable housing in Central America, where he worked closely with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, a federal a
Tiago Alves
Tiago
Tiago Alves
CEO BrasilRegus
Tiago Angelo Alves, current role as Regus Brasil CEO. Former LatAm Managing Director of Johnson Controls & ISS, both multinational service companies, having worked also in Large corporations like Cushman & Wakefield and Grupo Semco S/A.. Graduated with MBA degree by University of California - Irvine, Fundação Getulio Vargas FGV in Sao Paulo and Degree on Mechanical engineer by Universidade do Estado de Sao Paulo – UNESP.
Tim Gifford
Tim
Tim Gifford
Managing Director-Capital Advisors,LatAmCBRE
Tim Gifford is the Head of CBRE’s Investment Banking Business for Latin America, CBRE Capital Advisors Latin America, focusing on complex cross-border investment advisory services throughout Latin America. Mr. Gifford advises institutional investors on mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, and financing of commercial real estate throughout Latin America. Working closely with CBRE office locations in Latin America, he provides clients seamless capital markets advisory service. Mr. Gifford has more than 20 years of experience in commercial real estate and investment banking business in various Latin American and Caribbean markets.
Vicente Naves
Vicente
Vicente Naves
Managing Director Plataf. InmobiliariaArtha Capital
Victor Manuel Requejo
Victor
Victor Manuel Requejo
Pres. del Consejo de AdministraciónBanco Inmobiliario Mexicano
Vinay Yarlagadda
Vinay
Vinay Yarlagadda
VicepresidentGIC
Vinay joined GIC’s real estate team in 2012 and is based in San Francisco. Over the past six years, he has covered real estate investment opportunities across North America spanning all real estate asset classes. More recently, Vinay has worked with GIC’s Technology Investment Group evaluating real estate technology related opportunities. Prior to joining GIC, Vinay was a part of Deutsche Bank’s Commercial Real Estate platform in New York focused on the acquisition and origination of commercial real estate debt across the United States. Vinay received a B.S. in Economics with concentrations in real estate and finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Walter Cardoso
Walter
Walter Cardoso
PresidenteCBRE
Walter Cardoso é formado em Engenharia Civil pela UNESP e tem especialização em Matemática Financeira na FGV. Começou na CBRE em 1985 e passou por diversos setores antes de chegar à presidência da companhia. Foi responsável pelo departamento de desenvolvimento de novos projetos (1985-1989) e diretor de investimentos entre 1989 e 1994. Como Managing Director (1994-1998), Cardoso consolidou todas as linhas comerciais de negócios no Brasil. Assumiu o papel de presidente em 1998, após a fusão de Richard Ellis e a CB Commercial. Hoje ele é responsável pelas orientações estratégicas e desempenho dos escritórios da empresa em todo o país e supervisiona uma equipe de mais de 1.000 profissionais, fornecendo soluções para o mercado imobiliário.
Wayne Berger
Wayne
Wayne Berger
CEO Canada and Latin AmericaIWG
Wayne Berger is the CEO of IWG Canada and Latin America, the global coworking and workspace leader. The company harnesses the power of flexible working through its companies Regus, Spaces, No. 18, Open Office, HQ, and Signature by Regus. Wayne is a leader and advocate for the transforming world of work. With almost 20 years helping companies improve the way they maximize their office and communities, Wayne is helping lead the acceleration of the workplace revolution— evolving from traditional office space to the new flexible work world.
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Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
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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
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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.
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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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Alejandro Echeverri Acosta
Alejandro Echeverri Acosta
Procolombia
Alejandro Ginevra
Alejandro Ginevra
Gnv Group
Antonio Diez de Bonilla
Antonio Diez de Bonilla
Greenberg & Traurig
Brian Finerty
Brian Finerty
Equity International
Camilo Bolaños
Camilo Bolaños
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Christian Glauser Benz
Christian Glauser Benz
Dream Hotel Group
Clay Dickinson
Clay Dickinson
JLL - FL
Cristiano Goncalves
Cristiano Goncalves
IHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Daniel Araf
Daniel Araf
Armar Capital
Gerardo Carrillo
Gerardo Carrillo
Greenberg & Traurig
Germán Ahumada
Germán Ahumada
Artha Capital
Giovanni D'Agostino
Giovanni D'Agostino
NKF
Guillermo Uribe Lara
Guillermo Uribe Lara
Holland & Knight
Jaime Fasja
Jaime Fasja
Thor Urbana Capital
Alejandro Echeverri Acosta
Alejandro
Alejandro Echeverri Acosta
Vicepresidencia de Promoción de InversióProcolombia
Alejandro started working for the Colombian Government as a Tourism, Investment and International Trade Representative for the Caribbean Region. Since 2014 he has been the Investment Director for the South East EEUU where he has Identified and facilitated U.S. foreign direct investment projects to Colombia. Alejandro has a 10+ years of experience with the economic, social, and cultural framework of Latin America and the Caribbean. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Hospitality Management from Universidad Externado de Colombia and is currently an Executive MBA candidate at IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.
Alejandro Ginevra
Alejandro
Alejandro Ginevra
PresidentGnv Group
Alejandro Ginevra es uno de los desarrolladores inmobiliarios más reconocidos del mercado y su prestigio ha trascendido las fronteras del País. A lo largo de tres décadas ha realizado una fructífera labor profesional. Su pasión por el urbanismo, una personalidad emprendedora incomparable y su liderazgo, aunado a la tradición familiar, lo han llevado a concretar obras de gran relevancia y siempre de carácter innovador. Supo detectar las tendencias del sector, introduciendo un nuevo concepto en Argentina, el Shopping Center, participando en la realización integral de proyectos comerciales en todo el país. La construcción del Edificio Malecón, ubicado en el Dique 1 de Puerto Madero, marcó un hito en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.
Antonio Diez de Bonilla
Antonio
Antonio Diez de Bonilla
ShareholderGreenberg & Traurig
José Antonio Diez de Bonilla Martinez focuses his practice on real estate matters, with an emphasis on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and development transactions across various industries, including hospitality and retail. His experience spans the negotiation, documentation and closing of the sale, purchase, financing, construction, development and operation of residential, commercial, mixed use, industrial and resort projects, including hotels, golf courses and marinas, among others. Diez de Bonilla Martinez has been recognized by several publications, including Chambers & Partners. In 2018, he was recognized in real estate by Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500, and Latinvex.
Brian Finerty
Brian
Brian Finerty
CIOEquity International
Brian Finerty leads Equity International’s investments group, responsible for originating, executing, and managing investments. Prior to joining EI in 2009, Brian was vice president at Madison Dearborn Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing transactions across various real estate sectors. Previously, he held positions at Merrill Lynch, ultimately as a vice president in the global commercial real estate group. Brian serves on EI’s investment committee and is a director of three EI portfolio companies: Advance Real Estate, Decameron Hotels & Resorts, and Estapar Estacionamentos. Brian earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a BBA from the University of Michigan.
Camilo Bolaños
Camilo
Camilo Bolaños
Vice President Real Estate and DevelopmeHyatt Hotels Corporation
Christian Glauser Benz
Christian
Christian Glauser Benz
VP of Development Latam & CaribDream Hotel Group
Christian Glauser Benz is the Vice President of Development for the Dream Hotel Group where he heads the company's growth across all regions with a focus to the South East US, Latin America and the Caribbean. Originally from Switzerland, Christian is based in Miami and holds a Masters from Columbia University and a Graduate Degree in Finance & International Management from the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Dream Hotel Group has recently announced in Mexico 3 new luxury resorts and lifestyle hotels within the last 12 months in some of the best destinations including Valle de Guadalupe, San Miguel de Allende and Tulum. The group is nearing the announcement of an additional 3 locations for Mexico for 2019.
Clay Dickinson
Clay
Clay Dickinson
Managing DirectorJLL - FL
Clay Dickinson is a Managing Director of JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group, responsible for Advisory and Asset Management Services in the Latin America region. Based in Miami, Clay combines deep industry experience and a highly collaborative approach with the global resources of the firm to help clients continually improve their operating performance and to conceive, plan and execute their strategic business initiatives.
Cristiano Goncalves
Cristiano
Cristiano Goncalves
Regional VP Development - Andean RegionIHG - InterContinental Hotels Group
Daniel Araf
Daniel
Daniel Araf
CEOArmar Capital
Daniel Araf has gained valuable experience in commercial construction for largescale projects, including Now Puerto Vallarta Resort, Ejército Nacional223, and Plaza Portal Conchal. With over 15 years of experience in real estate projects, Mr. Daniel Araf plays a crucial role as Armarcap’s CEO, where he is in charge of coordinating, alongside a team of experts, all of the company’s processes, from deal conception to execution of the project. Mr. Daniel Araf obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Management At Anahuac University, located in Mexico.
Gerardo Carrillo
Gerardo
Gerardo Carrillo
ShareholderGreenberg & Traurig
Gerardo Carrillo Valadez focuses his practice on real estate, development, and mergers & acquisitions transactions. He has more than 17 years of experience within the Mexican market, and brings wide-ranging knowledge of residential, commercial, industrial and hospitality projects. He also possesses a unique understanding of mixed use and multifamily properties. Additionally, Carrillo Valadez has participated in multiple engagements across other industries. In 2018, he was recognized in real estate by Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500, and Latinvex.
Germán Ahumada
Germán
Germán Ahumada
Socio-Director y Co-FundadorArtha Capital
Giovanni D'Agostino
Giovanni
Giovanni D'Agostino
PresidentNKF
Mr. Giovanni D ‘Agostino is President of Mexico and Regional Managing Director of Latin America of Newmark Knight Frank, one of the world´s leading commercial real estate advisory firm. He has more than two decades of experience in commercial real estate, delivering the highest level of service. In the last two years, he has led the exponential growth of NKF Mexico, positioning the company in more than 9 countries throughout Latin American while turning the company as the most disruptive leader in the region.
Guillermo Uribe Lara
Guillermo
Guillermo Uribe Lara
PartnerHolland & Knight
Guillermo Uribe is a Mexico City attorney who focuses on matters related to banking and securities law, national and international capital markets (including real estate capital markets), structured finance and syndicated loans. Mr. Uribe also handles matters related to the compliance and surveillance of the Mexican securities market. Mr. Uribe has been responsible for the first and biggest Fibra in Mexico (Mexican REIT). He has advised on five additional Fibra initial public offerings (IPOs) and several Mexican certificados de Capital de Desarrollo (CKDs). His work includes major real estate acquisitions, including offers, rights offers and the debt deals (debt capital markets, and traditional and structured finance.
Jaime Fasja
Jaime
Jaime Fasja
Founder and Co-CEOThor Urbana Capital
Co-founder and Co-CEO: Mr. Fasja oversees the sourcing, acquisition and development of the company’s projects. Previously as Director of Acquisitions and New Development at GFa, Mr. Fasja was involved in the construction and financing of over 7 million sqf of residential, resort, and retail real estate property in Mexico. While at GFa, Jaime oversaw the development and construction of more than 3 million sqf of projects.
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