Content & Production Director Latin AmericaGRI Club
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Production ManagerGRI Club
Production Manager at GRI Club. My job is to connect top investors, developers, banks, consultants, lawyers, and other Real Estate players and executives to GRI meetings and events that I produce in Brazil, Portugal and USA. International Relations and Affairs Analyst and Economist at Faculdades de Campinas (FACAMP). Study abroad in France at ICN Business School with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA Program).
Partner, Real Estate - USA & Brazil
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Robinson Silva is director of the GRI Club, which brings together leading real estate and infrastructure players in more than 20 countries. He leads the club's real estate market division in the United States and Brazil, including conferences and exclusive activities to members in the residential, land development, malls, retail, hospitality, offices, industrial and logistics segments. He is also a moderator of debates with essential players of the market, economy, and politics. He has an extensive network of relationships and a broad experience in the American and Brazilian real estate industry and the financial and credit areas. He holds a degree in Public Relations and postgraduate degrees in Marketing and Project Management.
Managing Director and Head of Americas
GIC - Government of Singapore Investment Corporati
Managing Director CIO - Americas & Head - Latin America
Chief Investment Officer
Christian Glauser Benz
VP of Development Latam & Caribbean
Dream Hotel Group
Regional VP Development - Andean Region
IHG Intercontinental Hotel Group
Peaceable Street Capital
PGIM - San Francisco
President & Chief Operating Officer
MD, Head of Retail
Nuveen Real Estate - Miami
Managing Director – Global Real Estate
Head of Brazil Acquisitions
Head of US East Coast and Latin America
Union Investment Real Estate
Managing Director and Head of AmericasGIC - Government of Singapore Investment Corporati
Mr Gallistel is responsible for GIC RE’s real estate equity and debt investment activities in the Americas. He a member of both GIC RE’s Investment Committee which has oversight for GIC RE’s global real estate investments and GIC’s Integrated Strategies Group Investment Committee. Adam has more than 19 years of experience in the real estate industry. Prior to GIC, he held positions at LaSalle Investment Management and The Concord Group. Adam holds a BA in History from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Managing Director CIO - Americas & Head - Latin AmericaHines
Chief Investment OfficerEquity International
As Chief Investment Officer, Brian Finerty leads Equity International’s Investments group, overseeing all investment activity and portfolio company management. Drawing from a deep network of relationships and experience in global markets, Brian is responsible for setting investment strategy and guiding the team in originating and executing deals. Brian is also a member of EI’s Management Committee and Investment Committee. Brian is a director of five EI portfolio companies: GuardeAqui, SAMHI, Decameron Hotel & Resorts, Estapar Estacionamentos, and ARG Realty. Brian earned an MBA in analytic finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BBA from the University of Michigan.
Managing DirectorEquity International
Vicepresidente del Grupo de Inversiones de Equity International y es responsable principalmente de originar, ejecutar y gestionar inversiones. Se unió a Equity International desde Balyasny Asset Management, donde fue el único analista del grupo global de propiedades, un fondo de cobertura enfocado en bienes raíces donde gestionaba más de $1 mil millones en activos. También se desempeñó en forma conjunta en Colony Capital LLC en determinadas transacciones de capital privado. Anteriormente ocupó cargos en Bank of America Merrill Lynch en el grupo inmobiliario mundial, Jones Lang LaSalle y Lend Lease. Comenzó su carrera como gerente de proyectos y estimador principal en Construcciones Maja, basados en Cali, Colombia.
Christian Glauser Benz
VP of Development Latam & CaribbeanDream 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.
Regional VP Development - Andean RegionIHG Intercontinental Hotel Group
ChairmanPeaceable Street Capital
Mr. Henry is also the Co-Founder of Peaceable Street Capital, a preferred equity lender for income producing commercial real estate properties. Mr. Henry is past trustee and served as 2011-2012 Chairman of ICSC, and was a former Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors of NAREIT and a former member of the Executive Board of the Real Estate Roundtable. Mr. Henry also currently serves on the real estate advisory boards of New York University, Baruch College and ALTO Real Estate Funds.
DirectorPGIM - San Francisco
President & Chief Operating OfficerBlackstone
Joseph Sitt is Chairman & CEO of Thor Equities Group, a leader in the global institutional real estate industry with divisions currently spread across three continents and a focus on subniche asset classes. Founded in 1986, Thor Equities Group owns prime assets in the United States, Europe, and Latin America, with portfolio transactions and a development pipeline spanning 50 million square feet in excess of $20 billion. Thor has achieved status as a pioneer across various asset classes and the firm specializes in investing in and restoring iconic luxury assets around the globe, specifically the 200-year-old Burlington Arcade in London, the historic Phelan Building in San Francisco, and prized Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.
MD, Head of RetailNuveen Real Estate - Miami
Manuel oversees Nuveen Real Estate’s retail sector platform. He is responsible for leading the company’s dedicated retail sector investment team and overseeing all retail equity acquisitions, dispositions and asset management., Previously Manuel was the head of Retail for the US, where he moved in 2016. He joined the firm in 2008 as the head of Spain and Portugal, where he opened the Madrid office and led the firm’s initial expansion into the region, including the execution of retail workouts over the GFC and large retail transactions. He was also involved in the Neptune venture, an outlet mall portfolio with leading European operator, NEINVER.
Managing Director – Global Real EstateMacquarie Capital
MManaging Director at Macquarie Capital’s Global Real Estate Group. Prabhu joined Macquarie Capital in 2016. Prabhu Commenced his career in Australia as a real estate and finance lawyer which he continued in New York from 2001 in the real estate groups of Shearman & Sterling and Kaye Scholer representing clients in a wide range of real estate debt and joint venture investments across all asset classes and investment strategies. From 2007 to 2013 he was at Merrill Lynch’s global real estate principal investments group initially as chief operating officer of Latin America then eventually global chief operating officer and portfolio manager focused on the establishment and management of real estate investment platforms.
Head of Brazil AcquisitionsGTIS Partners
Robert McCall is a Managing Director and Head of Brazil Acquisitions at GTIS, focusing on business development and strategy identification primarily for the company’s Brazil business. Mr. McCall’s experience in the real estate industry began in 2003. Prior to joining GTIS in 2007, Mr. McCall was with Eastdil Secured in Atlanta, GA where he was an Associate responsible for financial valuation of investment properties ranging from $10 million to $600 million using various financial metrics to determine optimal marketing strategy to maximize returns. Before Eastdil Secured, Mr. McCall worked for CB Richard Ellis in the Financial Consulting Group and prior to that he worked as an Analyst with the Wells Fargo Real Estate Group.
Sam Zell is a global, opportunistic, often contrarian, investor. He specializes in identifying market anomalies and emerging trends, and has a long track record in turning around troubled companies and assets, leading industry consolidations, and bringing companies to the public markets. The majority of his investment portfolio is in energy, logistics, transportation, manufacturing, communications, healthcare, and real estate. Sam founded and chairs Equity Group Investments and Equity International, serving on Equity International’s Investment Committee. He also chairs five public companies and is an active philanthropist with a focus on entrepreneurial education.
Head of US East Coast and Latin AmericaUnion Investment Real Estate
Tal 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 $3.7 billion in acquisition & disposition transactions. 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.
Tom Heneghan has served as a leader in Sam Zell’s organizations for more than 25 years. Today, he is the CEO of Equity International (EI), which is recognized as a partner of choice for asset intensive operating platforms that desire access to global institutional capital. Tom oversees all the firm’s activities as well as its strategic vision and goals. Since joining EI in 2013, Tom has broadened the firm’s mandate in both asset classes and geographies.
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