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OVER 5.500 MEMBERS WORLDWIDE

GRI Club is the world’s largest real estate club run by the industry’s most influential C-level investors, developers and property companies.

For the last 20 years, GRI Club has bolstered the growth of the real estate industry through its Europe, United States, APAC and Latin America Clubs and helped generate business opportunities throughout all real estate sectors.

The eMembership provides the seniority of the boardroom, from the convenience of your desktop. Physical barriers no longer exist, and GRI Club real estate members, including CXO, directors and experts from 70+ countries gather on a weekly basis to exchange know-how and experiences.

Number of Senior Executives from 65+ countries

From 79 countries

Your one-stop-shop for knowledge, networking and generating business across the real estate value chain. eMemberships provide competitive access to our online eCommunity; Generate more senior, accurate and real time connections anywhere, through discussions and personalised matchmaking.

A global network of real estate leaders, all on one social platform. Members can discover new companies, partners and investment opportunities through the eCommunity. Generate more efficient meetings and networking opportunities with just a click.

A more precise and effective approach to networking, all in one platform. Our eCoffee’s algorithms and artificial intelligence matches you with the most suitable business partners based on your profile and investment criteria. Our platform then schedules 1-on-1 meetings to bolster your business strategy.

This is not your ordinary webinar. We encourage everybody to participate and turn their video and mic on. In GRI eMeetings, members gather online to have open discussions about the latest industry challenges and trends that are driving investment. Just as it was a casual, after-dinner conversation.

Global experts and directors discussing what most matters, from the comfort of your laptop or phone. eSummits are designed to gather industry’s top minds to discuss relevant topics across the industry in a panel style discussion.

In a world where physical barriers no longer exist and we are bombarded with information every minute, finding the right partners and information is a challenge. The GRI eMembership gives you access to the leaders driving the future of the real estate industry worldwide. Let us help you make more efficient and better quality connections, anytime, anywhere.
"I've been coming to GRI events for many years now. Every time I do so, I remember why I like to come: because I can meet so many different people in a very special environment. It's a very effective networking network."
Brian Finerty
Brian Finerty
Chief Investment Officer
Equity International
"In a short time, GRI Hotels has become the most relevant event in the industry. The high level of this meeting that brings together the representatives of the main market players, provides dense discussions on the structural challenges of hotel development in Brazil. If you want to understand in more depth the complex Brazilian hotel market, this is the ideal forum to be part of."
Abel Castro
Abel Castro
Senior VP South America
Accor
“GRI Hotels has been consolidating as the main hotel event in Brazil in the last years, with the participation of the main players in the sector, approaching pertinent themes and a very engaging discussion dynamic. The meeting stands out as a great opportunity for the exchange of views, new practices in the market and networking among the participants.”
Ricardo Manarini
Ricardo Manarini
Hotel Development Advisor
Ricardo Manarini
“GRI is the best and most qualified event in the real estate market, not only because of its format but also thanks to the high-level and high-qualification of the participants. High-level discussions, straight to the point, and with an enormous diversity of visions and strategies.”
Samuel Sicchierolli
Samuel Sicchierolli
Chairman & President
VCI SA
“The GRI format made posible to get together the most relevant players from the tourism and hospitality sector. Besides the themes discussed, let’s talk about the excelent seniorism of the participants, which allows us to have great debates.”
Patrick Mendes
Patrick Mendes
Chief Comercial Officer
Accor
"What makes GRI different is that you have the opportunity to interact with your peers and decision markers. It’s informal, the discussions are not structured, so they often go in different directions."
Noah Steinberg
Noah Steinberg
Chairman & CEO
WING
Brian Finerty
Brian
Brian Finerty
Chief Investment OfficerEquity International
USA
As Chief Investment Officer, Brian Finerty leads Equity International’s Investments group, overseeing all investment activity and portfolio company management. Drawing from a deep network of relationships and experience in global markets, Brian is responsible for setting investment strategy and guiding the team in originating and executing deals. Brian is also a member of EI’s Management Committee and Investment Committee. Brian is a director of five EI portfolio companies: GuardeAqui, SAMHI, Decameron Hotel & Resorts, Estapar Estacionamentos, and ARG Realty. Brian earned an MBA in analytic finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BBA from the University of Michigan.
Abel Castro
Abel
Abel Castro
Senior VP South AmericaAccor
Brazil
Abel Castro é Vice-Presidente Senior de Desenvolvimento na Accor Hotels para Americas e Caribe, sendo o principal responsável pel expansão da rede em todas as marcas: Sofitel, Pullman, Novotel, Mercure, Adagio e Ibis. Formado em Turismo e Hotelaria, iniciou sua carreira desempenhando diferentes funções nas áreas operacionais de hotéis independentes. Trabalhou como Consultor Hoteleiro e Diretor Executivo da FOHB, entidade que reúne as principais redes hoteleiras presentes no Brasil. Possui MBA em Marketing pela ESPM/SP, além de ter realizado cursos de extensão sobre Gestão Hoteleira e Turismo na Austrália e Espanha. Atua na área acadêmica como professor convidado da FGV-SP.
Ricardo Manarini
Ricardo
Ricardo Manarini
Hotel Development AdvisorRicardo Manarini
Brazil
Samuel Sicchierolli
Samuel
Samuel Sicchierolli
Chairman & PresidentVCI SA
Brazil
More than 25 years of experience as an executive of Brazilian and International groups;
Member of Board of Directors of major Brazilian real estate firms in the industrial, retail and hotel Founding member of FISA and VCI SA
As CEO of VCI was responsible for:
Acquisition of UNISA in 2013(top 10 transactions in the educational sector);
Signed agreement with Hard Rock hotels in 6 cities
Acquired the land of Fortaleza (CE), Ilha do Sol (PR), Recife (PE), Natal (RN), Foz doIguaçu (PR);
Initiated the Road Show and fund raise in Asia 354M
Graduate degree in Economics and Business Administration, Master in Marketing, MBA in Strategy;
Patrick Mendes
Patrick
Patrick Mendes
Chief Comercial OfficerAccor
Brazil
Noah Steinberg
Noah
Noah Steinberg
Chairman & CEOWING
Hungary
Wing’s Chairman & CEO, and shareholder. Has worked in CEE since 1990, and held the position of Wing’s Chairman & CEO since the company’s establishment in 1999. During this time he was tasked with the establishment of Wing, management of the company’s integrated investment and development activity, its office, retail, industrial, hotel and residential projects and services portfolio as well as its international expansion in Poland via its stake in ECHO Investment where he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Graduated from Princeton University (Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University – BA) and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna – MA). Speaks English, Hungarian, French, German and Spanish.
“It’s always positive to be in GRI to take part on great discussions, listen to opinions, find out divergencies about the market understanding and to be close to top players. I see it as a very rich experience, which contributes to our planning.”
 
Daniel Cherman
Daniel Cherman
Senior Managing Director
Tishman Speyer
“The GRI experience has been very positive. It is my third year as a member of the club and the discussions are always very rich.”
Claudio Dall'acqua Jr
Claudio Dall'acqua Jr
Director of Management & RE Development
-
“GRI is a closed club with people from all segments and from various categories. We exchange ideas and experiences, and this is very enriching”.
Sylvana Gouveia
Sylvana Gouveia
Diretora de Expansão
Starbucks
"For us at Colliers, one of the biggest reasons why we became a club sponsor - it gives us the opportunity to really have to only true open and frank conversation amongst people on the investment banking and legal side and you don't really get that anywhere else. We are able to discuss topics and share our views in form where you don't have to worry about being politically correct all the time and you can say what you feel in the market and you make honest predictions and you really get the feedback you don't get anywhere else."
Luke Dawson
Luke Dawson
MD & Head of Capital Markets CEE
Colliers International
"For us at Colliers, one of the biggest reasons why we became a club sponsor - it gives us the opportunity to really have to only true open and frank conversation amongst people on the investment banking and legal side and you don't really get that anywhere else. We are able to discuss topics and share our views in form where you don't have to worry about being politically correct all the time and you can say what you feel in the market and you make honest predictions and you really get the feedback you don't get anywhere else."
Luke Dawson
Luke Dawson
MD & Head of Capital Markets CEE
Colliers International
"Very casual, very open and small discussions where you get to really exchange about topics that matter and that concern us all in the industry."
Zinaida Onczay-Vojnar
Zinaida Onczay-Vojnar
Partner & Head of Real Estate
Considero Investments
Daniel Cherman
Daniel
Daniel Cherman
Senior Managing DirectorTishman Speyer
Brazil
Mr. Cherman joined Tishman Speyer in 2001 and is responsible for the firm’s activities in Brazil. He is also a member of the Investment Committee. Prior to his current role, Mr. Cherman held a number of positions on the firm’s Brazil team, including managing the region’s acquisitions and leasing efforts, heading both the residential development and commercial development groups, and serving as Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Mr. Cherman spent 12 years working in the development business, where he managed large-scale commercial and residential projects in Latin America. Mr. Cherman holds a degree in civil engineering from Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro and an MBA from the University of São Paulo.
Claudio Dall'acqua Jr
Claudio
Claudio Dall'acqua Jr
Director of Management & RE Development-
Brazil
Desenvolvimento de Shopping Centers e Desenvolvimento Imobiliário de Entornos
Sylvana Gouveia
Sylvana
Sylvana Gouveia
Diretora de ExpansãoStarbucks
Brazil
Engenheira civil graduada pela Universidade de Pernambuco (2003). Possui MBA em Gestão Empresarial pela FGV (2005). Tem experiência de 19 anos no varejo, especializando-se na área de Expansão e Desenvolvimento de lojas. Trabalhou como Gerente de Real Estate no Walmart e Gerente de Desenvolvimento da Burger King Corporation. Atualmente é Diretora de Expansão da Starbucks Brasil, onde atua há 8 anos.
Luke Dawson
Luke
Luke Dawson
MD & Head of Capital Markets CEEColliers International
Czech Republic
Luke has 15 years' experience in property acquisitions and dispositions, asset management, and leadership experience. His primarily focus is on business development, leading the regional Capital Markets efforts and attracting new investors to the region. He is also responsible for strategical management of the regional teams in Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia.
Luke Dawson
Luke
Luke Dawson
MD & Head of Capital Markets CEEColliers International
Czech Republic
Luke has 15 years' experience in property acquisitions and dispositions, asset management, and leadership experience. His primarily focus is on business development, leading the regional Capital Markets efforts and attracting new investors to the region. He is also responsible for strategical management of the regional teams in Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia.
Zinaida Onczay-Vojnar
Zinaida
Zinaida Onczay-Vojnar
Partner & Head of Real EstateConsidero Investments
Hungary
Zinaida Onczay-Vojnar joined the Considero team as partner early this year, following her role at HB Reavis Group as International business development director. In partnership with Considero, a boutique corporate finance, investment banking and real estate advisory and investor, her mission is to build and expand the real estate activities via her extensive experience and international network in the industry. In partnership with Considero, she focuses on evaluating new business and investment opportunities, executing transactions, sourcing funding for specific mandates of various types of assets, niche projects, mainly in Hungary but also internationally, and adding value through a very tailor-made approach with the team.

Company Members Include

ADIA - Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
AEW Capital Management - Hong Kong
ACCOR
Angelo Gordon
Apollo Global Management - UK
Bank of America - Merrill Lynch
Blackstone
British Land
Brookfield Asset Management - Perú
CBRE Global Investors
CPPIB - Canada Pension Plan Investment Board - Brazil
Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. - USA
Colony Capital - Italy
Fortress
GIC - Government of Singapore Investment Corporation - Singapore
GTIS Partners - NY
Gecina
Goldman Sachs International - UK
HB Reavis
HSI - Hemisfério Sul Investimentos
Harrison Street Real Estate Capital - UK
Hines - France
Invesco - UK
LaSalle Investment Management - France
Lone Star Funds - Brasil
Morgan Stanley - NY
Northwood Investors
Orion Capital Managers - UK
Prudential Real Estate Investors
Prologis
Starwood Capital - UK
The Carlyle Group
Tishman Speyer Properties - New York - HeadQuarters
Ventas
Walton Street Capital - Mexico
WeWork - India
http://www.adia.ae
http://www.adia.ae
+971 2 415 0000
Abu Dhabi | UAE
ADIA 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 and sub-categories.
http://www.aew.com/
http://www.aew.com/
+852 21 07 35 00
Hong Kong | Hong Kong
AEW, a real estate investment advisory firm founded in 1981, has almost 40 years of experience developing and executing real estate investment strategies on behalf of institutional investors.
http://www.accor.com/en/franchise-and-management.html
Mexico City | Federal District | Mexico
AccorHotels, the world's leading hotel operator and market leader in Europe, is present in 92 countries with 3,500 hotels and more than 440,000 rooms
https://www.angelogordon.com
Amsterdam | Netherlands
Angelo, Gordon & Co. is a privately-held registered investment advisor dedicated to alternative investing. The firm was founded in 1988 and currently manages approximately $28 billion.
http://www.apollo.com
http://www.apollo.com
+44 20 7016 5000
London | UK
Apollo Global Management manages investment vehicles that originate and acquire assets across the CRE debt space.
https://www.ml.com/
https://www.ml.com/
+1 800 937 0605
Charlotte | NY | USA
We’re uniquely equipped to meet the needs of real estate companies. What would you like the power to do?
http://www.blackstone.com
London | UK
The Blackstone Group Inc. is a multinational private equity, alternative asset management, and financial services firm. It is one of the world’s leading investment firms.
http://www.britishland.com
London | UK
https://bam.brookfield.com/en
Lima | Peru
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (together with its affiliates, “Brookfield”) is a leading global alternative asset manager, focused on investing in long-life, high-quality assets across real estate, infrastructure, renewable power and private equity.
http://www.cbreglobalinvestors.com/aboutus/Pages/default.aspx
Paris | France
CBRE Global Investors is one of the world’s largest real estate investment management firms with 103.2 billion dollars in Assets under Management.
http://www.cppib.com/
http://www.cppib.com/
+55 11 3216 5723
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
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
http://www.cerberuscapital.com/
New York | NY | USA
Founded in 1992, Cerberus is a global leader in alternative investing with approximately $42 billion in assets across complementary credit, private equity, and real estate strategies.
https://www.clny.com/
https://www.clny.com/
+3906 9151 1071
Roma | Italy
Colony Capital, Inc. is an American international investment firm based in Los Angeles, California. The company has over 500 employees operating in 17 offices around the world.
http://www.fortress.com
http://www.fortress.com
+44 20 7290 5600
London | UK
http://www.gic.com.sg
Singapore | Singapore
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
http://www.gtispartners.com
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
GTIS Partners is a global real estate investment company based in New York. It has approximately US $ 3.3 billion in assets under management, including residential, retail, industrial, office, hotel and mixed-use developments in the US and Brazil.
http://www.gecina.fr
http://www.gecina.fr
+33 (0) 1 40 40 52 32
Paris | France
France’s leading office portfolio & diversification division with residential assets and student residences
http://www.gs.com
http://www.gs.com
+44 20 7552 4252
London | UK
The Goldman Sachs Group is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides financial services.
http://www.hbreavis.com/
http://www.hbreavis.com/
+421 258 30 30 30
Bratislava | Slovakia
Commercial Real Estate Development and Investment Management.
http://www.hsinvest.com/
http://www.hsinvest.com/
+55 11 3127 5565
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Hemisferio Sul Investimentos is a leading investment management company focused on real estate investments throughout Brazil.
http://www.harrisonst.com/
London | UK
Harrison Street is a leading investment management firm exclusively focused on alternative real assets.
http://www.hines.com/home/default.aspx
Neuilly-Sur-Seine | France
Hines France was created in 1995 by Olivoier de Dampierre (retired) and Patrick Albrand. Since then, with a team of 36 professionals, Hines France has developed, led by Patrick Bosque (partner) more than 1.2 million M2 in the Paris Region, on behalf of investors or for its own Funds. In 2013, under the supervision of Xavier Musseau (partner) Hines started an Investment Management team which manages today a portfolio of nearly 3 billion euros for its own account or for third parties.
http://www.invesco.com/corporate
London | UK
Invesco delivers tailored insights and outcome-oriented solutions for an investment experience that helps you get more out of life. Let’s invest in greater possibilities together.
http://www.lasalle.com/
Paris | France
LaSalle Investment Management (LaSalle) is a leading real estate investment management firm
http://www.lonestarfunds.com/
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Lone Star is a leading private equity firm that invests globally in real estate, equity, credit and other financial assets.
http://www.morganstanley.com
New York | NY | USA
At Morgan Stanley, we advise, originate, trade, manage and distribute capital for governments, institutions and individuals, and always do so with a standard of excellence.
http://www.northwoodinvestors.com/
Newbury | UK
Northwood invests in various levels of the capital structure that have limited downside risk, while seeking to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns with upside potential through capital appreciation or repositioning.
http://www.orioncapital.com
London | UK
Targets diversified pan-European real estate investments; single assets, developments, large portfolios, corporate divestitures and sale/lease-backs.
http://www.pgimrealestate.com/re/index.shtml
London | UK
Provides debt and equity solutions across the risk spectrum for all major property types. $12.4 billion AUM across European debt and equity strategies.
http://www.prologis.com/index.html
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
Prologis provides efficient logistics real estate solutions to the world. In partnership with top manufacturing and distribution companies, we ensure timely delivery of the products that make modern life possible.
http://starwoodcapital.com/
http://starwoodcapital.com/
+44 (0) 207 016 3650
London | UK
Starwood Capital Group is a private investment firm with a primary focus on global real estate. It has raised over USD45 billion of equity capital and currently has in excess of $60 billion of assets under management.
http://www.carlyle.com
Hong Kong | Hong Kong
http://www.tishmanspeyer.com
New York | NY | USA
Tishman Speyer is a leading owner, developer, operator and fund manager of first-class real estate around the world. Founded in 1978, Tishman Speyer is active across the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia.
http://www.ventasreit.com/
Chicago | IL | USA
A leading real estate investment trust with a diverse portfolio of around 1 300 seniors housing medical office & healthcare properties in US Canada & UK
http://www.waltonst.com/
http://www.waltonst.com/
+52 555 980 4868
Ciudad de México | Federal District | Mexico
Walton Street Capital is a hands-on private equity real estate firm that seeks to generate attractive risk adjusted returns for its investors.
https://www.wework.com/pt-BR/l/bengaluru--Karnataka
Bengaluru | Karnataka | India
WeWork is a platform for creators, providing over 527,000 members globally with space, community & services through both physical and virtual offerings. Mission is to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living. WeWork currently has 528 physical locations in 111 cities & 29 countries around the world. Founded in 2010 by Adam Neumann & Miguel McKelvey in NYC, WeWork employs over 10,000 globally. WeWork seeks ‘creators’ from all industries and companies to become members, with a suite of WeWork-specific membership benefits. Over 45,000 companies & 527,000 members are now based at WeWork, with member companies ranging from startups to household names including Dell, KPMG, GE, Microsoft & Samsung. More than 70% of WeWork’s members collaborate with each other & its international locations serve as convenient bases for business travel, enabling a great degree of work flexibility for both MNCs & SMEs alike, as well as options for easy expansion into new markets.



(restricted to senior developers, lenders, property owners,
operators and corporate occupiers, )

 
Invitation to all eMeetings worldwide
Access to GRI eCommunity: find peers with similar interest
Personal & Non-Transferable
Local and global groups of discussions
Right to invite up to 3 industry colleagues to an online eMeeting per calendar year *on discretion of GRI
Thought Leadership- Option to propose and moderate a topic of interest *on discretion of GRI



(restricted to senior advisors, law firm,
brokers, architects and property consultants)

 
Invitation to eMeetings worldwide
Access to GRI eCommunity: find peers with similar interest
Personal & Non-Transferable
Local and global groups of discussions
Right to invite up to 3 industry colleagues to an online eMeeting per calendar year *on discretion of GRI
The number of advisors is limited to 10% of the total number of members of the global club.
 
 

*The difference between the traditional GRI Membership and the eMembership
  • While the Membership includes offline Club Meetings, conferences and other activities, the eMembership is dedicated to those who prefer to use the online platform to connect.
  • GRI Memberships are by invitation only and in order to become a member, one needs to pass via the GRI Approval Committee of each country.
  • Members and eMembers join the same online discussions and share the same GRI eCommunity
 


For questions on other type of eMemberships or Memberships please submit your interest here.
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