(HOUSTON) – Hines, the international real estate firm, today announced a high-profile addition to its Investment Management team. Adriana de Alcantara has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director, Fund Management, Americas, reporting to Chief Investment Officer, Americas Alfonso Munk. In this role, she will be responsible for developing and executing the investment strategy for new funds in the U.S., as well as supporting other investment initiatives in the Americas.
Munk stated, “We are thrilled to welcome Adriana to Hines. She has a wide and resourceful perspective on investment management and we are thrilled to have her join our team and help position the firm to be in the highest tier of investment managers.”
Ms. de Alcantara brings more than 20 years of global experience in the real estate industry across all asset classes including office, multifamily, retail and industrial. Before joining the firm, she served as Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager at Nuveen Real Estate based in New York, where she was the lead Portfolio Manager for the TIAA-CREF Real Property Fund LP, a core open-end fund focusing on institutional CRE across the U.S. in diverse asset types and geographies. She was as well the lead Portfolio Manager for the New York City Property Fund, focusing on value-add and opportunistic real estate investments in New York City.
Prior to that since 2009, she served in a variety of lead roles at TIAA in both London and New York overseeing Asset Management and Separate Accounts. Her background also includes significant roles at Lehman Brothers Global Real Estate Group (Luxembourg and London), O’Connor Capital Partners (Luxembourg and London), Degroof and Portabella (Luxembourg) and Wacker Quimica Iberica (Barcelona).
Ms. de Alcantara holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (in Barcelona), and is a Certified Financial Planner professional (CFP®)with certifications from ALGAFI – The Luxembourg Association of Portfolio Managers and Financial Analysts, earning a CEFA designation. She is also is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German and French.
Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 219 cities in 23 countries. Hines has approximately $124.3 billion of assets under management, including $63.8 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $60.5 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 148 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,362 properties, totaling over 449 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 514 properties, representing over 222 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world.