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Alfonso Munk

B.A.

Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer
Prudential Real Estate Investors, Latin America (Mexico City, Mexico)

Background

Mr. Alfonso Munk is the Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at Prudential Real Estate Investors Latin America. Mr. Munk is responsible for overseeing more than $3.2 billion in gross assets managed by teams in Miami, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Santiago. He serves as a Managing Director at SER, Société immobilière de, Strasbourg Herrenschmidt, Elba Paris I SAS, Elba Paris II SAS, Elba Roissy SAS, Elba Strasbourg I SAS, Elba Strasbourg II SAS, Société d'exploitation and hôtelière du Palais. Mr. Munk serves as a Manager at Carlton Danube Cannes. Prior to this, he was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing, where he held various roles in Europe and South America over the last ten years. Most recently, Mr. Munk was responsible for MSREI real estate investing activities in southern Europe (France, Benelux, Spain and Portugal), while earlier he also served as the Region Head for South America, based in Sao Paulo. During his time at MSREI, he was responsible for acquisitions, financing and asset management for several Morgan Stanley funds, including the Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds International Series as well as Morgan Stanley RE Special Situations funds. Mr. Munk had been the Managing Director at Morgan Stanley since 2011. Since 2009, he had been an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley, where he is in charge of property investment business for the MSREF fund for France and Benelux. In 2002, Mr. Munk joined the investment bank Morgan Stanley as an Associate within Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing, in Paris and then in London. In 2005, he was appointed in charge of Spain and in 2007 left for Brazil, where he took over management of Morgan Stanley's property investment division in South America. Mr. Munk began his career with several positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Jones Lang LaSalle.

Education

Mr. Munk holds an MBA from Wharton Business School with a concentration in Finance and Real Estate and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Hospitality Administration from Cornell University.

Board Affiliations

Mr. Munk serves as the Chairman of Société des Hôtels Réunis, Compagnie La Lucette, MSREF Hôtel Danube I SAS and MSREF Hôtel Danube II SAS. Mr. Munk has been a Director of Eurosic SA since September 2009. He serves as a Director of Foncière 7 Investissement, Eurosic and Grupo Lar. Mr. Munk serves as a Member of the Supervisory Board of FEL (Foncière Europe Logistique). He has been a Director of Icade since February 16, 2010. Mr. Munk served as a Director of Abyara Planejamento Imobiliario SA. He served as the Chairman of Hotelera del Carmen (Spain). Mr. Munk served as a Director of Bracor Investimentos, Inmobiliarios (Brazil), Abyara Planejamento, Inmobiliario (Brazil), RBMS Properties (Brazil), Mixta Africa (Spain/Africa) and Lar Sol MS (Spain).