Global Management Council
Eric Adler is chief executive officer of PGIM Real Estate. Based in London, Eric is a member of the Global Management Council, the Global Investment Committee, the Global Operating Council and the Global Product Committee.
Previously, Eric was global chief investment officer of PGIM Real Estate responsible for overseeing the investment process and working with regional business leaders to build a consistent investment culture around the world, and earlier served as head of PGIM Real Estate’s European business.
Before joining PGIM Real Estate in 2010, Eric co-directed Tishman Speyer’s European activities and was a member of its Global Management and Investment Committees. Earlier, Eric worked for Morgan Stanley Real Estate, where he led investment activities in Germany, France, Italy and Spain. He also had overall operational responsibility for its Special Situations Fund II. Previously, he worked for Credit Lyonnais and Unibail in Paris.
Eric has a bachelor’s degree in business administration, summa cum laude, from University of Arizona. He also holds a graduate business degree from HEC Business School in France. Eric serves on the management board of INREV, the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles.
Raimondo Amabile is a managing director at PGIM Real Estate and head of Europe. Based in London, Ray is responsible for the development and implementation of the strategy and oversight of PGIM Real Estate’s businesses in Europe. He is a member of the Global Management Council, the Global Investment Committee, the European Executive Council, the Europe Investment Committee, and the Global Product Committee.
Most recently, Ray was co-head of Europe, and earlier was head of European Transactions for PGIM Real Estate. Before joining PGIM Real Estate, Ray was managing director and head of European business development for Tishman Speyer. Earlier, he led operations for Southern and Eastern Europe. Prior to Tishman, Ray was a founding partner at Realty Partners, an independent fund management firm in Italy. He also was a vice president at Morgan Stanley Real Estate and was a senior associate with GE Capital Real Estate’s European acquisitions team.
Ray has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Naples and a PhD in real estate investment and finance from University of Padova.
Mark Chamieh is a managing director at PGIM Real Estate and global head of Business Development and Client Relations. Based in London, Mark is a member of the Global Management Council, the Global Investment Committee, the Global Operating Council and the Global Product Committee.
Before joining PGIM Real Estate, Mark served as managing director and global head of equity capital markets for JER Partners, responsible for building and managing JER’s capital markets team, while overseeing global investor relations and capital raising activities. He was also a member of JER’s Global Executive Committee and Global Investment Committee.
Earlier, Mark led global business development as a managing director at UBS Global Asset Management in London, where he was a member of its Global Real Estate Management Committee. Mark also held positions in institutional capital raising and sales for several major firms including Lend Lease and JPMorgan Chase working in Bahrain, London and New York.
Mark has a bachelor’s degree in politics and social policy from the University of Newcastle.
Marc Halle is a managing director at PGIM Real Estate and head of the Global Real Estate Securities (GRES) business. Based in Madison, New Jersey, Marc is the chief investment officer and senior portfolio manager for all GRES funds and investments. Marc is a member of the Global Management Council and Investment Committee, and the Global Product Committee.
Marc has extensive experience in real estate capital markets, securities, development, acquisition and finance. Marc joined Prudential in 1999 to launch an opportunistic private investment strategy designed to arbitrage the public and private real estate markets. Marc formed the GRES business in 2006 and has led the group since its inception.
Marc joined Prudential from Alpine Management & Research, where he was a founder and the chief operating officer of the firm and a portfolio manager for real estate securities funds. Prior to forming Alpine, Marc was with Evergreen Asset Management, where he was jointly responsible for research, investment analysis and portfolio recommendations for real estate securities. Previously, Marc was senior vice president and chief operating officer of W&M Properties (Empire State Realty Trust, NYSE: ESRT), a national real estate investment firm. Prior to W&M, Marc was a vice president with Greenthal Realty, a New York based real estate firm that owned and operated multifamily throughout the New York City metropolitan area.
Marc has a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Tufts University, College of Engineering, and a master’s degree in finance from New York University’s executive master of business administration program. Marc is a member of the Investor Advisory Council of NAREIT, and is affiliated with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Marc has been widely quoted in the financial media including CNBC, Fox Business, The Wall Street Journal, Smart Money, Forbes and Barron’s. In January 2011, Marc was featured in both The Wall Street Journal and Smart Money Magazine and named as one of Americas Best Mutual Fund Mangers” for long-term, consistent performance.
David Harpum is a vice president at PGIM Real Estate and the global head of Law. Based in London, David is responsible for the oversight of delivery of essential legal services across PGIM Real Estate globally through both in-house and external resources. He is a member of the Global Management Council, the Global Product Committee and the Valuation Committee.
David joined PGIM Real Estate in 2009, initially as its senior attorney in Europe. In 2014, his role expanded to include oversight of PGIM Real Estate's legal function in Asia. Prior to joining Prudential, David worked at the international law firm Linklaters, where his practice focused on advising on the structuring and establishment of real estate investment funds and on structured European real estate investment transactions.
David has a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Leicester, England and is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales.
Cathy Marcus is a managing director at PGIM Real Estate and the global chief operating officer. Based in Madison, New Jersey, she is responsible for overseeing investor services, product strategy and development, finance, operational and investment risk, compliance, and fund accounting and operations globally. Cathy is a member of the Global Management Council, the Global Investment Committee, the Global Operating Council, the Global Product Committee and the Valuation Committee.
Previously, Cathy was senior portfolio manager for PGIM Real Estate’s flagship core equity real estate fund, with responsibility for all aspects of managing the fund, including portfolio strategy, investment decisions and management of the team. Cathy served for more than eight years as a portfolio manager of the fund before becoming senior portfolio manager in 2012.
Prior to her involvement with PGIM Real Estate's flagship core equity real estate fund, Cathy served as head of investment underwriting and operations for PGIM Real Estate’s Transactions group, and earlier was a vice president for Prudential Corporate Real Estate Advisors, where she directed the strategic planning, development activities and transactional activities for over $800 million of corporate real estate on behalf of clients.
Before joining Prudential, Cathy was a second vice president with MBL Life Assurance Corporation where she was involved in real estate portfolio management, commercial loan securitization, commercial mortgage loan restructuring, portfolio dispositions and special projects, including the sale of the Agricultural Lending Division and a luxury resort development.
Cathy has a bachelor's degree in real estate finance and entrepreneurial management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a master of science in real estate investment and development from New York University. She also serves as a Board Member of the NCREIF/PREA Reporting Standards.
Alfonso Munk is a managing director at PGIM Real Estate and chief investment officer of the Americas. Based in Miami and New York, he oversees PGIM Real Estate’s Americas transactions activities, real estate debt strategies, and partners with the head of Americas on the management of PGIM Real Estate’s business in the United States and Latin America. Alfonso is a member of the Americas Executive Council, the Global Management Council, the Global Investment Committee, the U.S. and Latin America Investment Committees and the Global Product Committee.
Previously, Alfonso was head of PGIM Real Estate’s Latin America business, responsible for the development and implementation of the strategy, and oversight of the operations in the region.
Prior to joining PGIM Real Estate, Alfonso was a managing director at Morgan Stanley Real Estate, where he held various roles in Europe and South America for more than 10 years. Most recently, he was responsible for Morgan Stanley’s real estate investing activities in France and southern Europe, as well as pan-European hospitality investments. Earlier, he also served as regional head for South America, based in Sao Paulo.
Alfonso currently serves on the Board of Directors of Terrafina in Mexico (BMV:TERRA13) and has served on the Board of Directors of Paz Corp S.A. (Chile), Grupo Lar (Spain), Icade (France), Eurosic (France), FEL (France), Abyara (Brazil) and Bracor (Brazil). He also served as Chairman of Compagnie La Lucette in France.
Alfonso has a bachelor’s degree in business and hospitality administration from Cornell University and master of business administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in finance and real estate. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Exchange Council. Alfonso is a Spanish citizen and speaks Spanish, English, French and Portuguese fluently.
Alfonso serves on the Executive Committee of the Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; the Advisory Board at the Center for Real Estate Finance at the Hotel School, Cornell University SC Johnson College of Business; and the Advisory Board at the University of Miami School of Business Administration’s Real Estate programs.
Andrew Radkiewicz is a managing director at PGIM Real Estate and global head of Debt Strategies. Based in London, Andrew is responsible for the development and implementation of PGIM Real Estate’s debt strategies globally. Andrew is a member of the Global Management Council and Investment Committee, and the Global Operating Risk Committee.
Previously, Andrew was co-head of Europe where he was responsible for strategy development and implementation, and oversight of PGIM Real Estate’s European businesses. In 2007, Andrew co-founded the boutique fund manager Paramount Private Equity, which was subsequently absorbed by PGIM Real Estate in 2009 to form the PGIM Real Estate Real Estate Capital (PRECap) platform.
Prior to founding Paramount Private Equity, Andrew spent 13 years at N M Rothschild in London, most recently as managing director of Real Estate Finance and Debt Capital Markets. Earlier, he worked for Credit Lyonnais and Lloyds.
Andrew has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Warwick University.
Pamela Sinclair is a vice president at PGIM Real Estate and the global head of Human Resources. Based in Madison, New Jersey, Pamela is also a member of the Global Management Council and the Global Operating Council.
Prior to joining PGIM Real Estate in 2013, Pamela was as a senior human resources generalist for Global Markets at Barclays Capital and led the Barclays Learning and Development team in New York. While based in the Barclays London office from 1996 to 2003, Pamela held a succession of generalist roles before moving into Performance Management.
In her various roles at Barclays, Pamela oversaw lateral recruiting, employee relations, performance management, talent development, and compensation activities. She has led initiatives geared to the implementation of technical and soft skills, curriculum, graduate training, mentoring programs, management training and coaching and women’s development. In addition to her specialist roles, she has also provided full generalist services in her tenure.
Pamela has a bachelor’s degree with honors in business studies from Greenwich University in London.
Kevin R. Smith is a managing director at PGIM Real Estate and head of the Americas. Based in Madison, New Jersey, he is responsible for the development and implementation of the strategy and oversight of PGIM Real Estate’s businesses in the United States and Latin America. He chairs the U.S. Executive Council and is a member of the Global Management Council, the Global Investment Committee, the U.S. Investment Committee, the Latin America Executive Council and Investment Committees, the Global Product Committee and the Valuation Committee.
Most recently, Kevin was the head of PGIM Real Estate’s U.S. business from 2012 to 2014. Previously, he was the senior portfolio manager for PGIM Real Estate’s flagship core equity real estate fund, PRISA, as well as its value-add fund, PRISA III, responsible for the oversight of all aspects of each fund’s operations, including portfolio strategy, acquisitions, sales and asset management. Formerly, Kevin was the head of investment underwriting and operations for the U.S. Transactions group. He also has managed separate account portfolios for pension fund clients, as well as a series of smaller, closed-end funds.
Kevin has a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Willamette University, and a master’s degree in city and regional planning from Harvard University. He serves on the Willamette University Board of Trustees, where he is chair of the Endowment Committee. Kevin also serves on the Board of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM) and is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Benett Theseira is a managing director at PGIM Real Estate and head of Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Benett is responsible for the development and implementation of the strategy and oversight of PGIM Real Estate's businesses in Asia Pacific. He is also the senior portfolio manager of PGIM Real Estate's Asia Retail Fund. Benett is a member of the Global Management Council, the Global Investment Committee, the Asia Pacific Investment Committee and the Valuation Committee.
Previously, Benett was head of Southeast Asia, with responsibility for PGIM Real Estate’s businesses in Southeast Asia. He also chaired the Asia Pacific Investment Committee.
Before joining PGIM Real Estate, Benett was the President of MEAG Pacific Star Asia and Pacific Star Capital where he was responsible for the Investment and Fund Management business in Asia for over 6 years. During this time, he successfully launched Pacific Star’s EUR 1.2 billion Asia RE Income Fund and led more than USD 2.0 billion of real estate transactions across Asia.
Prior to this, he spent 9 years with the CapitaLand group and held various roles including Managing Director, Europe and Chief Corporate and Investment Officer for the Ascott Group Ltd (CapitaLand’s then publicly listed serviced apartment arm). Benett was responsible for driving Ascott's rapid expansion and led over USD 2 billion in transactions across Asia-Pacific and Europe.
Benett is a Colombo Plan Scholar and started his career with the Singapore Government in the Ministry of Law where he held the position of Assistant Commissioner of Lands.