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Alberto González de las Heras. Credit: Patrizia AG

Patrizia hires new Head of Asset Management South-West Europe

Alberto González de las Heras now leads asset management in France, Italy, Portugal and Spain.

Patrizia announces it has appointed Alberto González de las Heras as its new Head of Asset Management South-West Europe. Based at the Patrizia Madrid office, González de las Heras now oversees the asset management for France, Italy, Portugal and Spain, with responsibility for managing around EUR 4.55 billion in assets.

González who joins Patrizia from Meridia Capital in Spain has a proven 20-year track record in pan-European real estate management, even in markets outside of his region such as Germany, Slovakia, Belgium and the Czech Republic. He reports to Rikke Lykke, Head of European Asset Management & Regional Head DACH / CEE.

In his most recent role, prior to joining Patrizia, he was Director of Asset Management at Meridia Capital, where he managed a real estate portfolio of more than EUR 1 billion in value, equivalent to over a half-a-million square meters, and also served as a member of the company’s executive committee.

Commenting on the new appointment, Rikke Lykke, Head of European Asset Management at Patrizia, said: “We’re confident that Alberto will be instrumental in both securing and increasing sustainable value within our current real estate asset portfolio in south-west Europe. Our aim is to continue to grow in these key south-west European markets through an active asset management approach as well as further investments all to the benefit of our clients. We are sure that Alberto will assist us in delivering on these objectives.”

Alberto González de las Heras started his career in real estate investment management in 2001 at Rodamco Europe and has since held senior management roles at companies such as British Land and Falcon II Real Estate Investments.

He holds an MBA from IE Business School in Madrid and a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Complutense.