Raimondo Amabile is a managing director at PGIM Real Estate. Ray is the global chief investment officer and the head of Europe and Latin America. As global CIO, he oversees PGIM Real Estate’s macro investment strategy globally, focusing on broad thematic trends that will connect directly to the regional investment strategies, as well as connecting PGIM Real Estate’s proprietary data, market insights and research with new technological innovations.
Ray is also responsible for the development and implementation of the strategy and oversight of PGIM Real Estate’s businesses across Europe and Latin America. He is a member of the Global Management Council, the Global Investment Committee, the Europe and Latin America Investment Committees, and the Global Operating Risk Committee.
Previously, Ray was head of Europe, and earlier was head of European Transactions. 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 Ph.D in real estate investment and finance from University of Padova.