Raimondo Amabile is the co-chief executive officer and global chief investment officer of PGIM Real Estate. Ray is based in London.
PGIM Real Estate is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world, offering a broad range of real estate equity, real estate debt, agriculture and sustainable investment strategies globally.
As co-CEO, Ray develops and leads the global strategy and has oversight across the PGIM Real Estate businesses. In his role as global CIO, he oversees the 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. In addition, Ray is co-chair of the board of directors of RealAssetX, PGIM Real Estate’s innovation lab aimed at accelerating advancement in the real asset industry.
Previously, Ray was head of Europe and Latin America, 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.