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PREI expands Latin America team

MADISON, N.J. – Prudential Real Estate Investors has named Adriana Drulla Rossi investment officer for PREI-Latin America responsible for sourcing, analyzing and executing investment projects and activities in Brazil in coordination with the firm’s regional team of investment professionals. PREI® is the real estate investment management and advisory business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).
 
Rossi reports to Fernando Herrera, vice president and regional director of investments.
 
“Adriana’s real estate investment experience adds tremendous depth to PREI’s global real estate asset management capabilities,” said Alfonso Munk, PREI’s regional head for Latin America. “She adds to the strength of our existing team and demonstrates our commitment to expand our business and provide our clients with the best investment opportunities in the region.”
 
PREI has been actively investing in Latin America since 2001 and has become the largest manager of private real estate for institutional investors in the Mexican real estate market. PREI-Latin America offers industrial, residential, office and retail properties throughout Mexico, Chile and Brazil to investors around the world.
Before joining Prudential, Drulla was an investment banking and private equity analyst with Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing (MSREI), in both the U.S. and South America.  She was responsible for executing and analyzing real estate transactions in the U.S. and Brazil. Drulla has bachelor’s degrees in economics and business administration from the University of California at Berkeley – School of Economics & Haas Business School. 
 
PREI is a leader in the global real estate investment management business, offering a broad range of investment vehicles that invest in private and public market opportunities in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and Latin America. Headquartered in Madison, N.J., PREI has other offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, New York, San Francisco, London, Lisbon, Luxembourg,  Munich, Paris, Istanbul, Abu Dhabi, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo. In addition, PREI has representatives in Milan and is establishing a presence in Sydney (pending regulatory approval). As of September 30, 2012, PREI managed approximately $51.2 billion in gross real estate assets ($34.6 billion net) on behalf of more than 490 clients worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.prei.com.
 
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