The Philippines Investment Forum 2016

Rick Santos


CBRE Philippines

Rick Santos is CEO, chairman, and founder of CBRE Philippines. Mr Santos set up the CBRE operation in the Philippines—playing a major role in establishing the company as the leading real estate advisory firm in the country. (The CBRE Group is the largest US listed global real estate services corporation and a member of the Fortune 500.)  To date, CBRE Philippines is the largest and only indepedently-owned full service real estate services company operating in the country offering the most comprehensive portfolio of real estate solutions: BPO solutions, agency transaction and brokerage, investment properties and capital markets, asset services, research and consultancy, valuation and advisory services. In addition to driving the company’s business lines forward, Rick also takes charge of the cross-border investment team focusing on the in-bound and out-bound movement of Institutional and Private Investment Capital. Mr Santos and his team were the pioneers in the real estate/BPO industry and were also responsible for bringing many of the largest institutional and private real estate investors into the Philippines. Previously, Mr Santos served as the managing director of CBRE Hong Kong and as the head of institutional investment properties for Asia. He has been involved with the Hong Kong, China and Pan Asia business as a former Asian and Asia Pacific board member and has served as the link partner to the emerging market countries of India, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. Mr Santos joined CBRE in 1994 and is a graduate of UC Berkeley, the London School of Economics and Oxford University.

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Tue 06 Sep 2016

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