Alfonso Munk is a managing director of Prudential Real Estate Investors, chief investment officer of the Americas and interim head of U.S. Real Estate Finance. Based in Miami, he oversees PREI’s Americas transactions activities, and partners with the head of the Americas business on the management of PREI’s business in the United States and Latin America. As interim head of U.S. Real Estate Finance, he is responsible for the management and oversight of PREI’s U.S. high-yield debt investment strategies group. Alfonso chairs the Latin America Executive Committee and is a member of the Global Management and Investment Committees, the U.S. Executive and Investment Committees, the Latin America Investment Committee, and the Global Product Committee.
Previously, Alfonso was head of PREI’s Latin America business, responsible for the development and implementation of the strategy, and oversight of the operations in the region.
Prior to joining PREI, Alfonso was a managing director at Morgan Stanley Real Estate, where he held various roles in Europe and South America for more than 10 years. Most recently, he was responsible for Morgan Stanley’s real estate investing activities in France and southern Europe, as well as pan-European hospitality investments. Earlier, he also served as regional head for South America, based in Sao Paulo.
Alfonso currently serves on the Board of Directors of Terrafina in Mexico (BMV:TERRA13) and has served on the Board of Directors of Paz Corp S.A. (Chile), Grupo Lar (Spain), Icade (France), Eurosic (France), FEL (France), Abyara (Brazil) and Bracor (Brazil). He also served as Chairman of Compagnie La Lucette in France.
Alfonso has a bachelor’s degree in business and hospitality administration from Cornell University and master of business administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in finance and real estate. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Alfonso is a Spanish citizen and speaks Spanish, English, French and Portuguese fluently.