With 20 years of experience in the real estate market, he has worked in the construction business, project management for corporate interiors, as well as real estate consulting, serving national and multinational companies. The executive is responsible for the real estate business in the city of Rio de Janeiro and since mid-2019 has also become the head of the office market division at NKF’s São Paulo office.
Prior to joining NKF, Ricardo was active in the real estate development business as well as purchase and sale of residential assets with potential for leverage, founded a real estate crowdfunding fintech and is a former member of the board of directors of Cais Mauá, company responsible for the revitalization project of the port area at Porto Alegre/RS.
Between 2005 and 2014, Ricardo helped structure and led CBRE’s Corporate Services and tenant representation department in Rio de Janeiro. During this period, revenue from this division increased gradually, reaching 750% growth. Among the main businesses carried out, there are more than 200,000 sqm of leased space, renovations / rent reviews, purchase/sale and contractual terminations representing the interests of companies for office, industrial and retail spaces.
In his early experience, Ricardo was also coordinator of interior design projects at Athié & Wohnrath and held trainee positions at Camargo Correa, CBPO and ICEC.
- Mr. Penna graduated from IMT – Instituto Mauá de Tecnologia with a degree in Civil Engineering.
- Specialization in the financial market by PROFINS Business School
- Various technical courses related to the real estate Market along his career