Jose Auriemo Neto is the Chairman and CEO of JHSF Participacoes SA, a leading real estate development Corporation dedicated to the development of both residential and commercial properties in Brazil.
The company was established in 1927 in Sao Paolo as a construction company by two brothers, Fabio and Jose Roberto Auriemo. Since then, the JHSF has grown into a renowned real estate developer. And in 2001, the firm had started its mall projects in Brazil, having helped construct the Metro Santa Cruz mall – which was the first to have an integrated subway station.
JHSF’s Market Dominance Under Jose Auriemo
Jose Auriemo Neto took up leadership at the JHSF at the age of 27 and has proved to be a determining factor in the company’s growth. He was instrumental in taking the firm to high-end luxury real-estate markets. In 2006, JHSF expanded its extensive shopping and retail development portfolio by constructing the Cidade Jardim Shopping Complex in Sao Paolo. Other shopping malls under its name are; Bela Vista in Salvador, Metro Tucuruv, and the Ponta Negra shopping mall in Manaus. To appreciate the growing real estate market in Brazil, JHSF is currently overseeing the construction of two more developments. In 2012, JHSF group signed a partnership with Valentino, introducing the first Valentino and R.E.D Valentino retail stores in Brazil.
Education and Career History
Mr. Auriemo Neto attended the Fundacao Armando Alvarez Penteado (FAAP), Sao Paolo where he graduated before acquiring a job at JHSF. In 1997, Neto had already shown his leadership and management skills by establishing the group’s first service department by coming up with a parking lot management division, Parkbem. Having succeeded at that, he went and secured the rights to commence the construction of the company’s first shopping center, The Santa Cruz.
Before joining JHSF, Jose Auriemo served at an executive capacity in YPO in 1999 and has since been a member of the Board of Directors.