- In the last 10 years of his professional career, he has been Hotel Tourism Business Director at Banco Sabadell.
- He has more than 30 years of experience in national and international banking.
Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI), a global leader in real estate investment management and advisory services, has strengthened its Hotel team with the addition of José María Martín Rigueiro as Senior Advisor to the team led by Laura Hernando.
Jose Maria, with more than 30 years of experience in the areas of Corporate Banking and Business, both national and international, comes from Banco Sabadell where he has been Director of Hotel Tourism Business for the last 10 years, with a portfolio of more than 14,000 clients and a turnover of €6,000 million.
Its activity has been focused on the financing of hotel purchase and sale operations, consolidation processes of operators and asset-holding companies, refurbishment and repositioning of hotel establishments, adaptation of corporate image and financing of energy efficiency and sustainability projects
Martín Rigueiro has been the driving force behind agreements such as the "Q" for Tourism Quality for the entity's Tourism Business Management, awarded by the ICTE (Spanish Institute for Tourism Quality) and the Collaboration Agreement with ITH (Hotel Technological Institute), among others. He has also been a member of the Tourism Commission of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce, the Tourism Council of CEOE and the Spanish Tourism Council.
"It is an honour to join this company, which I consider a leader and benchmark in the hotel sector, a key player in the professionalisation of such a complex and heterogeneous activity as tourism, in which the key to success lies in a broad knowledge of the hotel industry, exquisite professional rigour and a personalised value proposition adapted to each client.
I am joining Colliers with great enthusiasm, and I am looking forward to contributing with all my experience, where the reactivation of tourism is clear at this point. An industry that is entering a new cycle with different and even more complex needs, convinced of the large number of business opportunities that are still to come.” said José María Martín Rigueiro, Hotel Senior Advisor at Colliers.
Laura Hernando, Hotel Managing Director at Colliers, comments: "We are delighted to welcome Jose Maria to the Colliers Hotels team. His industry knowledge and experience are a perfect fit with our financial profile. His incorporation will allow us to increase added value of our services and continue to provide the best service to our clients.