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Colliers expands its Portugal team with Mauro Santos as Head of Valuation & Consulting

Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI), a leading global real estate investment management and advisory services provider, has appointed Mauro Santos as the new Head of Valuation & Consulting in Portugal. Mauro joins the team led by Pedro Valente, Managing Director of Colliers Portugal.

Mauro has a long professional career with 9 years of experience in the Portuguese real estate sector. Among the different positions specialised in valuations, he spent more than 5 years at B. Prime, a real estate consultancy firm specialised in the Portuguese market, where he has worked for some of the main Portuguese investment funds managed by entities such as Square Asset Management, Santander Asset Management or ECS-Capital. In his last stage at The K Advisors, he has participated in the valuation of the CROW portfolio, which was the main investment operation of the year 2022 in Portugal.

"We intend to consolidate Colliers as a relevant and reliable player in the Portuguese valuation market, raising the professionalism and quality of the services provided in this market". - says Mauro Santos, Head of Valuation & Consulting in Portugal at Colliers.

"After a first year of activity in the Portuguese market, in which we participated in several processes in different sectors, our objective is to continue expanding our team and operations. This expansion of teams based on Colliers' business lines allows us to increase our capacity to respond to clients. We are therefore pleased to welcome Mauro, who has an excellent track record in the sector and a widely recognised professionalism in the market, to the team". - concludes Pedro Valente, Managing Director Portugal.



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Mauro Santos

Valuation & Consulting


I started my professional path in real estate in 2013, having been until 2015 at Santander Portugal as administrative, first in the divestment department and then in the mortgage lending office.

In 2015 I started my path as a valuation consultant, initially as a free-lancer and after 2016 in a consultancy specialising in professional real estate, where I became a senior consultant, in a path that brought me to the opportunity at Colliers.

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Pedro Valente

Managing Director


Pedro is Managing Director at Colliers Portugal. He has 20 years of professional expertise, having developed his career in the most relevant real estate companies in the Portuguese market.

Pedro has worked for CBRE in Lisbon where he started on the valuations department and then moved to development department.

Most recently he worked for WORX Real Estate Consultants (a local company affiliate of Knight Frank in the beginning & then of BNP RE) specifically in the sales transaction arena in all categories of retail, offices, tourism & hospitality, industrial & logistics and distressed assets.   

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Alejandra Folgado

Marketing & Communications Director

As Marketing and Communications Director Alejandra is responsible for building a marketing and Comm. strategy that grows brand awareness; drives lead generation and works across business lines to support Colliers  Spain and Portugal  achieve its growth and customer acquisition goals.

She began her career at Atlas Capital Close Brothers in 2001 and joined to irea in 2006, where she was Knowledge & Organization Manager for almost 4 years. After a 5 years  of professional and personal experience in Italy, she returns to irea as Marketing & Communications Manager.

From January 2015 she has been Head of Marketing and Communications at irea until March 2018, when the spanish firm integrates in Colliers International.

Alejandra studied at Carlos III University (Madrid)  where she has a bachelor degree in Information Sciences. She holds an International Marketing and Communications Master from Polimoda Business School (Italy).

She has worked in Marketing and PR across various industries including Financing, Real Estate, Fashion and Hospitality. Alejandra  also has experience in managing and coordinating  events including conference, congress and trade fairs.

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