Brazilian native José Auriemo Neto is the chairman and CEO of one of Brazil’s leading developers of residential and commercial real estate JHSF Participacoes SA. A graduate of Sao Paulo based Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado University, Auriemo Neto was hired by JHSF Participacoes in 1993. An innovative, driven business professional, by 1997 he had begun making a name for himself within the company. He did so by creating Parkbem, a parking lot management company. This led to José Auriemo Neto founding the services department at JHSF Participacoes SA that year.

With the success the company enjoyed with the services department Auriemo Neto had created, the company gave him a little more power and responsibility. José Auriemo Neto rewarded their trust by securing the rights to develop Shopping Santa Cruz in 1998. It was the first shopping destination owned by JHSF Participacoes SA. With Auriemo Neto is charge, the project was a huge success. He then went on to get exclusive rights to become the first company in Brazil to open stores to market products from internationally known and respected brands Hermès, Jimmy Choo, Pucci and Valentino.

José Auriemo Neto became president of Cidade Jadrim, assumed a leadership role in JHSF and helped it become a top real estate development company in Brazil. He was put in charge of JHSF investments in hotels, office buildings and public developments and also handles the company’s extensive retail and shopping portfolio. It includes Cidade Jardim in Säo Paulo, the Bela Vista and the Metrô Tucuruv in Salvador, as well as the Manaus based Ponta Negra shopping center.

In addition to the other roles José Auriemo Neto plays at JHSF, he is also overseeing the construction of two new real estate developments in Sao Paulo to take advantage of the growing economy in Brazil. To know more about him click here.