Príme develops, invests and manages unique real estate projects crafted to elevate the potential of prime locations.

ABOUT


Since 2017, Príme crafts unique development projects with purpose.

From residential to large scale mixed properties, our experienced multi-dimensional team with a Pan-European vision identifies and anticipates up-coming opportunities and trends in markets throughout Europe, offering attractive turn-key solutions that bring added value to a city, investors and buyers. Our tailor-made rehabilitation solutions envision utility in function and innovation in design and approach each project with respect for its location and heritage.

With Príme offices set up in the various cities we operate in, our top-down management team privileges local partners — engineers, artists, architects, designers and artisans — with a clear focus on maximizing each project’s integration into its social and economic environment, heightening resources, investment and growth.


MISSION
STATEMENT


Behind each façade, there is life. The present and future built sustainably and responsibly within the legacy of the city.

Stones, tiles, signature shapes and lines: layer by layer, each material serves a purpose. One carefully created by our own curatorship of partners that understand the heritage of the place and explore our forward-thinking vision in all its dimensions. Together, we craft the uniqueness of the city narrative. A story shaped by the lifestyle of its people, one that will resonate beyond its time of creation. Form & function, fragments of interior & exterior and of tradition & innovation cohabitate under one place. Príme’s crafted places.


TEAM


Meet Príme’s crafting experts. An in-house family of skilled professionals that work locally to guarantee excellence in every area of Príme’s project developments.

MIGUEL ÂNGEL
CAPRILES
Chairman

Miguel Angel Capriles L. is a leading entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience leading companies real estate, media and banking sector. To date is active roles are:
Director of Amerant Bancorp (Amerant Bank) of Florida (a USA-NASDAQ listed company) Director of Mercantil Servicios Financieros International (a Latin-American public financial group) Managing Director of Gran Roque Capital (Spanish Real Estate management company).
Chairman of the Board of Director of Agartha Real Estate, S.L. ( a flexible office space property and operating company in Spain) Director of Ceramicas Carabobo (the leading tile company in Venezuela).
Managing Director of Invecap Inversiones Inmobiliarias, S.L (a financial and real estate holding company).
Bachelor of Business Administration from Universidad Metropolitana

FILIPPO
BUFFA
Managing Director

Filippo has over 12 years of experience in real estate investment management with focus on value add and development opportunities. He is the investment principal for Riva Asset Management (2016-to date) with major focus in Portugal region. Filippo established in Lisbon together with two other partners Prime Portugal Investment Advisory to source, acquire, operate and dispose locally real estate assets (2017). Previously Filippo worked in Germany for Valore Funds in the asset management of a diversified portfolio residential and mixed-use properties (2011-2016). He also contributed to the development of a renewable energy venture in Italy following Europe’s Green Economy Program (2009) and worked for the Spanish bank Bankinter (2007) in Madrid and for Accenture in Milan (2005). He holds a Master in European Business from ESCP Europe Business School (2008) and a degree in Political Science from the University of Turin (2006).

FEDERICO ROSALES
Managing
Director

Federico Rosales studied Law at the Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela and has extensive experience in business development and in the financial sector, where he has spent the best part of his career. Complementary to his financial and legal skills, is his proficiency in marketing and sales, management and business development. After 10 years of experience working alongside luxury and high-end real estate developers in the Iberian Peninsula, with a principal and advisory role, Federico co-founded PRIME Portugal Investment Advisory and is currently CEO of the company.

RITA SAMÕES
Chief Financial
Officer

Rita Samões holds a degree in Economy from NOVA School of Business & Economics and an MBA by The Lisbon MBA International in collaboration with MIT – Sloan School of Management. With over 20 years’ work experience in finance and administration, and a deep knowledge in the construction and real estate industry acquired over her past experience as Financial Director at Remax Portugal and Financial Director at Constructora San José for Portugal and abroad. Rita is responsible for the management of the SPVs, investor relations and bank financing at PRIME and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.

CLÁUDIO MORAIS
Planning & Property
Manager

Claudio Morais has over 20 years of work experience in administration and finance controlling industry, including real estate. Claudio was previously responsible for administration in a family-owned real estate company and a finance controller within several industries, from airlines to pharmaceuticals. Cláudio is an expert in implementing control processes and in property management and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.

MANUEL ROSALES
Senior
Consultant

Manuel Rosales is a Financial Advisor with more than 15 years of experience in treasury strategy, oriented to cash, currency, funding and investment management for private companies in Latin America. Specialist in obtaining sources of financing for high profile corporate customers and family own companies in a constantly changing environment. Interested in improving business strategies in global markets and knowledge of business models of multinational companies.

FRANCISCO FERREIRA
Head of
Sales & Marketing

Francisco has studied chemical engineering at the IST in Lisbon and has experience in sales and real estate market throughout the national territory in all types of real estate assets, mainly luxury residential and retail. Previously worked at DoValue Group as SLW asset manager being responsible for a portfolio with more than EUR 50M across Portugal and at Whitestar as special assets manager. Also with close experience in the real estate brokerage working as private consultant at Porta da Frente Christie’s and ERA. Francisco has a vast knowledge of the real estate market, having worked in the most varied sectors and functions, gathering know-how, insight and a keen sense of commercial strategy. Fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.

DIOGO WALLIS
Investment
Manager

Diogo Wallis holds a degree in Finance, a post-graduate degree in Financial Analysis, both from ISEG and has a CFA Level 1 test concluded. With over 5 years of work experience in Finance and Real Estate, namely in Financial Modelling and Analysis. He previously worked for Aura REE, a leading NPL/REO consulting firm, and EastBanc Portugal, one of the most renewed RE developers in Portugal and US. Diogo is currently responsible for the business development and investment process and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.

DAVID VILAR
Financial
Analyst

David Vilar has over 5 years of work experience in Banking & Reconciliation and Audit. David previously worked at BNP Paribas, overseeing Funding Accounts, and Mazars, in the Financial Services sector. Currently, David is responsible for the portfolio business plan management, market research and analyzing new investment opportunities.


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1070-224 Lisboa, Portugal


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